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Instow beach, Instow

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#3 of 11 in Outdoors in Bideford
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  • A very clean beach, nice for long walks & easy to park very near it. I stow is a lovely town too. Will be back.  more »
  • The beach at instow was lovely today the sun was shining and it was very peaceful really enjoyed it great for the dogs this time of year lovely view across to appledore.  more »
  • At last a beach for dogs and their owners. Dogs play beautifully and owners chat. Very clean and civilized. Defiantly for families with dogs. A little gem and loved by 2 and 4 legged friends.  more »
Google
  • This a great beach for dogs to run around on. A lot of reviewers complain about dogs. Well this is a privately owned beach. Also the owners stated in the north devon Gazette they would rather have dogs than humans. I take my dogs down here and clean up after them. The picture I posted is of an Abandoned boat. A huge floating piece of human trash. Left there. With all the bad press about polluting our oceans and trash like this is allowed to sit there. This boat was in a similar condition last year. Maybe it needs to be hauled off and trashed? If this was a car on our street the person would be fined and the car scrapped.
  • Good beach bad parking. The beach is nice backing onto some sand dunes. Good access to tarkar trail. Unfortunately the car park is full of pot holes and well over priced. If your going to charge for people to park a car build a car park worthy.
  • Love Instow, but there are lots of canine friends
  • Huge sandy beach at low tide, great for dog walking.
  • A really nice beach with the perfect amount of isolation - not too many people but moments away from shops.
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