Clovelly Beach

Clovelly beach is pebble (sand at low tide) and holds a sheltered position, carved into the 400ft cliffs of this far North stretch of the Devon coast, has been a favorite Devon visitor spot for many years.

If you wander down the pebble beach you get excellent estuary views and a waterfall pouring out of the cliff face down to the sea.

There is a cave behind the waterfall where legend has it that the Arthurian magician, Merlin, was born.

The fishing village is car free and road down to the beach from the Visitor Centre is steep.

Small fishing village with 13th century quay, shops, pubs, visitor centre and cafes.

We have no dog information for Clovelly beach.


We have no current information on dog restrictions for Clovelly Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 7 beaches at Bideford, 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 22.8℃ to 27.3℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NE)
Saturday, Aug 13
Expect a temp in the range 19.6℃ to 23.9℃ with wind speed 0.8 m/sec (S)
Sunday, Aug 14
Expect a temp in the range 17.9℃ to 19.5℃ with wind speed 1.9 m/sec (SSE)
Monday, Aug 15
Expect a temp in the range 18℃ to 18.6℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Aug 16
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 17.4℃ with wind speed 1 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 16.3℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (N)
Thursday, Aug 18
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 16.7℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (N)

Bideford weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Clovelly Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Clovelly Beach is at Clovelly 0.32 km (0.20 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Fri 12 Aug
   High Tide at 06:43 (Height 8.17m)
   Low Tide at 13:08 (Height 0.98m)
   High Tide at 19:04 (Height 8.62m)
Sat 13 Aug
   Low Tide at 01:37 (Height 0.68m)
   High Tide at 07:30 (Height 8.40m)
   Low Tide at 13:55 (Height 0.79m)
   High Tide at 19:50 (Height 8.80m)
Sun 14 Aug
   Low Tide at 02:20 (Height 0.58m)
   High Tide at 08:13 (Height 8.43m)
   Low Tide at 14:35 (Height 0.77m)
   High Tide at 20:33 (Height 8.77m)
Mon 15 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:00 (Height 0.67m)
   High Tide at 08:54 (Height 8.29m)
   Low Tide at 15:14 (Height 0.91m)
   High Tide at 21:14 (Height 8.54m)
Tue 16 Aug
   Low Tide at 03:37 (Height 0.94m)
   High Tide at 09:33 (Height 8.00m)
   Low Tide at 15:50 (Height 1.21m)
   High Tide at 21:53 (Height 8.15m)
Wed 17 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:12 (Height 1.33m)
   High Tide at 10:10 (Height 7.60m)
   Low Tide at 16:24 (Height 1.61m)
   High Tide at 22:31 (Height 7.66m)
Thu 18 Aug
   Low Tide at 04:46 (Height 1.78m)
   High Tide at 10:48 (Height 7.14m)
   Low Tide at 17:00 (Height 2.07m)
   High Tide at 23:11 (Height 7.11m)

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