Wildersmouth Beach

Wildersmouth beach is one of Ilfracombe two beaches and is a small rocky bay with shingle and sand that all but disappears at high tide. This bay is sheltered and peaceful with high sided cliffs.

Take the walk up the zig-zagging path to the top of Capstone Hill where you have great views along the coast and Ilfracombe itself.

Car parking and Ilfracombe has lots of facilities just a short walk away.

We have no dog information for Wildersmouth beach.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Wildersmouth Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 6 beaches at Ilfracombe, 96 beaches in Devon, or check our list of Devon Dog Friendly Beaches.

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Wildersmouth 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 15℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 9.3 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 13.2℃ to 14.6℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (W)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.5℃ to 17℃ with wind speed 7.6 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 14.3℃ with wind speed 5.7 m/sec (WSW)

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

Wildersmouth Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Wildersmouth Beach is at Ilfracombe 0.71 km (0.44 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Sat 01 Oct
   Low Tide at 02:31 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 09:00 (Height 8.39m)
   Low Tide at 14:50 (Height 1.94m)
   High Tide at 21:21 (Height 8.15m)
Sun 02 Oct
   Low Tide at 03:08 (Height 2.29m)
   High Tide at 09:45 (Height 7.82m)
   Low Tide at 15:38 (Height 2.54m)
   High Tide at 22:13 (Height 7.50m)
Mon 03 Oct
   Low Tide at 04:03 (Height 2.93m)
   High Tide at 10:48 (Height 7.24m)
   Low Tide at 16:58 (Height 3.11m)
   High Tide at 23:30 (Height 6.94m)
Tue 04 Oct
   Low Tide at 05:46 (Height 3.42m)
   High Tide at 12:24 (Height 6.96m)
   Low Tide at 18:54 (Height 3.20m)
Wed 05 Oct
   High Tide at 01:17 (Height 6.87m)
   Low Tide at 07:46 (Height 3.22m)
   High Tide at 14:07 (Height 7.35m)
   Low Tide at 20:31 (Height 2.67m)
Thu 06 Oct
   High Tide at 02:50 (Height 7.45m)
   Low Tide at 09:08 (Height 2.51m)
   High Tide at 15:21 (Height 8.14m)
   Low Tide at 21:38 (Height 1.91m)
Fri 07 Oct
   High Tide at 03:54 (Height 8.22m)
   Low Tide at 10:03 (Height 1.76m)
   High Tide at 16:16 (Height 8.88m)
   Low Tide at 22:27 (Height 1.26m)

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