Saunton

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Coordinates: 51°07′01″N 4°12′18″W / 51.117°N 04.205°W / 51.117; -04.205

Saunton
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Saunton is located in Devon
Saunton
Saunton
 Saunton shown within Devon
OS grid reference SS457452
District North Devon
Shire county Devon
Region South West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRAUNTON
Postcode district EX33
Dialling code 01271
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Devon and Somerset
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
List of places
UK
England
Devon

Saunton is a village located approximately two miles from Braunton on the North Devon coast in the South West of England.

Several kilometres long, the village borders Braunton Burrows, the heart of North Devon's Biosphere Reserve, the first "new style" UNESCO-designated Biosphere Reserve. Its beach Saunton Sands is part of the Taw-Torridge Estuary.

The Saunton Surf Life Saving Club is based here.

The South West Coast Path National Trail runs through the village, and gives access to walks along the rugged North Devon coast.

Saunton Down lies within the North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Served by Stagecoach 308 bus service between Barnstaple, Croyde and Georgeham

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Media related to Saunton at Wikimedia Commons