"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Hartland Quay Beach

Hartland Quay is on the north coast of Devon. It is a rock and pebble beach, approximately 1.2 kilometres wide, backed by cliffs with waterfalls from a small stream.

Beach type: Pebbles and rocks

Nearest town: Bideford

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS223247


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Hartland Quay Beach

  • Hartland Abbey and Gardens (1m)
  • Clovelly Village (5m)
  • Killarney Springs Conservation, Adventure and Leisure Park (6m)
  • Milky Way Adventure Park (6m)
  • Brocklands Adventure Park (8m)
  • Atlantic Pursuits (9m)
  • The Gnome Reserve (10m)
  • The Gnome Reserve and Wild Flower Garden (10m)
  • The Pixie Kiln (10m)

Tourist Information

Visitor Centre
The Crescent
EX23 8LE

Phone 01288 354 240
Email budetic@visitbude.info

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Forecast for Wednesday 19 September


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 9mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 10mph, gusting to 14mph.
Pressure 1009
Humidity 80%
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Chance of rain 78%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 8mph, gusting to 11mph.
Pressure 1011
Humidity 82%
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Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 68%
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Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 69%
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Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 89%
UV Index n/a
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Set in a bay, the beach at Hartland Quay also has a small harbour approached by a slipway. A backdrop of spectacular cliff scenery gives way to pebbles and rocks with sand exposed by the retreating tide. There are coves and waterfalls at the beach.

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