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Woolacombe Beach

Address: Woolacombe, England
Phone Number: 1271 870234
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Ranked #1 of 11 things to do in Woolacombe
Activities: Surfing
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The beach is large with good sand and very clean. The beach is not too commercialised and there is good parking nearby especially early season when you can park for free close to the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The thing I loved about this beach is that it's split so dogs and their owners go to the left and other people go to the right. This way everybody gets to enjoy the lovely experience of visiting the beach but without health and safety being compromised Definitely worth a visit

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Braunton, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
34 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

As you look along the beach and see both the stretching golden sands and the waves breaking vigorously on a windy winter's day you're taken to another world - it's a brilliant place to appreciate nature at it's best at one of the best beaches this area has to offer. At whatever time of year you visit it's a lovely... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

The walk all the way to Putsborough, either along Marine Drive, or just on the beach. Good kiosk at Putsborough selling tea!

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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

visited barricane beach(just on round from woolacombe beach) almost 20 years ago as a child and had a vivid memory of collecting cowry shells - took my own children and had almost an hour of fun trying and succeeding to find these cute little shells - they only get washed up on this beach in the uk due to the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Great fun with lots of facilities near by, great for people of all ages as a family we feel safe to enjoy the fun of the beach

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Burntwood, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The beach was a beautiful long strip of sun, sea and sand!/ With a section for dogs which think is perfect to allow those who aren't fans to separate themselves. Our little fella had a wonderful time. The beach was well kept, it was clean, no litter and parking facilities are excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I live near to Woolacombe and all the positive comments already said are spot on. The negative comments about overcrowding on the beach made is also true to an extent but that's if you park by the red barn go up to the top car park and walk thru the dunes down onto the beach. There are three miles of... More 

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Yatton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We visited Woolacombe over Half Term for the kids to stretch their legs and play - they really enjoyed playing on the rocks and jumping over rock pools and so on. The adults went for a stroll down to the shore which was lovely, and a bracing wind helped clear out the lungs! Only criticism would be the public toilets,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

With good parking and direct access to a long wide sandy beach this is a great place to walk the dog out of season. Despite all this, mid week on an overcast day you can nearly have the place to yourself.

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