Where to stay around Branscombe?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 466 holiday lettings near Branscombe. From 255 cottages to 91 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Branscombe is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Branscombe?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Branscombe. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Devon Cliffs: 1,698 holiday lettings
  • Lyme Regis Beach: 1,006 holiday lettings
  • Sidmouth Beach: 1,189 holiday lettings
  • Devon's Crealy Adventure Park: 1,405 holiday lettings
  • Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium: 999 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Branscombe listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Branscombe?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 255 cottages in Branscombe. Our other popular types of Branscombe holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 91 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 35 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Branscombe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 22 holiday homes with pool available in Branscombe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    See the Jurassic coast from the comfort of a holiday cottage or holiday rental home in Branscombe, Devon

    Branscombe is a village in East Devon located in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and overlooking Lyme Bay. Branscombe sprawls along narrow roads down sharp valleys past pretty thatched cottages and finishes at the shingle beach, Branscombe Mouth, which is part of the Jurassic Coast. Towns and villages within a five-mile radius of Branscombe include Beer, Southleigh, Seaton, Salcombe Regis, Colyford, Sidbury, Axmouth, Colyton, Northleigh, Combpyne, Shute, Sidmouth and Musbury.

    Holiday accommodation in Branscombe, Devon

    Branscombe's main industry is tourism and many visitors each year stay in self-catering accommodation, which is becoming ever more popular, especially Devon cottages. The main reason for this is that cottage holidays allows more freedom to explore the whole of the county without worrying about meal times.

    A holiday cottage offers home from home comforts, is much more spacious than a hotel room, often has a garden and some allow pets. A cottage in Branscombe is an ideal starting point for walks on the South West Coast Path, which is situated above the beach and is owned by the National Trust.

    Devon is known for its hospitality, as you will find out when you go shopping in Tiverton, Honiton, Newton Abbot, Axminster and the City of Exeter or visit the resorts of Lyme Regis, Teignmouth, Dawlish, Barnstable or Budleigh Salterton. There are two public houses close to Branscombe's holiday cottages, the Fountainhead in the hamlet of Street and the Mason's Arms, which is so named because of the stone quarrying that once took place in the neighbouring Beer stone caves. They sell award-winning ales from the local Branscombe Vale Brewery.

    Things to do in Branscombe, Devon

    Branscombe has three National Trust properties to visit, Manor Mill, the Old Bakery and the Forge. The 12th century Church of St Winifred has the remains of a medieval wall painting, a large Norman tower and nave at its centre, and an extraordinary example of a three-decked, eighteenth century pulpit. The beach at Branscombe Mouth has loads of rock pools, a thatched licensed restaurant and fishing boat trips if you fancy cooking a mackerel supper in your holiday cottage.

    Britain's south west National Parks are great for blowing the cobwebs away, nature and birdwatching, whether you choose to walk, ride or cycle and from a holiday cottage in Branscombe it is easy to travel to Dartmoor or Exmoor National Park. Paignton Zoo is an environmental park that is home to thousands of interesting plants and animals and Living Coasts is their sister attraction in Torbay (Torquay).

    Branscombe has several annual events including the Branscombe Air Day and Classic Car Rally and neighbouring Beer has a Regatta Week, Beer Rhythm and Blues festival, Rattenbury Day and Sidmouth its Folk Festival. Holiday cottages will be in demand at the time of special events, so its wise to book early. Attractions not to miss include the Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth, Norman Lockyer Observatory and the Pecorama model railway exhibition and gardens.

    Weather in Branscombe, Devon

    The weather throughout Devon is mild, but as Branscombe is set in a valley it appears to have its own microclimate and can be warmer and sunnier in the spring than other areas.

    Travel to Branscombe, Devon

    Plymouth and Exeter airports serve Branscombe, as does the National Express. The nearest railway station is at Seaton. Buses operating in the area include the Branscombe Coast Hopper.

    Activities and attractions in Branscombe

    Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Branscombe has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • The Donkey Sanctuary (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Castlewood Vineyard (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Lyme Bay Winery (6 mi / 9.6 km)
    • Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
    • Lyme Regis Golf Club (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
    • Crealy Great Adventure Park (12 mi / 19.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Branscombe

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Branscombe is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sidmouth Beach (4.4 mi / 7 km)
    • Bicton Park Botanical Gardens (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Monmouth Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Escot Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
    • Lyme Regis Beach (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
    • Devon Cliffs Beach (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)