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What a fabulous stretch of beach

We have been staying in Bideford for a few days and decided to drive out to Woolacombe. Obviously... read more

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David W
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Towcester, United Kingdom
Superb

I am blessed to live in this part of North Devon as the coast and beaches are just superb. Just... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
RObbo60_11
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Fremington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

We are regular visitors to Woolacombe and choose to stay for 5 and 6 weeks at a time in an apartment on the Esplanade during the quieter, early spring, months. However, this is a time when there are zero dog restrictions on any part of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed today

We have been staying in Bideford for a few days and decided to drive out to Woolacombe. Obviously we are “out of season” so we were able to park on the Esplanade. We walked down the rocks to the beach. Our dog was delighted and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am blessed to live in this part of North Devon as the coast and beaches are just superb. Just love going to all of them and Woolacombe is just great, well worth the effort to get there but just watch the parking charges.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Woolacombe Beach is stunning at any time of year. March is the perfect time of year to enjoy a walk to Putsborough, watching the waves crash onto the beach. Despite recent storms the beach is very clean and debris free, the Beachcomber cafe is open...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Woolacombe is a beautiful place, nice lityle shops cream teas & a wonderful beach. Plenty of things to do & see

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very long beach nice for a walk along but nothing super special. Croyde bay is nicer round the coast and no so busy

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited woolacombe beach in February, lovely beach to walk along, kids can play in wet sand, Sandy dunes to climb, and path to walk along. Family fun for all.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to various carribean islands in January I still think that our local Wollacombe beach is the best beach by far . In the winter it’s perfect for walking the dogs and enjoying the stunning views and in the summer its a busy fun...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes! February! And we went body boarding. The car park was immaculate and very close to the beach. There’s a wide range of beach topography that the kids can explore (mostly jump off) including a stream inlet, sand banks and dunes. The beach is HUGE...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank geordiem218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Woolacombe and the beach in a February when staying at a nearby caravan site. One of the attractions of staying in the area was the walks along the beach and the coastal path. When arriving at Woolacombe you can park...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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JoP2107
January 13, 2019|
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Response from hosay_29 | Reviewed this property |
Yes easy to walk level
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Amanda W
October 23, 2018|
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Response from 439teaganc | Reviewed this property |
Dogs allowed on woolacombe and Pudsbough in December
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lauraburton1990
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Lettie3010 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure to be honest. But easiest thing is to get yourself a waterproof surf wallet. Google NORTHCORE Waterproof Key & Phone Case they are about £8. I have one it it works a treat. Normally put it on under the wetsuit so... More
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