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.

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 3 beaches at Woolacombe, 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 14.1℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 3.3 m/sec (NNW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 13.1℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (ESE)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (SSW)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 11.1 m/sec (SSW)
Thursday, Oct 06
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.2℃ with wind speed 10.5 m/sec (W)
Friday, Oct 07
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Oct 08
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 10.4 m/sec (SW)

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 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)
Sat 08 Oct
   High Tide at 04:43 (Height 8.85m)
   Low Tide at 10:48 (Height 1.18m)
   High Tide at 17:01 (Height 9.39m)
   Low Tide at 23:09 (Height 0.85m)

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