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Branscombe Beach, Branscombe

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#30 of 51 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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  • I will not be taking the family to this beach to be robbed by the despicable car park owner. I have to drive to park nearby owing to family needs and will therefore find somewhere else to have a day b...  more »
  • Branscombe is a shingle beach which can be reached by parking in the village and then following a track for three quarters of a mile, or by parking at the beach itself. It is a long beach, so it didn’...  more »
  • Visited on a very hot day. Looked nice with good views from upstairs. Ordered 2 drinks and Scotch Egg from a specials board. Made with fish and not meat which sounded good. It was good. We assumed the...  more »
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