Beaches in North Devon
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Woolacombe beach

Woolacombe beach

Woolacombe :-Won numerous awards as this is one of the finest beaches in the West Country (recognised as one of the top 10 beaches in the world). Three miles of golden sand stretching to Putsborough beach. Surrounded by Woolacombe beachside town with numerous hotels and caravan parks.
Beach Type; Sandy.
Facilities; Shops, parking, toilets, light refreshments, wildlife area/nature trails, watersports, safe swimming, May – Oct the beach is cleaned dayly.
Beach Awards; Blue Flag, MCS Good Beach Guide, RNLI lifeguard.
Disacbled access; Easy.
Dogs; Access restricted.

Surfers at Saunton Sands Beach

Surfers at Saunton Sands Beach

Saunton Sands :-Five miles of sandy beach backed by sand dunes (Braunton Burrows World Heritage Site, Britains first Unesco biospere reserve). A popular beach for surfers.
Beach Type; Sandy.
Facilities; Shop, parking, toilets, light refreshments, wildlifespots/nature trails, watersports, safe swimming.
Disacbled access; Easy.
Dogs; Allowed.

 

Surfing at the beach

Surfing at the beach

Putsborough :- (South end of Woolacombe). Three miles of golden sands stretching towards Woolacombe. A great family beach with rock pools.
Beach Type; Sandy.
Facilities; Shop, parking, toilets, light refreshments, tea room, wildlifespots/nature trails, watersports, safe swimming.
Beach Awards; MCS Good Beach Guide.
Disacbled access; Moderate.
Dogs;Access restricted.

Barricane beach Woolacombe

Barricane beach Woolacombe

Croyde :- Golden sandy beach backed by sand dunes. One of Europes best surfing beaches.
Beach Type; Sandy.
Facilities; Shops, parking, toilets, light refreshments, restaurant,tea room, wildlifespots/nature trails, watersports, safe swimming.
Beach Awards; MCS Good Beach Guide, RNLI lifeguard.
Disacbled access; Easy.
Dogs;Access restricted.

Westward Ho! Sea pool and Westward Ho! beach

Westward Ho! Sea pool and Westward Ho! beach

Northam Burrows & Westward Ho! :- A long sandy beach backed by a pebble ridge with Northam Burrows Country Park beyond.
Beach Type; Sandy & pebbles.
Facilities; Shops, parking, toilets, light refreshments, wildlifespots/nature trails, watersports, safe swimming.
Beach Awards; Blue Flag, MCS Good Beach Guide, Quality Coastal Award, RNLI lifeguard.
Disacbled access; Easy.
Dogs; Access restricted.

 

Westward Ho! beach huts

Westward Ho! beach huts

Clovelly :- Cobbled traffic free village, leading down to small working fishing harbour.
Beach Type; Shingle & rock.
Facilities; Shops, parking, toilets, light refreshments, pub, tea room, wildlifespots/nature trails, safe swimming.
Beach Awards; Blue Flag, MCS Good Beach Guide, RNLI lifeguard.
Disacbled access; Difficult.
Dogs; Allowed.

Paddling at the beach

Paddling at the beach

 

Tunnels Beach :- Award winning beach established 1823. A network of hand carved tunnels lead to sheltered beaches with a Victorian bathing pool. Entrance fees, closed Nov – Easter Hols.
Beach Type; Sand & shingle.
Facilities; Shop, parking, toilets, light refreshments, restaurant, safe swimming, beaches & coves cleaned daily.
Beach Awards; Blue Flag, MCS Good Beach Guide.
Disacbled access; Easy.  Dogs;Access restricted.

Instow from Appledore

Instow from Appledore

Instow :- Instow beach is where the Torridge river meets the Taw estuary. The beach is backed by low dunes and the town of Appledore can be seen opposite.
Beach Type; Sandy.
Facilities; Shops, parking, toilets, light refreshments, restaurant, tea room, wildlifespots/nature trails, watersports, safe swimming.
Disacbled access; Easy.
Dogs; Access restricted.

 

Heddens Mouth, Exmoor

Heddens Mouth, Exmoor

Marine conservation society Good Beach Guide A guide to beaches within 20 miles from Huxtable Farm


Active Exmoor
A guide to all outdoor activities and sporting events on Exmoor!

H2Outdoor Your gateway to an exciting range of outdoor activities in North Devon: Kayaking, coasteering, surfing, high ropes, horse riding, climbing and abseiling!

North Devons Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty & Biosphere Reserve

Morthoe Point, North Devon

Morthoe Point, North Devon

Explore the North Devon Coast, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ; Points of wildlife, historical & cultural interest to visit, ideas for free family activities & downloadable resources, footpaths, self-guided walks, cycling routes & other outdoor activities, themed interpretation guides and much more ….. all for FREE)

Breathingspace Memorable activities; – Coasteering, mountain biking, abseiling, puzzletrails and treasure hunts,surfing, horse riding, guided walks, & pampering!

Visit Lundy Island

Gold Coast Ocean Festival, Woolacombe & Croyde – June

North Devon Fishing including details for Deep Sea

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Putsborough to Woolacombe beach Miles of golden sands

Putsborough to Woolacombe beach Miles of golden sand

Relaxing on the beach at Putsborough

Relaxing on the beach at Putsborough

Woolacombe in the rain

Woolacombe in the rain