Woolacombe beach is run by Parkin Estates and comprises three miles of magnificent golden sand backed by sandy hills and the Woolacombe Downs. These guys are up at dawn everyday cleaning the beach, even removing the seaweed from the high tide mark so you have more golden sand to sit on! This hard work has ensured the beach has won numerous awards, including the England for Excellence Gold Award and the Best British Beach for its cleanliness golden sands and facilities. The sands at Woolacombe stretch for an amazing three miles, Parkin Estates work everyday to keep it clean and tidy, they also keep it safe and have ensured that there are RNLI lifeguards on duty throughout the holiday periods and summer months, (at a cost of £65,000 per season).
The vibrant beach is a popular favourite with families, especially in the summer months. Parkin Estates have ensured there are ample facilities available including huts and deckchair hire. Surfers flock to Woolacombe all year round because of the frequent sells of waves rolling in from the Atlantic, speedboats and jet skis are prohibited in the water, but excellent facilities are available for surfing, surf board hire and wetsuit hire. Parkin Estates always have friendly staff on hand throughout the year to answer any questions or offer help in any way they can. They provide beach vans that offer a selection of ice cream, drinks, hot dogs, burgers, chips and a large range of other hot/cold snacks. This beach has everything you could need.
“The company cannot be praised enough for the work they do on the beach, I have never visited it and found rubbish or any debris along the sands” – Woolacombe Review 2009.
The beach huts are situated at the foot of the sand dunes and provide a base for you and your family throughout your days at the beach. Beach huts are available on the main beach for hire for £72 per week. Each hut contains a table and four chairs plus a windbreak. These can be hired from Parkin Estates on 01271 870234, during June/July/August please contact our beach office on 01271 871260.