News & Views From Holiday Home Hunter
Woolacombe is a popular destination for surfing and family holidays and is part of the North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The beach has been managed by Parkin Estates Ltd for over half a century and has over the years continuously been recognised as one of the best beaches in Europe. It won the title of Britain's Best Beach in the "Coast Magazine Awards 2012" and was awarded the same prize of Britain's Best Beach in 2015 by TripAdvisor, also ranking in their polls as 4th in Europe and 13th best in the world. The beach water quality is monitored regularly by the environment agency and meets its highest standards.
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Animal Attractions in Devon
A visit to the zoo, an aquarium or other animal attraction when in Devon is a great way to spend the day as a family. Animal attractions are good in all weather, as there are places to go indoors should you need to.
Walking in North Devon
North Devon has some fantastic walking locations, boasting stunning scenery at every step. You can make your walks even better by combining them with a stop at a pub, tucking into delicious food or cooling down with a refreshing pint.
North Devon Eateries
There is nothing as good as sitting on the beach, listening to the waves as you eat one of Britain’s best-loved dishes. Tucking into crispy battered cod and golden chips soaked in vinegar is synonymous with British summers.
Boat Trips from North Devon
Sunning on the beach is a great way to spend your holiday in North Devon, but if you want to see more of the stunning coastline near Woolacombe, a boat trip along the coast is a great place to start.