Battle of the Beaches: The West Country decides

Which is your top spot in the South West? Credit: Keith Sutton

Woolacombe Beach in Devon has been named the UK's best beach for the second year running - topping a list based on TripAdvisor ratings.

But what do you think? We asked and social media answered - some of you agreed with the list, sharing memories and pictures of days on the sand at Woolacombe.

But is it really the UK's best beach? Many readers have been sharing their own favourite spots from across the region which they say are even better.

Take a look below, you might pick up some holiday tips.


  • Marzion

Keith Sutton loves the beautiful views over Marazion Credit: Facebook
  • Gwithian

  • Kynance cove

Kynance Cove is on the eastern side of Mount's Bay Credit: Facebook
  • Hayle


  • Exmouth

  • Saunton Sands

  • Dartmouth


  • Weymouth

We took our cameras out and about to find out what beach-goers thought:

Got a spot that tops this lot? Tweet us @itvwestcountry or find us on Facebook.