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Anstey's Cove

Anstey's Cove Rd, Torquay TQ1 3YY, England
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Steep walk down!

Very steep walk down to this cove, and a bit sad that the cafe and loos were closed even thought it... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
galloponthebeach
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
A Fab place to visit

I must start by saying, it's not for the disabled as it has a long steep path leading down to the... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Ian D
,
Cinderford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“steep path” (6 reviews)
“car park” (17 reviews)
“coastal walk” (4 reviews)
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Anstey's Cove Rd, Torquay TQ1 3YY, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Very steep walk down to this cove, and a bit sad that the cafe and loos were closed even thought it was mid afternoon. Not sure if this is an out of season thing or not as no signs to say opening hours. Would have...More

Thank galloponthebeach
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I must start by saying, it's not for the disabled as it has a long steep path leading down to the cove. However when you get there, there is a lovely cafe which can serve you a lovely bacon bap. Well worth it and the...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Lovely cove with a little cafe and toilets. Walks back to the main town and beach area. car park at the top of the hill with a track leading down. we sat and watched boats and yachts and a group of people coasteering along the...More

2  Thank katie780
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A real surprise - tucked away down some steep steps. Park up at the Car Park (£5 for 24 hours - but you pay less for less). Picture perfect views of the cove and the rocks as you descend. Then a lovely promenade with a...More

1  Thank Ironing_Board
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A wonderful cove, fantastic scenery, unspoilt, lovely cafe and clean toilet was an unexpected bonus. Wonderfully quiet but busy

Thank Beauty4Me
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The cove is sign posted on the main coastal road near the Palace Hotel. just follow the road , narrow at times, but you end up on a one way road. A large car park, pay and display. Walk to your left, you have steps...More

1  Thank marty w
Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you want a little bliss visit Anstey's Cove early on a warm sunny morning. It is a fairly steep walk down (and therefore up...), but you will be greeted by a beautiful view that can be enjoyed over a coffee at the café. The...More

Thank enguarde
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Stayed within walking distance of cove so visited a few times. During the day in the sunshine after a steep descent you are treated to a beautiful vista. Deckchairs are available to hire but check there are some free before paying as only a limited...More

Thank teithio2013
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous cove, great food and amazing kayaking with my young children. The owners of the cafe and water-sports were very helpful, great with kids. The cove was gorgeous and like a mill pond, ideal for beginners

Thank PhilnLinz
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A local suggested we visit Anstey's cove & we are so pleased we did. Very pretty. Perfect for kayaking. Lovely cafe. Friendly staff. Clean toilet facilities. Access via a steep descent. Lovely coastal walks through woodland with impressive views of the cove. Parking is £5...More

Thank Nicky712
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