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If you appreciate the uniqueness of the South Devon Coast then you will love this place, best... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2016
Ivybridge, United Kingdom
Best-kept secret, don't go here!!

...I say that because I don't want it to spoil. This is a fantastic little beach with no parking... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2016
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

If you appreciate the uniqueness of the South Devon Coast then you will love this place, best enjoyed at low tide.

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank accsking
Reviewed 19 March 2016

...I say that because I don't want it to spoil. This is a fantastic little beach with no parking to speak of, it's not for the driving faint-hearted as it is not easy to get to but when you do arrive it is just pure...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank teresaweezer
Reviewed 11 January 2016

I visit this beautiful beach weekly. It's my favourite place and so peaceful. I've read some stupid reviews on here saying "no parking, no facilities, dogs running riot...", thats the point. It's in its natural state and not been commercialised. Of course theres dogs everywhere...More

Date of experience: January 2016
5  Thank Jj-greeen
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

There are plenty of reviews here so I think it's quite well known! Yes it's lovey and yes it's utterly unspoiled. It's perfect for dog walking or galloping your horse across the sand. It's also perfect for getting dumped off said horse if it's not...More

Date of experience: December 2015
3  Thank 157DavidM
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Went to Wonwell Beach today (12/09/15) with my best friend . Had a wonderful day tide was okay. Peaceful and relaxing.

Date of experience: September 2015
4  Thank Junieleacock
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Unspoilt beach, plenty of rocks to hide from the wind. Sandy beach. Great for sand castles nod moats. Get there early to park.

Date of experience: August 2015
5  Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

One of Devon's most beautiful beaches. A hidden gem. Swallows and Amazons meets Castaway. Forest to sand, old ruins, shallow waters edge, sand dunes, sand bar, river and open coves. Get there early and be carful if you really like polished cars - it's a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank GoldenSparkly
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Wonwell is an estuary beach at the mouth of the River Erme. At low tide, it is the crossing point for the coastal path where you can wade across without getting your shorts wet. It is accesses by a long, windy and narrow road with...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank shannagh
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Used to take the dogs here all the time. If you go early in the morning when the tide is out its like paradise. Easier to go to Mothecombe beach though and walk across if the tide is out. Don't get stuck when the tide...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank ServiceQuality M
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Drove down to the beach but just could not find a parking space. There did not seem to be a lot there in terms of entertainment but I suppose its the ideal place to go if you are energetic enough to walk or cycle. It...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Jo T
13 October 2015|
Response from SouthBrentFamily |
Yes you can. There aren't any bins so you'll need to take any poo bags away with you.