Broad Sands Beach (Devon)

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  • Information

    Broad Sands is a beach near Watermouth between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin on Devon’s North Coast. The beach is a sand and shingle cove protected by high wooded cliffs with some rocks to climb and caves worth exploring with care. The high cliffs make this a sheltered beach for swimming.

    Although this is a hard beach to access you will find in the summer this can be busy as you have some local holiday parks.

    The beach has no facilities with access down a steep cliff descent of 200+ steps from the coast path.

    Devon also has a similarly named beach on the south coast near Paignton, click here for Broadsands beach, Paignton.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Broad Sands Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Ilfracombe, 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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