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Babbacombe & Oddicombe - South West Coast Path

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Outstanding view

Lovely view overlooking the bay from Babbacombe Downs. Best time to view it is sunrise because... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WalshingtonMatterley
Wonderful

The views are beautiful. Nice walk along the coast. Cliff Railway and red cliffs. Welcoming cafes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dariusz K
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely view overlooking the bay from Babbacombe Downs. Best time to view it is sunrise because there’s usually nobody else about, and you don’t have to put up with the noise of those godawful jet ski things.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views are beautiful. Nice walk along the coast. Cliff Railway and red cliffs. Welcoming cafes and shops. That was a lovely day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dariusz K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a nice walk along the coast path and up to the Railway. Not that suitable for the less mobile, you will need to stop and rest. One person was in a mobility scooter and struggled to get up some of the inclines. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phil C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aged 8yrs for my first visit a place which has kept it's charm and beauty,St Marychurch has wonderful welcoming cafe'sand shops to explore.You can wander down to Oddicombe Beach either on the Cliff Railway or stroll down the winding road and enjoy the extensive views...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is pure breathtaking, not much more to say, but you need to wxperience it.once you get to the top of the cliffe you can see the whole bay and look out for miles across the sea.this is one of the best pleaces we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank steven c
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Took the bus from Torquay then walked along the cliff tops.The sea was a beautiful blue and you could see for miles.Walked up to St Marychurch for a look around and a cup of tea .Visited the cliff railway before our return.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Goron58
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Walked from Torquay to Teignmouth on the SW Coast path last week and it was the only time on my walk around the coast of England and Wales that I thought I might cut it short. Then on the last climb (which was the worst...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chaxx
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We walked down the road to Oddicombe, had lunch at the cafe, and took the cliff railway back. It would be a nice walk along the coast path, we tried, but the path at sea level was a bit too much even with an all-terrain...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank c0rnishHK
Reviewed 3 October 2018

After a morning at Babbacombe model village. We decided for an afternoon on Oddicombe beach, which is about a 5 minutes walk away. You can walk down a steep cliff or you can take the Oddicombe cliff railway down to the beach. With a pram...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 453waj
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Lovely scenery with cliffs anc superb views of the sea.. Then the quaint little cliff railway to a beautiful little beach - Oddicombe with an excellent cafe with all things, tapas and Gipsy King music. A great place to chill

Date of experience: September 2018
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