Instow, Devon

Instow tide times



March 2024

Instow tide times

Date Low tides High tides
Sun03
04:211.5m
16:431.8m
10:055.7m
22:345.5m
Mon04
05:171.9m
17:502.1m
11:075.3m
23:545.2m
Tue05
06:542.1m
19:532.2m
12:455.1m
Wed06
08:451.9m
21:251.7m
01:425.3m
14:285.4m
Thu07
09:581.2m
22:251.1m
03:065.8m
15:415.9m
Fri08
10:530.5m
23:150.4m
04:066.4m
16:346.5m
Sat09
11:41-0.1m
23:59-0.1m
04:547.0m
17:217.0m


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Things to see and do near Instow

If you're planning a visit to Instow, 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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  • Beach House Art - Check out the Beach House Blog for guides on pressing seaweed and more!
  • Beach Strolls – Instow has a long sandy beach that is perfect for a leisurely stroll. Enjoy views of Taw and Torridge estuary, the historic Appledore, and the stunning coastal scenery.
  • Instow Regatta – A traditional regatta is held in August each year, featuring sailing, rowing, and other activities. There are also plenty of food and drink stalls, along with live music and entertainment.
  • Kayaking – Take to the water and explore the estuaries and coves of Instow. Guided tours are available, and all equipment is provided.
  • Cycling – Hire a bike and explore the surrounding area. There are plenty of cycle routes to choose from, including the Tarka Trail and the newly opened South West Coast Path.
  • Golf – Hit the fairways and enjoy a round of golf at the Instow Golf Club. The club also offers lessons for beginners.
  • Bird Watching – Instow is a great spot for bird watching, with a variety of species to be seen including wading birds, sea ducks, and gulls.
  • Fishing – Instow is a popular spot for anglers, with plenty of mackerel and bass to be caught from the shore.
  • Beachcombing – Take a walk along the beach at low tide and explore the rocks and shoreline. Keep an eye out for treasures such as shells, driftwood, and sea glass.
  • Surf School – Learn to surf with an experienced instructor at Instow Beach. Courses are available for all ages and abilities.
  • Pubs – Enjoy a traditional pub lunch or dinner, with a selection of local ales on tap.
  • Shopping – Browse the independent shops, galleries, and boutiques in Instow.
  • Boat Trips – Take a boat trip around the estuaries, and spot wildlife including seals, dolphins, and birds.
  • Gardens – Take a stroll around the beautiful gardens at Instow House.
  • National Trust Sites – Explore two National Trust sites in the area, including the Grade II listed Hartland Abbey and the spectacular Lydcott Gardens.
  • Historic Sites – Visit the ruins of the Iron Age Fort at Instow, or explore the remains of the medieval castle at Appledore.

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