Head west from Kentisbury Mill and the long sandy beach at Woolacombe or the surf of Croyde bay can be reached in around 30 minutes by car.
“Woolacombe holds the ‘England for Excellence Gold Award’ for best family resort and was voted the Best British Beach in the Mail On Sunday. Its beach has been voted one of Britain’s best and lies between Morte Point and Baggy Point. This three-mile long stretch of golden sand has won both the blue flag and Premier Seaside Beach awards for it’s cleanliness, water quality and facilities. Life guards ensure safe family swimming during the summer and surfers come from all over the country to enjoy the great waves and clean water.”