Best Devon Beaches Take a look at the best beaches in Devon Blackpool Sands This blue flag award-winning beach is one of the most popular destinations in the region. Saunton Sands Saunton Sands consists of an impressive 3.5 mile stretch of golden sands Woolacombe Beach A sandy beach on the coast of North Devon, in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Croyde Bay Croyde is one of North Devon’s most popular beaches – and with good reason Westward Ho! Beach Westward Ho! beach is a vast sandy beach backed by a pebble ridge Dawlish Warren Beach A popular sandy beach that extends north to the mouth of the River Exe Shaldon Beach Shaldon beach is an enchanting stretch of red sand that lies at the mouth of the River Teign Lynmouth Beach Lynmouth Beach is a shingle beach on the north coast of Devon. Combe Martin Bay The beach at Combe Martin Bay lies on Devon’s north coast.