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Westward Ho! Beach

Devon, England

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More than two miles of golden sand backed by a unique pebble ridge linking to Northam Burrows Country Park, which is part of the UK's only United Nations Biosphere Reserve.

Access is fairly easy down a concrete ramp from the town of Westward Ho!, named after the famous novel by Charles Kingsley. Perfect for water sports and bathing the beach is adjacent to the South West Coast Path and is well located for visits to many other nearby attractions including the picturesque fishing village of Clovelly.

Westward Ho! Beach is adjacent to the South West Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Sunday 26 May

Chance of rain 71%
Min temp. 10°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 11mph
Tomorrow (Monday)
Chance of rain 53%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 13mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Westward Ho! Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 3:22 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 8:59 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   12.9°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Westward Ho! Beach

Things to do and see in the area

The North Devon Surf School (0.1 miles)
Lundy Island (0.8 miles)
The Ultimate Adventure Centre (1.8 miles)
The Big Sheep. (1.9 miles)
North Devon Maritime Museum (2 miles)
Instow beach (2.7 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Westward Ho!

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: SS432295

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: Torridge

Parish: Northam

Nearest postcode: EX39 1LL

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Visitor information for Westward Ho! Beach, Devon, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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