Branscombe

Tucked away in a valley that runs down to a beach on the famous Jurassic Coast, there is a timeless magic about this old village

Children on a bug-hunt at Sheffield Park, East Sussex

50 things Fridays in Branscombe 

Say hi to a centipede and enjoy a tickle from a beetle. Make a home for nature or find the hidden treasure. Check out our 50 things activities happening in the summer holidays.

Upcoming events

Beach Fun Sundays

Sun 22 Jul 2018
13:00-15:00
We'll be there most Sundays and Bank Holidays too, to welcome you for seaside fun all through the summer months.

50 things Friday - Bug Safari

Fri 03 Aug 2018
13:00-15:00
There's wildlife to be found everywhere, if you look close enough.

50 things Friday - Treasure hunt

Fri 10 Aug 2018
13:00-15:00
There's treasure to be found in Branscombe, so grab a map and compass and get hunting!

50 Things Friday - Build a home for nature

Fri 17 Aug 2018
13:00-15:00
We'll be showing you how to make an insect hotel or a bird nesting box to take home, so that you can take care of the wildlife on your doorstep, too.

Manor Mill Heritage Open Day

Sun 16 Sep 2018
14:00-17:00
Come along and let us share the story behind the Manor Mill, its history, engineering and its place in the community.

Beacons of Light

Sun 11 Nov 2018
18:30-21:00
Pay your respects to those who gave their lives for the country during World War I, with the lighting of a beacon.
Discover creepy critters in the rock pools

Beach fun sundays 

Create some wild art, explore the rock pools or have a go at flying a kite. All these activities and more are being run by the East Devon rangers on Sunday afternoons on Branscombe beach.

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History

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Get involved

Manor Mill in Branscombe

Volunteer at Manor Mill

Help us bring to life the wonderful watermill at Branscombe. We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly volunteers to welcome visitors to this hidden gem. No previous experience or knowledge is required - full training given.

Rangers and volunteers hedgelaying in East Devon

Volunteer in East Devon 

If you love getting stuck in with hands-on jobs, or enjoy talking to people about pieces of local history, or even just want to learn new skills, we've got plenty of opportunities to volunteer with our East Devon team.

How you can support us

Good to know

Branscombe

Places to stay

The Great Seaside B&B is run by National Trust tenants Guy and Amanda Bentley

Cosy cottages and more 

Take your pick from a range of accommodation and spend a few days exploring the beautiful countryside around Branscombe.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Branscombe on the National Trust Collections website