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Barricane Beach, Mortehoe

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
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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  • Made up of lots of tiny shells if you look hard you will find tiny cowrie shells also good stones for playing at skimming however old you are! The sand on the beach is great for walking on and not bus...  read more »
  • Lovely little bay near Woolacombe, pay and display car parking on road, steps down to beach. Shail and rocky back drop. Dog friendly. 
  • Absolutely stunning views!!! Great to walk along, lots of private little coves to swim and relax in. Beach is pebbly and easily accessible and safe for kids. Lots of little pools for swimming in and c...  read more »
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