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Holiday cottages in Braunton, Devon

Braunton is a larger village in North Devon which benefits from literally miles of sandy shoreline known as Saunton Sands. Rental property in the village is popular with a wide range of visitors due to the excellent selection of services and conveniences nearby as well as the ready access provided to the coast and a number of well-known local attractions. If you are considering a holiday cottage in this popular destination, you will have the opportunity to experience everything from quiet rambles along the shore to the hustle and bustle of the thriving market in nearby Barnstaple.

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If you use your holiday as a chance to take part in outdoor activities, then cottages to rent in Braunton leave you spoiled for choice. Numerous well signposted walking routes are easily accessible as well as more challenging rambling which requires some skilful map reading. Cyclists relish the opportunity to take on the challenges of the rolling hills, where miles of quiet country lanes allow relatively safe cycling for all ages. The length of Saunton Sands mean they are often used by kite boarders (a sort of terrestrial wind surfing) and wind surfing on the ocean. Kite boards can be hired locally and active visitors often find this exhilarating pastime one of the highlights of their holiday.

To replenish supplies for your self-catering accommodation or invest in some unique souvenirs to take home, a trip to Bideford or Barnstaple is essential. Both towns have a wealth of original independent shops selling intriguing goods which provide excellent retail opportunities. A cottage in Braunton also puts you close to Arlington Court, Braunton and District Museum and Chambercombe Manor. These places are all suitable for an exciting day out, appealing to all ages.

Unlike a hotel or guesthouse, cottages for rent in Braunton allow you to store outdoor equipment safely until you need it. Excellent kitchen facilities ensure you can take advantage of the plentiful local produce as well as allowing you to easily accommodate dietary restrictions which can make eating out problematic. Most UK cottages have barbecues, providing a great option for al fresco dining.