Rockham Bay Beach

Rockham Bay beach disappears at high tide but at lower tides plenty of sand and rock pools, many quite deep for children to play on. As access is by walking only the beach does not get too busy.

The walk to the secluded Rockham bay is not too much effort, but there are three flights of steep steps to reach the beach itself.

The whole area is very beautiful and has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Much of the land is owned by the National Trust and the cliffs to the west of the village are designated as a Site of Special Scientific due to its maritime heath, coastal, cliff and foreshore habitats.

Car park in the village, but no other facilities at all so remember you will have to carry everything and take your litter home.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Rockham Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Rockham Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

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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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 4.6℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (SE)
Monday, Feb 06partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 3.8℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (SE)
Tuesday, Feb 07fog
Expect a temp in the range 2.3℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SE)
Wednesday, Feb 08fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 1℃ to 2.1℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (SE)
Thursday, Feb 09cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7℃ to 8.6℃ with wind speed 7.5 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Feb 10clearsky_night
Expect a temp in the range 3.6℃ to 6.1℃ with wind speed 1 m/sec (ESE)
Saturday, Feb 11cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (S)

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

Rockham Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Rockham Bay Beach is at Ilfracombe 6.85 km (4.26 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.

Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 05:57 (Height 8.41m)
   Low Tide at 11:59 (Height 1.69m)
   High Tide at 18:18 (Height 8.37m)
Mon 06 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:08 (Height 1.54m)
   High Tide at 06:31 (Height 8.61m)
   Low Tide at 12:30 (Height 1.49m)
   High Tide at 18:51 (Height 8.52m)
Tue 07 Feb
   Low Tide at 00:40 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 07:02 (Height 8.73m)
   Low Tide at 13:01 (Height 1.36m)
   High Tide at 19:22 (Height 8.61m)
Wed 08 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:12 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 07:33 (Height 8.79m)
   Low Tide at 13:32 (Height 1.31m)
   High Tide at 19:52 (Height 8.62m)
Thu 09 Feb
   Low Tide at 01:42 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 08:03 (Height 8.76m)
   Low Tide at 14:02 (Height 1.36m)
   High Tide at 20:22 (Height 8.53m)
Fri 10 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:12 (Height 1.38m)
   High Tide at 08:33 (Height 8.64m)
   Low Tide at 14:30 (Height 1.52m)
   High Tide at 20:52 (Height 8.34m)
Sat 11 Feb
   Low Tide at 02:41 (Height 1.60m)
   High Tide at 09:05 (Height 8.41m)
   Low Tide at 14:58 (Height 1.78m)
   High Tide at 21:24 (Height 8.06m)

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