Braunton Area Guide

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Nestled along the stunning North Devon coastline, Braunton is a charming village that seamlessly combines natural beauty with historical charm. Renowned for its proximity to the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of Braunton Burrows, a vast sand dune system, and the golden sands of Saunton Sands beach, the village is a haven for nature enthusiasts and surfers alike. 

Braunton's village center boasts a mix of independent shops, traditional pubs, and eateries serving local delights. The historic St. Brannock's Church stands as a testament to the village's medieval roots. With access to the Tarka Trail and nearby surf breaks, Braunton offers a perfect blend of outdoor adventures, cultural richness, and coastal tranquility for those exploring the wonders of North Devon.

Braunton, situated on the North Devon coast, offers a delightful array of activities for visitors seeking a blend of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and cultural exploration. Start your journey at Braunton Burrows, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve featuring extensive sand dunes and unique ecosystems. Nature lovers can explore the diverse flora and fauna, while the nearby Saunton Sands beach beckons with its golden shores, perfect for sunbathing and surfing.

For outdoor enthusiasts, Braunton provides access to the Tarka Trail, offering scenic walking and cycling routes along the estuary and through picturesque countryside. The village's charming center boasts independent shops, galleries, and traditional pubs, providing a leisurely setting for shopping and relaxation. History enthusiasts can visit St. Brannock's Church, an ancient site with roots dating back to medieval times.

Surfers flock to Braunton for its proximity to renowned surf breaks, making it a hub for those seeking exhilarating wave-riding experiences. Additionally, the village's coastal location invites exploration of nearby attractions like Baggy Point and Croyde Bay. Braunton, with its natural wonders and vibrant community, ensures a well-rounded and enjoyable experience for visitors discovering the treasures of North Devon.

Our top picks

In Braunton, Croyde, and Saunton, North Devon's coastal gems, you're spoiled for choice when it comes to dining. Begin your culinary journey in Braunton, a charming village with diverse options. Enjoy artisanal dishes at The Riverside or savour seafood delights at SQ Bar and Restaurant. 

For a taste of local produce, head to Squires Fish Restaurant. In Croyde, The Thatch offers a cosy atmosphere and hearty meals, while Blue Groove boasts beachside dining with a diverse menu. Saunton Sands Hotel provides a sophisticated dining experience with panoramic views of the coastline. From quaint village eateries to seaside indulgence, this trio offers a delectable exploration of North Devon's culinary landscape.

Our top picks

  •  SQ Bar and Restaurant
  • Squires 
  • The Williams Arms
  • The Black Horse
  • Meraki Pizza Meraki Pizza Co.
    •    The George- Visit Braunton, Eat, Drink & stay at the George Inn Pub, North Devon (
    •    Anima- Anima Dining| Resturaunt | Braunton | Fine Dining | Private Catering Event Company
    •    The Duck Dive (Previously Hangloose) - Facebook
    •    Surma- Surma Tandoori Indian Restaurant | Braunton (
    •    Surf and Turf - Browse the Menu of Surf & Turf Kebab | Get Best Deal | Takeaway order online (
    •    South 16 - Fish & Chips | South 16 | Braunton, North Devon
    •    Good Fortune - Good Fortune | Facebook
    •    The Aggi- Facebook
    •    The Ebbrington Arms - Facebook
    •    The White Lion -
    •    The Manor - HOME | The Manor Croyde
    •    The Thatch - The Thatch (
    •    Billy Budds- Billy Budds | Homepage
    •    The London Inn- The London Inn - Dog friendly pubs North Devon (
    •    The Rock - The Rock Inn, Georgeham – 17th Century Inn in Georgeham, North Devon
    •    New Coast Kitchen - New Coast Kitchen - A contemporary British restaurant in the heart of Croyde village
    •    51 Degree North - 51 Degrees North Coffee Co.
    •    Biffins Kitchen- Biffen's Kitchen Surf-Inspired Street Food | Croyde (
    •    The Break -
    •    The Worx- The Worx Cafe – Coffee House – Kitchen – Bar (
    •    Bambu- Facebook
    •    GT Ales-  Brewery | GT Ales | Braunton
    •    Fine Foods- Fine Foods of Braunton (
    •    Quay Café- The Quay Cafe Braunton – Quality Takeaway cuisine in Braunton

Braunton, a charming village in North Devon, boasts a network of reliable and diverse transport links. The A361 North Devon Link Road connects Braunton to major nearby towns, providing efficient road access. Additionally, the regular bus services, including routes to Barnstaple and beyond, enhance public transportation options. For those preferring sustainable travel, cycling and walking paths showcase the village's commitment to eco-friendly mobility. 

While Braunton lacks a railway station, the proximity to Barnstaple's railway station ensures convenient rail access. This integrated transportation infrastructure facilitates smooth connectivity, offering residents and visitors convenient options for exploring the picturesque surroundings and enjoying the coastal beauty of this delightful village.

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