Croyde Bay Beach

Croyde Bay beach is a wide sandy beach backed with sand dunes and located within a sheltered North Devon bay. The beach sits between the larger beaches of Putsborough/ Woolacombe beach to the north and Saunton Sands to the south.

Popular with experienced surfers and novices.

Car parking, choice of cafes, toilets, seasonal lifeguards, campsite and plenty of surfing shops selling a whole range of equipment.

Croyde Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Croyde Bay Beach has dog restrictions.
Croyde Bay, Dogs not allowed May 1st to September 30th.

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

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Croyde Bay 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.

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 10.1℃ with wind speed 7.2 m/sec (WNW)
Wednesday, Feb 01partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 9.9 m/sec (WNW)
Thursday, Feb 02partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.6℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (W)
Friday, Feb 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.5℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 8 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Feb 04fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -1℃ to 1.1℃ with wind speed 2.3 m/sec (E)

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

Croyde Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Croyde Bay Beach is at Yelland Marsh 8.70 km (5.41 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Tue 31 Jan
   High Tide at 01:34 (Height 4.78m)
   Low Tide at 07:47 (Height 0.65m)
   High Tide at 14:13 (Height 4.86m)
   Low Tide at 20:14 (Height 0.72m)
Wed 01 Feb
   High Tide at 02:41 (Height 4.87m)
   Low Tide at 09:04 (Height 0.80m)
   High Tide at 15:14 (Height 5.01m)
   Low Tide at 21:31 (Height 0.81m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 03:39 (Height 5.15m)
   Low Tide at 10:25 (Height 0.74m)
   High Tide at 16:08 (Height 5.30m)
   Low Tide at 22:45 (Height 0.73m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 04:30 (Height 5.51m)
   Low Tide at 11:27 (Height 0.56m)
   High Tide at 16:55 (Height 5.64m)
   Low Tide at 23:43 (Height 0.58m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 05:13 (Height 5.87m)
   Low Tide at 12:16 (Height 0.40m)
   High Tide at 17:36 (Height 5.95m)
Sun 05 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:30 (Height 0.46m)
   High Tide at 05:52 (Height 6.18m)
   Low Tide at 12:59 (Height 0.31m)
   High Tide at 18:13 (Height 6.20m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:10 (Height 0.41m)
   High Tide at 06:27 (Height 6.41m)
   Low Tide at 13:35 (Height 0.31m)
   High Tide at 18:45 (Height 6.37m)

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