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Hele Bay

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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

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

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Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • First aid point
  • Shop
  • Slipway

Nearest town

Ilfracombe

Postcode

EX34 9QZ

OS grid ref.

SS 5363 4787

Water quality

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