Instow Beach


Instow Beach is a popular sandy beach.

It is protected from currents by sandbanks at the mouth of the Taw Estuary - this make Instow a good choice for families but no good for surfers.

You can traverse the rivers Taw and Torridge to Instow Beach by canoe or kayak easily.


Instow photo © Andrew Bennett, used under CC2.0.


  • Instow Beach
  • Bideford
  • Devon
  • EX39 4JJ