Holidays in Brixham

Ness Beach, Shaldon

Some of the beaches in South Devon have great access.  Open car parks almost on the sand, flat paths onto the beach, a choice of cafe’s and watersports hire, and lifeguards and toilets. Others don’t.  Negotiate nettle-lined winding paths, numerous steps down a cliff to a beach where even the seagulls avoid due to the […]

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Travelling to Teignmouth

Located towards the eastern side of Devon, Teignmouth is one of the easier destinations in Devon to reach by car. The Motorway network extends down through Somerset to Exeter, some 15 – 20 miles from Teignmouth. From here, dual carriageway takes you to Newton Abbot, from where the final few picturesque miles are along the […]

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Breakwater Beach, Brixham

Brixham’s main beach. Parking on the beach and a multi-storey car park nearby. Home to the Breakwater Bistro and take away. The Breakwater Beach is a pebble and stone beach popular with locals and visitors alike.  As the main beach in Brixham it is popular though can be surprisingly quiet outside the main school holiday […]

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Brixham beaches – Fishcombe Cove

A quiet beach in a picturesque setting. Accessed down a steep path. A seasonal cafe. Fishcombe Cove is a small quiet, beach on the outskirts of Brixham flanked by the red cliffs of this undulating part of the coastline. This creates a pretty vista looking out over the bay to Torquay. It is around a […]

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Torquay beaches – Meadfoot

Free and Pay and Display parking. Rockpooling and safe bathing. Manor Gardens park area nearby. Around a mile away from Torquay harbour around the coastline, Meadfoot Beach has an attractive mix of facilities, safe bathing and (some) free parking. Meadfoot is a desirable part of Torquay where substantial Victorian villas and hotels mix in leafy […]

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Travelling to Dartmouth

Positioned on the South Devon coast, Dartmouth can take a while to reach, especially in the summer when the roads are busy.  Reaching South Devon via the M5 and A38 is relatively easy if you avoid peak times, but from Ashburton onwards, the single road winds through scenic countryside to Totnes then onto Dartmouth, some […]

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