Hartland Quay

Visit Hartland Quay

Hartland Quay is a spectacular rocky beach backed by imposing cliffs on the North Devon coast. The beach is good for fishing and has amazing views of the unusual rocks surrounding it, known for a great number of shipwrecks in the past.

The sandy beach with safe bathing, fishing, surfing and exploring the rock pools is popular with all visitors. Take the path to the South to the breathtaking Spekes Mill Mouth waterfall.

Did you Know? There is a local museum with displays the ports fishing, smuggling and natural history.

The area is designated as ‘Heritage Coastline’ and as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.

This beach is …

  • A Rocky Beach
  • Dog Friendly All Year

What to see and do

  • Take A Walk Along The Seafront

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Places to stay

  • Holiday cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Hartland Quay

Beach Location


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Getting There

Map of Hartland Quay

Explore the UK coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

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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