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Branscombe Beach



East Devon

Branscombe Beach

Sunset on the beach

Ordinance Survey


Post Code



Directions and Parking Details

The village of Branscombe is picturesquely strung along the side of a deep valley. You drive down the winding valley road until you reach the carpark


Site Description

Several low "Seaweed reefs" run parallel to the beach starting at about 50m from shore. The further out (upto 500m) the bigger the reefs. Long surface swims are the order of the day! The beach in is in a very pretty location and facilities are good

Care must be taken as there can be quite strong currents running along the beach

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access is almost difficult. the beach slopes quite steeply




In the main car park - The council is planning to close them and there is a campaign to keep them open


Snacks and drinks are available from the "Sea Shanty" shop by the beach.

Fills available on site


Dive Center on Site


Nearest Full size Dive Center

 Jurassic Coast Diving in Exmouth      01395-268090

Nearest Pub

"The Mason's Arms" on the main road through the village and the "The Fountain Head" higher up the village.

Nearest Restaurant

Meals available at the pubs


Wreck / Archaeological feature Details:

  The remains of the “Napoli” can still be seen – However most of the boat is now in Ireland. It is very unlikely that you will be able to dive near the wreck as there is a exclusion zone around it. If anyone has dived it please contact us –


Marine Life Details

Common lobster, wrasse, Place, Crabs and cuttlefish.


Other information

A great location with easy of parking. Although it is an effort to get down to the sea and a long swim out to the reefs


Nearest Webcam - EXMOUTH

Admiralty     Tide Table Links

BBC 5 Day Forecast

Ordnance Survey Maps

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