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Babbacombe Downs

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Babbacombe Downs is situated approximately 300 feet above sea level, overlooking Babbacombe Bay and Lyme Bay. On a clear day you can see right across to Portland Bill in Dorset. Take an idyllic walk along the promenade - the highest cliff top promenade in England. It's the perfect place to relax and gaze out to sea, and there are plenty of eateries around for when you get a little peckish!

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History

In 1846, Queen Victoria wrote: 'It's a beautiful spot... red cliffs and rocks with wooded hills like Italy and reminding one of a ballet or play where nymphs appear - such rocks and grottoes, with the deepest sea on which there was no ripple.'  Over 150 years later, it still feels the same as you stand and look across...