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Great fun for surfing

This beach is easy to get to and offers great fun if you like messing about in the waves. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Robert E
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Great Place

Our go to beach, easy access from the car park. Toilet facilities, lifeguard and a cracking little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Bantham, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This beach is easy to get to and offers great fun if you like messing about in the waves. The beach has a lifeguard and surf school. We just took our own boards and had loads of fun. Car parking is charged for by Bantham...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As said above - the uncaring and unhelpful attitude of the older man in the parking both was down right disappointing. Interesting to see other similar comments. Will avoid taking dogs there going forward too.

Thank Egdeb61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our go to beach, easy access from the car park. Toilet facilities, lifeguard and a cracking little food van in the car park. So clean too and no dogs.

Thank Smartnail
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little piece of heaven on earth, just stunning, gastrovan catering absolutely delicious too. Large reasonably priced car park, and well worth the hairy car journey down very narrow lane to find it!

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing beach. Check with coast guard but open water swimming, canoeing, surfing, it’s all good. Family love it

Thank James S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the day at Bantham Beach yesterday. What a gorgeous place. Stunning scenery. The boys loved splashing in the shallow waters, playing in the soft sand and when the tide went out, they were busy in the rock pools. The food and refreshment company at...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very scenic beach with ample space on the sand/sea to do whatever it is you please. It seemed very popular with kite surfers and body boarders when we were there. The beach is located at the end of the river Avon which...More

Thank JG48484
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here many times as a child and loved it. Returned today after 35 years away at about 4pm and still had to pay £3.50 for the car park. OK, I know they need to make money for the upkeep of the place but that's...More

1  Thank Migs B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beach. When tide is out good for exploring. Dogs not allowed on main beach but can run free on the estuary. Road which leads to beach is narrow so be patient as it can be busy. Car park charge was £6 all day. Burger...More

Thank johncooper19
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We live in paignton and chose to have a day out today In bantham. What a shock. £6 to park the car in a rough and ready car park which incidentally resulted in my car grounding and wrecking the radiator. However not to be distracted...More

3  Thank Gramham335s
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Catherine G
19 February 2018|
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Response from JackieMcK2014 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was no dogs on main beach 1/5 to September.