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Guided Wildlife Walks on Braunton Burrows

Join us EVERY WEDNESDAY IN JUNE & JULY for our Wildlife Walks with local ecologist and naturalists Mary & John … Continue reading Guided Wildlife Walks on Braunton Burrows

Weekly event
6:30pm
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Swift Nest Box Making Workshop

Are you fascinated by the aerial acrobatics of swifts and eager to support their conservation? Don’t miss out on our … Continue reading Swift Nest Box Making Workshop

25th Jul
5:30pm
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Evening Swift Walk

This gentle evening walk, guided by the knowledgeable Chulmleigh Swift Group, will take you through picturesque lanes, serene countryside, and … Continue reading Evening Swift Walk

25th Jul
8:00pm
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Braunton Bee & Bug Hunt

As part of our citizen science activities at the countryside centre, we will search for bumblebees, solitary bees, and other … Continue reading Braunton Bee & Bug Hunt

Weekly event
10:30am
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Wellbeing Walks

Free wellbeing walks for all. The group will be meeting every fortnight at 10.30am outside Braunton Countryside Centre. We will … Continue reading Wellbeing Walks

Weekly event
10:30am
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Seashore Safari

A family friendly rock pooling session at Saunton Beach with local marine biologist expert, Mark Ward. Come and explore the … Continue reading Seashore Safari

7th Aug
12:00pm
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Welcome to the Braunton Countryside Centre

Putting nature back into the heart of the community.

The Braunton Countryside Centre is staffed by volunteers as a free, inclusive, family-friendly, central hub for nature connection and awareness in North Devon. Through increasing the understanding, awareness, and enjoyment of natural, coastal, farmed, and historical landscapes, we will continue to support current and future generations to make closer connections to nature and their heritage.

Centre opening times

April-Oct : Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm
Nov- March : Tuesday – Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm
FREE Admission

EXPLORE
EXPLORE
Explore Braunton and the surrounding North Devon Biosphere
EXPLORE
THE CENTRE
THE CENTRE
The central hub for all things environmental in Braunton
THE CENTRE
WHAT'S ON
WHAT'S ON
Walks, talks and film shows taking place throughout the year
WHAT'S ON

We need your support

The Braunton Countryside Centre is a valuable, environmental, educational resource for locals and visitors to North Devon. We are a charity and rely on volunteers and your kind donations to keep running. Please make a donation today.

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The Centre

Situated in Caen car park the heart of Braunton village, the countryside centre offers a warm welcome to all visitors. Inside you will find displays, exhibitions and a wealth of information on the surrounding countryside.
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Events

Throughout the year we offer a range of film shows, talks and guided walks, helping you get a better understanding of Braunton and the North Devon environment. We regularly feature guest speakers who are experts in the natural world.
Talks and events