Woolacombe Beach


Woolacombe is a lovely seaside town with a huge sandy beach. The beach is popular with surfers and families and there are plenty of facilities and parking.

There is a 3 mile long stretch of sand renowned for it’s cleanliness, water quality and facilities.

Life guards ensure safe family swimming during the summer.

Woolacombe village itself is a lively area with pubs, restaurants and places to stay. Visitors of all ages will find plenty to do away from the beach.

The area provides opportunities for water sports such as surfing and body boarding, come and enjoy the great waves and clean water.

Award Winning

Woolacombe has been named the UK’s Best Beach for the second year in a row by TripAdvisor users in 2016. Ratings given to the stretch of golden sand were higher than those given by reviewers to any other UK beach on the site over a 12-month period.


See hotels in Woolacombe or in neighbouring Ilfracombe


Image © xlibber on Flickr


  • Woolacombe Beach
  • Woolacombe
  • Devon
  • EX34 7DL