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How to travel to and from Woolacombe

So you’ve decided to take advantage of our award-winning Devon holiday parks. Now, how to get here? Luckily there are many options for travelling to and from Woolacombe including public transport, suitable for all families who wish to explore what North Devon has to offer.

How to get to Woolacombe by car

Navigating to Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks using a Sat Nav couldn’t be easier! For the Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park, the postcode EX34 7AH can be used to direct you straight to us. Those travelling to Twitchen House can use the postcode EX34 7ES, and for Easewell Farm Holiday Park the postcode EX34 7EH can be used.

Driving from Bristol to Woolacombe, the journey can be expected to be between 2 and half to 3 hours, whilst those driving from London can expect their journey to take between 4 and 6 hours. Once you reach Junction 27 of the M5,  it should take roughly 1 hour 15 minutes to get to us.

Those looking to explore Woolacombe first can also take advantage of the many car parks available, with easy access to both the beach and the village. We know long journeys can be tedious, so make the most of your trip by visiting some of the many attractions located on your way to us!

family unloading car at holiday park in Devon with all their luggage needed for their break
Pack everything you need into the car

How to get to Woolacombe by train

The nearest train station to Woolacombe is Barnstaple, just 14 miles from the Parks. If you are travelling from Bristol, trains run from Bristol Temple Meads to the nearby town of Barnstaple, with a change at Exeter St. David’s. The journey clocks in at approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Travellers from London can catch a train from Paddington or Waterloo to Barnstaple, again with a short change at Exeter St. David’s, with the journey taking approximately 3 and a half to 4 hours.

From Barnstaple, holiday-goers can continue their journey to Woolacombe by taxi or by bus, or explore some of the many local towns and villages in North Devon. Take a well-deserved pit stop in one of Barnstaple’s many cosy cafés, or why not check out the famous Pannier Market?

girl on a train watching the tracks and scenery go past
Train travel can be a good solution without a car

How to get to Woolacombe by bus

There are plenty of buses to and from Woolacombe, with both the 303 and 31 bus lines running frequently. Those looking to get to Woolacombe can travel to the Parish Church stop for access to the town, or to the end of Promenade stop for easy access to the beach!

To get to Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park directly, the nearest bus stop is Woolacombe Bay, serviced by the 31 line. From here, it is just a 12 minute walk to the Park - doable even for those with little legs!

Those looking to get to the Twitchen House or Easewell Farm Holiday Parks can instead hop on  the 31 to the Twitchen Holiday Park stop, conveniently located just outside the entrance to both Parks.

To get the bus from Barnstaple to Woolacombe, the 21 can be taken from Barnstaple Bus Station to Mullacott Cross, where the 31 can then be taken to the Parks. From Ilfracombe to Woolacombe, the 31 line can be taken directly to either the Woolacombe Bay or Twitchen Holiday Park stops.

family with parents and boy and girl on a bus
Bus travel can be cheaper and takes in scenery

Need more information to plan your trip to North Devon? Find out more about the facilities, activities and entertainment at our three Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks.

Find us at:

Woolacombe Bay Twitchen House Easewell Farm
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