The Beach Guide

Westward Ho! Beach

Westward Ho! Beach - Devon

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A vast sandy beach backed by a pebble ridge that extends for two miles north of the village of Westward Ho! Facing westwards into Bideford Bay, the beach is popular with surfers and backed by the Northam Burrows Country Park.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Access for dogs is restricted.

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Activities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town

    Bideford

    Postcode

    EX39 1LL

    OS grid ref.

    SS 4321 2946

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating

    Awards

    Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society RecommendedQuality Coast Award

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