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Address: Kingston | Modbury, Plymouth TQ7 5QD, England
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Great beach for kids!

Wonwell (pronounced 'Wonall') is a gorgeous sandy beach, which, when the tide is out, is huge! Perfect for paddling with small children. The River Erme runs down the centre of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Plymouth, Devon

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Plymouth, Devon
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112 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonwell (pronounced 'Wonall') is a gorgeous sandy beach, which, when the tide is out, is huge! Perfect for paddling with small children. The River Erme runs down the centre of the beach, so it's great for getting sand and salt water off kids and dogs before you return to the car. South Devon beaches that don’t allow dogs on beaches... More 

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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you want a walk on a beach with no facilities then this is the place. There is some parking on the side of the road but it is essentially a narrow road with 'pull-ins'

Thank Christine T
Andalucia, Spain
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Small roads to get there or you can walk over at low tide from Holbeton Nothing there to do no shop or cafe,its on the coastal path

1 Thank muffinella
Callington, United Kingdom
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316 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Lovely beach,lovely sea view and the most beautiful scenic surroundings. Never overpopulated with visitors but just perfect !!

1 Thank brian840019
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

As has been said in other reviews arrive early. I'm fairly local and normally arrive early in the morning in order to park as close to the beach as possible as their are paddle boards to unload. The river is sheltered and fairly shallow when the tide is out. l learnt to sailboard here and if you are a novice... More 

1 Thank AlanWilliamsPlymstoc
Parcent, Spain
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53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We visit this beach out of season, when it is easy to access and park. In the summer however beware!! It's down little country lanes and then parking is severely limited. So if you don't like reversing or have a car you cherish I would avoid it at all costs! The road has deteriorated with some large potholes on the... More 

1 Thank Nigel_Pain
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A coupe of in-laws turned up to see the new house on a very sunny day in Devon. After a look around, lunch was called for and Wonwell beach won on the toss of a coin. This I knew was not a good choose this time of year but off we want. The short cuts are not advised due to... More 

1 Thank Dam1985
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104 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach that is relatively quiet. When you see parking you realise why. Unless you like reversing for many yards make sure you go to the bottom of the road to turn your car around and get there early. Great place for kayaking and when the tide is our there is a lot beach available.

1 Thank bigal2004
Axmouth, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Fabulous estuary beach, breathtakingly rugged with interesting history displaying some derelict lime kilns, customs cottages etc from the past. Also interesting film sets in years gone by. Great place to relax and dog walk through it's location. My comment to the previous reviewer is that he was in the wrong area at the wrong time..this is remote Devon at it's... More 

2 Thank george b
Kingsbury Episcopi, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Down a long steep hill to a dead end with vitually NO safe parking & no turning - even when the road side isn't already collapsing down a cliff into the beach.

1 Thank Stephen M

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