"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 Sunday 23 April

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 2mph.
S
Pressure 1028
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
ENE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 57%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1026
Humidity 55%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 67%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WNW
Pressure 1025
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
04:12 BST
(03:12 GMT)
Low Tide
11:04 BST
(10:04 GMT)
High Tide
16:43 BST
(15:43 GMT)
Low Tide
23:31 BST
(22:31 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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