Is Branscombe the longest village in England?

BRANSCOMBE is believed to be the longest village in the country, with its name coming from its position at the foot of two branching valleys or combes. The village sweeps down along a spectacular valley, past pretty thatched cottages down to the sea.

How long is Branscombe beach?

Branscombe Beach stretches east for about one mile to Beer Head.

Where is Branscombe beach?

The Devon village of Branscombe is found on the South coast of Devon between Seaton and Sidmouth and is one of the most relaxing and picturesque villages on Jurassic Coastline.

Is Branscombe Beach Sandy?

Branscombe beach is a long shingle beach, an ideal place to relax and enjoy the stunning coastal scenery. The beach is set below the beautiful village of Branscombe, and continues east about a mile to Beer Head.

Are dogs allowed on Branscombe beach?

Local knowledge: Branscombe beach allows dogs throughout the year however dogs are not allowed 150m east and west of the pole at the front of the café. Info: The car park is free and the route is steep in places. We would advise keeping your four legged friend on a lead when nearing the cliff edge.

Can you swim at Branscombe beach?

over a year ago. Yes, though no lifeguards, as very remote, some sandy parts but mainly shingle, enjoy, great location. over a year ago. Yes ,shelves fairly quickly so not learning to swim people,but there were people in the water and children close to the shore they launch inflatables to.

Does Branscombe have a sandy beach?

Branscombe beach is at the end of the road so you cant miss it – the road literally stops where the sea begins. The beach is long and wild. It has pebbles and shingle but at low tide there is now sand.

Can you walk from Branscombe to beer along the beach?

The coastal path connecting Branscombe and Beer is well maintained but naturally uneven. The walk involves a steep climb up East Cliff in Branscombe and an undulating walk back along the Hooken undercliff path. Care should be taken when walking alongside the cliffs particularly on the Hooken undercliff path.

Is GREY Sands beach dog Friendly?

Restrictions: Dogs are welcome all year round to the west of the main beach but are banned on the main beach between 1st May and 30th September.

Are there toilets at Branscombe beach?

Its location makes Branscombe one of the most beautiful and scenic locations on the South coast – and its claimed to the the country’s longest village. Beach facilities include toilets and refreshments. There is a dog exercise area at this beach.

Is Branscombe beach dog friendly?

How far is Branscombe to Beer?

6 miles
The route finishes in the pretty seaside village of Beer, where there are lovely views over Seaton Bay and Lyme Bay with a nice shingle beach and lots of fishing boats. Apart from a steep section at the start, the walk is fairly flat and takes place on good paths. It’s about a 3 mile walk, so 6 miles there and back.