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Blackpool Sands

A379, Dartmouth, England
+44 1803 771800
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Lovely little spot

This is a lovely beach that is entirely made up of very find grade shingle which is nice to walk... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Beautiful and clean

This is a beautiful blue flag beach. Worth a visit, but £6 for parking is a bit steep! I don't... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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  • Average10%
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“shingle beach” (77 reviews)
“lovely beach” (72 reviews)
“venus cafe” (54 reviews)
A379, Dartmouth, England
+44 1803 771800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a lovely beach that is entirely made up of very find grade shingle which is nice to walk/ lay on and much less intrusive than sand. The beach is very clean however be aware that the water depth rises fairly quickly when stepping...More

Thank U1F94
Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful blue flag beach. Worth a visit, but £6 for parking is a bit steep! I don't think you would want to be here all day. It is clean. No dogs allowed. And it is shingle. Lovely picturesque place with clear, clean...More

Thank SallyofSomerset
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Blackpool sands or fine pebbles if you want the truth! A wonderful spec to watch the sea come crashing in and classical music piped into the toilets for good measure! Worth a visit

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 6 days ago

They miss out by not allowing dogs on at least part of the beach shame. This is the only place you cannot have a dog in even the car park

Thank Llanerchinddafarm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a family day out in a beautiful bay surrounded my coastal walks. Good cafe and shop on site with good toilet and shower facilities.

Thank ChesterBlue
Reviewed 1 week ago

£8 to park your car (for the whole day or part). A pint of draft lager is £5.50. Clean toilets, cafe-bar, and a large shop on site selling towels, inflatables, swimsuits, wetsuits, water shoes etc. Stunning big beach with a lush backdrop. Hugely popular in...More

Thank Pomplesnook
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant location. Lovely clean beach. Refreshment cafè here to. Parking charge modest, and plenty of space

Thank Spensler
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wet and rainy day, stopped off for lunch, first signs you see "No Dogs" the place is empty, turned around never to return.

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant clean and atmospheric beach of shingles where the waves ebbing and flowing make that amazing sound. Parking, toilets and cafe and no dogs

Thank Rory A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unknowingly a private beach, well kept, a small fee is paid to park your car and use the beach. However to have a short stay and enjoy a coffee and take in the views are without charge. Worth a visit for families as well.

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26 August 2017|
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Response from VickyP72 | Reviewed this property |
Predominantly a family beach
17 July 2017|
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Response from crystalamason | Reviewed this property |
When I visited here the start of July it said that dogs were not permitted. I think this will be the same for when you plan the visit. Although the website states 'Dogs – to comply with Blue Flag regulations, dogs are not... More

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