Westward Ho! beach is also known as Golden Bay and for its surf and clean sand backed by a pebble ridge and grasslands which extends for about three miles merging with Sandymere beach. At low tide the many rock pools which will keep children entertained.
The beach has designated surfing areas and with plenty of sea bass it attracts anglers.
Lifeguards in the summer, car parking, toilets, food and deckchair hire.
We have no dog information for Westward Ho! beach.
Westward Ho! Beach is a Blue Flag Beach and has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Westward Ho! Beach.
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Our weather forecast for Bideford in Devon
Today (Thursday, Jan 21)
Expect a temperature in the range 5.4℃ to 7.2℃ with a wind speed 5.8 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Jan 22
Expect a temperature in the range 2.8℃ to 3.7℃ with a wind speed 2.8 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Jan 23
Expect a temperature in the range 1℃ to 2.1℃ with a wind speed 1.5 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Jan 24
Expect a temperature in the range -0.7℃ to 2.2℃ with a wind speed 4 m/sec (S)
Monday, Jan 25
Expect a temperature in the range 2.5℃ to 3℃ with a wind speed 4.6 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Jan 26
Expect a temperature in the range -0.3℃ to 1℃ with a wind speed 2.8 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Jan 27
Expect a temperature in the range 7.8℃ to 8.6℃ with a wind speed 4.1 m/sec (SSW)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for Westward Ho! Beach in Devon.
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