Adventure awaits in the heart of North Devon. For those on campervan and motorhome holidays, the region offers stunning wild swimming spots. Let’s discover our top five picks.
But be sure to check the tide times as the high tides do restrict usage in some of these spots!
Woody Bay, Parracombe
This peaceful spot offers an ideal wild swimming escape. Picture yourself dipping into serene coves, encircled by grand cliffs. Fancy a swim near a waterfall? Woody Bay is your go-to place.
Located west of Lynmouth on Exmoor’s coast, it boasts stunning views. And a secret sea pool even appears at low tide. The walk to the bay may take time, but the reward is worth it.
Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe
Next on our list is Tunnels Beach in Ilfracombe. This unique spot requires a walk through four hand-carved rocky tunnels, leading you to a wild swimming experience like no other. The sight of the crystal-clear waters awaiting you at the end of the tunnel journey is nothing short of magical.
Westward Ho Beach, Bideford
And one of our faves, we have Westward Ho! Beach in Bideford. This expansive sandy beach, backed by a pebble ridge, offers plenty of room for wild swimming. Its shallow waters make it a safe choice for families or less confident swimmers. After your swim, our Cozee Cape will ensure you stay warm and dry as you relax on the beach.
Barricane Beach, Woolacombe
Barricane Beach, with its golden sands and clear waters, is a wild swimmer’s delight. Ideal for both seasoned swimmers and beginners, Barricane offers a paradisiacal environment for wild swimming.
This peaceful spot is perfect for wild swimming, surrounded by abundant greenery. Listen to the soothing sounds of merging rivers while you swim. It’s a truly revitalizing experience.
Watersmeet is a renowned National Trust area, celebrated for its wooded river trails.
Remember, wild swimming isn’t just about the swim – it’s about feeling revitalised afterwards. Our waterproof Cozee Cape, with a soft fleece lining, is the perfect companion for your wild swimming adventures in North Devon.
Are you ready to dive in? Each North Devon location offers a unique wild swimming experience. So, take the plunge, feel the rush of endorphins, and let the tranquillity of nature rejuvenate you.