SUP backyards aims to shine a light on stand up paddle boarding areas that’re worth a look. Sometimes we ask a specific paddler to give us their local knowledge take. Or alternatively, we can pull all the relevant McConks bitesize SUP travel guides from that area.
SUPing around Bideford, North Devon.
In this SUP backyards article, it’s the Bideford, North Devon area that’s under the microscope. North Devon offers a vast array of stand up paddle boarding put ins. Bideford, however, is unique in that it has quite a centralised nucleus of SUP routes and locations. And all with a diverse amount of amenities close to hand.
Bideford itself is an old North Devon harbour town with all the trappings. Instow and Appledore occupy either side of the Torridge Estuary and have their own appeal. Westward Ho! is the main surf spot round here. Whilst Abbotsham Cliffs and onwards to Hartland Point is a rugged, remote and rocky coastline that feels a world away from everyday life.
SUP diversity – Bideford, North Devon.
Whatever type of stand up paddle boarding you’re after you’ll find it here. Flat water adventure SUP, SUP surfing and everything else in between. You can generally find as much stand up paddle boarding diversity as you need here in and around Bideford, North Devon. Check out the McConks bitesize travel guides for routes and locations in this area below and find your freedom here.
And don’t forget to check out Chris Jone’s Swedish paddling paradise here –