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Blackpool Sands

A379, Dartmouth, England
+44 1803 771800
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Not sandy but shingle . No dogs allowed in main season which includes October

Drove some distance to visit this beach on a dull day. Was expecting to see a long sandy beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wyatfox
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
Lovely beach

Lovely beach and very quiet this time of year had the whole beach to our selves as in the summer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fisherstreet
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“shingle beach” (79 reviews)
“lovely beach” (75 reviews)
“beach shop” (36 reviews)
LOCATION
A379, Dartmouth, England
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+44 1803 771800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove some distance to visit this beach on a dull day. Was expecting to see a long sandy beach . Others had recommended and as name says sands that was what we were expecting. Naturally very disappointed to find shingle beach . Visited in October...More

Thank Wyatfox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely beach and very quiet this time of year had the whole beach to our selves as in the summer gets very busy gave us free parking as we used the restaurant only had drinks though

Thank fisherstreet
Reviewed 1 week ago

An early morning visit to Blackpool Beach is definitely something you should put in the diary, if visiting the area. In fact, the beach is great, any time of day, but I love seeing the sun rise and shimmer on the water. The well stocked...More

1  Thank Betternowthannever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh how lucky can you be with glorious sunshine in November and the superb beach at Blackpool sands. Twiggy, my dog gives it a 6/5 ✅😇🐾

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cafe and Beach are fantastic and there is plenty of car parking but sadly no dogs allowed, which ruins it for many a tourist!

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The while coastline is jaw dropping. Fiordic Steep cliffs plunge into blue green water and then there’s the beach and its little Venus cafe, so welcoming.... but the beach is the star, an unspoilt haven for all sorts of sports and leisure, kite flying swimming,...More

Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in Blackpool Sands with the sky threatening another rain shower which provided an interesting light over the lovely beach and cove. Had a cream tea in the cafe which was also nice if a little over run by children whose parents seemed to think...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

In my opinion its more of a natural beauty spot than a commercial tourist attraction type beach. when we went there it was deserted but still lovely and picturesque.

Thank geronimo1049
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely pebble beach with a cafe. We stayed a Leonard’s cove and it was a bit of walk to the beach but worth it.

Thank Claire F
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Wow! This is so amazing. Came here as a child 60 years ago.......been several times as an adult. It is still truly beautiful......a real gem. We sat in our chairs reading for 5 hours yesterday in glorious sunshine. A great place for all age groups....More

Thank Carol R
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Jannerbloke
26 August 2017|
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Response from dijw | Reviewed this property |
No. It is a family beach.
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carolburrows452
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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