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Blackpool, Devon, Visitor & Tourism Guide

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AONB: South Devon
Nearby Towns/Villages: Dartmouth, the towns of The English Riviera, Totnes, Torcross, Salcombe, Kingsbridge

Devon's prettiest beach?
Home to arguably Devon's prettiest beach, Blackpool Sands, this small hamlet is in a super location on the northern coast of Start Bay in the South Devon AONB. Clearly, not to be confused with Blackpool, the very popular holiday resort in North West England.

Arc of shingle
Most come here for the arc of pebble and shingle in its idyllic setting. There's plenty of parking behind the beach but a charge applies. Facilities include public toilets and a cafe, a shop and information boards. Given its compact size, Blackpool Sands is perfect for young families.

Others pass through Blackpool on the South West Coast Path. We'd particularly recommend climbing the coast path heading south. The view back down to the beach is the classic you see in guide books and on post cards.

The local area
With Dartmouth to the north and Slapton Sands to the south, the local area is packed with top destinations and attractions. You could spend weeks in Dartmouth alone but we'd suggest visiting Totnes and Torcross, Salcombe and Kingsbridge. Browse our recommendations for more ideas.

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Top 10 Places To Visit
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Blackpool Sands

Located in Stoke Fleming, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Blackpool Sands is a small family beach on the South Devon coast. Dartmouth is to the north east and Torcross to the south west. Also to the south west are Salcombe and Kingsbridge on The Salcombe Kingsbridge Estuary. Bl...

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West Prideaux
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Less than a mile away.

Rates: 500 - 1,178 Per Week

Set on the dramatic coastline of Start Bay just half a mile from the beach this newly renovated property and its safely enclosed garden make a superb base for family holidays. With the village shop and pub less than half...

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Less than a mile away.

Total Bedrooms: 2; Maximum Occupants: 4; Rates: 399 - 989 Per Week

A charming cottage in the pretty village of Stoke Fleming. Porthole offers guest a fantastic setting for a family holiday. The quaint village is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is withina short drive...

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The Old Chapel
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Approximately 1.0 miles away.

Total Bedrooms: 4; Maximum Occupants: 7; Rates: 659 - 1,599 Per Week

An elegant and contemporary converted chapel tucked away in the tranquil village of Stoke Fleming yet is just half a mile from the beach at Blackpool Sands and 1 mile away from the lively and picturesque town of Dartmout...

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