"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Instow Beach

Instow Beach is within the Taw/Torridge Estuary on the north coast of Devon. It is a sandy beach resort, approximately 1.1 kilometres wide, backed by sand dunes and Instow town.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Instow

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS472303

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Instow Beach

  • Instow Signal Box (0m)
  • North Devon Maritime Museum (1m)
  • Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre (1m)
  • Northam Burrows Country Park (2m)
  • North Devon Falconry (4m)
  • The Big Sheep (4m)
  • Atlantic Village (4m)
  • Braunton and District Museum (4m)
  • Elliott Gallery (4m)
  • Atlantis Adventure Park (4m)
  • Braunton Burrows (4m)

Tourist Information

Bideford
Tourist Information Centre
Victoria Park
The Quay
Devon
England
EX39 2QQ

Phone 01237 477 676
Email bidefordtic@visit.org.uk
http://www.torridge.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=540

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 21 November

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 86%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
SW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:25 GMT
High Tide
07:04 GMT
Low Tide
13:35 GMT
High Tide
19:18 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Tell us what you think about Instow Beach

A wheelchair accesible sandy beach set where the Torridge river meets the Taw estuary. This is an attractive area and has always been popular with artists. Plenty to do for children and lots of space to play.

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