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Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe

4.8
#1 of 310 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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  • Woolacombe is a nice place clean tidy and all building, shops and stalls well maintained. The beach is also exceptionally clean and well monitored by a team of cleaners, life guards and vehicle...  more »
  • Amazing beach for both sunny and rainy days. On a sunny day it is a great spacious beach for sitting in the sun and going for a swim/bodyboard and the sunset is one of the best I’ve seen. If it’s...  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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