Beaches - Things to do in Devon at The Fox & Hounds Country Hotel
The beaches of North Devon are rated amongst the best in the UK with Saunton Sands and Croyde being the most accessible. Saunton is about 50 a minute drive and is ideal for families, offering a huge beach that even on the most crowded days offers quiet spots. There is parking directly at the beach and good shops and restaurant facilities are available. Surf hire and lessons are available but worth booking in advance during peak seasons. Ten minutes further round the coast is Croyde which is one of the most famous surfing beaches in the country. Experience the great laid back atmosphere whilst watching the action in the waves!