Many of Devon’s attractions can be found near to Woolacombe, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Woolacombe Beach and Barricane Beach are amongst the popular places to visit. Two other interesting attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Woolacombe are Putsborough Sands and Croyde Bay.
If the sun is shining, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the nearby green spaces. If you are up for a walk drive out to one of the local beaches, for example Saunton Sands in Ilfracombe. Spend a morning in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the RHS Garden Rosemoor in Torrington. Enjoy the nearby wilderness by heading to Hartland Point in Bideford and the Glen Lyn Gorge in Lynton.
Devon has many interesting sights such as Hartland Abbey in Bideford, Lee Abbey in Lynton and the RHS Gardens at Rosemoor in Holsworthy. Whatever your background or beliefs, you'll appreciate the peaceful atmosphere at Woolacombe’s holy places like the St. Hieritha's Church in Umberleigh.
To shop for local fashion or enjoy a snack, set out to visit Pannier Market in Barnstaple.
Finding somewhere convenient to stay in Woolacombe couldn’t be easier. The Pine Lodge Guest House, Lynton, the Cedars Inn, Barnstaple and the East Lyn House Hotel, Lynmouth are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.