Beer's shingle beach on which small fishing boats and cafe tables are laid out nestles beneath steep, vegetation-covered chalk cliffs Beer Beach in East Devon

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The beautiful East Devon seaside village of Beer is a pretty seaside fishing village with a splendid choice of seaside holiday cottages for families and groups of friends of all sizes. Set in the valley overlooking the sheltered bay, this quaint coastal village is not traditionally named after the drink (although it does have two excellent pubs),  but the Anglo-Saxon word 'Bearu'. A unique feature of the village is the stream that runs alongside the main street, down the hill and onto the splendid shingle beach. In summer, it is a riot of flowers, with Beer a regular winner of Britain in Bloom Awards.

Beer is well-known for fishing, with freshly caught fish and beer crab widely available. In summer, why not enjoy your catch of the day by hopping aboard one of the many mackerel fishing boats operating along the coast?

 

Exterior of a double-fronted, stone-built cottage overlooking a quiet village street in East Devon.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

2 Smugglers Close is a delightful East Devon holiday cottage in Branscombe in East Devon. Stroll the seaside village and relax in a charming cottage with a country kitchen and picture window. The pet-friendly cottage sleeps six and enjoys beautiful countryside views plus access to beautiful beaches.

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2-storey holiday cottage in Beer  built with limestone blocks
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
4

Craft Cottage successfully blends luxury with charm. The pet-friendly, stone-built holiday cottage in Beer sleeps six and promises a seaside holiday in style. A delightful garden offers space to relax, while the interior features exposed walls and rustic charm, plus elegant décor & stylish furnishings.

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Bedrooms
4

Gull’s Rest is an idyllic coastal holiday cottage in Beer set on the hillsides surrounding the quaint fishing village in East Devon. It boasts gorgeous views of the harbour and Lyme Bay from the living area’s floor-to-ceiling windows and four bedrooms spread over two stories.

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If you would prefer to keep your feet on dry land, there are many different coastal walks to enjoy from Beer holiday cottages around the bay that capture the beauty of the Jurassic Coastline. Families with young children will find plenty of fun to wile away an afternoon at Pecorama, a fun park with trains of all sizes.

Whilst exploring the village, discover the local quarry that has been in use for more than 2,000 years and has provided stone for some of the country's most beautiful buildings, including Exeter Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. Take a walking tour through the underground chambers created when removing the stone. More serious walkers will appreciate the cliff-top walks along the South West Coast Path to Seaton in one direction and Branscombe and Sidmouth in the other.

To end your day in Beer, relax in one of the many welcoming pubs and restaurants, such as the Anchor Inn, rated highly by many people who have visited and savoured its dishes.