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Wow what a beach

What a fantastic beach. We were there in Sept Sat on beach in 26 degrees. Totally unspoilt clean... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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amazing beach

Stopped here for a while in september while the weather was still nice. Its a lovely wide stretch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth f
London, 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 yesterday 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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Elizabeth f
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank alfiered
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank buzpops123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

1  Thank l0uprice
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank anitaguest3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely great place! Really clear air making for stunning sunsets. Waves are usually good enough to surf on which, even in october, is still recommend

1  Thank Inspiration823310
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of those beaches where the sea seems to go out forever and never gets any deeper, it also comes in quite rapidly too which can catch you unawares! There are several sets of toilets close by and a car park just off...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the beach on a beach ride but then returned for a walk and coffee at the beach side cafe. A beautiful beach for riding and walking. Good facilities.

Thank Cacky76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful expanse of beach, clean and well maintained toilets, dog friendly area to beach. Suitable for young families as well as families with older children, lots of costal walks, enough shops and bars near to beach to keep everyone occupied for the day

Thank Louise P
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Amanda W
23 October 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.
20 August 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
4 August 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