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D-day in the Dunes – Spring Walking Festival

What to expect: During World War II the Braunton Burrows provided ideal conditions for assault training by the American and … Continue reading D-day in the Dunes – Spring Walking Festival

26th May
10:00am
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Nature’s Medicine Herbal Plant Walk – Spring Walking Festival

What to expect: Walk leader, medicinal plant specialist Keith Shawe will lead you on a comprehensive walk across the Braunton … Continue reading Nature’s Medicine Herbal Plant Walk – Spring Walking Festival

26th May
2:00pm
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Late Spring Dune & Beach Wildlife Walk – Spring Walking Festival

Braunton Burrows lies at the heart of the North Devon Biosphere Reserve. Its sand dunes and damp slacks boast a … Continue reading Late Spring Dune & Beach Wildlife Walk – Spring Walking Festival

27th May
11:00am
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Seed Ball Making

Passionate about supporting our vital pollinator populations while beautifying your surroundings? Look no further! Our Seed Ball Making Workshop is … Continue reading Seed Ball Making

28th May
10:00am
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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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Swift Nest Box Making

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

30th May
2:00pm
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Welcome to the Braunton Countryside Centre

The aim of the Braunton Countryside centre is to increase understanding, awareness and enjoyment of the the local environment and the North Devon Biosphere through information, displays, guided walks, illustrated talks and film shows. The Centre is family friendly and we welcome both locals and visitors alike.

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