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Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe

4.8
#1 of 311 in Outdoors in Devon
One of Britain's best stretches of sand, Woolacombe Beach has garnered numerous awards for the cleanliness of its sand and the quality of its water and facilities. Its 4.8 km (3 mi) length provides plenty of space for you to lay out your towel and go for a swim. The waves attract surfers from all over the country. If you'd like, stop into a surf shop in town to rent a board or arrange a lesson. Lifeguards are on duty to keep an eye on swimmers and surfers alike. Using our online itinerary creator, Woolacombe attractions like Woolacombe Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Our family met up with us in August 2019 as we enjoyed the sun 🌞. We have been staying in woolacombe for decades and recommend it.  more »
  • I walked the entire stretch of beach from the south point of Putsborough Sands until I reached Woolacombe itself. The seafront fades the Atlantic Ocean and the approach to the seaside resort is...  more »
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  • Beautiful beach. Best to arrive early to find parking.
  • Excellent beach. Nice and clean. You really have to use the surf hire shop and try surfing. Great fun

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