Hartland Quay Beach

Hartland Quay beach is rock, shingle and has spectacular rock and cliff scenery and an old Elizabethan harbour. This is the most north-westerly settlement in Devon.

Hartland is a convenient centre for walking parts of the South West Coast Path, and the wild coastal scenery around the point is some of the most dramatic on the path, with excellent views across to Lundy Island.

Facilities include parking, toilets and food.

The Lundy Company operate their helicopter service to Lundy, during the five months from November to March from Hartland Point.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Hartland Quay Beach has dog restrictions.
No dogs May to September.

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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Hartland Quay 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 9.3℃ to 9.5℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Feb 03partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.2℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 10.1 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8.3℃ to 8.7℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.2℃ to 9℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (WNW)
Monday, Feb 06fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 3℃ to 3.8℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Feb 07fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.9℃ to 4.7℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (SSE)
Wednesday, Feb 08clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (ESE)

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

Hartland Quay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Hartland Quay Beach is at Clovelly 9.37 km (5.82 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 03:35 (Height 6.65m)
   Low Tide at 10:01 (Height 2.43m)
   High Tide at 16:02 (Height 6.74m)
   Low Tide at 22:19 (Height 2.29m)
Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 04:27 (Height 7.04m)
   Low Tide at 10:53 (Height 2.12m)
   High Tide at 16:49 (Height 7.08m)
   Low Tide at 23:06 (Height 2.00m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 05:08 (Height 7.39m)
   Low Tide at 11:35 (Height 1.84m)
   High Tide at 17:28 (Height 7.36m)
   Low Tide at 23:45 (Height 1.75m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 05:45 (Height 7.65m)
   Low Tide at 12:12 (Height 1.62m)
   High Tide at 18:04 (Height 7.56m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:21 (Height 1.56m)
   High Tide at 06:18 (Height 7.83m)
   Low Tide at 12:45 (Height 1.47m)
   High Tide at 18:36 (Height 7.69m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:52 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 06:49 (Height 7.93m)
   Low Tide at 13:14 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 19:06 (Height 7.76m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:21 (Height 1.35m)
   High Tide at 07:20 (Height 7.97m)
   Low Tide at 13:42 (Height 1.35m)
   High Tide at 19:37 (Height 7.76m)

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