Granted a Blue Flag Award for 2015, The pebbly Breakwater Beach lies adjacent to Brixham harbour on the South coast of Devon.
Northeast-facing it lies to the east of the breakwater below Berry Head Road and just west of Shoalstone Beach. It has some great views across to Torbay.
There is easy access with parking close by as well as a good range of facilities. There is a café at Breakwater Beach and Shoalstone Pool, as well as a large number of cafés and shops in Brixham itself.
Snorkelling can be good under the right conditions and chalets and deckchairs are available for hire.
A Seasonal dog ban applies at Breakwater Beach meaning that dogs are banned between the 1st May and 30th September.
✔ Easily accessible
✘ Seasonal dog ban
✔ Cafe, shop or pub
OS Explorer Map OL20: South Devon
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.
Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:
Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:
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