Northcott Mouth Beach

A rocky beach which opens to a large expanse of sand and numerous rock pools as the tide goes out.  The cliffs are rich with geological folds and there is a shipwreck in the sand.  With towering cliffs, this National Trust beach is hauntingly beautiful and feels a like a cove.  Children will love the sand, numerous rockpools and making dams to block the stream.  Visit this beach for a secluded alternative to the main beaches.

Ideal for:  Relaxing, family fun and peace and quiet.

Accessibility: Good once you get past the pebbles.

Facilities:  The famous Margaret’s Rustic Tea Garden (seasonal).

Car Parking:  National Trust Car Park.

Safety: Seasonal RNLI Lifeguards.

Best time to surf:  All tides.

Dog Friendly?  Yes.

SW Coast Path:  0.9 miles to Sandymouth Bay | 0.9 miles to Crooklets

Location: EX23 9ED

Directions: 3.2 miles | 12 minutes from the Bude TIC.  Turn left at the mini-roundabout and drive through the town.  Continue straight ahead (do not filter left or right), through the golf course and continue up the hill.  As you enter Poughill, turn left at ‘The Old Post Office’ and continue ahead until you reach the car park on the left.

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