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Braunton is a large village on the north coast of Devon, in the west of England. It is situated near some of the best beaches in the country as well as immaculate and biodiverse countryside. But it is not just natural beauty that draws heaps of visitors to Braunton. There are plenty of fun things to do and see in and around the village too.
It is the miles of sandy beaches near Braunton that first brought holidaymakers to the village. If you are a surfer or in to other watersports, these beaches have some of the best waves in the UK. Of those closest to Braunton, Croyde is probably the best beach for surfing. Situated in a picturesque bay about ten minutes' drive from Braunton, Croyde beach really is a stunning spot.
If you're new to the surf life, or simply want to brush up on your skills, Croyde Surf Academy, just above the beach, offers lessons to surfers of all abilities. This is also where you can hire a board or wetsuit if you want to go it alone. In June, Croyde Bay also hosts the Gold Coast Oceanfest, North Devon's surf and music festival. So bring your board and your party hat and get down to the beach.
Saunton Sands is the closest beach to Braunton and can be reached via a lovely walk through Braunton Burrows, the area's incredible sand dunes. Saunton's three miles of gloriously sandy beach is the perfect place for sea swimming and making sand castles. If you get peckish or chilly, the Saunton Break café has plates of warm chips and homemade ice cream to restore your vitality.
The most secluded of Braunton's local beaches is Crow Point and this is an excellent starting point for your exploration of Braunton Burrows. The Burrows is the core area in the North Devon Biosphere Reserve, the largest sand dune system in England and a paradise for sea birds and other wildlife. The dunes make a fantastic location for a winter walk like no other.
If you'd like to learn more about Braunton's unique surrounding countryside, the Braunton Countryside Centre, in the middle of the village, has exhibitions on natural life and offers guided walks of the Burrows and Braunton Marsh. The centre is open between April and October and is well worth a visit.
Braunton isn't just about windswept walks and great surf, there are also some exceptional pubs and restaurants in the village. The Mariners Arms on South Street is a cosy little whitewashed pub and the perfect spot to recouperate after a day on the waves. The Aggi is a bit bigger and serves up excellent pub grub with your tipple.
For a more foodie experience, the corner bistro on the square, has a sophisticated and yet unpretentious menu offering everything from eggs benedict to locally reared and aged steaks. At One Dining Room is another great spot, with an extensive selection of sumptuous tapas to choose from.
A Braunton hotel offers you stunning beaches, beautiful country walks and top notch pubs. What more could you want?
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Braunton
What are the most booked hotels in Braunton?The best hotels to stay in Braunton are Saunton Sands Hotel Source Spa and Wellness and The George Hotel - Inn.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Braunton?The cheapest price for a double room in Braunton is £105, offered by The George Hotel - Inn.
What hotels are in the central Braunton neighborhood?The George Hotel - Inn and Saunton Sands Hotel Source Spa and Wellness are located in the central neighborhood of Braunton.
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