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Meadfoot Beach

Meadfoot Sea Road | Torquay, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
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SUP delight

This marvellous beach is equipped with a ramp that makes carrying paddleboards down from the... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
New York City, New York
My favourite beach in Torbay

I love this beach. It’s not too crowded. There’s free parking. The scenery is lovely. That cafe is... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
David H
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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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lovely beach” (26 reviews)
“rock pools” (16 reviews)
“osborne hotel” (7 reviews)
Meadfoot Sea Road | Torquay, Torquay TQ1 2LQ, England
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

This marvellous beach is equipped with a ramp that makes carrying paddleboards down from the roadside parking a doddle. The paddling conditions too, are mostly fantastic. Sheltered from the mostly SW wind, a reasonably competent SUP'er can do a circuit around Shag rock over to...More

Thank GranmaEm
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I love this beach. It’s not too crowded. There’s free parking. The scenery is lovely. That cafe is the only downside. The coffee is dishwater.

Thank David H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Nice to walk down to this beach from the hotel before breakfast. It has a recommended beach cafe offering special food nights

Thank Terry R
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Meadfoot Beach has always been a favourite of mine. I lived for many years in a flat over looking the beach, in those days it was possible to park quite close especially with a Blue Badge. Whilst back in Torquay for a visit last week,...More

Thank beachtime_12
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our holiday let was a short stroll through the meadow from this beach, shingle beach with step access and rock pools to explore. Dogs allowed on this beach, Lovely views over Torbay

Thank sistersue61
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Warm greetings (they remember your name) and simple but well-cooked food, whether breakfast, brunch, lunch or other

Thank richardZ1230BM
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Perfectly situated and a welcome snack & drink awaits. The setting is lovely, its gets really busy though but plenty of seats. Noted its change hands, but not a problem, still a good selection of foods available.

Thank 2016sun
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were staying at the Osbourne Hotel which as just a short uphill walk from this beach. We hired a beach chalet through Torquay Council for a week. We were so glad we did. It was lovely to sit, having a drink looking out to...More

Thank 469st
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Ideal if you after a beach quieter than the main beaches in Torquay. Whilst it's more stone laden I found it better and more relaxing.

Thank David B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Enjoyed a very sunny morning on the beach with our grandchildren daughter and son in law. Lots of rock pools to investigate, rocks to be carefully climbed, water was chilly but paddling was ok, bit of a slope on beach which falls away if taking...More

Thank Andrew H
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