Ness Cove beach lies below the red cliffs of Ness Headland accessed through what is believed to be an original smugglers tunnel by Shaldon Wildlife Zoo. The beach is mainly shingle with rock pools and gently slopes towards the sea.
Watercraft are not permitted between the yellow marker buoys and the shoreline, apart from a marked access lane to the beach.
Facilities include cafe, parking, toilets, evening BBQ’s can be booked and the beach is patrolled by lifeguards.
Ness Cove Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
Ness Cove Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
- 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.
Ness Cove Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Shaldon, Devon
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 3 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 0.9℃ to 3.8℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 6.7℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (NW)
Expect a temp in the range 5.6℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 10.8℃ to 11.2℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (SW)
Shaldon weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Ness Cove Beach tide times.
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