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Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe

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One of Britain's best stretches of sand, Woolacombe Beach has garnered numerous awards for the cleanliness of its sand and the quality of its water and facilities. Its 4.8 km (3 mi) length provides plenty of space for you to lay out your towel and go for a swim. The waves attract surfers from all over the country. If you'd like, stop into a surf shop in town to rent a board or arrange a lesson. Lifeguards are on duty to keep an eye on swimmers and surfers alike. Using our online itinerary creator, Woolacombe attractions like Woolacombe Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This beach is one of the top ten beaches in Britain. It was lovely and clean, plenty of food available at reasonable prices.  more »
  • We had a great day out at the beach and really enjoyed what is a fantastic spot. The sun shined for us which is always a bonus in the UK. Love Woolacombe beach ! The kids also enjoyed the victorian sw...  more »
  • Lots of room with lifeguards. Dog friendly ,food and drink available ,clean .Great walk to Putsborough.  more »

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