Combe Martin Bay Beach (Devon)

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  • Information

    Combe Martin Bay is a sandy and shingle sheltered cove on the edge of the Exmoor National Park. An ideal family beach. As the tide goes out a large area of sand is available with rock pools and safe swimming.

    The bay at Combe Martin is enclosed by high sea cliffs, the Great and Little Hangman, on either headland. The Great Hangman is 318m (1043ft) with 250m or 820ft of it a sheer cliff. This is the highest point on the South West Coast Path.

    Parking, toilets, pubs, cafe and shops.

    We have no dog information for Combe Martin Bay beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Combe Martin Bay 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.

  • 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.
  • Tides
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Ilfracombe in Devon is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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