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Woolacombe Beach

Woolacombe EX34 7DL, England
+44 1271 870553
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A lovely beech with great views. I liked the fact the beach is split, one side for dogs and one... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Stunning beaxh

We went to woolacombe this weekend (hottest weekend of the yr) beach is beautiful and big and clean... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“great beach” (222 reviews)
“rock pools” (203 reviews)
“clean beach” (144 reviews)
Woolacombe EX34 7DL, England
+44 1271 870553
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely beech with great views. I liked the fact the beach is split, one side for dogs and one side just for people.

Thank Stanstan172
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to woolacombe this weekend (hottest weekend of the yr) beach is beautiful and big and clean it was really busy on Saturday due to the incredible weather but you were not on top of people. Easy distance to toilets and a couple of...More

Thank Lauratruswell
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed on this beach for a couple of days, played cricket, rounders, body boarded in the surf. There are rock pools too, towards and lovely Barricane Beach. Our kids loved finding crabs and small fish in them. We had fish and chips on the...More

Thank Joannavanrooyen
Reviewed 3 days ago

lovely and clean, we had parked in the esplanade car park and at the bottom of that car park is a ramp to the beach, lovely. if using the esplanade car park either park at the top end and use that ramp or park at...More

Thank Johnathan S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My favourite beach in Devon and the S/W of England. Lovely long sandy beach, good surf (wind dependent), lovely sea, there are some rocks great for rock pooling.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very clean beach, well kept, lifeguarded beach. Dogs only allowed on certain parts of the beach. My daughter had her first experience of the beach here and loved it and my son enjoyed digging on the beach! :)

Thank Spearey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of beautiful beach which is kept very clean - you have the choice of setting up in the rocks or out on the sand it is ideal for children - with convenient loos and coffee and tea place - we had hours of sunshine...More

Thank SportyLady1953
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a lovely beach. Plenty of room and even though it was busy, we didn't feel crowded or cramped. The beach is beautifully looked after and tidy, and it's nice that there are areas for both dogs and dog free. The car parks are close...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited many beaches in my time but this beach is beautiful and very very clean. I surfed here and there are regular lifeguards on duty to keep the public safe. Perfect for families.

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this beach it what's brings me back all the time. I asked my girlfriend to marry me on the beach and she said yes😊will always have great memories of this,just needed the weather to cheer up 😃

Thank Scott H
parkinestatesadmin, Manager at Woolacombe Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I honeymooned here in 1984, moved here in 1987 having fallen in love with the beach and ended up managing it in 1998!!!! Thank you for your kind review - it is a special beach!!!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Staying at woolacombe sand caravan park this Aug - are there any places at the beach to eat lunches etc ? Thanks 👍
18 June 2017|
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Response from ellsbels | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a lot of eateries before you enter the beach. All tastes catered for and all budgets.
Nyssa L
One of the pictures shows a bouncy castle and a small child's train but it is dated 2015. We are coming in the middle of June this year with a 2 year old. Do you still do these things on the beach now?
5 April 2017|
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Response from parkinestatesadmin | Property representative |
Yes they are their from Easter until eat end of the season.
are any of the north devon beaches easy access for elderly and or disabled?
30 September 2016|
Response from splashcat | Reviewed this property |
Woolacombe is a big, open beach, lovely for an easy walk. However it is a sand beach so maybe not easy for all elderly and/or disabled. Both this and Croyde have very close car parks but wouldn't take a wheelchair to either... More