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Great Beach

Good family beach, life guards on duty at peak times great for surfing, body boarding.h]Huge area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wayne S
Got to be Britain’s best beach!

Fabulous beach, golden sand, ample parking ( all be it a little expensive, £8.00 per day) Great for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Farnham, 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.
The Esplanade, Woolacombe EX34 7DL, England
01271 870234
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good family beach, life guards on duty at peak times great for surfing, body boarding.h]Huge area of beach for walking the dog.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fabulous beach, golden sand, ample parking ( all be it a little expensive, £8.00 per day) Great for bodyboarding, which we do every year!Lifeguards on duty, flags marked out to separate surfers and bodyboarders/ swimmers.... excellent! Can even get reasonably priced food and drink too!

Thank nijinkski
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed near by, My grandchildren put on there wet suits and jumped in with their body boards, they had a great time, nanny sat on the Beach with her coat on taking photo's, beautiful walks, lovely little cafes and kiosk

Thank Terri N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Love walking this beach - its magic. Fab cafe's on either end. Lovely to walk over to Croyde via Baggy Point. Great swimming body boarding and surfing to be done.

Thank michgray55
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited with the kids in August, the kids loved the beach, the life guards on duty are great. the beach is beautiful and clean. defiantly a place to go and visit.

Thank amanda v
Reviewed 3 days ago

Dog friendly great surroundings, beautiful sea so clean ,lots of jellyfish when we went ,bit scary lol,just wonderful place to be though

Thank Wiggywoo1965
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Woolacombe Beach is a must visit location if you are in North Devon. The beach is enormous and offer plenty of space for everyone. There is a separate area on which dogs are welcome and the views are stunning. Lots of easy parking and places...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Body boarding, kite surfing, sandcastles, jogging, walking the dog. This beach is suitable for all of it. There are toilets and there are 3 car parks nearby but you do have to pay.

Thank AliandSi
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are signs all over the place NO DOGS ON BEACH April to November, yet there were 100s, running all over the beach,More

Thank Brian C
parkinestatesadmin, Manager at Woolacombe Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. It would appear that you did no take the time to read our beach entrance signs properly as they go on to explain with a very clear map that the beach is 'zoned'. The maps show that there is a...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have just returned from holiday and spent time down by the beach. Lots of shops and places to eat. Could not take the dog on the beach, but we expected that. Can take dogs from the end of September through to May. We watch...More

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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
August 4, 2018|
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
July 21, 2018|
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Response from Loopdeloo2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed to the left of the stream although they must be kept on a lead. If you want to let them off lead then the area is much further down the beach to the left of the millstone. Hope that helps.