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Lovely Place To Visit.

Aways a pleasure to visit Slapton Sands. We really enjoy having a long walk beside the sea, or... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
ranastdon
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
The tank memorail is brilliant

Popped in here on Saturday to take a look around and spent an enjoyable hour wandering about the... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Sparkymg
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Naturist beach which is located on Slapton Sands, near Strete, south of Dartmouth. In 1944, it was the site of the World War II military exercise, Exercise Tiger.
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Slapton, Kingsbridge TQ72TQ, England
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All reviews shingle beach nature reserve car park sherman tank lovely beach fish and chips plenty of parking mackerel half way long beach fresh air long walk easy parking well worth a visit across the road fantastic place the start bay inn
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Aways a pleasure to visit Slapton Sands. We really enjoy having a long walk beside the sea, or walking along the more firm path at the top of the sands. The latter walk is much more suitable for the older generation, like ourselves, being level...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ranastdon
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Popped in here on Saturday to take a look around and spent an enjoyable hour wandering about the Sherman tank and the history behind it's reason for being there is very thought provoking. There is a wild bird hide with good views too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sparkymg
Reviewed October 20, 2018

I first experienced Slapton Sands on a field course prior to doing my geography O level. I was probably too young for the sad history of the beach to mean too much but visiting it more recently with the greater awareness brought home to me...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed October 17, 2018

A stunning beach with lots of nature. I have been using it for more than 20 years, but the cafe has a noisy generator that drowns out nature, the sea birds have gone and no longer roost on the beach, probably driven away by hundreds...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mick J
Reviewed October 7, 2018

My last review of Slapton Sands included reference to the closure of the A379, the beautiful coast road. I spoke recently to the contractors working on the road realignment and repair and I was advised it will be open before the end of October. Great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bopeep1947
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This wonderful stretch of South Hams coast is, unfortunately, difficult to access easily as the coast road from Kingsbridge to Dartmouth has been closed awaiting reinstatement after storm damage.This work will be completerd soon - check before you travel. But the area is still there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank properjob929
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Went camping at Slapton Sands through the camping and caravan club - excellent site with amazing views and walking distance to the "beach" and nice places to eat - staff at the camp site were very helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 23trish55
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We had planned to drive from Kingsbridge to Torcross and all along Slapton Sands, as we had never been to this part of Devon before. We were enjoying the experience of the waves crashing into the shore on our right, but about half way along...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kittyginger
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Have driven past this beach a few times and didn't realise it's beauty until taking a trip specifically to there. We enjoyed chilling there for a couple hours in the September sun admiring the views and pebbles on the beach with our 2 year old....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Reena83
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Just back from slapton What an amazing week Apartment right on promenade All dog friendly Even The boathouse restaurant Shingle beach but with right footwear worth a dip as sea is crystal clear No traffic on prom so safe for all

Date of experience: September 2018
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aidanbbk
August 30, 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Yes the beaches are dog friendly. It depends on where you park for easy access to the beach. Car parking is pay and display. The beaches are mainly very small stones. There is an old war tank that was recovered from the sea... More
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Mr-Tuffys-pick-n-mix
March 18, 2018|
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Response from gl8246 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I recall there was no charge at the US war memorial, but there is at the tank and toilet area. I would be surprised if there was a charge for disabled parking if you have a blue card parking permit.
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Valerie G
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Grandpa529 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is sand but the beach is mostly shingle. in answer to your question yes you would be able to build sandcastles.
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