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Instow from Appledore Instow, across the Torridge

Where the rivers Taw and Torridge meet before joining the sea, on the opposite bank to Appledore and between the villages of Westliegh and Yelland one can find the lovley village of Instow.

Its estuary beach is perfect for families as sand bars protect it from the dangerous swells. The protection offered by the beach makes it a popular spot for wind surfing and kite surfing.

Instow beach Instow beach
The Tarka Trail winds its scenic way through Instow, offering easy access to the all the natural wonders, inspiring views and lookouts that surround the village. Rare orchids such as the pyramid orchid can be found amongst the nearby sand dunes

Staying closer to home one can choose between 3 pubs from which to admire the fantastic sunsets as the sun drops bellow Appledore on the opposite bank, casting its shadows on the large number of boats anchored on the sand.