Looking over Sand Dunes / Saunton Sands to Saunton Down .
The Saunton Sands Hotel is a notable feature of this area.
The Sand Dunes at Braunton Burrows is the largest Sand Dune system , over 2500 hectares, in England.
The military use part of the Dunes for live firing training on about 30 days a year.
The Coast Path / Tarka Trail Cycleway runs inland , to the East of the Dunes , to a boardwalk -
giving a closer view of River Taw.
Appeldore can be seen across the waters - 1.5km away.
To reach Appeldore by the Coast Path - Head East along the River Taw's North bank to Barnstable ,
then West along the South Bank to Instow .
Head south and cross the River Torridge by Bideford Long Bridge , then North to Appledore .
A distance of well over 30km.
Location: SS 4473 3745