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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

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

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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Activities

  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • Pub nearby

Nearest town

Ilfracombe

Postcode

EX34 7DN

OS grid ref.

SS 4561 4370

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended