Meadfoot Beach
Meadfoot Beach
4.5
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Small stretch of shingle beach overlooking Torbay. Great for rock pooling. Good public toilets (open in Summer). Great friendly cafe. Access to cliff top walks. Back drop of the Osborne , a crescent georgian hotel. Parking available for beach on road and in small carpark.
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jonesmc1964
61 contributions
Oct 2022
Reasonable prices, great food, and great staff. Thoroughly enjoyed lunch by the sea with awesome views. Bring your dog, they have doggy ice cream.
Written 20 October 2022
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sheepygold
london5,303 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
We came with family to walk their dog then walked along the coast into Torquay. The beach was quiet and pleasant although it was late in the day. To be honest I didn't know this beach existed even though we have been to Torquay a number of times.
Written 14 August 2022
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gerard032
United Kingdom448 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
We found this beach whilst staying at the Osborn hotel. It doesn’t get that busy and is really clean.we have been visiting Torquay for many years and didn’t know about it.we will definitely visit again next time in Torquay
Written 2 August 2022
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Huddersfield, UK31 contributions
May 2022
Found this beach as I walked on the SW coastal path to Babbacombe and stopped for an icecream. Lovely, quiet spot with a small cafe and beach huts to change in. Perfect for a spot of sunbathing or rock pooling
Written 9 May 2022
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Shaz1047
Exeter, UK4 contributions
Mar 2022
Good cafe had a lovely chai tea , nice little beach, lovely views
stayed at The Headland Hotel nice walk down
Written 1 April 2022
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William R
Dunstable, UK228 contributions
Jan 2022
This is a lovely cove-type beach although it has shingle and large stones on it. The beach is at the bottom of a large set of steps but is used regularly by dog walkers. There is a nice cafe on a platform above the beach.
Written 27 January 2022
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Barbsdaf
Colchester, UK64 contributions
Sep 2021
Beautiful calm water, safe for paddle boarding. Clear water and cafe and toilet facilities . Nice rocky area to explore and safe for young children.
Written 11 October 2021
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Darrandurus
Cheadle Hulme, UK629 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
Nice place to visit, stop and relax to take in the views.
Small beach that disappears at high tide.
Clean sea.
Cafe at one end providing reasonably priced food and drinks and even better views
Toilet available
Written 25 September 2021
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cltc43
Bristol, UK963 contributions
Aug 2021
This is an average beach with a scenic backdrop a mile or so from the centre of Torquay. It is mainly pebbly but with a bit of sand and lots of rocks. Like all the town's beaches, it disappears completely at high tide.

It is long and narrow with a cafe and loos at the town end and usually an ice cream van at the other. There is limited parking. Access to the sand is only from each end as the Council in their wisdom have let the steps in the middle get washed away and not replaced them. The loos that used to be free are now 30p a time, the same as for the rest of the town.

One word of warning. The much larger area of beach on the farther side allows dogs. This results in, just to take my most recent experience as an example, a middle-aged couple arriving with their two large dogs and letting them off the lead. The dogs then wee in the water, do their other business on the sand, race around barking continuously, and dash up to a little girl, making her cry. The owners, having allowed all this, then leave after 20 minutes or so. If you want to avoid that kind of experience - and it happens frequently - use the town end.
Written 16 August 2021
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mike a
5 contributions
Aug 2021
only a short walk from the town it has a nice clean beach and a nice cafe where you can have a refreshing drink and some great meal
Written 8 August 2021
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