The enchanting three-bedroom Braunton Cottage in North Devon comfortably accommodates up to six. Originally a part of a Devon longhouse dating back to the 18th century, the dog friendly cottage has plenty of charm and character to delight its guests.
Set just outside the centre of the village, the cottage enjoys its own private courtyard garden with sundeck along with a spacious lounge complete with a wood-burner and a well-equipped kitchen/diner. Upstairs there are three good sized bedrooms, two doubles and a twin, which share the family bathroom.
The village of Braunton is one of the largest in England but has cleverly retained much of its old-world charm and character. Within the village there is an excellent range of restaurants, cafes and shops, as well as essentials such as a bank, a supermarket and a pharmacy.
As the gateway to North Devon’s beautiful golden coastline Braunton it is only a short drive from some of the best-known beaches, including Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton.
For those that are looking to explore beyond Braunton, the village is the starting point for the Tarka Trail, a largely traffic free footpath and cycle route, which is great for families – you can even hire bikes in the village. Alternatively, the South West Coast Path runs past the village taking in the dramatic Braunton Burrows.
Braunton Cottage is also in a great location for those looking to explore the best of North Devon with the beautiful golden beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton all within easy reach, as well as several attractions, towns and villages that are well worth visiting such as Ilfracombe and Clovelly. Alternatively, head to Lynton and Lynmouth where Exmoor meets the sea and fall back in love with traditional cream teas in cosy tea rooms and woodland walks alongside the river.see the places to visitlocation (map)
Braunton is home to a wonderful array of bars, restaurants and cafés. Just a few minutes’ walk from the cottage is the White Lion, a cosy village pub. Wander further afield and you will discover a classic French bistro, an award-winning fish and chip restaurant, and a sophisticated cocktail bar. There is even a pub serving a traditional British carvery seven days a week.view all local places to eat
Thanks to Braunton’s excellent location within North Devon it is only ever a short drive to some of the area’s best-known attractions. There really is something for everyone no matter what your age or the weather.
For those with young children The Milky Way and The Big Sheep are ideal with soft play areas and plenty of rides to entertain. Looking for something a little more laid back? Discover the beautiful gardens at Broomhill or Marwood before stopping off in their cafés for a bite to eat. View more holiday cottages in Braunton