Widemouth Bay Beach

Widemouth Bay is a wild and wide sandy bay stretching for nearly 2 miles. Exposed to the full fury of the Atlantic with large rocky outcrops at either end, it’s a favourite surf spot and as of 2024, Crooklets Beach has been awarded both the Blue Flag and the Seaside Award which celebrates the commitment to environment, water quality, and safety of the beach.

Situated just 3 miles south of the seaside town of Bude and accessible along the South West Coast Path, Widemouth Bay offers unrivalled scenery, and ideal conditions to learn to surf or body-board. At the southern end of the beach the shore becomes very rocky; known as Blackrock Beach, there is an abundance of rock pools and it's home to array of biodiverse marine life and the distinctive formation ‘Black Rock,’ which rises above the rest.

Widemouth Bay is an RNLI lifeguarded beach, and is patrolled from the 4th of May to the 29th of September between 10am and 6pm. The beach is additionally patrolled in the Easter school holidays and October half-term. As well as weekends between 20th April - 28th April and 5th October and 20th October. (2024)

Please note: Dogs are banned from the beach between May 15th and September 30th, between the hours of 10am and 6pm. Dogs are welcome at all other times.

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    Marine Drive Widemouth Bay Widemouth Bude Cornwall EX23 0AW

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