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Plemont Bay

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Beautiful and tranquil at the height of summer

We came across this stunning beach while walking around the north of the island and stopped as you... read more

Reviewed today
Surrey, United Kingdom
Beautiful beach, rock pools and caves

The kids and I had a lovely time exploring the beach. There are deep sandy pools that my daughter... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Jane D
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

We came across this stunning beach while walking around the north of the island and stopped as you do for ice cream before venturing down on to the beach. It was gloriously quiet despite being mid summer and we had the place almost to ourselves....More

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The kids and I had a lovely time exploring the beach. There are deep sandy pools that my daughter throughly enjoyed wading through. The caves give amazing photo opportunities. Nice little cafe at the top. Make sure you know your tides though, as I would...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a beautiful little bay with a lovely beach when the tide is out. The only way to reach the beach is down some very steep steps. It is quiet here, just a cafe and some toilets. There is very limited parking and it...More

Thank cath b
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Make sure you go at low tide to make the most of this beautiful bay - we went the first time closer to high tide and there was not much beach to see so we went back the next day at low tide and were...More

Thank gilldupont
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Visited over 40 years ago and had to return. This has to be our favourite beach anywhere in the world. Very dramatic backdrop and lovely sand. Just don’t get caught out by the tide!

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great beach down quite a steep set of steps. No access when it is near high tide, as sand is all covered. There are a number of caves and beach is surrounded by high cliffs. Much larger beach than it appears from...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 25 September 2017

A lovely bay surrounded by cliffs. Access is by lots of steps down from the Café. There is not much parking by the café but lots of parking available at the top of the hill. The café is very nice with a good menu. There...More

Thank R8011905
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I used to have the impression that Ayers Rock was the most boring place on the planet to be in, but you Plemont can now have that title (in my opi ion), Hour and a half by bus to get there, to find out there...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great beach if the tide is out with caves and pools to explore. If you arrive and the tide is in then enjoy the view and make use of the lovely cafe. Be aware there are MANY steps to access both beach and cafe from...More

Thank Sueondartmoor
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Plemont is a beautiful beach with large rocky areas, rock pools and caves...all wonderful for children and adults to explore. There is a lifeguarded section...just make sure you stick between the red and yellow flags. You will need to make sure that you check the...More

Thank TonB74
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Questions & Answers
7 August 2016|
Response from sen862017 |
Hi. There are toilets at the cafe which is half way up/down the steps to the beach.
7 August 2016|
Response from FamilyGompels | Reviewed this property |
There are toilets at the great little cafe ... and yes they are "adequate".... but lots of steps up/ down .... but plemont bay not really a beach ... I'd head along the coast for that!
11 July 2015|
Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, the island is only 9 by 5 miles so the furthest you'd be biking is 9 miles. There are many country lanes so you need to bear this in mind when riding around. There are also bus routes to most beaches including... More