"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Saunton Sands Beach

Saunton Sands bathing water is on the north coast of Devon. It is a sandy beach resort backed by sand dunes. The beach is approximately four kilometres wide. The Taw/Torridge Estuary enters the sea at the southern end of the beach.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Braunton

Local authority: Devon County Council

OS Grid Reference: SS446375


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Saunton Sands Beach

  • Home House Country Restaurant (1m)
  • Roylands Riding Stables (1m)
  • Cascades Tropical Adventure Pool (1m)
  • Braunton and District Museum (3m)
  • Braunton Burrows (3m)
  • Elliott Gallery (3m)
  • Woolacombe Riding Stables (4m)
  • Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre (4m)
  • Once Upon A Time (4m)
  • North Devon Maritime Museum (5m)
  • Instow Signal Box (5m)
  • Mortehoe Museum (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information
The Bakehouse Centre
Caen Street
EX33 1AA

Phone 01271 816400
Email info@brauntontic.co.uk

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Forecast for Saturday 16 February


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1021
Humidity 97%
UV Index n/a
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
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Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 83%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1022
Humidity 77%
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Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1020
Humidity 82%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
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A long. straight sandy beach backed by impressive sand dunes. This is a popular beach with surfers. No kite buggying or sand yachts are permitted.

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