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We love this bay

We returned for the afternoon, after many years, to find that it was still as beautiful as we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Powick, Worcestershire UK
Lovely Place, Great Beach!!

What a great place Croyde is, plenty of places to eat, but the highlight has to be the fantastic... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Croyde, Braunton EX33 1NU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We returned for the afternoon, after many years, to find that it was still as beautiful as we remembered but a lot busier - even in December!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire30128
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a short drive Croyde is one of the busiest surf spots that I've ever visited. Although good for the community and local businesses this is not good for surfers who are surrounded by surf schools and swimmers. I myself have damaged boards from inexperienced...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jake W
Reviewed November 10, 2018

What a great place Croyde is, plenty of places to eat, but the highlight has to be the fantastic beach! Would imagine it's packed in the Summer, not so in November lol.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WilfandFamily
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We really enjoyed the cute village of Croyde. It has a selection of pubs, cafes, Post Office, gift shops, etc. You won't need long to see it all but it's a lovely place to wander around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Julie S
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Went to the kids club on the saturday night, thought it was ok, then it went down hill faster than a downhill skier, same material everynite then on tje Halloween party night the entertainment team announced that because the kids wanted a Christmas party nite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim W
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We visited on a wild and wind autumn evening just as s storm was rolling-in. You can scramble over rocks, rock pooling as you go. The beach is expansive and gives that optical illusion that the sea is much "higher" than the beach, but the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank machinmad
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We love Croyde bay, fabulous beach, and the surf. Lovely and clean, volleyball nets in summer and an ice cream van. Loos and beach shops/cafe Ruda end. And the surf school. Safe for children, very busy in summer, we have been end of may and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Croyde Bay is worth a visit. Really lovely place to see. The nearby beaches are amazing and there are brilliant surf schools - also right on the beach. Was there with my teenage sons and it was perfect for them.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank NorthStar569032
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Lovely beach. Lifeguards present. Parking £5 daily or there's a car park before village with big blue bus in £1 a hour. Walkway to beach directly oppisite. Lots of water sports to watch. Long walks on top.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank charjongail
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a great beach for surfing and there's a ton of surf dudes everywhere. The beach is large and sandy, but it's a shame they've built some ugly 80s style holiday apartment houses right at the entrance to it. The town itself is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Roger U
August 5, 2018|
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Response from alaninleominster | Reviewed this property |
It's bad enough out of season, I would first ask who you're renting from. Then I would try the local tourist information as I know they do weekly passes, then you can park at any car park your permit allows when you out and... More
July 22, 2018|
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Response from lisa84Sissi | Reviewed this property |
no, but you can buy them locally
May 17, 2018|
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Response from linda1557 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the dogs. But there are lots of camping and caravan sites with loads facilities. Ruda bay has glamming camping with club house swimming pool etc but more quiet sites every few miles.