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Make a holiday rental home or self catering cottage in Braunton, Devon your home away from home

Braunton is the largest village in England and the entrance to the Golden Coast of North Devon. It is five miles from Barnstable and nine miles from Ilfracombe and its passenger ferry to Lundy Island. Braunton Great Field is a well-known archaeological site and Braunton Burrows is almost four miles of sand dunes along the coast of Saunton, which form Devon's first UNESCO biosphere reserve. The South West Coast Path runs alongside the Coast and the Tarka Trail is nearby.

Holiday accommodation in Braunton, Devon

The main industries in Braunton are farming and tourism due to the villages close proximity or the surfing beaches at Westward Ho, Saunton Sands, Croyde, Rockham Bay and Woolacombe.

Self-catering offers cheap holidays, but this type of holiday accommodation is popular for many other reasons. Braunton's farming background means that many otherwise unoccupied farm cottages and barns that have been renovated and utilised for holiday cottages, which form the ideal base for exploring North Devon.

Braunton cottages are perfect for shopping at Bideford, Barnstable and for exploring the Exmoor National Park. Cottages are ideal for families, more spacious than a hotel room; offer home from home comforts, a garden and some allow dogs.

Things to do in Braunton, Devon

The coastal path and Exmoor are perfect for walking, cycling, horse riding, nature and birdwatching and the Tarka Trail runs along the old railway lines and is available to cyclists between Braunton and Meeth. The Caen Stream, which is a tributary of the Taw, runs through the middle of the village. Braunton's Little Comfort Farm Coarse Fishery extends over an acre and has been established for more than thirty years. Buying a copy of the North Devon Gazette and tuning into BBC Radio Devon will keep you up to date with the weather and what going on for your holiday, like the Braunton Carnival in May.

The Braunton Museum is in the Bakehouse Centre. The village has a number of pubs namely, the Mariners Arms, Black Horse, Williams Arms in Wrafton and Agricultural Inn and there is a good selection of restaurants and cafes. St Brannock's Church is a few minutes walk from country cottages. It is over seven hundred years old and the chancel has three lancets and an arch, a curious brass palimpsest and a chest from the Spanish Armada.

Braunton has an athletics track, cricket club, football club and there is a sub aqua club in Ilfracombe. Saunton Golf Course has a choice of two championship courses or you can travel further afield to Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club. Surfers will be interested to learn that a number of surf brands were created in Braunton including Salt Rock and Tiki. Close to Braunton Sands there is a rifle range and nature reserve. Attractions include Ilfracombe Museum, The Big Sheep, Bideford, Dartington Crystal in Totnes and RHS Garden Rosemoor.

Weather in Braunton, Devon

Braunton's climate is generally milder than the rest of the country, but the north Devon coasts can feel cooler if there is a north wind.

Travel to Braunton, Devon

Exeter and Bristol airports serve Braunton. The Tarka Line runs from Exeter to Barnstable to connect with intercity trains. National Express stop at Barnstable and there is a ferry link from Appledore to Instow.

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A wonderful place - a true home from home. Our next stay is already booked
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  • Date of Stay: May 2018

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This is our second stay at Thorpe and once again it provided us with a fantastic base for an unforgetable holiday. The property is wonderfuly positioned next to the award winning Woolacombe beach and comes highly spec'ed. The house is equiped with every mod con you could imagine and more besides, you want for nothing here. We're already looking at dates in our diary for a return visit.
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