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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Woolacombe Beach and many more Woolacombe attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Woolacombe itinerary maker.
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  • August 21, 2017
    This beach is one of the top ten beaches in Britain. It was lovely and clean, plenty of food available at reasonable prices.  more »
  • August 21, 2017
    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 »
  • August 21, 2017
    Lots of room with lifeguards. Dog friendly ,food and drink available ,clean .Great walk to Putsborough.  more »

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