Devon is well known for it's fine golden sandy Blue Flag
beaches that offer a holiday to suit all.
Croyde beach offers superb
surfing conditions whilst Woolacombe beach is traditionally known
for its family friendly holiday appeal. Using our North Devon beach
guide to the area you can quickly see why this area is very special
to our visitors that return year after year.
North Devon also offers a selection of dog friendly beaches that
are clearly marked for the safety of children playing in the soft
Feel free to browse what
we feel are the best beaches in North Devon with easy accommodation
links to the nearest holiday home to that particular beach that we
Croyde beach is award winning and a
natural sheltered beach and is regularly maintained and patrolled
by RNLI lifeguards during the summer. Croyde bay is
priveledged to have been awarded one of the "Blug Fag beaches award
for 2011. Croyde beach is a popular retreat for its surfing
community. The beach itself is a pretty stretch of sand backing on
to sand dunes, To the north it is bordered by the unspoilt red
rock headland of Baggy Point which is great for beautiful
Saunton sands borders the National
nature reserve and Saunton sands beach is part of the Taw-Torridge
estuary that forms the only UNESCO biosphere known in the United
Saunton sands offers 3 beautiful miles of sandy beach
which backs onto the Braunton Dunes offering plenty of sand filled
Woolacombe beach holds the 'England
for Excellence Gold Award' for best family holiday, Woolacombe bays
beach lies between Morte Point and Baggy Point.
The three-mile stretch of golden sand has recently won the
blue flag beach award for it's cleanliness, water quality and
facilities. Life guards ensure safe family swimming during the
summer and surfers come to enjoy the great
Putsborough beach is a "paradise" beach
offering breathtaking views, Soft sands and inviting clean water
conditions. Putsborough sands is an ideal beach for any beginner
surfer as well as those with a little more experience as this beach
has been regarded as one of the safest beaches in North Devon.
Putsborough has also achieved the award for the 7th best beach in
the U.K. A section of Putsborough beach is marked off to allow
an area designated as one of the regions dog friendly beaches.
Barricane beach is located
between Woolacombe beach and Mortehoe, Barricane is made up of
shingle and shells - many of which are not native to the UK. There
are plenty of good rock pools ideal for children at low
tide when the rocks are flat.
Instow beach is Located on the edge of the
Torridge estuary, The beach is blessed with fine, soft sand. The
beach is sheltered from the surf that can often be seen pounding
into the Bideford Bar at the estuary mouth.
The sandy beach space here are extensive so there's plenty of
room for everyone. It is also a popular place to launch boats
and windsurfers from and there's plenty of space for cricket and
Illfracombe is otherwise known
as "Tunnels beach" - The beach is an unusual throwback to Victorian
times when Ilfracombe was at the height of its popularity and
sea-water bathing was considered a cure to all ailments. There are
four man-made tunnels which provide access to the privately owned
cove. On the beach is a large tidal pool which is very popular with
the children of today, who can enjoy inflatables and snorkeling in
Combe Martin is a beautiful
little rocky bay with stepped levels of sand and pebble
shingles, Which shows picturesque character when the tide
is low. At low tide Combe Martins beach exposes an array of
rock pools with various smaller wildlife.
This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office
Have a good safe Surf
Holiday in Devon.
When you are visiting our beautiful North Devon region,
getting around North Devon has never been so easy with the
specially adapted double decker Surf & Cycle Bus.
Surfers can travel with short or long boards,
cyclist with their bikes, parents with pushchairs, walkers with
Surf and Cycle Bus - Making it easier for getting around North Devon. For more details contact us.
The North Devon
region is known for its great surfing conditions from
beginner to advance surfers there are waves to excite
Holidays have compiled a handy guide to surfing
in this beautiful region to include; Surfing lessons in
Croyde, Surfing conditions, Surfing for beginners, Best
beaches to surf, surfing schools and surfer friendly holiday
cottages in North Devon.
When visiting North Devon you need to be sure the Croyde Holiday
cottage you choose is pet friendly, here you will find all our
pet friendly accommodation in North Devon in one
Holidays in North Devon
View our complete range of North Devon self
catering holiday accommodation all situated within 5
minutes (some closer) to one of the best beaches in the United
Kingdom, offering you a varied choice when booking a
holiday with Croyde Holidays.
Book online or call us on +44 (0)7836319810
At Croyde Holidays we are committed to giving
you the best service and guidance to help your holiday become one
that you remember and treasure forever.
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