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Beaches

Below are a selection of the best known and most popular beaches and coves in Devon. Remember to check out the tide times before planning your day on the beach.

If you are interested in beaches a little further afield check out our British beach guide.

Some of Devon's most poular beaches

  • Soar Mill Cove

    Soar Mill Cove

    There are no facilities in this beautiful, isolated cove, which can be reached by parking at Bolberry Down and walking along the coastal path. Some parts are quite steep and there is no disabled access. The magnificent views and a...
  • Woolacombe beach

    Woolacombe Beach

    Woolacombe beach, with it's 2 miles of sand is possibly North Devon's premiere beach
  • Puttsborough beach - Woolacombe
  • Croyde bay beach

    Croyde Beach

    Croyde is perhaps Devon's best known surfing beach and for good reason. Facing almost due west the beach picks up a good deal of swell and combined with quality sand banks makes for one of the UK's best surf beaches. Its also reknown for...
  • Exmouth beach

    Exmouth Beach

    There are two miles of flat, golden sand and many fascinating rock pools for the family to explore. Some stretches are dangerous for swimming and the advice on the signs should always be followed. There is car parking and an excellent...
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