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A low season treat - refreshing and a great walk

This is a lovely unspoilt beach with miles of hard clean sand. In November you pretty much have it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gina R
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Fantastic Beach

Stunning beach, we went in October and it was bust then... Very clean and beautifully kept beach... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mariewiltshire
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South West England, 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.
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The Esplanade, Woolacombe EX34 7DL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely unspoilt beach with miles of hard clean sand. In November you pretty much have it to yourself!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gina R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning beach, we went in October and it was bust then... Very clean and beautifully kept beach. Lots of surfers at this beach, had shop where you could hire wetsuits etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mariewiltshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

every single grain in between my toes is worth it. Magnificent. Another one of earths beautys. Hats off to Mother Nature

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like a beach where you wander, with a great view, watch surfers, marvel at nature at its best.......then this place is hard to beat. Stunning. Matt

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic beach. We were there in Sept Sat on beach in 26 degrees. Totally unspoilt clean beach. Safe for kid.lovely cafes across from beach . Just love it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Stopped here for a while in september while the weather was still nice. Its a lovely wide stretch of beach and the sea is shallow and goes out for miles. Great place to spend the day in the sun. parking was easy and shops cafe...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This a simply the greatest beach I have been on 3 miles of fantastic clean space. Kids love it. Recommend walking the whole length to Putsbourgh and back.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

This beach is lovely. We were lucky to get the end of the sun here before winter, we enjoyed sitting on the beach with a drink and watched the sun go down

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank buzpops123
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Great beach. Everyone welcome. It was the first time at the beach for our dog and he absolutely loved it.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank l0uprice
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Loved the beach very clean and the waves for the body boarding were brilliant . Good location with car parking. Views are amazing

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank anitaguest3
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Amanda W
October 23, 2018|
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Response from alfiered | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is an area where no dogs are allowed and other where dogs must be on a lead.
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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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Lulusw
August 4, 2018|
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Response from Loopdeloo2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a few shops with surfboards for sale and hire. You will see them in the small town area behind the Red Barn pub/restaurant and also down by the beach. We used Huntersurf to hire some bodyboards & wetsuits... More
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