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Breakwater Beach

Breakwater is a small shingle beach adjacent to picturesque Brixham harbour. It has easy disabled access with adequate parking at the back of the beach, close to the main facilities associated with a large town resort.  

There is a good level of amenities, including a beach shop and nice café/restaurant with superb views across the bay.

Beach Office: 01803 857593
Awards: Blue Flag, Good Beach Guide and Quality Coast Award
Type: Shingle and cliffs
Transport: There is a local bus service nearby, Bus no.17.
Disabled: Easy - Access is from the main road to Berry Head, and also by an easy level walk around the harbour side from the town centre. There are disabled ramps to the promenade and beach.
Dogs: Banned during summer season
Safety: Supervision, Life buoys, First aid, Lost child centre and Patrol boat
Facilities: Cafe/restaurant, Beach Managers, Toilets (open all year), Disabled visitors’ facilities, Disabled access to beach, Deckchair hire, Slipway and Pier
Wet Weather Facilities: Amusement arcade on Brixham harbourside
Car Park: Breakwater Car Park with disabled visitors' spaces.
Surrounding Area: Town with shops and harbour. Historic port.

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