Continent
Europe
Country
England (UK)
Next Big City
Bristol
Next Town
Bideford, Westward Ho
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
High tide

Shallow access. Tidal beach.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Rocks, Other
Beach Users:
No information

Sandy beach, cliffs at the south end. Great beach for landkiting.

Weather

Spring:
Normal, Thick
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Normal, Thick
Winter:
Thick

Usual UK conditions dictated by low pressure systems tracking in from West. Spring wetsuit for summer otherwise full steamer required. Can sail all year round if you are hardy enough.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

Dictated by low pressure systems tracking in from West.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

A361 from Bristol, then onto A39 before Barnstaple towards Northam. From here to Westward Ho.

Extra information

Rules
Time

Westward has a kite club. Forbidden to kite at high tide. See tide prediction at: http://easytide.ukho.gov.uk/EasyTide/EasyTide/SelectPort.aspx

Nightlife

No information