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Hello, sailor

Where shall we go today?

Anstey's Cove Appledore Babbacombe Bantham Beach Barnstaple Barnstaple Bay Barricane Beach Batten Bay Beacon Cove Beer Beesands Beach Bideford Bideford Bay Bigbury on Sea Blackpool Sands Bovisand Beach Bovisand Pier Branscombe Beach Brixham Breakwater Broadsands Beach (Sandy Bay) Broadsands Beach (Tor Bay) Budleigh Salterton Beach Burgh Island Cargreen Castle Cove Challaborough Churston Cove Clovelly Combe Martin Coryton Cove Cotehele Quay Croyde Bay Dartmouth Dawlish Dawlish Warren East Portlemouth Elberry Cove Exmouth Exmouth Beach Exmouth Dock Fairy Cove Firestone Bay Fishcombe Cove Fremington Gammon Head Goodrington Sands Greenway Quay Grunta Beach Hallsands Hartland Quay Heddon's Mouth Hele Bay Holcombe Hollicombe Beach Hope Cove Ilfracombe Institute Beach Instow Jacob's Ladder Beach Jupiter Point Ladram Bay Lannacombe Beach Lee Bay Beach Leonard's Cove Livermead Sands Lynmouth Maidencombe Man Sands Mattiscombe Sands Meadfoot Beach Mill Bay Moor Sands Mothecombe Beach Mouthmill Beach Mouthwell Sands Ness Cove Beach Newberry Beach Northam Burrows Oddicombe Beach Oyster Cove Paignton Sands Peaked Tor Cove Peppercombe Beach Petitor Plymouth (Devonport) Plymouth Hoe Preston Sands Putsborough Sands Rapparee Cove Redgate Beach River Yealm Rockham Beach Row Cove Salcombe Salcombe North Sands Beach Salcombe South Sands Beach Saltash Saltern Cove Sandy Bay Sandymere Saunton Sands Seacombe Sand Seaton Sedgewell Cove Shaldon Shipload Bay Shoalstone Beach Sidmouth Sillery Sands Slapton Sands Soar Mill Cove Speke's Mill Mouth St. Germans St. Mary's Bay (Devon) Starcross Stoke Gabriel (Duncannon) Strete Gate Beach Sugary Cove Beach Sunny Cove Beach Teignmouth Teignmouth (Approaches) Teignmouth (New Quay) Teignmouth Back Beach Thurlestone Topsham Torquay Torre Abbey Totnes Tunnels Beach Turf Lock Turnchapel Watcombe Beach Watermouth Cove Watermouth Harbour Weir Quay Welcombe Mouth Beach Wembury Beach Weston Mouth Beach Westward Ho! Wild Pear Beach Wildersmouth Beach Wonwell Beach Woody Bay Woolacombe Beach Wringcliff Bay Yarmer Beach Yelland Marsh


Bideford, Devon

Bideford tide times



March 2024

Bideford tide times

Date Low tides High tides
Sun03
04:230.5m
16:450.8m
10:064.2m
22:354.0m
Mon04
05:190.9m
17:521.1m
11:083.8m
23:553.7m
Tue05
06:561.1m
19:551.2m
12:463.6m
Wed06
08:470.9m
21:270.7m
01:433.8m
14:293.9m
Thu07
10:000.2m
22:270.1m
03:074.3m
15:424.4m
Fri08
10:55-0.5m
23:17-0.6m
04:074.9m
16:355.0m
Sat09
11:43-1.1m
04:555.5m
17:225.5m


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Things to see and do near Bideford

If you're planning a visit to Bideford, you'll find that there are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area. Here are just a few ideas to help you make the most of your trip.

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  • Check out the Bideford Guide - Everything you need to know to know about Bideford, whether you're popping by for a day or staying for a week.
  • Check out the North Devon Beach Guide - Get the latest news and updates for coastal and countryside events in and around the Bideford area.
  • Beach House Art - Check out the Beach House Blog for guides on pressing seaweed and more!
  • Shopping – Bideford is a thriving market town with many independent shops available. Visitors can explore Bideford's popular Pannier Market, which offers a range of goods from local produce to crafts and antiques.
  • Outdoor Activities – Just outside Bideford, visitors can enjoy a range of outdoor activities, including surfing and kayaking on the nearby coast, exploring the countryside on foot or bike, or enjoying a round of golf at the Royal North Devon Golf Club.
  • Fishing – Bideford is well-known for its fishing industry and visitors can enjoy a range of angling experiences on the River Torridge or at the stunning Bideford Bay.
  • Beach Visits – Bideford is surrounded by stunning beaches, from the golden sands of Westward Ho! to the sheltered cove at Instow.
  • Wildlife Watching – Bideford is a great place to spot a range of wildlife, from rare birds to marine life. The nearby nature reserves of Lundy Island and Braunton Burrows are home to a range of species.
  • Attractions – There are a range of attractions in and around Bideford, such as the historic Clovelly Village, the Big Sheep amusement park, and the Tarka Trail.
  • Historical Sites – Bideford is home to a number of historical sites, such as the medieval Bideford Long Bridge, the RHS Garden Rosemoor, and the Grade I listed Appledore Shipyard.
  • Gardens – There are a number of beautiful gardens in the area, such as the award-winning Rosemoor Garden, the National Trust's Arlington Court and the Torrington Common.
  • Food and Drink – Bideford offers a range of eateries, from traditional pubs and restaurants to modern cafes and takeaways. Visitors can also sample the town's famous Bideford Bay oysters and local ales.
  • The Quay – Bideford's quay offers a range of activities for all ages, from boat trips to fishing trips and even a zip wire.
  • Art and Culture – Bideford is home to a range of art galleries, theatres and museums, including the Burton Art Gallery and Museum, the Bideford History Centre and the Burton Theatre.
  • Events – There are a number of events held in and around Bideford, such as the annual Bideford Blacksmiths Festival, the Bideford Blues Festival, and the Bideford Arts Festival.
  • Shopping Centres – Bideford is home to a range of shopping centres, such as the Westward Shopping Centre, the Atlantic Village Outlet Centre, and the Victoria Park Shopping Centre.
  • Walks – Bideford is surrounded by stunning countryside and there are a number of walks to enjoy, from the coastal path to the Tarka Trail.
  • Wildlife Parks – Bideford is home to a number of wildlife parks, such as the North Devon Bird of Prey Centre, the Milky Way Adventure Park, and the Exmoor Zoo.

There are many things to see and do near Bideford. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or outdoor activities, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy your time in the area!