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Berry Head Nature Reserve

Enjoy superb coastal walks, spot a wide range of wildlife on land and at sea or simply relax in the award-winning Guardhouse Café.

Offering stunning views out over the bay as well as superb local food, Berry Head Nature Reserve is an internationally acclaimed heritage site home to a variety of coastal wildlife and history.

This stunning headland, with its iconic lighthouse and Napoleonic Fort, is surrounded by water on three sides and offers exceptional views across Torbay and beyond. It is Torbay’s most designated heritage site being a Special Area of Conservation, National Nature Reserve, Site of Special Scientific Interest and Scheduled Ancient Monument to name only four! The guillemot colony is protected by the only Area of Special Protection in the UK, which prohibits boats from entering the cove during their breeding season.

You can enjoy superb coastal walks, spot a wide range of wildlife on land and at sea or simply relax in the award-winning Guardhouse Café. Our visitor centre has lots of stories about the reserve, its history, wildlife and the work of Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust.

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  • Pay on exit car park and toilets
  • Historic forts, walks, scenery and wildlife
  • Visitor Centre with Cliff camera to view the guillemots
  • Bird hide to watch the guillemot colony
  • Guard House Café
  • Lighthouse – the highest and shortest in the country
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