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Beautiful bay

Lovely long walk and we enjoyed the rock pools. Proper bracing sea air to fill the lungs and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Powick, Worcestershire UK
Beautiful Beach

Widemouth Bay is on the of the most beautiful and unspoilt beaches you could hope to find! Great... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2018
London, United Kingdom
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“widemouth bay”(42 reviews)
“black rock”(14 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely long walk and we enjoyed the rock pools. Proper bracing sea air to fill the lungs and instantly feel better. Unspoilt and good surf.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire30128
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Widemouth Bay is on the of the most beautiful and unspoilt beaches you could hope to find! Great surf with a lovely beachside cafe, allowing dogs on part of the beach and family friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bexbytheavon
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Went to the beach and cafe all lovely and great facilities to hire bodyboards and wetsuits. There was artwork by a local artist in the cafe and I wondered if anyone could please comment with the name her paintings were amazing! Thank you

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lucylucy123mm
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely beach. Clean and tidy. Very chilly in October didn't brave the sea but had a lovely walk along, kids enjoyed climbing the rocks. Had a lovely cappuccino in the little cafe along the way.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KezCook1801
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Stopped for a quick walk on the way to Bude. Really pleased with cheap parking. Very popular with dog walkers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DER2146
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a huge sheltered bay with large car parks, cafe at either end and cliffs above.Lots of rock pools for the kids, plenty of space for the dogs to run around and surfers enjoying themselves, safe for bodyboarding and the lifeguards are keen to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JandYCawson
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A great beach for all manner of visitors. Coastal walkers, surfers, families, dog lovers... car park on the hill is free (Bude Road)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnKerryB
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Being October dogs were allowed on the beach not too sure during the summer, but there is plenty of room for all, a good walk along the 2 miles of beach on a bright sunny but cool day, the only issue was the toilets were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pig857
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Staying in Bude for the last two nights on our motorhome road trip around Devon and Cornwall and literally stumbled on Widemouth Bay Beach as we headed out of Bude and stopped for early lunch. Plenty of parking, even for a largish motorhome. Popped back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank timbM9662WX
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We were in Widemouth staying at a popular holiday park and came here every day to let our toddler paddle in the clear water and make castles on the sand. We all loved this beach, it is clean and safe with good car parking close...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sandra n
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21 July 2018|
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Response from swift-simba | Reviewed this property |
As above £5 for the day. There are toilets and a cafe there as well.
14 July 2018|
Response from Jules010203 | Reviewed this property |
Yes saw dogs on the beach
2 July 2018|
Response from SlumpedFrog | Reviewed this property |
No. Apparently the car park gates are closed 10pm. Overnight camping - caravans/motorhomes are allowed in the little field to the left of the entrance via arrangement with the cafe owners.