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Woody Bay Beach

Lynton, Devon

A sheltered bay backed by steep cliffs covered in woodlands. The access path zig-zags down through the woods to the rocky pebble and shingle beach.

Beach Type






Nature and Wildlife

On the South west coast path. there is the local woodlands and neighbouring coastline to explore.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

LYNTON TIC Town Hall. Lee Road Lynton. EX35 6BT Tel: +44 (0) 1598 752225


Nearest town: Lynton
County: Devon
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2243, -3.8934
Postcode: EX31 4QX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Lynton and Lynmouth, Devon at Explore Britain.


Approaching frow the east on the A39. go through Lynton and turn right at martinhoe cross and go straight over the first cross roads. The road ends in a t junction. Either park here or continue right then left and park just down the hill.


A small car park at the top of the access parth

Nearby Car Parks

Woody Bay, Martinhoe (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Berry's Ground Lane, Martinhoe (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Lee Bay, Lynmouth (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Heddon Valley, Martinhoe (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Valley of the Rocks, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Valley Of Rocks, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Longmead, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Cross Street, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Bottom Meadow, Lynton (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away
Esplanade, Lynmouth (Unknown stay).
About 2.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Lynton