Tunnels Beach

Tunnels beach, Ilfracombe, Devon

Place Category: Beaches

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  • Tunnels beach are formed by two segregated Victorian bathing pools – there were no accessible beaches close to the town until a series of tunnels was dug in the 1820’s – these led to two, segregated by sex, bathing pools. These were tidal pools that for many were the first chance to learn to swim. These are no longer maintained for use and one has fallen into complete disrepair.

    Facilities nearby in the town.

    We have no dog information for Tunnels beach.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Tunnels Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 6 beaches around Ilfracombe, 95 beaches in Devon, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Tunnels Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain on Saturday through Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 22°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
    -> 
    19
       0%  73%   1 mph
      5:15 am    9:14 pm
    Thursday, May 25th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    12
    -> 
    22
       0%  8%   8 mph
      5:14 am    9:15 pm

    Friday, May 26th
     Rain overnight.
     
    14
    -> 
    22
       0%  19%   12 mph
      5:13 am    9:16 pm
    Saturday, May 27th
     Rain in the morning.
     
    12
    -> 
    19
       79%  74%   5 mph
      5:12 am    9:17 pm

    Sunday, May 28th
     Light rain starting in the afternoon.
     
    11
    -> 
    19
       53%  68%   5 mph
      5:11 am    9:19 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
    12
    -> 
    22
       58%  88%   5 mph
      5:10 am    9:20 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
    10
    -> 
    16
       9%  82%   6 mph
      5:09 am    9:21 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Drizzle until afternoon.
     
    7
    -> 
    17
       41%  60%   7 mph
      5:08 am    9:22 pm

  • Tunnels Beach Tide Times

     

  • Tunnels Beach Water quality

    Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:

    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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