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Blackpool Sands

A379, Dartmouth, England
+44 1803 771800
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Sun, sea and lovely lunch

Visited beach on lovely sunny day before main school holidays. Beach is fine shingle rather than... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tina W
via mobile
Simply perfect

I can't recommend this place enough. I have been coming here for years and it has never changed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average9%
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“shingle beach” (71 reviews)
“lovely beach” (62 reviews)
“venus cafe” (50 reviews)
A379, Dartmouth, England
+44 1803 771800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited beach on lovely sunny day before main school holidays. Beach is fine shingle rather than sand but we prefer that as it doesn't get everywhere! Supported by lifeguards so felt very safe. Car park rather expensive - £8 per day with no option of...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I can't recommend this place enough. I have been coming here for years and it has never changed. It's is simply perfect. Parking next to the beach isn't over priced and the facilities at the beach are just right

Thank 2867alex
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great beach, it's all small shingle rather than sand but great none the less. There's a cafe, shop and toilets with parking which is charged at £5 - we visited with a group of friends all down for a beach festival they'd organised - the...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very pleasant - full of similar people that were looking for a quiet spot to sunbathe and enjoy the sea - car park was fine, the restaurant was excellent and really good value; the beach was good -

Thank Barry W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended the first 'Loving the Beach' Festival at Blackpool Sands on Saturday 8th July 2017 with my family to celebrate my daughter's 12th birthday. Tickets were easy to obtain via Event Brite and very reasonably priced. Although gates opened at 8.30 am, we didn't...More

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here and had a lovely time bathing in the sun. Found that the pebbles were quite hard to walk and and often hurt my feet but didn't have too much of a problem with lying on them. Water was very cold but was refreshing....More

Thank crystalamason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a shingles beach. Ofcourse the water is very cold, but it is clear and clean. Once you get over the cold, it is exhilarating. The venus cafe does great food too, the crab sandwich, the arancini, the fish shashlick were all good. My...More

Thank thewandere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to pay, the beach is kept very clean, no dogs allowed, fine pebbles the sea is brill and very clean, very quiet excellent toilets, the area is unique, there's also a very nice restaurant

Thank roger m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we went on a bit of a rainy day it was still stunning, beach was clean and well kept, café serving teas and food. Beach was empty due to weather but we still walked round spotting shells and flowers. I suspect on a good...More

Thank lynnhill342
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth checking out if you are visiting Dartmouth. Coarse sand or small rocks at beach instead of a normal beach sand. There is a cafe and shop at beach. Pay parking or free to walk in.

Thank Joshua K
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17 July 2017|
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
Paul R
14 May 2017|
Response from BlackpoolSands | Property representative |
Yes, in the Beach Cafe.