'Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears a Crown'

It’s our pleasure to announce Dai Davies will be visiting Saunton Sands Hotel for a series of enthralling talks on

  • 20-22 March 2020

Dai is one of the world’s experts in security and investigation, a former Head of Royal Protection and Chief Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police. His long and distinguished career with the Met Police service culminated with his appointment in 1995 as Operational Unit Commander in charge of Royal Protection for HM The Queen and the Royal Family. He is also a media expert on security terrorism and policing related issues and is a regular on BBC, Sky and international media outlets.

We’re delighted to welcome Dai to Saunton, his breadth of knowledge and intriguing insight on royal protection will make for a fantastic seminar. Dai’s talks will include the history of royal protection, from George III to the present day, and a talk on Princess Diana’s death.

To celebrate our interesting guest, we’ll be offering a special weekend rate from £240 per person – but be quick, it’s limited to just 50 places.

Our Weekend Itinerary includes:


  • 7pm Prosecco reception
  • 7.30pm Dinner in the Terrace Lounge (set menu, shared tables of ten)
  • 9.30pm The history of royal protection from George III to the present day talk


  • 2pm Afternoon tea buffet in the Dining Room
  • 3pm Princess Diana talk
  • Dinner With a bottle of complimentary wine

Price: £240 per person for the weekend including daily use of Source Spa and Wellness

Just looking for ticket only?

  • Friday Evening £50 per person (to include dinner and glass of prosecco)
  • Saturday Afternoon £40 per person (to include afternoon tea buffet)

Call our Reservations Team on 01271 890212 to arrange your weekend break.

Price based on 2 people sharing a twin or double inland facing room with the full itenarary as listed above plus breakfast each morning. Upgrades available.  Not available in conjunction with any other hotel offer. 

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