Hele Bay

Visit Hele Bay

Hele Bay beach in North Devon has a sand and shingle beach with good rockpooling at low tide. There is much to do, with shops, cafes and pubs within walking distance and for those with an interest in history, the Hillsborough Nature Reserve nearby to visit the Bronze Age and Roman sites.

Did you Know? There is a 16th Century Working Watermill and Museum in Hele Bay Village.

This beach is …

  • A Sand And Shingle Beach
  • Great For Rockpooling

What to see and do

  • Visit The Nature Reserve

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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 Hele Bay

Beach Location

Beach Road Ilfracombe EX34 9QZ North Devon


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Getting There

Map of Hele Bay

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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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