Braunton is famous for its delicious foodie places to eat. Locals travel miles to the award winning fish restaurant for the best fish ‘n’ chips in town, there are also lots of other excellent restaurants, pubs and Bistros serving great food.
Situated between Barnstaple and Ilfracombe, and close to the fine sandy beaches of Saunton and Croyde. Braunton is possibly the largest village in England with narrow ancient streets and cob-walled cottages. Its local history can be viewed in the museum.
A large number of surf shops sell and hire equipment for use on the beaches. Braunton is also a centre for the manufacturing of Wet Suits and Surf Boards.
Nearby is Braunton Burrows the largest sand dune system in the UK. It hosts an extraordinarily diverse plant and insect species and guided tours are available. It has been recognised as a National Nature Reserve and a UNESCO Biosphere. To find out more visit the Heritage Centre.