Beer beach, Beer, Devon
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    Beer Beach in East Devon is a very pretty, curved, pebble beach and usually quite busy all year round. The picturesque village of Beer lies around the cove and is a great spot for browsing or enjoying a meal or afternoon tea.

    It’s good for swimming but you’ll share the pebbles with lobster pots and fishing boats as well as sunbathers, walkers and kids crabbing! It’s a great spot to buy fresh fish straight from the fishermen though and take a pleasure cruise on one of the many operating from Beer itself. Pecorama close and well worth a visit as well as Seaton beach.

    There’s good parking on the cliffs but it’s about a 5 mile walk which may be a bit steep for little ones and older ones. You can also park in the middle of the town and take the road to the beach on foot. It slopes and can be a bit steep for some.

    Beer is a pretty seaside village built around a small cove on the south coast in East Devon.

    The pebble beach is a natural sun-trap and is sheltered from sea breezes by the surrounding cliffs. Part of the beach is still used by local fishermen and deep sea fishing trips can also be arranged.

    The beach is close to the centre of town and facilities include toilets, parking, shops, cafes.

    Beer Beach has dog restrictions. Dogs are banned on this beach from May to September but you can walk them over the Winter months but on a lead.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 2 beaches around Beer, 94 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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  • Water Quality

    Bathing Water Quality

    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Wednesday through Saturday, with temperatures rising to 14°C on Thursday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
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      7:35 am    4:22 pm
    Monday, Nov 20th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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      7:37 am    4:21 pm

    Tuesday, Nov 21st
     Overcast throughout the day.
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      7:38 am    4:20 pm
    Wednesday, Nov 22nd
     Windy throughout the day and light rain overnight.
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      7:40 am    4:19 pm

    Thursday, Nov 23rd
     Windy throughout the day and rain overnight.
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      7:41 am    4:18 pm
    Friday, Nov 24th
     Rain in the morning and overnight and windy starting in the evening.
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      7:43 am    4:17 pm

    Saturday, Nov 25th
     Dangerously windy and mostly cloudy until afternoon.
       64%  42%   16 mph
      7:45 am    4:16 pm
    Sunday, Nov 26th
     Overcast throughout the day.
       30%  91%   17 mph
      7:46 am    4:15 pm

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