British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Clovelly Beach

Bideford, Devon

Through the ancient village of Clovelly, the main road descends hundreds of feet to the harbour and lifeboat station. Both protected by an ancient stone breakwater and stand next to a small pebble beach.

Beach Type



Local Pub and shop


Boat trips

Nature and Wildlife

Local coastal path.

Water Quality

Not Tested




Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information


Nearest town: Bideford
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9983, -4.39733
Postcode: EX39 5TE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Bideford, Devon at Explore Britain.


Easy access off the A39 between Bideford and Bude.

Public Transport

Served by local buses


Parking available a short walk from the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Clovelly, Clovelly (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Bucks Mills, Buck's Cross (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
The Square, Hartland (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Hartland Fire Station, Hartland (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Bideford