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Saunton Sands Beach

Saunton Road, Saunton EX33 1HG, England
+44 1271 890771
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Amazing beach, shame about facilities.

The beach it’s self is amazing, miles of coastline great for walking the dog. At low tide the beach... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alexander S
,
Exeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
A too die for beach

Staying at the Saunton sand hotel you cannot mis the beach. Clean beach. Lots of dogs and most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue-AnnJean
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England
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“great beach” (78 reviews)
“car park” (152 reviews)
LOCATION
Saunton Road, Saunton EX33 1HG, England
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+44 1271 890771
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"great beach"
in 78 reviews
"car park"
in 152 reviews
"number plate recognition"
in 9 reviews
"beach cafe"
in 14 reviews
"surf shop"
in 14 reviews
"dog friendly beach"
in 18 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 8 reviews
"north devon"
in 26 reviews
"long beach"
in 13 reviews
"dog walkers"
in 17 reviews
"dogs are allowed"
in 13 reviews
"plenty of space"
in 18 reviews
"toilet facilities"
in 12 reviews
"rock pools"
in 23 reviews
"body boarding"
in 16 reviews
"great facilities"
in 8 reviews
"clean beach"
in 17 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beach it’s self is amazing, miles of coastline great for walking the dog. At low tide the beach is huge. when it’s busy it doesn’t feel busy because there is so much space. The beach is clean and the water is really clear. The...More

Thank Alexander S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Saunton sand hotel you cannot mis the beach. Clean beach. Lots of dogs and most owners picking up poo. Good cafes surf shop and lessons. Very friendly. Lots of room. Worth a visit.

Thank Sue-AnnJean
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a day trip here over the Easter holidays. We were very lucky with the weather as the day we chose was sunny. We took a picnic to the beach, and a football and some bats and balls. The beach itself is sandy and...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Fab huge beach. Clean and tidy.Great for dogs and kids of all ages. It also has toilet facilities and a cafe. You have to pay for parking on your exit.

Thank Catherine A
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

We visit stunning Saunton Sands regularly with our young children from our holiday home on the outskirts of Bideford. We all love our long walks along this spectacular beach and paddling in the rock pools. You to can visit this beautiful beach while staying at...More

Thank liz d
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely beach very clean and tidy with amazing golden sand. But it's only really accessable by bus or car, and the car park isn't that cheep. But after arriving you wouldn't be disappointed with the location it's spectacular.

Thank Karl N
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Come here quite often as we love it. Fantastic huge beach which is clean and tidy and great for the dogs to run and play. The sand dunes are the best I’ve ever been to. Well worth a visit

Thank Dockymomo
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Great sandy beach, lots of surfing and a great walk along the coast. Very clean. We had a nice walk and even though we were here in January the beach was being well used by surfers, wind surfers, brave swimmers and lots of famililies along...More

Thank sparkles4
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Staunton is one of the best Surf beaches in the country, but despite that it is also family friendly, dog friendly and not the pretentious. It has a great little cafe on site which isn’t too expensive considering the captive market and the shop has...More

Thank Rich B
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Great sandy beach with grassy sand dunes , large clean Beach, shallow, good toilets and shower and pay and display car park and a cafe. Shower outside for humans and dogs !! They also have dog bins and bags so no excuses not to pick...More

Thank Lbmystery
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Jannerbloke
3 July 2016|
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Response from LES N | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are required to be kept on a lead for the first 0.25 mile on the beach - but I only saw a few walkers observing this. The beach is so vast when the tide is out unleashed dogs would be away quickly anyway. Owners are... More
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Jannerbloke
3 July 2016|
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Response from carter1dotcom | Reviewed this property |
Def not, it's a family beach, there's lots of children's activities, like surfing and Kite flying, think you need to look elsewhere, the only beach I know that does naturalist bathing is Brighton and at Studland Bay... More
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Phill1108
29 May 2016|
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Response from LES N | Reviewed this property |
Probably as its so large but I'm sorry but I can't say for definitive. There is a line of beach huts just on the beach by the main access and I suppose it may be possible to use these as a base for a bbq. They cost £15 per... More
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