"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

Forecast for Sunday 16 December

06:00


Chance of rain 57%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1005
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1005
Humidity 85%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 77%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 1003
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 43%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 1002
Humidity 92%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1005
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 13%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1008
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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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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