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County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01297 | code search
Postcode: EX12 | code search
Population: 520
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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maid’s Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devil’s Stone

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Fountain Head
"If you are looking for tradition this is the place to come. Locals, hikers, and tourists had converged for lunch the day we walked up from our Branscombe seaside chalet. ..." More

Fountain Head
"This is a traditional village pub with stone flagged floors and wooden settles and a space outside for Morris dancers to perform. They brew their own beer (Branscombe Vale Brewery)which ..." More

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Situated in Devon, right on the South coast, Branscombe is said to be the longest village in England. Its name derives from its location between two valleys, or “Combes”. The quaint thatched cottages wind their scenic way almost down to the sea and it is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful spots along the Devon coastline. Arriving in Branscombe is an instantaneous step back in time. Visit the old bakery, where once inside you will be greeted by warm open fires, baking tins and the storage jars of old. The only one of its kind still in existence in England, Branscombe has its very own thatched working Norman forge. And in a 14th Century farmhouse called Great Sea Side Farm, is housed the Branscombe Vale Brewery, sure to quench your thirst on even the hottest days of Summer. The beach has excellent parking, a licensed restaurant and inviting rock pools. The beach is also an embarkation point for fishing trips to hopefully catch mackerel and Pollack. Two annual highlights of the Branscombe year are the Air Day and Classic Car Rally, both taking place in July. Relaxing and invigorating cliff-top walks round off a perfect holiday experience by the sea.

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Masons Arms (The) (0.36 miles)

Masons Arms (The)

A warm welcome awaits at this enchanting ancient inn and its thatched cottage rooms which have nestled at the heart of the picturesque coastal village of Branscombe for nearly 700 years. Four poster beds, ... More | visit website

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Belmont House B&B (1.94 miles)

Belmont House B&B
Belmont House Bed and Breakfast is set in the heart of the delightful Devon fishing village of Beer, a narrow cove between gleaming white headlands, with a gurgling stream running through its centre. Just two ... More | visit website
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Jean Bartlett Cottage Holidays (1.97 miles)

Jean Bartlett Cottage Holidays
The Visitors' choice for self catering holidays in the West Country since 1980.

We currently offer some of the finest self catering cottages in the UK. With over 120 properties covering coastal and inland areas within the East Devon ... More | visit website
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Anchor Inn (2.01 miles)

Anchor Inn

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A traditional Inn over looking the sea on the East Devon coast. good menu choice specialising in fresh fish. Cosy open fires in the winter and a cliff top garden ... More

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Bay View Guest House (2.02 miles)

Bay View Guest House

Wonderfully positioned right on the seafront in the picturesque fishing village of Beer, Bay View Guest House offers high quality accommodation in an idyllic location just a stone's throw from the beach. The South West Coast Path ... More | visit website

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Weston Bay Resort (2.14 miles)

Weston Bay Resort
Weston Bay Resort lies in the Devon countryside overlooking "The Jurassic Coast", England's only natural World Heritage Site right next to the world famous Donkey Sanctuary. In an area surrounded by animals, wooded hills, lush ... More | visit website
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The Eyre Court (3.01 miles)

The Eyre Court
Welcome to the Eyre Court Hotel which is under new management and new attitude. Seaton's Eyre Court Hotel is ideally positioned only 150 metres from the famous Jurassic coast seaside and conveniently placed in the middle ... More | visit website
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Glebe House (3.17 miles)

Glebe House

Glebe House is set on a hillside, overlooking the lovely Coly Valley, just inland from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. With stunning views and an idyllic rural situation, Glebe House offers comfortable and relaxing Bed ... More | visit website

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Harepath Holidays Limited (3.32 miles)

Harepath Holidays Limited

Harepath Holidays at Peacehaven is a family run holiday business situated in the lovely East Devon Countryside near Seaton. We enjoy lovely views over the Axe Estuary and beyond to the sea.

Our facilities include an ... More | visit website

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Salty Monk (3.85 miles)

Salty Monk
This delightful 16C Restaurant with Rooms was originally a Salt House used by the Benedictine Monks who traded Salt at Exeter Cathedral. Set in the unspoilt natural beauty of Devon this area has lots of ... More | visit website

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