Devon Town Focus


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Braunton is situated 4 miles west of Barnstaple in north Devon, and is claimed to be the largest village in England. It is home to the nearby Braunton Great Field, and Braunton Burrows, a nature reserve of world importance.

The village boasts a number of pubs which include "The Agricultural Inn" and "The Williams Arms". There are also a number of churches of various denominations. The village holds a carnival each year near the end of May.

The South West Coast Path National Trail links to the town, and gives access to walks along the spectacular North Devon coast.






News and Events

Key Stats

  • The population of the Braunton Devon Town area for 2009 is 11491
  • In the last 10 years, the population has grown by 2.91%
  • Claimant counts for November 2008 were approximately 45 people
  • Job Seekers Allowance for the area reached 0.67% of the working age population in November 2008
  • District claimant count figures for 2008 showed a claimant count of 1.89% of the working age population
  • The Average income in 2008 for the Braunton Devon Town area is £30830.76 per household
  • Average house price for the area in 2007 was recorded as £290,260.39
  • There were 124 year 11 pupils in this area
  • 63.71% of year 11 pupils attained 5 A*-C grades at GCSE
  • There are 134 year 6 pupils throughout the Braunton Devon Town area
  • 83.6% of pupils attained KS2 Level 4+
  • For statistical profiles on Braunton please click here