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Woolacombe Beach

Woolacombe EX34 7DL, England
+44 1271 870553
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Beautiful! One of the best beaches in the UK. You will not be disappointed staying here. Just avoid... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lianne p
Gosport, United Kingdom
via mobile
First class

First class sandy beach, clean, beach hut hire deckchair hire. Plenty of food shops ice cream... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Chrissy W
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Woolacombe EX34 7DL, England
+44 1271 870553
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful! One of the best beaches in the UK. You will not be disappointed staying here. Just avoid the woolacombe bay resorts. Overpriced.

1  Thank lianne p
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First class sandy beach, clean, beach hut hire deckchair hire. Plenty of food shops ice cream. Great for kids

Thank Chrissy W
Reviewed 2 days ago

it was packed the day we went here last saturday, loads of dead jelly fish were on the beach you have to be careful where you walked. the sea goes quite far out with medium size waves, lovely views walking to the beach and from...More

Thank elliemeg
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have you ever wondered how many grains of sand exist on Woolacombe beach or why people choose to sit in such close proximity on the main beach? The answer to both questions will never be successfuly completed in my lifetime but you can work through...More

2  Thank Fred O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Really great beach, areas for dogs and areas for where people can sit without dogs, great surf normally and very clean.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a lovely beach which is obviously well looked after as it's very clean. Great sand which seems to go on for miles and seems to be well patrolled by lifeguards. The tide goes out for ages but beware of how fast it comes back...More

Thank tim p
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent trip to the beach to build my son his first sand castle. Good how the beach is split in 2 for dog and no dogs. Sand clean and lifeguards on hand. It was very windy but a windbreak helped here from the beach shop....More

Thank Brasso_uk_78
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant/bar! Lovely to call in on the way home after a day on the beach! Shame they don't do more Cornish ciders like healeys! Dog friendly which is a bonus and lots of water bowls out for them! Food was lovely, nice little sun...More

Thank Beckyl01
Reviewed 3 days ago

I came down to Woolacombe with my family to build sandcastles, play bat & ball, and to do a bit of surfing on Sunday morning. I was about to go in the water until some sort of surfing club started shouting at anyone who went...More

3  Thank amygoodman75
Reviewed 3 days ago

great beech very clean plenty of spaces,but parking a bit expensive,there is a couple of beach cafes for meals.

Thank George B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Staying at woolacombe sand caravan park this Aug - are there any places at the beach to eat lunches etc ? Thanks 👍
17 June 2017|
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Response from ellsbels | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a lot of eateries before you enter the beach. All tastes catered for and all budgets.
Nyssa L
One of the pictures shows a bouncy castle and a small child's train but it is dated 2015. We are coming in the middle of June this year with a 2 year old. Do you still do these things on the beach now?
5 April 2017|
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Response from parkinestatesadmin | Property representative |
Yes they are their from Easter until eat end of the season.
are any of the north devon beaches easy access for elderly and or disabled?
29 September 2016|
Response from splashcat | Reviewed this property |
Woolacombe is a big, open beach, lovely for an easy walk. However it is a sand beach so maybe not easy for all elderly and/or disabled. Both this and Croyde have very close car parks but wouldn't take a wheelchair to either... More