Laid Back Braunton

Is regarded by many as the ‘cool’ part of North Devon and gateway to the surfers paradise of Croyde and Woolacombe. Where the surf/skate culture meet rural Devon.

Braunton offers an interesting mix of the old and the new, with charming traditional cottages that lead off the high street that runs through the village, that offers a wealth of independent shops, pubs and restaurants including the ultra-modern SQ restaurant and bar that is well regarded locally.

Located in the heart of the North Devon Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including the rugged Braunton Burrows, which is the largest sand dune system in England, and offers some of the finest walks with the stunning back drop of Bideford bay and the miles of golden sandy beaches of Saunton and Westward Ho!


Barnstaple 6 miles | Croyde 4 miles | Ilfracombe 8 miles | Bideford 14 miles


Saunton 2 miles | Croyde 4 miles | Woolacombe 7 miles


Good regular local bus links to Bideford/ Barnstaple/ Croyde/ Ilfracombe
Train station Barnstaple with Links to Exeter and beyond (6 miles)
M5 motorway (36 miles)


A number of primary schools
Braunton Secondary School
With the independent schools of Kingsley School (14 miles), Shebbear College (26 miles) and West Buckland School (13 miles) all within the local area.


A number of independent convenience stores
Tesco, Cooperative, Sainsburys (6 miles) Tesco superstore (6 miles)


Saunton Golf Course (2 miles)
Royal North Devon Golf Club (16 Miles)
Portmore Golf Club (7 miles)
Ilfracombe Golf Club (9 miles)