Woolacombe

Located on the North Devon coast between Ilfracombe and Braunton, Woolacombe is an award-winning family resort with plenty of activities.

Located on the North Devon coast between Ilfracombe and Braunton, Woolacombe is an award-winning family resort with plenty of activities. It holds the "England for Excellence Gold Award" and its gorgeous three-mile beach was voted "Best British Beach" by the Mail on Sunday. It has blue flag waters and trained lifeguards to ensure safe family fun throughout the summer season. Adventure sports such as surfing, paragliding, horse riding, mackerel fishing, coasteering and kayaking are all available.

Set back from the beach, the village of Woolacombe is lively with some excellent pubs, restaurants, local shops and activities. Morthoe is just up the hill and has a dramatic smuggling history.

Throughout the summer there are events and activities in the area including sheepdog and falconry displays, a scarecrow festival, carnivals, organized rambles with National Trust rangers, and arts and crafts exhibitions. Within easy reach of Woolacombe, visitors can ride the 19-mile Lynton to Barnstaple narrow gauge railway, walk the South West Coast Path, visit the Arlington Court Estate or take surfing lessons with a local pro.

Here is our selection of the very best holiday homes in & around Woolacombe…

Black Pit Cottage, Woolacombe

Black Pit Cottage, Woolacombe - Contemporary yet characterful cottage, with stunning sea views

Black Pit Cottage is a 2-bedroom stone cottage with sea views overlooking Lee Bay near Woolacombe. The 4 star gold rated property sleeps 4 and has 2 ensuite bathrooms, open plan living area with wood burner, parking and outdoor patio areas.

The Enjoy England Quality Rose reassures you before you check into your holiday accommodation that it will be just what you want, because it has been checked out by independent assessors.
  • A newly refurbished, 4* gold-rated 2 bedroom cottage, sleeps 4.
  • Perched above Lee Bay with direct access to the South West Coast Path.
  • 2 double bedrooms both with en-suites.
  • Wood burner and under floor heating throughout for cooler months.
  • Private driveway with parking for 3 cars.
Parking available  Children allowed  Free WiFi available  Sea views   See more details