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Broadsands Beach, Ilfracombe

#8 of 9 in Parks in Ilfracombe
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
This page refers to a small cove in north Devon. For the better known beach in Torbay, south Devon, see Broadsands.Broadsands Beach is the marketing name given to a small cove located in Watermouth, originally known as Broadstrands Beach, North Devon. It is owned by Watermouth Valley Camping Park. It is accessed by 220 cliff steps from The Old Ilfracombe to Combe Martin Coast Road.

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  • Very attractive spot between hotel and caravan parks, but still feels off the beaten track (perhaps due to the 200+ steps down to it). There's a footbridge on the way down that was partly broken and....  more »
  • We discovered this beautiful beach whilst visiting the hotel next to it, it’s not very big but when the tides out you can walk around some rocky pathways with some interesting rock formations, we...  more »
  • Beautiful hidden spot.
  • Stunning, make sure you take the opportunity to look down on the bay. Go down with tide out and walk to the top of the little island.
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