Braunton, one of England’s largest villages, is only a few miles from North Devon’s Golden Coast.
The excellent shopping facilities and selection of cafes, pubs and restaurants make Braunton an ideal base from which to explore the varied attractions that North Devon has to offer.
The dramatic coastline and spectacular beaches of Saunton, Croyde and Putsborough with their golden sands, safe bathing and excellent surfing, are all within a short drive.
Today, Braunton is a very important area of archaeological and natural importance.
Braunton Great Field, on the outskirts of the village, is a famous archaeological site and one of a very few remaining examples of mediaeval strip farming.
Braunton Burrows is a huge expanse of sand dunes – the largest in the UK – which stretches 6 km along the shore and 2 km inland. It has been designated as Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
The Saunton Links Golf Course is positioned on the perimeters of the Braunton Burrows, and surrounded by some fine countryside with the grassy hills of Saunton to the North.
We have holiday cottages in Braunton to suit all requirements, whether it be a surfing, walking , or golfing holiday in North Devon.