North Devon Beaches

Find your favourite North Devon Beaches

Discover the stunning beaches on the North Devon Coast, much of which is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Know the name of the beach you are looking? See the full list of beaches in North Devon in alphabetical order.

Appledore Beach

Visit Appledore Beach Appledore Beach in North Devon sits on the estuary of the Taw and Torridge rivers looking across…

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Barricane Bay

Visit Barricane Bay Barricane Beach is a lovely sand and shingle beach close to Morte Point. Is is a popular…

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Bucks Mills Beach

Off the beaten path Bucks Mills Beach is a secluded rocky cove on the North Devon coast backed by ancient woodland.

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Clovelly Harbour

Clovelly is a charming 14th Century harbour village on the North Devon coast where it is possible to believe you have gone back in time!

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Combe Martin

Combe Martin Beach is in the middle of the Exmoor National Park and North Devon’s Area of Outstanding Beauty.

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Combesgate Beach

West facing Combesgate Beach is a lovely secluded beach at the very end of Woolacombe Beach, however access is restricted at high tide.

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Crow Point

Visit Crow Point Crow Point, next to Saunton sands, is a secluded beach looking out over the Taw estuary, in…

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Croyde Bay Beach

Croyde Beach in North Devon is a hugely popular surfing beach, backed by sand dunes between the beaches of Saunton Sands and Woolacombe.

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Hartland Quay

Hartland Quay is a spectacular rocky beach backed by imposing cliffs. The beach is good for fishing and has amazing views

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Hele Bay

Visit Hele Bay, with good rockpooling at low tide. There is much to do, with shops, cafes and pubs…

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Instow Beach

Instow Beach is a sandy beach backed by dunes, in the Torridge estuary, on the beautiful North Devon coast.

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Lee Bay

Visit Lee Bay Lee Bay an idyllic secluded beach on the Exmoor coast, below the stunning Lee Abbey. The beach…

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Lee Beach

Visit Lee Beach Lee Beach is a family favourite close to Exmoor National Park. The beach is mainly shingle at…

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Lynmouth Beach

Lynmouth Beach is enclosed by a National Park in an area referred to as ‘The little Switzerland.

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Marsland Mouth Beach

Visit Marsland Mouth Beach Marsland Mouth beach is a quiet pebble and rock beach in the Welcombe and Marshland Valleys…

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Mortehoe Beach

Mortehoe Beach (also known as Rockham Beach) is a quiet sandy beach at the base of the cliff, reached only by foot. Great for a day out.

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Putsborough Sands

Putsborough Sands is an award winning North Devon Beach, with three miles of soft golden sand to enjoy.

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Saunton Sands

West facing Saunton Sands Beach is is a popular sandy beach a popular beach with surfers and ideal for families, that sits below the famous Sands Hotel.

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Tunnels Beach

Blue flag award winning Tunnels Beach in Ilfracombe North Devon is a famous Victorian holiday resort, and must see attraction when visiting the area.

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Watermouth Bay

Watermouth Bay on the North Devon Coast is a small picture postcard harbour and naturally sheltered inlet which has boats moored within.

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Welcombe Mouth Beach

Welcombe Mouth beach on the North Devon Coast is an unspoilt cove with rocks and and sand at low-tide.

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Westward Ho! Beach

Visit Westward Ho! Beach Westward Ho! is a traditional seaside resort founded in the 1860’s, with a sandy beach ideal…

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Wild Pear Beach

Visit Wild Pear Beach Wild Pear Beach is secluded and fairly difficult to reach with a long walk down the…

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Wildersmouth Beach

Wildersmouth Beach close to famous Tunnels Beach, is a tiny rocky bay surrounded by cliffs, which you can walk along an enjoy the spectacular views.

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Woody Bay

Just west of Lynton, Woody Bay (known as Wooda Bay until 1901) is a beautiful and secluded beach situated below an ancient oak woodland area.

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Woolacombe Beach

Woolacombe a popular seaside resort on the coast of North Devon and an award winning sandy beach backed sand dunes, deep in the valley.

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What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.




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