Braunton and North Devon Area

Bakers Thatch Braunton is situated in one of the oldest parts of the village, it nestles in a quiet street adjacent to the historic Parish Church of St Brannock. A short stroll away from Brauntons village centre with it’s lively mix of cafes, bistros, pubs and restaurants along with many unique and individual shops – not forgetting the various surf shops and Brauntons museum and countryside centre. Braunton is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area with Brauntons great field, and it’s SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) one of the last remaining examples of medieval strip farming and the extensive sand dune system of Braunton Burrows and estuary which has been designated the only UNESCO biosphere reserve in England.


The Tarka Trail is a 180 mile long trail of paths which link the North Devon coast to Dartmoor, it passes through the village and visitors can walk or hire cycles to ride or walk along in safety the many and varied pathways.

Just 5 minutes drive away is Saunton Golf Club with its famous championship course and onwards and beyond visitors can enjoy the expansive golden beaches of Saunton Sands, Croyde Bay, Woolacombe and Putsborough all ideal for relaxing or surfing.

A little further afield visitors can discover the peace and tranquillity of the surrounding countryside with Exmoor, Lynton and Lynmouth and the National Trust properties of Arlington Court and Watersmeet.

Braunton lies on the North Devon Coast within an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) with its rich history of maritime and agriculture and its stunning coastal landscapes, Braunton has much to offer.


Braunton Tourist Information Centre

Saunton Golf Club

Exmoor National Park

Tarka Trail

The Corner Bistro

Kittiwakes Shop