There are no less than 22 popular beaches within easy reach of North Hayne Farm. There are beach types to suit all families and many of our beaches are in the MCS Good Beach Guide or have seaside awards.

Woolacombe Saunton Sands Croyde

Ted Bear Says Ted Bear says, "Here are a few of our most visited beaches, all fabulous for families"


One of the most popular beaches of the area, golden sand, 'Blue flag seaside award resort', easy access, shops, parking, easy access for disabled, toilets, nature trails, safe swimming, water sports and refreshments.

*For anyone that requires easier access it is worth noting that Woolacombe offer a beach wheelchair, with big balloon tyres, available to hire from approx £5 for a half day/£8 for a full day. Contact Woolacombe Tourist Office for more information ;01271 870553


A popular sandy beach with similar facilities to Woolacombe

Saunton Sands

Eight kilometers of golden sands with the beautiful dunescape of Braunton Burrows (the largest sand dune system in the UK) in the background, recently designated as a UNSECO World Biosphere Reserve


A top surfers beach with board and equipment hire, all sand, excellent facilities complemented by the pretty thatched village of Croyde itself


Another sandy beach with yacht club, waterside pubs and pretty village

Westward Ho!

Sand and pebbles with a man made rock swimming pool which reveals itself at low tide. Lots of fun


Sand and shingle, Ilfracombes award winning beach with hand carved tunnels (from the 1820's) which lead to several exciting beaches; great for rock pools. Shop, refreshments

Hele Bay

Sand and rock, winning the 'Tidy Britain Seaside Award' for excellent facilities

Barricane Bay

Next to Woolacombe with beautiful sand and fabulous shells!