Saunton & Braunton Holiday Cottages
Did you know...American troops practiced in Braunton Burrows during WWII?
Think of Saunton and you’re bound to picture endless sands wrapped around hilly dunes and inviting waters. The village is renowned for its impressive surfing conditions and Saunton Sands holidays are North Devon’s most popular. Just afew miles away, Braunton enjoys dazzling views, and those who choose Braunton holidays are close enough to make the most of Saunton Sands.
- Braunton Burrows house the first Unesco biosphere reserve in Britain
- Saunton Golf Club has two links courses, in Saunton and Braunton
- Pink Floyd filmed scenes for film ‘The Wall’ on Saunton Sands
Saunton & Braunton Tourist Information
The romantic beauty of Saunton Sands and its dune-lapped coast has to be seen to be believed, and the beach was used in Robbie William’s video for ‘Angels’. Guests of the Saunton Sands holiday cottages available from Blue Chip Holidays will be located within easy reach of the beach, Braunton and the area’s many additional features.
Braunton is reputed as being the largest village in England, and boasts its own shops, restaurants and surrounding walks - so it has plenty to occupy its many yearly visitors. The South West Coast Path passes through Saunton, and the Tarka Trail includes Braunton – so walkers will be in their element!
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Beach Holidays in Saunton & Braunton
Saunton Sands is an extremely popular sandy beach which stretches for three miles and backs onto one of the UK’s largest dune systems, Braunton Burrows. This west-facing beach is excellent for surfing and water sports, and hoards of visitors opt for Saunton Sands holidays year in and year out. Saunton Sands beach is lifeguarded during peak season, and has toilet and cafe facilities, a car park and a shop. Surfboards are available for hire for those who fancy giving it a go. Dogs are allowed on the beach between October and March, although access for them is restricted during summer. In 1990, the South West’s hottest ever temperature was recorded at Saunton Sands.
Saunton & Braunton Family Attractions
Miles of golden sands aside, those on Saunton Sands and Braunton holidays find plenty to entertain. Those golfers amongst Saunton holidaymakers will be delighted by Saunton Golf Club. The club has two links golf courses which actually pass through the dunes of Braunton Burrows, as well as a championship golf course. Taw and Torridge meet at the estuary at Crow Point, and this spot’s popularity with many species of bird and even seals makes it a great destination for bird watchers, walkers and fishermen.
Dog Friendly Holidays in Saunton & Braunton
Blue Chip Holidays offers a selection of cottages for dog friendly holidays in Saunton and Braunton. The scenic and rugged area makes holidays in Saunton every dog’s dream – as there is plenty of wide open space to discover for owner and pet alike! Dogs are permitted on Saunton Sands although access may be restricted in certain areas during May and September. Braunton’s coastal landscape is home to many walks of varying levels, so families and pet owners can choose the right trail for them and explore the area on foot together.
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