The Beach Guide

Hele Bay

Hele Bay - Devon

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Hele Bay is a sand and shingle cove situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, adjacent to the Hillsborough Nature Reserve. There are rock pools on both sides of the beach at low tide. Parking and all facilities are within easy walking distance. Access is via a slipway.

Type of beach

Sand & shingle

Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    EX34 9QZ

    OS grid ref.

    SS 5363 4787

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