TripAdvisor reviewers crown Woolacombe best UK beach for 2nd year

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The vast golden sands of Woolacombe beach, North Devon

For the second year in a row, Woolacombe, the 3 mile long beach in North Devon has been crown TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Number 1 UK beach.

For those who haven’t had the pleasure of visiting this beach, please do so at your earliest convenience. This award is more than deserved and means even more as it is actual visitors who have voted.

Woolacombe is located to the north west of the county of North Devon with uninterrupted views out into the Bristol Channel and to the National Trust owned island of Lundy. From Morte Point o Baggy Point the beach stretches in total 3 miles of golden sandy loveliness. It is renowned for being a family beach thanks to the highest level of water and beach cleanliness, its facilities and safety in the form of experienced lifeguards.
But it’s not just families that love this beach but also surfers. The area is renowed as one of the best in the UK for sufing from Woolacombe over to Croyde and Saunton.

The beach is complemented by the lively village of Woolacombe itself with plenty of places to eat and drink, surf and gift shops. Naturally this area of North Devon has a vast and varied amount of holiday accommodation from B&B’s to self catering, hotels and campsites. Camping and caravanning though is a very popular way to stay for families as well as surfers. Just a short distance from wonderful Woolacombe is Stowford Farm Meadows, an award winning caravan and campsite in North Devon offering onsite facilities galore including food, drink entertainment, sports &play areas, woodland walks in the grounds and horse riding, a complete family friendly heaven and dog friendly too. For more information visit,