Bucks Mills Beach

Visit Bucks Mills Beach

Off the beaten path Bucks Mills Beach is a secluded rocky cove on the North Devon coast backed by ancient woodland. It is a quiet beach, great for relaxing away from the holiday crowds just east of Clovelly, popular with fishing enthusiasts and walkers.

Did you Know? Find the remains of East lime Kiln at Bucks Mills, which dates from 1760

Bucks Mills Waterfall

As you walk along the beach you will find the waterfall. While it is not huge, after the rain it will be more apparent.

Artist retreat

Look out for the artist cabin on the path to the beach. From the 1920’s until the 1970’s the Bucks Mills Cabin was used by artists Judith Ackland and Mary Stella Edwards as a studio. Today it is managed by the National Trust and has selected artists in residence.

There are holiday chalets in the valley beyond the forest.

Bucks Mills beach is dog friendly all year round.

This beach is …

  • Off The Beaten Path
  • Dog Friendly All Year

What to see and do

  • Find the Waterfall
  • Take A Walk Through The Woods

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Places to stay

  • Holiday cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

Header Photo by James Hoyland on Unsplash

Getting To Bucks Mills Beach

Beach Location

Bucks Mills, North Devon EX39 5DY


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Getting There

Map of Bucks Mills Beach

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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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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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