Places to visit in Branscombe

Branscombe Mouth is part of the Jurassic coast

With stunning countryside surrounding the beach at Branscombe there are lots of activities to satisfy both young and old. Whether your interests lie in the village's historic past or the breathtaking scenery you'll discover on a National Trust trail, this beautiful corner of Devon is a must see.

Branscombe beach

Fantastic for a family day out, the beach is part of the famous Jurassic Coast. Enjoy a dip in the water or see what you can discover in the rock pools.

The Old Forge

Watch the blacksmith at work in what is believed to be the oldest working thatched forge in the country. Take a look at the exhibition of hand crafted metal work available to buy.

Manor Mill

Visit our 19th-century working water mill. Watch the mill in action and learn about its history during the regular working demonstrations. Check the opening times for more information.

The Old Bakery

The tea-room is open for morning coffee, freshly prepared lunches and afternoon tea. If the weather is fair the pretty cottage garden is the perfect place to while away an hour or two. If the skies are looking dark, head inside and find a corner in the cosy interior.The bakery has on display some of the bread making machines, tins and trays and original bread oven from it’s colourful past. For more information go to opening times.

Branscombe countryside

Take a walk around this picturesque village past thatched houses, through fields and orchards. Enjoy a gentle stroll through the valley to the beach. Enjoy the sea views as you walk along the South West coast path which looks out over the famous world heritage site, the Jurassic Coast.

Branscombe video

Explore the delights of Branscombe with its beautiful atmosphere in our specially commissioned film.