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Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe

4.8
#1 of 308 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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  • Beautiful spacious clean beach life guards so felt safe clean toilets close by lots local kiosks but very expensive car parks all £10 per day which if only visiting for couple hrs very expensive gets....  more »
  • We attempted to get to the beach yesterday, one of the hottest days of the year. The car queues down the hilly road to the resort between 9.30 and 10.00 was backed for miles so we decided to turn...  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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