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5. Beer beach

A small smugglers cove with a shingle beach nestled beneath Beer head.

What’s on offer?

  • A small shingle beach
  • Two refreshment kiosks
  • Deck chair hire
  • Beer Discovery Centre
  • Boat trips and boat hire

Public Services

  • Parking at the beach itself is limited but there is a large public carpark in the village with an easy walk
  • Toilets are located above the beach
  • Beach huts


Be aware of

  • The beach is not lifeguarded
  • Cliff falls please stay away from the bottom of the cliffs for your safety
  • Powered craft are limited to 8 knots between the yellow buoys and the shoreline for bather safety, however this is not a dedicated safe swim area
  • You're not allowed to light an open fire on the beach.

Water quality 

To find out more about the water quality at this beach please visit the Environment Agency website. You can also sign up for real time updates from South West Water via Surfers Against Sewage.