Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe, Devon. An epic, three-mile swathe of sand, which has cliffs at each end, rock pools, consistent surf and a buzzing little town. Water quality is excellent. Access to the beach is good, although Woolacombe village is invariably busy in the summer and the roads to and from it are seriously steep if you're cycling.

Britain's 10 most enticing beaches, according to TripAdvisor, plus our tips for nearby hotels and attractions.

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PA Many of Britain's beaches were packed this weekend as the predicted 'mini-Indian summer' got off to a balmy start.

Woolacombe Beach

Woolacombe Beach

UK Great Places: Why Woolacombe in Devon Ticks All the 'Fun Family Holiday' Boxes!

A hidden gem just around the corner from the main Woolacombe Beach (Combesgate Beach)

A hidden gem just around the corner from the main Woolacombe Beach (Combesgate Beach)

My children on Woolacombe Beach

My children on Woolacombe Beach

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UK Great Places: Why Woolacombe in Devon Ticks All the 'Fun Family Holiday' Boxes!

Woolacombe Beach Summer 2012

Woolacombe Beach Summer 2012

A view from the beach from the hills

Woolacombe Beach (England): Top Tips Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

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