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Branscombe Beach, Branscombe

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#30 of 42 in Beaches in Devon
Follow a winding path down from the heights of rolling green hills and cliffside to the shingle beach of Branscombe Beach. Here the cliffs rise steeply overlooking the crashing waves below and you'll find colorful fishing boats pulled up onto the pebbles. In 2007, the beach made history when a container ship, MSC Napoli, was forced to beach here during a heavy storm. The ship's anchor, weighing 28,000 lbs (14 tons) still rests here to this day. A quaint cafe right on the beach serves homemade cakes and hot chocolate. Plan trip to Branscombe with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Keep away from this car park unless you are happy to pay £100 fine. I followed all parking instructions but still got a ticket. I wish I had seen these reviews first!!  more »
  • The beauty of Branscombe beach has been muddied by the site car park operator (Premier Park). This company has ruined the experience of so many people who have visited this beach. They have misleading...  more »
  • There is a nice walk to Beer from Branscombe and usually we park by the Marston Inn. On that rainy day, we parked by the Branscombe carpark and this is a mugs game - no tickets issued and you get a £1...  more »
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