A recent survey by TripAdvisor to find the top 25 beaches in the world has placed Woolacombe at number 13 globally, fourth in Europe and number one in the UK. You can see the full list here.

Are we surprised? Heck no. We've been taking photos for years in anticipation of this very moment. So here's a pile of the very best ones that explain, in a way that words cannot, why Woolacombe won.

Enjoy them and then see our booking page to find out more about staying at Kittiwake One in Woolacombe.