Welcome to the official website of the Woolacombe & Mortehoe Tourist Information Centre

Covid Update March 2021

In line with the latest national lockdown, the Tourist Information Centre will remain closed for the time being. We are, however, operating our information service remotely, so please email us at [email protected] with any enquiries, or message us via our Facebook page. Phone calls are being diverted, but please respect standard office hours! We hope to re-open on Monday 12th April 2021. We look forward to welcoming you back to Woolacombe!

Car Parks and Toilet facilities are all open in Woolacombe, Mortehoe & Putsborough. 

29 March:
Rule of 6 or 2 households can meet outdoors.
No household mixing indoors.
Minimise travel.
No holidays.

No earlier than 12 April:
Rule of 6 or 2 households can meet outdoors.
No household mixing indoors.
Self-contained accommodation may open (single households only) as long as there are no shared facilities.
Domestic overnight stays permitted (single households only)
Outdoor hospitality.
Indoor Leisure (for individual/single household use).
All retail.
Minimise travel.
Date subject to change

No earlier than 17th May:
Remaining Accommodation open.
Domestic overnight stays.
Rule of 6 or 2 households can meet indoors.
Remaining outdoor entertainment.
Indoor entertainment and attractions open.
Some large events can go ahead (subject to capacity limits)
Date subject to change


Voted Number 6 in Europe and Number 20 in the World in the 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards!

Voted as the fourth Best Beach in the UK on Tripadvisor for 2019, and previously the Best Beach twice in recent years! Woolacombe also holds the ‘England for Excellence Gold Award’ for best family resort and was voted the Best British Beach in the Mail On Sunday. Woolacombe Beach lies between Morte Point and Baggy Point. This three-mile long stretch of golden sand is renowned 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.

Woolacombe itself is a lively village with great pubs, restaurants and places to stay. Visitors of all ages will find plenty to do away from the beach. There’s a friendly, laid-back atmosphere here which visitors are sure to enjoy. Visit us and you’ll see why people come back summer after summer.