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Beer beach, Devon

One of the easternmost beaches in Devon, the shingle beach at Beer lies on the South Devon coast just to the southwest of Seaton.

The southeast facing pebble beach at Beer is sheltered from most storms and always seems to be bustling with activity. Still active as a fishing port, bathers and deckchairs share the beach with fishing boats and lobster pots.

The resort is small enough to retain its character as a fishing village, but large enough to offer all the facilities visitors could need.

Beer offers boat trips for pleasure or for sea angling and as expected it is an excellent place to buy fresh fish straight from the water.

All the usual facilities are to be found behind the beach. There is the 'Fine Foundation Centre' to tell you more about the locality and nearby Pecorama above the village is well worth a visit.

Geologists will be interested in the Beer Quarry Caves as well as the surrounding Chalk cliffs dating from the Cretaceous Era (About 70 mya) as part of the East Devon and Dorset World Heritage Site - 'The Jurassic Coast'.


 Cafe, shop or pub

 Interesting geology



 Total dog ban


OS Explorer Map 115: Exmouth and Sidmouth, Honiton

OS Explorer Map 115: Exmouth and Sidmouth, Honiton

This map is part of the Ordnance Survey's Explorer series designed to replace the old Pathfinder map series. At 1:25,000 scale this detailed map shows a host of attractions including gardens which are open to the public, nature reserves and country parks as well as all official footpaths, bridleways, roads and lanes. Other facilities covered include: camping and caravan sites, picnic areas and viewpoints, selected places of interest, rights of way information for England and Wales, National Trail and Recreational Path routes, and selected tourist information. The series is aimed mainly at the experienced map user but can be used by tourists and locals alike.

Local area

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Seaton, Musbury, Honiton and Axminster.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:




arrowBudleigh Salterton



Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:



	arrowBudleigh Salterton

	arrowOttery St Mary


Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Newton Abbot, Paignton, Brixham and Moretonhampstead.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:



	arrowSeaton Tramway

	arrowBranscombe Mill and Forge


	arrowShute Barton

	arrowBurrow Farm Gardens


	arrowThelma Hulbert Gallery

Ottery St Mary

	arrowCadhay House

	arrowCadhay Gardens




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