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Change of ownership but still good

Perfectly situated and a welcome snack & drink awaits. The setting is lovely, its gets really busy... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
2016sun
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Stunning views

We were staying at the Osbourne Hotel which as just a short uphill walk from this beach. We hired a... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
469st
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Small stretch of shingle beach overlooking Torbay. Great for rock pooling. Good public toilets (open in Summer). Great friendly cafe. Access to cliff top walks. Back drop of the Osborne , a crescent georgian hotel. Parking available for beach on...more
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Meadfoot Sea Road, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
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All reviews lovely beach rock pools high tide an ice cream van small bay beach cafe clean beach clear water car park nice cafe lovely view overlooking the sea nice walk torquay harbour little gem shingle rocks
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Perfectly situated and a welcome snack & drink awaits. The setting is lovely, its gets really busy though but plenty of seats. Noted its change hands, but not a problem, still a good selection of foods available.

Thank 2016sun
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We were staying at the Osbourne Hotel which as just a short uphill walk from this beach. We hired a beach chalet through Torquay Council for a week. We were so glad we did. It was lovely to sit, having a drink looking out to...More

Thank 469st
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Ideal if you after a beach quieter than the main beaches in Torquay. Whilst it's more stone laden I found it better and more relaxing.

Thank David B
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Enjoyed a very sunny morning on the beach with our grandchildren daughter and son in law. Lots of rock pools to investigate, rocks to be carefully climbed, water was chilly but paddling was ok, bit of a slope on beach which falls away if taking...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach with a stunning view out to sea. Beach is more shingles than sand. There is a small cafe, watersports hire and toilet block. As well as a small souvenir shop hidden in the beachfront hut, with a very helpful and friendly lady. We...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We tooka look, nothing there except shingle and sea. Not for us.At the bottom of a hill too so if you go down, youve got to go up.

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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

This rock filled beach complete with old style terracing above, is a joy to behold- a beautiful wonder. If you look hard enough you may find an ancient drain located in the beach wall...

Thank restaurantninja
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Lovely beach which was a lot quieter than the main beach, it has toilets, cafe which does light snacks/meals, ice creams etc.

Thank traceymason077
Reviewed July 28, 2017

Great beach for a swim as the water clarity is great (usually!) There are a few facilities on the beach, but it is always less crowded than the main beach in Torquay and parking is available. Lovely walk across Daddyhole Plain from the beach.

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed July 26, 2017

This is a very small bay that attracts many swimmers, the cafe is great, it is also lovely sitting there and watching the boats going pass, there is not much sand for the children

Thank denize01
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