Cricket Field

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Cricket Field

Key Features
Family-friendly campsite
Easy access to South West Coast Path and the Tarka Trail
Surfing boards, wetsuits and lessons available at nearby beaches

Cricket Field is the perfect destination for surf aficionados in North Devon. Situated on the outskirts of Braunton, less than 10 minutes’ drive from Saunton Sands and nearby to some of the top surfing spots in England. This family-friendly campsite is a great base for experienced wave riders and competitive surfers alike.

With good facilities, lush farmland views and easy access to the South West Coast Path and the Tarka Trail, there’s something here for everyone. Surf boards, wetsuits and lessons are all available at the nearby beaches, while golfers can tee off at two championship courses or the seaside links of Westward Ho!.

Braunton itself has village life buzz, with cafés, bars and shops to explore, and Barnstaple is only fifteen minutes away, where you can stock up on supplies and even get takeaways.

FAQ’s About Cricket Field

    • Q: Is there a toilet and shower block at the family-friendly campsite?
      A: Yes, the campsite has a toilet block and a shower block with hot and cold water.

    • Q: How far is Cricket Field from Barnstaple?
      A: It’s a 15-minute drive to Barnstaple.

    • Q: How close is Cricket Field to some well-known surf spots?
      A: The campsite is less than 10 minutes’ drive from Saunton Sands surfing beach. In addition, Woolacombe, Croyde Bay and Lynmouth are all popular destinations which are nearby.

    • Q: Are there any facilities for cyclists or walkers?
      A: Yes, cyclists and walkers can access the Tarka Trail in Braunton village, to explore north Devon countryside.

    • Q: Does the campsite have any views?
      A: Cricket Field offers stunning views over Taw estuary.

    • Q: Are there any other activities nearby?
      A: Apart from surfing, the area offers activities such as golfing, walkers, cyclists, and more. Additionally, visitors can also find supermarkets, shops, bars and cafes in Braunton village.

    • Q: Is there anywhere to rent surf boards and wetsuits nearby?
      A: Yes, surf boards and wetsuits can be rented at all the beaches nearby.


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The address for Cricket Field we have is: Field Lane, Braunton, Devon, England, EX33 1ES. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

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Postal Address
Field Lane, Braunton, Devon, England, EX33 1ES

About the Local Area (Braunton)

Braunton is a quaint village located in North Devon, known for its unspoilt coastline, rolling hills and stunning scenery.

If you’re looking for a relaxing and peaceful getaway, then Braunton is the perfect destination for you.

What is Braunton Famous For?

Braunton is famous for being the gateway to some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK, including Saunton Sands and Croyde Bay. The village is also known for its rich surfing culture, with surfers flocking from all over to ride the waves in these beautiful locations.

Things To Do In Braunton

Braunton is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, with plenty of activities to keep you busy during your stay.

Here are just a few things to do in Braunton:

  • Explore the South West Coast Path
    Take a leisurely stroll along the coastline and discover some of the most beautiful views in the UK.
  • Learn to Surf
    Braunton is the perfect place to learn how to surf, with a range of surf schools and plenty of great spots for beginners.
  • Visit the Braunton Museum
    Discover the fascinating history of Braunton at the local museum, which has a collection of pieces dating back to the Bronze Age.

Things Near By Braunton

There are plenty of things to see and do near Braunton, making it an excellent base for exploring North Devon. Here are some of our top picks:

  • Visit Exmoor National Park
    Just a short drive from Braunton, Exmoor National Park is a beautiful location for hiking, cycling, and wildlife spotting.
  • Take a trip to Lundy Island
    Located off the coast of North Devon, Lundy Island is a haven for wildlife and a great place to go diving or snorkelling.
  • Discover Barnstaple
    Just a short drive from Braunton, Barnstaple is a historic market town with plenty of shops, restaurants, and things to see and do.

Experience the natural beauty of Braunton, and discover why this village is a must-visit destination in Devon.

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