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Saunton Sands Beach

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Address: Saunton Road | Saunton, Braunton EX33 1HG, England
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Head off away from the crowds for a perfect experience

At first glance it's a bit average - burgers, chips and lots of families but keep walking and you're soon in a stunning peaceful setting. Explore the sand dunes and nestle down... read more

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30 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

At first glance it's a bit average - burgers, chips and lots of families but keep walking and you're soon in a stunning peaceful setting. Explore the sand dunes and nestle down out of the breeze. Perfect.

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Witheridge, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This beach is stunning. Dogs are allowed here all year round which is a bonus. Great car park, reasonable prices, good facilities. Sand dunes are great. Everything is perfect about this beach!

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Thank Charlotte V
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Imo Best surf beach in the area if you have to take dogs. Shallow sands draw lovely steady regular waves in most states of tide, although best on an incoming high. Dunes behind offer an excellent space for pre beach dog emptying, with bins for bag deposits in the car park or on the beach. Great facilities and surf schools.... More 

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Thank Rebecca J
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Following a 3night stay in nearby Braunton, before starting to make my way home, I had a long walk along the wonderful Saunton Sands. It was meant to be just a short walk of about half an hour but 2 hours later I arrived back at the car park! A very clean beach ideal for dog walking, kids to play... More 

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Thank Kaz02661
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a sunny day this must be one of the best beaches in the world. Superb open sands and great for surfing and just next door to Croyde.

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Thank NickWyer
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saunton Sands beach...a fantastic place...A geat place to go...They...the powers that be have installed this new numberplate recognition system for parking ..you drive in, the camera takes a picture of your number plate then on your exit you pay for the time you are in the car park..yep technology etc ...sounds great..AN ABSOLUTE NIGHTMARE! On leaving you go to a... More 

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Thank Jon G
Barnstaple
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing beach; beautiful. Be warned. New parking system. You drive in and your vehicle number plate is photographed automatically. Enjoyed beach all day for £7. Great. trying to get out is a nightmare. Not enough payment machines. Queued 20 minutes to get to the machine, only to see, in small print, no change given! You may get change at the... More 

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Thank Doodlelover55
Exeter, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great beach with golden sands, and very long. It is good to go to in the winter and autumn, and dogs are allowed (provided you clean up). We have been in the summer when it gets very busy, but it is not hideous and there is always space. there is a huge car park, a cafe ,... More 

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Thank jackrobson97
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this delightful beach on a lovely sunny day so saw it at it's best. Well worth a visit with your dog, a lot of surfers, however if you walk down and away from them there is ample space for your dog to have a great run. The little take away at the car park was reasonable and the... More 

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Thank Enid W
Catterick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here so many times but it still takes my breath away. My little boy (2 years old) found it perfect for sandcastles and running around picking up shells. I can't wait to come back when it's a little warmer to take him paddling!

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