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Blackpool Sands

A379, Dartmouth, England
+44 1803 771800
Review Highlights
nice beach

nice big beach plenty of parking, place to eat and drink clean toilets, life guard on duty, great... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Fabulous position overlooking the sea

Really enjoyed our first visit to Blackpool Sands. Lovely location with an excellent cafe serving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard A
Witney, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“shingle beach” (70 reviews)
“lovely beach” (62 reviews)
“venus cafe” (49 reviews)
A379, Dartmouth, England
+44 1803 771800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

nice big beach plenty of parking, place to eat and drink clean toilets, life guard on duty, great for the children

Thank mandy_knight2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our first visit to Blackpool Sands. Lovely location with an excellent cafe serving wonderful food and drinks overlooking the sea. What more do you want??

1  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go here quite a lot we live quite near,the food is excellent the beach is stunning if your looking for somewhere to hold your wedding it's got a brilliant reputation for them.

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find, a quiet (empty) and beautiful beach just off the main coast road. It was out of season, 1st week in June and blowing a gale and raining but still a lovely spot. We didn't need the sun cream or swimmers but eventually...More

Thank No_No_No_Yes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The private beach is beautiful but it isn't sandy- rather fine shingle. However it is in a sheltered bay and is a beautiful spot, with good cafe' and shops. It looked clean and smart. We had a voucher which gave us free parking for a...More

Thank 209967Jenny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is a shingle beach, and some places it hurts to go barefooted. However, there's a large car park, a cafe, toilets and everything else you might need on a day out to the beach. The water is nice and clear and there was...More

1  Thank Lana E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach with good facilities and easy parking. However beach is shingle not sand. Small cafe and shop for any requirements and clean toilets.

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, it is not a sandy beach. It is fine shingle and a tad difficult to walk on in places. Take (or buy there) beach shoes. However, it is brilliantly clean, not crowded, a fantastic location, easy parking and good facilities (loo, café, shop....)....More

Thank Bollytim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favourite UK beaches. Crystal clear water. Hardly any seaweed. Lovely cafe bar on the beach. Car parking with toilets. Everything you need! The beach is small and medium-sized pebbles and shelves away quickly so you need to be careful. Beautiful.

Thank lou181818
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean shingle n pebble beach, nice cafe, kids beach toy shop for all the essentials, clean toilets and beach showers. If driving in peak season get there early to get in car park.

Thank Garethjlane
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Paul R
Has it wifi?
14 May 2017|
Response from BlackpoolSands | Property representative |
Yes, in the Beach Cafe.
june c
How much is the car park on the beach please and are dogs allowed as it's October
2 October 2016|
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Response from martinsayer2 | Reviewed this property |
Just to put the record straight, Dogs ARE PERMITTED in the car parks or on the beach from Saturday 12th March to Sunday 30th October 2016.
Scott M
Not sure why but this beach seems to have lots of people complaining about how bad it is but who have then still given it 5 stars? Have they done this in error, clearly it makes the overall rating incorrect if people do this and misleading for new visitors?
17 August 2016|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the cost for parking was a problem or anything (it was quite reasonable - although a touch more expensive than other nicer beaches we went to) but I just think that for the sake of knowing what you're getting... More