Crow Point

At Crow Point in Bideford, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities such as beachcombing, picnicking amidst the sand dunes, birdwatching at the estuary, and taking walks or bike rides along the coastal trails capturing the beautiful views of North Devon

Crow Point

Crow Point is a scenic, rocky headland located in the small seaside village of Braunton in north Devon, England

This area not only provides stunning views of the nearby coast, but also plays an important role in local nature conservation

Located in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it’s home to a range of species such as Dartford Warblers, skylarks, and peregrine falcons, as well as rare plant species

At the peak there is an observation point where visitors can take in the stunning views of the surrounding area from Bideford Bay to Hartland Point

It’s also a popular spot for spotting grey seals in the sea below

Accessible to all ages, it’s a great place for a peaceful stroll or picnic on the beach and offers a relaxing escape from busy lifestyles


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Opening Hours:
Monday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Address: Braunton EX39 1RZ, UK

Duke avatarDuke
in the last week
Crow Point is a perfect place for a quiet walk on the beach. The views are stunning on sunny and winter days alike.I especially like it because its far away from the touristy areas so is somewhat unspoilt and rarely busy.
Kevin Evans avatarKevin Evans
6 months ago
A great area to walk around. Also close to the Assault training and D Day Landing craft mock-ups which are must to visit. There is also a ship wreck which still has the engine in place. Same parking area for all, just £2.50 for the private toll.
Phillip Jones avatarPhillip Jones
12 months ago
A lovely place to take your dog or children to. Plenty to keep both amused and wide open spaces on the beach. Accessed by a toll road (£2.50) with a electronic barrier with quite a few speed bumps and passing places before you reach the large parking area which is gravel and can be a bit muddy after prolonged rain. Parts of the area are Army training grounds but are still accessible. There are expansive views up river to Barnstaple and across to Instow and Appledore and out to sea. No toilets or places to get refreshments so you’ll need to make sure you have everything you need for the day. There’s a lot of driftwood on the beach for children to make camps and shelters and the odd shipwreck to play with. On a warm summer’s day it’s a lovely place to spend some time walking in the dunes but be aware that there are Adders and it’s best to keep your pet close by as it’s a slow drive to the nearest vet in Braunton.
Belinda C avatarBelinda C
6 months ago
We had such a lovely walk along here, in our opinion it was a bit more interesting than just walking along any other beach.
Julia H avatarJulia H
2 years ago
Crow point is a lovely stretch of coastline. There's a toll road that you need £2 in coins. The car park is a bit rough but right next to the beach and dunes. You can see across the estuary to Appledore and its a great spot for watersports as well as a family day out, although im not sure the water is good enough for swimming in. Dogs are allowed all year. You can walk to saunton beach, about 3 and a half miles. It's just beautiful.
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