Devon Beach Guide

Welcombe Mouth Beach

Description:
Welcombe Mouth is a large pebble and sandy beach on the North Devon coast. There are rock pools exposed at low tide and the beach is usually quiet as there are no facilities.
Safety:
No details available. See Beach Safety Guide.
Access:
The car park is on the cliffs and there is a steep path to the beach unsuitable for wheel chairs.
Dogs:
Dogs allowed all year.
Directions:
Welcombe Mouth is about 14 miles from Bude (in North Cornwall) and 19 miles from Bideford. Take the A39 north from Bude or west from Bideford. Several miles north of Kilkhampton on the A39 there is a signposted turning to Welcombe. Follow this road through the small villages of Darracott and Mead and then turn left where signposted to Welcombe Mouth and follow this lane (which is narrow with an uneven and rough surface) to the car park above Welcombe Mouth Beach.
Post Code:
EX39 6HL.
Parking:
1 small car park above the beach.
Toilets:
No.
Facilities:
None.
Activities:
None.
Nearby Alternative Beaches:
Bude, Cornwall (14 miles, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access, dog friendly)
Marsland Mouth (less than 1 mile on coast path, pebble/sandy beach, dog friendly)
Hartland Quay (7 miles, harbour with sandy beach)
Westward Ho! (18 miles, sandy beach, surfing, disabled access, part dog friendly))
Welcombe Mouth large map