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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.
- 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