Devon beach named UK's best for second year running

Woolacombe Beach in Devon has been named the UK's best beach for the second year running. The three mile long stretch of sand clinched the top spot in a list based on TripAdvisor ratings.>The travel site described Woolacombe as having 'rolling, unbroken surf which makes it the ideal hotspot for surfers'.

The West Country took six of the top ten spots on the list.>WEST COUNTRY BEACHES IN THE UK TOP TEN

Woolacombe is said to attract surfers from across the globe. Credit: ITV West Country

Travellers say surfing isn't it's only perk.

Woolacombe: best beach in the UK for the second year in a row. Credit: ITV West Country
Porthmeor beach in St Ives, Cornwall came 5th best in the UK. Credit: Sarah Hill / PA
Fistral Beach in Newquay came 6th in the list, it's also a popular surfing destination. Credit: Ben Birchall / PA