Saunton Sands, three miles of sandy beach at Saunton Sands is backed almost a 1000 hectares of amazing dunes, one of the largest dune areas in the UK, known as Braunton Burrows. The dunes provide a place for child fun and also sheltered sun bathing. A large area of the dunes were designated a UNESCO Biosphere (area of outstanding natural diversity) in 2004. The Taw/Torridge Estuary enters the sea at the southern end of the beach.
Popular with surfers and at the most southerly tip of Braunton Burrows you will find Crow Point, a popular with bird watchers and fisherman.
- Beach huts
- Lifeguard in summer months
- Disabled friendly beach with parking and a concrete slope onto the beach
The beach has zoned areas for dogs, some allow dogs to run freely and others on a lead.