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Combe Martin Beach

Ilfracombe, Devon

A large area of sand set in Combe Martin. A small resort town in a sheltered valley at the western edge of the Exmoor National Park.

Beach Type

Sand/rock

Facilities

The town claims to have the longest high st in the country (1mile) with plenty of shops
Cafes and pubs
There are plenty of campsites nearby

Activities

Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

Good walks to Little and Great Hangman. two nearby hills.

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

No

Tourist Information

For further information call Combe Martin TIC on 01271 883319

Location

Nearest town: Ilfracombe
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2068, -4.03701
Postcode: EX34 0DJ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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

Access

Combe Martin is on the A399 coast road east of Ilfracombe.

Nearest Railway Stations

Barnstaple (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

Pay car parks in town

Nearby Car Parks

Newbury Beach, Combe Martin (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Cormelle Court, Combe Martin (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Berrynarbor, Berrynarbor (Long stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Henstridge Copse, Combe Martin (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Haggington, Hele (Long stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Hele, Hele (Long stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Holdstone Down, Combe Martin (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Hillsborough, Ilfracombe (Long stay).
About 3 miles away
Trentishoe Down, Trentishoe (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away
Larkstone Lane, Ilfracombe (Long stay).
About 3.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Ilfracombe