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Saunton Sands Beach

Saunton Road, Saunton EX33 1HG, England
+44 1271 890771
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Morning rockpooling

Being one of our local beaches,I had to write a review,as haven't been down the beach for ages,but... read more

Reviewed today
Em S
via mobile
Perfect day

Visited saunton sands for the day as it is a dog friendly beach.had a beautiful day.gorgeous flat... read more

Reviewed today
wallaby09
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“great beach” (78 reviews)
“car park” (155 reviews)
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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 155 reviews
"number plate recognition"
in 9 reviews
"surf shop"
in 15 reviews
"beach cafe"
in 14 reviews
"dog friendly beach"
in 18 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 8 reviews
"north devon"
in 26 reviews
"dog walkers"
in 18 reviews
"long beach"
in 13 reviews
"plenty of space"
in 18 reviews
"dogs are allowed"
in 13 reviews
"toilet facilities"
in 12 reviews
"clean beach"
in 18 reviews
"body boarding"
in 16 reviews
"rock pools"
in 23 reviews
"great facilities"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

Being one of our local beaches,I had to write a review,as haven't been down the beach for ages,but we had a brilliant couple of hours, totally unplanned visit,but we had great fun in the rock pools,my son ventured into theses,and after had a Cappuccino,from the...More

Thank Em S
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Reviewed today

Visited saunton sands for the day as it is a dog friendly beach.had a beautiful day.gorgeous flat sands.plenty of space.ideal for kids and dogs.very clean.good amenities.very unspoilt area.not to be missed by beach lovers.

Thank wallaby09
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Reviewed 3 days ago

popped there for a D-Day celebration rewarded with a flypast from the BBMF Dakota. Did not use cafe as was busy toilets adequate lovely beach for children wanting to pay in the sand water far away when tide is out also learnt the history of...More

Thank JosephineHall
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

REALLY disappointed with the people at the café. Bought coffees because they had compostable cups and then asked for a refill on our reusable water bottles. Evidently they don't have any tap water but we could buy it in plastic bottles! Profit over planet?

Thank Emma S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing beach this is. It helped it was a beautiful day but, even so, it would be great in the rain. So DOG friendly! So everyone friendly. Surfers, families, old folk, young, couples, single, you just felt safe and part of a lovely...More

Thank Sue A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Kent where going to the beach involves a hefty car parking charge (if you can find a space by 10 am) rubbish strewn everywhere, horrific toilets and an overpriced cafe. Our first visit to Saunton was an eye opener. Firstly, it’s only...More

1  Thank racgem
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 42 years I finally got to go on the beach it was the D day 75th anniversary and events where being held all weekend the tide was out and the beach is huge the sea was quite warm and the parking was surprisingly reasonable...More

1  Thank sean c
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great dog friendly beach. Plenty of families, surfers and dog walkers around. Parking cost average beach huge when tide out.

Thank 274pip02
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach itself is 5 stars, it is a big beach, and clean on the day we visited (Bank Holiday Monday) There was surfing ( I think you can have surf lessons there too) The only thing that let it down for me was the...More

Thank Adele H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is perfect for dog walkers, it's big and spacious and plenty of room to either interact with others or keep to yourself. There were also many surfers and a few families and there are beach huts to hire, as well as a shop,...More

Thank Hollie J
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J S
4 May 2018|
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Response from ZigiB | Reviewed this property |
Better off at Lobbfields ! They allow you to park up in the day but parking costs around £7.
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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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