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Massive wide beach with less of a channelled swell than Croyde so better for longboards and SUPs... read more

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Amazing beach, well worth a visit

Plenty of parking with the car park having a camera system to record when you enter then you just... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
West Sussex, UK
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Saunton Road, Saunton EX33 1HG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Massive wide beach with less of a channelled swell than Croyde so better for longboards and SUPs, especially if you want a more mellow surf. Easier to get to than Putsborough. Big car park. Number plate recognition system, so no long queuing to get in...More

Thank benny_baracuda
Reviewed 4 days ago

The beach itself is great. Long dunes to run around in and explore, miles of beach to walk down. However, whoever owns the private carpark has ruined this place for me. I was shocked to see a massive hike in parking prices, which is unjustifiable...More

Thank kellwoodct
Reviewed 5 days ago

Plenty of parking with the car park having a camera system to record when you enter then you just pay when you leave, not easily signed posted but we eventually worked it out. Parking was reasonable at £4.50 for just over 3 hours. Beach is...More

Thank Groving
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach but spoilt by a rip off private parking, only stayed 3h30 hours cost me 8£ and dirty toilet. Need to think maybe shower for surfer away from the toilet.

Thank Domski972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming here for Years and love it..but saunton and Croyde are becoming a place of let's rip people off! 8 quid for not even a half day parking is robbery and greed, especially when a lot if people but stuff from the shop...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and i met up at the car park yesterday at Saunton, went for a surf, ate in the cafe, shopped in the surf shop etc. When we came to leave we were presented with an 8£ parking fee. Three of us arriving at...More

Thank TripAdvizorMember
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulously clean beach with what seemed like miles and miles of perfect sand. Lots of surfers about. Dog walkers galore. Beach huts for hire at £20 per day with windbreakers and deck chairs. A lovely beach to stay at for a full day. Cafe nearby...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant late afternoon here. This time last year we were in Majorca and weather today in Devon on a par with weather in Majorca.Really enjoyed cafe on beach.Initially went for coffee then after walk on beach went back for food sitting outside watching sun set

Thank Brian211148
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach. Dog friendly. Lovely and clean. Lots of water sports to watch. Small but good cafe. Small shop Showers and toilets available. Pay to park reasonable price

Thank charjongail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to come out of season to walk the dog and spend time on the beach but when it is busy bins are left overflowing and the toilets are revolting, there are queues to pay at the machine to get out and if you...More

Thank Rosie P
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Casey B
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Response from ZigiB | Reviewed this property |
Beach Shop and Grill at Saunton Sands xx
29 June 2018|
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Response from sean c | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes you can just make sure that you take them away with you. Have a great time
Jack H
23 June 2018|
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Response from Alexander S | Reviewed this property |
The beach is so big and there’s definitely enough space, I would just take it. It would probably be better to do it in low season as there will be a lot less people. :)