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Woolacombe Beach

The Esplanade, Woolacombe EX34 7DL, England
01271 870234
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We holidayed very close to this beach and visited it quite a few times at different times of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Happy Dogs!

Woolacombe Beach is fantastic for the dogs, especially if you go out of season. If you time it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kent, United Kingdom
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Woolacombe beach is family owned & family run with families in mind. We provide car parks, a lifeguard service, toilets, first aid and food and beach goods outlets.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (256 reviews)
“rock pools” (198 reviews)
“clean beach” (159 reviews)
The Esplanade, Woolacombe EX34 7DL, England
01271 870234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We holidayed very close to this beach and visited it quite a few times at different times of the days. It was always pleasant and fun. Great scenery, lovely sand water was good and ok facilities.

Thank UBrummyZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Woolacombe Beach is fantastic for the dogs, especially if you go out of season. If you time it right, you have the whole beach to yourselves. Perfect if you have a nervous doggy! And regardless of the season, the beach is fab for families, friends...More

Thank MsDaisy08
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a beach not many facilities on the beach that is and you never see the sea its a beach what more is there to say ?

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Took our beach items and set up camp for the day. Sun was out and as usual there was a brisk breeze. Sat and relaxed reading our books. Beach as is also usual was very busy. Had a nice relaxing day on the beach

Thank ChrisThorne66
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We aimed for low tide so the dogs could have a good run on the sands, but I couldn’t have imagined the expanse of sand there. It was quiet, clean and beautiful!

Thank Linda_Laleston
Reviewed 6 November 2017

wonderful views of Woolacombe Beach from Marine Drive Car Park...lovely place to walk along overlooking beach and Bay

Thank jethrondenzil
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Stunning beach with great atmosphere. Very busy and full of people having a great time. We found a star fish in the rock pools and it made my 4 year olds day. Good parking facilities and basic shops. Good ice cream shop in the town.

Thank beckettlisa
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Enjoying a week in the area except when visiting the beach at Woolacombe. Yes it is several miles of golden sand but it is so inaccessible. The several car parks were closed, The money making season may have finished but the area is beautiful in...More

1  Thank c n
parkinestatesadmin, Manager at Woolacombe Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you were unhappy that our two car parks were closed but we do have our reasons. In the past we have left the main Esplanade car park open fee of charge but sadly this gesture was abused...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Everyone was recommending this place so we decided to see what the fuss was about. Wow! Most of the town is shut down now for the winter but the beach is absolutely wonderful and totally clean. Free parking is available on the front. You could...More

Thank pjmcook2012
Reviewed 30 October 2017

great beach , right side dog free all summer so kids can play safe in the sand without turning up 'barkers eggs'..!! Left side dog friendly and some great walks for the dogs to take their owners on. Sand Dunes on left side great to...More

1  Thank mark s
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Questions & Answers
17 June 2017|
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Response from parkinestatesadmin | Property representative |
Yes, plenty of food outlets on and just off the beach plus in the village itself.
Nyssa L
5 April 2017|
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Response from parkinestatesadmin | Property representative |
Yes they are their from Easter until eat end of the season.
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