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Visitors walking on the coastal path at Woolacombe, Devon, with the beach behind them.
Walkers on the coast path at Woolacombe | © National Trust Images/John Millar
Devon

Woolacombe beach walk

Enjoy this gentle circular wander through the sand dunes and along the beach at Woolacombe, and including a stretch of the South West Coast Path. The area is a haven for wild flowers and birdlife in the summer.

Total steps: 5

Total steps: 5

Start point

Marine Drive car park, grid ref SS458433

Step 1

From the car park at Marine Drive drop down into the sand dunes until you reach the National Trust dog bin and bench.

Step 2

From this point, follow the South West Coast Path until you reach a large waymark post.

Step 3

At the waymark post turn right down the track until you reach a junction in the sand dunes.

Step 4

At this junction go right and descend through the dunes onto the beach. Once on the beach turn right towards Mill Rock.

Step 5

Just past Mill Rock climb up a gap in the dunes to return to your starting point.

End point

Marine Drive car park, grid ref SS458433

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Woolacombe beach walk map, Devon
Woolacombe beach walk map | © Handmade Maps Ltd

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