Woolacombe beach is an impressive stretch of golden sands boasting safe swimming and fantastic surfing conditions, making it a favourite for everyone and keeping visitors coming back to North Devon year on year. Not only perfect for surfing breaks, the beach here also has facilities available for windsurfing, canoeing, sailing and kite surfing. It’s no surprise that Woolacombe beach is the UK’s top rated beach on TripAdvisor!

As one of the country’s surfing hotspots, there’s lots of fantastic local companies who can help you get the most out of your Woolacombe surfing break, and Europa Park have teamed up with some of the best in the area.

Nick Thorn Surf School

Based just a short walk away from Woolacombe beach, this brilliant surf school company hire out all the gear from boards to wetsuits, as well as offering lessons, private lessons, coaching and kids club. Nick will even give you a discount if you take your green copy of your registration with you and tell him you’re staying at Europa Park.

H2 Outdoor

With a team of experienced coaches, H2 Outdoor have a surf experience package to suit every group, age and ability. So whether you’ve never put your surf skills to the test before or are an advanced surfer, they can offer you a fun session and help you improve.

Active Escape

Croyde and Putsborough are two other local beaches which are a favourite with surfers, and Active Escape will take you out on the waves here and work on your surf technique with you. They’ll provide all the kit, so all you need to bring along is swimwear and a towel!