Our Braunton guide will help you make the most of your holiday

The bustling village of Braunton acts as a natural focus for visitors, with its wealth of accommodation, amenities and facilities, making it well placed as a base for holidaymakers wanting to explore North Devon. Being close to lots of great beaches and at the heart of England's only UNESCO Biosphere Reserve means it's popular with nature-lovers, surfers and walkers

Braunton village
Braunton is often referred to as the largest village in England, (although others have also laid claim to this title.)  Whatever the truth, Braunton is a village with a vibrant and active community with events taking place throughout the year.
The village has lots of good, friendly pubs, restaurants and cafes, including the George Hotel, award-winning Squires fish and chips, New Coast Canteen, SQ, Wild Thyme and The Williams Arms in nearby Wrafton. There are several supermarkets as well as the British Museum of Surfing.  

The new Quay Cafe is a fantastic dog-friendly, fully licensed café offers organic coffee, great food with seasonal specials, and delicious cream teas and cakes. They also serve ice creams, milkshakes and smoothies to eat in or take away as well as outdoor seating, cycle racks and free parking.

There are live music events every Friday throughout summer promoting the most exciting local acts North Devon has on offer.  Plus for children there is the fantastic indoor play area to explore!

Beaches and surfing near Braunton 
Braunton is well known for its surfing connections thanks to its proximity to so many of North Devon's best surfing beaches. Saunton beach is just up the road, and has three and a half miles of golden sand and surf (world renowned for its beauty, and being the setting for many films and music videos, including Robbie Williams' 'Angels'), and Croyde is just around the headland. Braunton is also home to the British Museum of Surfing and plenty of surfing shops including Hunter, Tiki Surf, Surfed Out and Second Skin.