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Saunton Beach, Braunton
(4.3/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Grab your surfboard and prepare to hang ten at Saunton Beach, located in an area known for its remarkable sand dunes. Part of a UNESCO biosphere reserve, the beach includes a military training area at one end, which is occasionally cordoned off and used as an airstrip for practice. The beach's long stretch of sand makes it a popular family vacation destination, featuring a small cafe and an outlet offering surf lessons and surfboards for rent. Add Saunton Beach and other attractions to your Braunton trip itinerary using our Braunton family vacation planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Wonderful sandy beaches that seem to go on for ever. Very large car park and the usual shops and food outlets. Very bracing but quiet, which is usual for the winter months. 
  • Visited Saunton Sands beach in September. We were lucky with the weather and had super walks along the amazing beach in the sunshine with our dog. She ran and ran for miles and enjoyed her first Exper...  more »
  • Great for the whole family, great little family cafe as well. You can easily spend the whole day here 
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  • Good for family, parking is £7 a day & no over night staying.. lots if surfer boys in vw campers.. the tide can go out a long way, so a long walk to the waters edge..
  • Great in every respect!