The Beach Guide

Woolacombe Beach

Woolacombe Beach - Devon

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Woolacombe is a golden sandy beach, several miles long, located in the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Very popular with surfers and well-served by Woolacombe village, a bustling seaside resort.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs banned from a zoned area of the beach May - October. Dogs allowed in adjacent areas if kept on a lead.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Pub nearby

    Nearest town



    EX34 7DN

    OS grid ref.

    SS 4561 4370

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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