Meadfoot beach is a mixture of rock, stone and sandy areas. At the rocky eastern end there is a cliff and a car park, which gives access to a boat launching ramp. The western end is more sandy and has facilities such as a cafe and beach huts. Beyond the beach, the road is adjacent to a cliff and there are parking spaces along the bottom of this. It is a common sight to see people fishing from the rocks. It is generally known as a local's beach due to its location away from the more popular tourist areas of Babbacombe and Torre Abbey. The Osbourne hotel overlooks the beach. Meadfoot beach has won the prestigious European blue flag award for the quality of its water.
- ^ Torbay Council. "Meadfoot Beach". http://www.torbay.gov.uk/index/leisure/beaches/meadfoot-beach.htm.
- ^ Gordon Peckham 2009 - Charles Darwin’s connections with Devon. 
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