Westward Ho! Beach

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Beaches Blue Flag Seaside Award
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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.

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

Beach Water Quality


Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
  - 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.

Weather


Westward Ho! Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Bideford, Devon

Today
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 4.5℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 6.8℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 10.1 m/sec (NW)
Tuesday, Feb 01
Expect a temp in the range 7.6℃ to 8.7℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Feb 02
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 10.4℃ with wind speed 9.4 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 03
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 4.1 m/sec (SW)


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


Tides

Westward Ho! Beach tide times.

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