Surfing at Woolacombe BeachWoolacombe is one of Devon’s most popular holiday locations, with visitors coming from all over the UK, Europe and beyond. People return year after year for its award-winning beach, cleanliness, facilities, beauty and more.

Recognised as one of the best beaches in Europe, it also has some of the best surfing conditions, drawing thousands of visitors year on year, suitable for all levels, from beginner to expert.

There are also many other surfing locations nearby and further afield, providing a range of surfing conditions, including Putsborough, Croyde, Saunton, Lynmouth and many more.

As a surfing destination, there are many surf shops and surf hire outlets, so there is a vast range of equipment to choose from. There are also several surf schools.

Woolacombe beach and village

But there is more to Woolacombe than just surfing. As well as the beautiful beaches, there are miles of old lanes and paths which criss-cross the countryside and coastline, not to forget the South West Coast Path which passes through Woolacombe and Mortehoe.

If you would like to bring your dog, we have plenty of pet-friendly accommodation available throughout Woolacombe.

Why not explore the countryside or the beach on horseback? There are many stables to choose from, catering for all abilities.

If you are a keen golfer, there are several golf courses in and around Woolacombe. There is also a golf course in Ilfracombe, and the Saunton links golf course set amongst the beautiful Braunton Burrows

The beautiful Woolacombe Beach, ideal for dog walksOr, for the more leisurely, take in the view with a coffee from one of the many cafes, restaurants or bars and then stroll over to quiet Combesgate to partake in some rock pooling, or find a sunspot to while away the hours reading a good book.

As one of the longest established holiday rental companies in Woolacombe, we will help you create an unforgettable holiday in this wonderful part of North Devon. Search our accommodation, below, or call us now on 01271 870846.

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Woolacombe Cottages, Ivycott Farm, Woolacombe, North Devon, EX34 7HL
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