For a family attraction in Braunton, Braunton Museum is a great place to learn more about the area’s history, and holds a few surprises about its past too. As the largest village in the country, it’s little wonder that Braunton boasts a fascinating past.
The Braunton Great Field is one of two working examples of Saxon strip farming remaining in England, and alongside displays of Braunton’s maritime heritage the museum gives a great overviews of the varied history of the area. Tarka the Otter fans will be interested in the Henry Williamson display, with photos and information about the fascinating life of the local author himself. Entry to the museum is free.