More and more people are deciding not to go abroad for their holidays this year, instead preferring to stay at home and avoid the cost and stress of travelling. The credit crunch has affected a lot of people and many are finding themselves short of money to spend on luxuries like holidays. The recession combined with the current strength of the euro against the pound, means it’s not surprising that the number of UK holidaymakers choosing to visit traditionally popular European destinations like Spain and Portugal has plummeted. Read the rest of this entry »
Walt Disney Parks are most attractive holiday destinations for family. Today you can come up Disney resorts on nearly every continet. But little more of travel will give you more fun. Read the rest of this entry »
I think most people don’t realise just how strenuous surfing can be and fitness needed to be a great surfer. Professional riders have fitness levels that most people can only dream of and this is something you only realise once you are in the water and trying it yourself. Your muscles are worked incredibly hard as you take the board into the surfing launch zone and when riding a lot of energy is expended also. Read the rest of this entry »
The Braunton Countryside Centre is a great starting point for your exploration of North Devon’s coast and country, it is supported by the North Devon Environmental Trust a registered charity and local volunteers.
Entry is free and the centre includes a number of displays showing information about the local area. Leaflets and other information is provided.
In addition, there are often special events including popular talks by local experts, walks and events for children.
Address:Braunton Countryside Centre, Caen Street Car Park, Braunton, EX33 1AA
Telephone: 01271 817171
Website: Braunton Countryside Centre
Teaching associations and unions have responded to proposed budget cuts in schools and colleges by suggestion strike action may be taken. Lots of people are understandable upset by the announcement and proposed strikes have been speculated.
The cut was announced after more teenagers than first predicted applied to stay on in education. Read the rest of this entry »
The Braunton TIC (tourist information centre) located next to caen fields car park is a great place for those visiting the area to gather some useful facts, advice and points of interest in Braunton and the surrounding area.
They also have information regarding accommodation and places to stay.
Address: Tourist Information Centre, The Bakehouse Centre, Caen Street, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1AA
Telephone: 01271 816400
Website: Braunton Tourist Information Centre
The caen medical centre located in the caen fields carpark offers access to doctors for patients within the Braunton area.
The caen medical centre is open Monday to Friday 8.30am – 6pm with surgeries running between 8.30am to 12pm and 1.30pm – 5.30pm
In emergencies, between 8am – 8.30am calls are also taken. Call the medical centre, select option one and your call will be taken by the receptionist on duty and passed to the on call doctor.
Telephone: 0844 477 8618
Address:Caen Medical Centre, Braunton, North Devon, EX33 1LR
Website: Caen Medical Centre
There are a lot of things out there to do to help brighten up the garden for both the wildlife and for you and your family.
There are so many different ways that animal lovers can bring animals into their gardens. One of the best things you can do which don’t prove to be that expensive is start to get in bird feeders and bird boxes along with the bird bath. Read the rest of this entry »
The common hot water bottle seems to do the opposite to some furry mammals, who at this time of the year are beginning to hibernate. It remains out of sight in some cupboard, or under the bed until it senses the first signs of winter. Then, voila! Read the rest of this entry »
For most people having a heater that will work at the flick of a switch is very important when the cold winter months kick in. There are a few different types of heater which you can use for this purpose and some have more benefits than others. It used to be that stand alone gas or electric heaters were the heaters of choice for most people but nowadays many people prefer oil heaters. Read the rest of this entry »