Beer (England) Reviews
Description:Fishing village / port on the coast of Devon, England.
Newest Review: ... of the resort town of Seaton...to which one can walk, over the headland, along a path that offers fantastic views out over the bay. In fact, the path passes so close to the edge of the cliffs that part of it has been washed away...but the rest is still open, despite the ravages of foot-and-mouth (as of Easter weekend, anyhow). The beach itself is shingle, and benefits immensely from having ... more
Customer Beer (England) Reviews (2)
by - written on 18/04/01, updated on 18/04/01 (Very useful, 49 readings)
Despite its large caravan park and a smattering of touristy shops down its high street, Beer is very much part of the real Devon that lives and breathes away from the hotspots of the tourism industry. Its fishing boats still return daily to unload their catch on the sheltered, shingly beach, and the whole village is thankfully free of the twee "Ye Olde Devone" mush that so many other places use to try to lure a few dollars more. Beer is situated in a little cove, at the eastern tip of the south Devon coastline, that runs down to the sea, west of the resort town of Seaton...to which one can walk, over the headland, along a path that offers fantastic ... Read the complete review
by - written on 28/10/00, updated on 28/10/00 (Very useful, 130 readings)
The most wonderful thing in this world for me, is to sit in a deckchair on the beach at Beer; a mug of steaming hot tea, bought from the beach kiosk, in one hand and a fresh crab roll in the other. The latter having been bought from the small fish shop just as you come down the steep slipway to the sea edge, where fresh fish is available daily from early morning - the crab and mackerel are the best you'll ever taste. Beer is one of those timeless Devon resorts, where real people live and work - a thriving fishing port - the boats launch directly from the beach - and small village community, spread over a steep slash in the chalk rocks situated between the ... Read the complete review
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