Saunton is predominantly famous for its beach, Saunton Sands, which is situated at the heart of the North Devon Biosphere Reserve.

As well as being a world-class family beach, with wide open space, great watersports and all the amenities you could need, plus being dog friendly to boot, it is one of the most popular beaches in Devon. Saunton Sands also has access to a Landeez all-terrain wheelchair, allowing everyone to enjoy the beach.

Natural Beauty 

The coast at Saunton falls into the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which covers the majority of the coast in this area. Aside from being very picturesque, Saunton is also home to a host of footpaths, cycle trails and more and can be easily accessed from the South West Coast Path. One of the most popular activities in this area is watersports and throughout the year you'll be able to spot surfers, paddleboarders and others tackling the waves. Whether you're a novice or a pro, you'll find equipment hire and tutors lined all along the coast, so everyone can enjoy the beauty of Saunton's waves. 

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