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Saunton Sands Beach

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Saunton Sands Beach - Devon

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Three and a half miles of golden sand backed by one of the most unique and impressive dune systems in the country. Saunton Sands is bounded to the south by the combined estuaries of the rivers Taw and Torridge. Popular with families and longboarders.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

No

Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are allowed on the beach provided that the dog owner removes all waste matter. The beach owner reserves the right to restrict access for dogs at any time during the year.

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Activities

  • Swimming/bathing
  • Surfing

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Shop

Nearest town

Northam

Postcode

EX33 1LQ

OS grid ref.

SS 4463 3755

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended