"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Ilfracombe - Capstone (Wildersmouth) Beach

Ilfracombe Wildersmouth is a small cove at Ilfracombe on the north coast of Devon. It is a sand and shingle beach resort, approximately 160 metres wide close to the town centre. The East and West Wilder Brooks meet in the town and flow across the beach to the sea from a tunnel on the west side.

Beach type: Sand/shingle/rocks

Nearest town: Ilfracombe

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS518478


Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Ilfracombe - Capstone (Wildersmouth) Beach

  • Tunnels Beaches (0m)
  • Ilfracombe Aquarium (0m)
  • Ilfracombe Sea Safari (0m)
  • The Ilfracombe Princess Cruises (0m)
  • Bicclescombe Park (1m)
  • The Old Corn Mill and Pottery (1m)
  • Chambercombe Manor (1m)
  • Keypitts Quads (2m)
  • Watermouth Castle and Theme Park (2m)
  • Once Upon A Time (3m)
  • Woolacombe Riding Stables (4m)
  • Mortehoe Museum (4m)

Tourist Information

Combe Martin
Tourist Information Centre
Cross Street
EX34 0DH

Phone 01271 883 319
Email mail@visitcombemartin.co.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 27 June


Chance of rain 6%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1008
Humidity 86%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1007
Humidity 80%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1006
Humidity 79%
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Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1004
Humidity 83%
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Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1003
Humidity 86%
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Chance of rain 45%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
Pressure 1002
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
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Low Tide
02:54 BST
(01:54 GMT)
High Tide
09:13 BST
(08:13 GMT)
Low Tide
15:11 BST
(14:11 GMT)
High Tide
21:32 BST
(20:32 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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A sheltered sand and shingle bay surrounded by rocks and set close to the centre of Ilfracombe.

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