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Barricane Beach, Mortehoe

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Rolling hills and rocky, jagged cliffs rise out of the sea and sand at Barricane Beach. Visitors come from all over for the wispy rock formations, and they stay for the shell collecting. Also known as Combesgate Beach, this site boasts many exotic seashells like cowries, which often travel from as far as the Caribbean Islands. The beach is best at low tide, when there are plenty of rock pools for exploring. Though there are no lifeguards here, it is still popular among surfers and swimmers. At high tide the beach becomes inaccessible, transforming into a natural rock pool. Amenities include a quaint cafe right on the sand that dishes up classic favorites like curry. Put Barricane Beach on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Woolacombe itinerary maker.
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  • Beach is small & a little gritty down a steep hill with little parking. Food hut is excellent, no loos. Well sheltered back drop if windy and amazing picture postcard sunset.  more »
  • Have visited many times over the years and still doesn't disappoint. Feel I have to share it but would prefer it to be my secret!  more »
  • Our favourite beach in Noth Devon. A bit rocky in parts when the tide is in, but when it's out great for ball games, bodyboarding and surf boarding, paddling and rock pooling. Quite a lot of steps dow...  more »