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Saunton Sands

Devon, England

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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.

Saunton Sands is on the North Devon Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the South West Coast Path.


Weather and tides for Monday 27 March

Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 88%
Min temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 11mph

The tide at Saunton Sands is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 5:34 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 11:21 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Recommended holiday cottages near Saunton Sands

Things to do and see in the area

Croyde Surf Academy (1.5 miles)
Surfing Croyde Bay (1.7 miles)
Croyde Bay (1.9 miles)
Surf South West (2 miles)
Lyndon Wake Surf School (2.2 miles)
Putsborough Sands (2.8 miles)
Baggy Point Easy Access Walk (3 miles)
Instow beach (3.7 miles)
North Devon Maritime Museum (3.9 miles)

All distances are approximate

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Location: Saunton

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SS442363

County: Devon

Country: England

Local Authority: North Devon

Parish: Braunton

Nearest postcode: EX33 1LQ

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Visitor information for Saunton Sands, Devon, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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