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.
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The tide at Saunton Sands is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 5:29 AM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 12:44 PM.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 9.6°CDetailed weather and tides »
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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
around 8 miles north-northeast as the seagull flies, around 11 miles by road.
Location type: Rural
OS Grid: SS442363
Local Authority: North Devon
Nearest postcode: EX33 1LQ
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