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Berry Head to Sharkam Point SSSI, Devon


  • Located in Brixham, Devon, South West England, England
  • Berry Head is an SSSI, or Site of Special Scientific Interest, in the southern section of Tor Bay. The SSSI is within The English Riviera Geopark which was the world's first urban Geopark
  • Berry Head is also a National Nature Reserve and the location of some fascinating forts
  • The SSSI citation begins: 'This site is important for its extensive area of limestone grassland containing many nationally rare plants and for its important assemblages of lichens. Also, the sea cliffs support the largest Guillemot colony to be found along the south coast of England. In addition, important geological features are to be found at Shoalstone Beach.' (Source: Natural Englands's Berry Head to Sharkam Point SSSI citation)
  • By James Penman

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Berry Head Forts, Devon

Located in Brixham, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Built between 1795 and 1805, Berry Head Forts were used to protect Tor Bay during the French Wars of 1793 to 1815. Tor Bay was used to anchor and resupply the British Fleet. Sited high on the cliffs of Berry Head, they w...

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Berry Head National Nature Reserve (Berry Head & Sharkham Point), Devon

Located in Brixham, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Berry Head is a headland in the southern section of Tor Bay. It's the site of Forts, a Country Park, an SSSI, the world's first urban Geopark and a National Nature Reserve. It also provides amazing views of The English R...

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Green Gables
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Less than a mile away.

Rates: 863 - 2,125 Per Week

Commanding stunning views across St Mary's Bay this spacious well appointed property with its large garden is set just ¼ mile from the coastal path and a lovely sandy beach and Sabacombe Bay (right photograph) i...

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Lyme View
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Less than a mile away.

Total Bedrooms: 3; Maximum Occupants: 5; Rates: 379 - 929 Per Week

Lyme View is situated in a elevated area of Brixham, offering stunning views out across the water. The property is within a short walk of a Blue Flag beach, Shoalstone outdoor seawater pool and Berry Head Country Park. T...

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20 Heath Court
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Less than a mile away.

Total Bedrooms: 3; Maximum Occupants: 8; Rates: 399 - 989 Per Week

A large three bedroom town house set over three floors with three balconies and amazing views over Brixham Breakwater and across Torbay from all rooms....

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