Category: South West England

Loe Beach, Truro

Loe Beach is a sheltered, and fairly safe, sand and shingle beach that’s great for swimming, kayaking and other watersports such as sailing and windsurfing. Loe Beach Watersports Centre hire kayaks right at the put in spot so...

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Lopwell Dam, Lopwell Wood, Devon

Lopwell Dam is a large weir that’s situated on the River Tavy and it’s possible to drop down the flowing slope in your boat. At certain times the water cascading down the weir will give you a hefty shove while at lower waters...

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Seaton – Golden Cap

Seaton has a steep shingle beach set in a bay. The main attraction for us when we visited early in 2004 was the fact that there was a camp site right on the beach (although admittedly due to our late arrival we had to pitch the...

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Talland Bay, Cornwall

Best at low tide. Once out in the bay, go to either side and find lots of natural canyons in the cliffs which are easy to navigate. Plenty of small beaches that are only accessible from the sea. How to get there: Between Looe...

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