Saunton Sands & Braunton Burrows
Renown for its long swathe of sandy shoreline and backed by grassy dunes, Saunton Sands is one of the UK's most unspoilt, underpopulated and wonderful natural beaches. Popular with surfers of all levels, walkers and nature enthusiasts, this dog-friendly beach is also neighbour to the UNESCO biosphere reserve - Brauton Burrows, which is the largest sand dune system in England, and home to a number or rare plants and animals.
A big favourite amongst families, surfers & sunbathers, this 3-mile stretch of golden sand has won this beach numerous awards. Even in the height of summer there's enough space to sprawl, play cricket or find your own quiet spot.
Attracting youngsters each summer, this is North Devons most popular surf beach. You'll find other lively activities both on the beach and in its old world village, where the surf culture continues, and pubs host live musics most evenings throughout the summer.
Budleigh Salterton is a lovely seaside town situated on the Jurassic coastline. With a 2-mile pebbled beach and connecting estuary, this safe beach is a hit with young children who can splash and ride the estuary tides on boogie boards and inflatables. Pack a picnic or grab a crab sandwich at fifty degrees north behind the brightly coloured beach huts.
A charming fishing cove backed by high limestone cliffs and strew with crab pots, lines & brightly coloured fishing boats. At high tides, the shingled beach provides depth of water perfect for swimmers.