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Spectacular coastline of cliff, coves, beaches, dunes and headlands

Stretching from the rocky headland of Baggy Point at Croyde to the rugged heights of the Tors of Ilfracombe, explore the best of North Devons beautiful beaches and coastline.

Climb or coasteer on Baggy Points dramatic cliffs. Swim and surf in the shadow of dramatic hills at the popular three mile stretch of Woolacombe Beach.

Scramble up the stegosaurus' back of Morte Point's wild headland and spot seals basking in small coves. Or take your pick of beautiful beaches to relax, unwind and play.

Wander along the South West Coast Path as you come across small coves, outcrops and jagged slate cliffs and connect with this coastlines Victorian past as you enjoy the Torrs walk above Ilfracombe, created for the enjoyment of Victorian tourists many years ago.

Rockham beach with Bull Point in the distance © Jonathan Fairhurst

Rockham beach with Bull Point in the distance

Rockham beach access

In the winter storms of 2014 many of our beaches in the South West took a battering. North Devon was no exception to this. Rockham beach, near Woolacombe has had no access now for over a year. The steep steps going down to the beach are no longer there and it is unclear if the land that pinned these steps into place is strong enough to take replacement steps. Read more to discover what the engineers say.


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