Devon Beach Guide

Beer Beach

Description:
Beer is a picturesque fishing village in East Devon with a curved pebble beach facing east.
Safety:
Signs warn of strong currents, steep shelving beach, large breaking waves in storm conditions and not to use inflatables. Also unstable cliffs and watch out for fishermans winches. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
Parking is some distance from Beer beach. Beach access is via a sloping road to the beach. There are also steps down at the east part of the beach.
Dogs:
Dogs banned on west part of the Beer beach May 1st to September 30th.
Directions:
Beer is approximately 22 miles from Exeter. Take the A376 from Exeter. If bypassing Exeter on the M5 turn off onto the A376 (Junction 30, signposted to Exmouth). On the A376 at the roundabout at Clyst St Mary go straight across onto the A3052 (signposted to Sidmouth and Seaton) and continue on the A3052 through Newton Poppleford. About 9 miles east of Newton Poppleford turn right onto the B3174 (signposted to Beer). Follow this road to Beer.
Post Code:
EX12 3ET.
Parking:
1 large car park on the cliffs, about a 5 minute walk from Beer beach. 1 small car park in the centre of the town.
Toilets:
Yes, above the beach.
Facilities:
Cafés on the beach, cafés, pubs, shops in Beer village.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Budleigh Salterton (15 miles, pebble beach, disabled access, part dog friendly)
Branscombe (3 miles, pebble beach, disabled access)
Seaton (2 miles, pebble beach, disabled access, part dog friendly)
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