We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Berry Head National Nature Reserve

#2 of 28 things to do in Brixham Features Animals
Berry Head, Brixham TQ5 9AP, England
+44 1803 882619
Review Highlights
Fabulous views and worth a walk around the old fort

Plenty of parking and its worth the walk around both the forts. Fantastic views over Sharkham point... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Warlingham, Surrey
Great place to visit

One of my favourite places spectacular view good walks and great opportunities to spot wildlife sea... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Read all 544 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“car park” (54 reviews)
“bird watching” (10 reviews)
Berry Head, Brixham TQ5 9AP, England
+44 1803 882619
Write a Review
Reviews (544)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 544 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of parking and its worth the walk around both the forts. Fantastic views over Sharkham point to the West and Torquay to the East.

1  Thank PilotRuss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favourite places spectacular view good walks and great opportunities to spot wildlife sea and land.

Thank R C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

well worth a visit,terrific views,bird hide,lovely cafe,and lots of historic information,a great walk,and links up with the coastal path,clean toilets and good parking.

1  Thank fharenb1
Reviewed 18 May 2017

It's a fairly easy walk here from the Town, only a little steep in places. Wonderful views from the cliff tops. Saw some dolphins. Nice cafe when you reach the main part of the area.

1  Thank JohnCol
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Spectacular views of torbay & surrounding areas..historical fort & nature trail...old lighthouse which is easily accessible..plenty parking & cafe+toilets..dont go to torbay without visiting berry head...

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Stunning views and historical location with a chance for some bird watching. Good cafe too. A circular walk is possible.

Thank Bobcat202
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Easy pathways take you to see wonderful views across the bay, or take the lower paths to get closer to the sea and interesting coves. Then stop off at the Guardhouse Café - their all day sandwiches are delicious.

Thank JaWte
Reviewed 13 May 2017

You can get to Berry Head by car but my wife and I decided to do walk from the centre of Brixham. It is quite steep and a reasonable level of fitness is required to make it to the top.However, once up there, you have...More

Thank david m
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We came to Brixham from Dawlish Warren using our concessionary Bus Passes and, as we had intended to walk stretches of the non-existent gravel etc. footpaths in D.W. (they were tarmac or concrete, it was not until Berry Head that we found real footpaths. Views...More

1  Thank 972Keith
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is such an asset for Torbay, lots of different areas to explore, beautiful wild flowers, birds and lots of history. Oh yes and the highest but shortest lighthouse in the UK! Stunning views all along the South Devon coast to Start Point. When we...More

1  Thank David J
Nearby Restaurants
Shoals Cafe On The Lido
241 reviews
.93 km away
The Guardhouse Cafe
514 reviews
.14 km away
The Breakwater Bistro
1,293 reviews
1.27 km away
The Prince William
429 reviews
1.51 km away
Nearby Attractions
Breakwater Beach
131 reviews
1.17 km away
The Wildlife & Forts of Berry Head Trail
69 reviews
.89 km away
Shoalstone Pool
93 reviews
.89 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is park open all year around? I am visiting first week in October Thank you.😃
21 September 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from mazzzzza | Reviewed this property |
Im sure it would be . I was just a visitor. I'm sure you can look it up somewhere.
Celia A
How much is entrance fee
19 July 2016|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from BeeteeEm | Reviewed this property |
It's free, but there is a tariff for parking your car.
Samantha M
Hi please can you tell me if the site is accessible to a person in a powered wheelchair? Many thanks ☺
2 July 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Laura M | Property representative |
Hi. Yes, the site is accessible in a powered wheelchair. Please be aware that some of the paths on and around the head are uneven gravel, but you shouldn't have a problem. We hope you enjoy your visit! Laura