Saunton Sands | Day Out With The Kids

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Saunton Sands

  • Braunton
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Saunton Sands is famous to the kids as the backdrop to Robbie William's 'Angels' track, this is three miles of golden sand backed by Braunton Burrows, the UK's largest dune system.

The water on the west facing shore shelves gently into the beach making it a good shallow spot for novice surfers, but anything beyond paddling is not advised particularly at the north end where swimming would be actually dangerous. There is no lifeguard cover at any time of year.

Local facilities include toilets, shop and cafe bar. There is local pay parking and surf hire.

Please note that the contact details are for the local TIC so please plan your journey independently.

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Opening hours

Year round access


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Braunton Tourist Information Centre, The Bakehouse Centre Caen Street, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1AA, England

Phone number

01271 816400



Click here to visit Saunton Sands' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Saunton Sands has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Saunton Sands has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, Saunton Sands is wheelchair friendly.

Saunton Sands has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Saunton Sands has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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