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Saunton Beach, Braunton

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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. Put Saunton Beach into our Braunton trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Braunton.
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  • Looking for a beautiful and wild stretch of gorgeous sand dunes we headed for Saunton sands. As we arrived the huge car park made it obvious this is a hugely popular beach. The car park was almost ful...  more »
  • Sand dunes were great fun. Car park has toilets and showers to wash your feet plus ice creams and snacks for sale  more »
  • Best beach in the UK. Great for all, facilities nearby cater for your caffeine and carb needs. No better place in the world on a sunny, calm, August day.....  more »
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  • Nice huge sand beach. The tide goes out a lot during the day so there is a lot to walk to the water. Basic facilities. Paid parking. A couple of places to eat and get some drinks or ice cream. Good day out.
  • Nice beach. It's mostly clean but a bit stony. The cliffs are good for chasing and easy climbing. The only point that may not be that good is the payment for parking.
  • Stunning beach and a great place to spend time with family and friends. A pity about the horrendous parking prices and the horrendous parking
  • Nice beach but can often be untidy, the carpark is ridiculously broken and given the cost I'm surprised they get away with the charges (and haven't had people attempting to charge car repairs to them!!), free 20 minute 'drop off' available, basic toilets (that's being kind!) and food/coffee available, could be soooooo much better, such a shame!
  • 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..

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