Opening Times: Berry Head National Nature Reserve is open to the public year round and is free to visit. Well behaved dogs are welcome on site, but please pay attention to any signs asking you to keep your dog on a lead.
The Guardhouse Visitor Centre is open Easter to October 7 days a week, Tuesday to Sunday 10am - 4pm and Monday 1pm - 4pm. During the Winter, from 1st October we are open on Saturdays & Sundays only from 10am - 4pm.
The Guardhouse Café opening times vary according to the season - please check their website here for details: www.guardhousecafe.com
Important Car Park Information:
Ticketing at this car park is managed for the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust by Park With Ease Ltd. This car park is a pay when you leave site and uses a camera to record your vehicle registration when you arrive.
You pay at the end of your visit:
Join the Trust and park for free at this car park and all other Trust car parks: Click here for more
Trust Tourist Car Park Pass
If you are a visitor to Torbay and would like to visit this site again, or any of our other sites, why not buy a Trust Tourist Car Park Pass. This will cover your parking for 7 days and is only £10 – that’s less than £1.50 per day! Its great value for money and you will be supporting the work of the Trust at the same time! To purchase a pass follow the link or ring us on 01803 520 022.
Disabled Users: There is no vehicle access to the Cafe or Visitor Centre at Berry Head, however two mobility vehicles are available for hire (just a deposit charged) please book in advance on the main office number 01803 882619. This will enable you to explore a large area of the site easily.
Alternatively, the walk is very level and suitable for non-motorised wheelchairs.
The visitor centre and cafe is around 300m from the car park on a tarmac path which is mostly level, with a slight rise from the car park.
Disabled Anglers: For further information on applying for a permit please call the main Trust Office on 01803 520022.
Getting there by Car: Berry Head National Nature Reserve is signposted from Brixham. The site is situated at the end of Gillard Road. Drive past Landscove Holiday Village up a single track road which leads to the car park and Visitor Centre. There is ample car parking at Berry Head.
Getting there by Bus: The number 12 bus serves Brixham. The service runs approximately every 10 minutes throughout the day. Take the bus to Brixham and either follow the signs to Berry Head (30 minute walk, part of which is steep) or, from Brixham Town Centre take bus no. 17 (hourly service) which runs to Victoria Road. From here it is about a ½ mile walk to Berry Head, signposted from the bus stop (and still with steep sections).