A rural parish in North Devon, England including Brayford village, High Bray and Charles, and a part of Exmoor National Park


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Forthcoming Events:
The next Parish Council Meeting is postponed until further notice.

April May Newsletter pdf

Brayford Parish

The Brayford Bells
Restoration Project 

Brayford Village & Farmers' Market
Second Saturday of each month at the Village Hall
The market opens at 11am and offers tea, coffee and cakes until 1pm.
Free admission; competitive prices.

    For more information, pictures and comments see our Facebook pages.
**** The next Market due on 11th April is cancelled **** 

Planning a holiday in North Devon and Exmoor?   Look here

Holiday Accommodation in Brayford  

Brayford Academy
Brumble Bees
Local Weather
South Molton

 Anthony's Church Quiz Night
Friday 3rd April at 7pm for 7.30pm start in the Village Hall More details
******* Postponed *******

 High Bray Church Gift and Pledge Auction
On behalf of all who come to our Village Church of High Bray for services, for weddings, for funerals, for Christmas Eve candlelit carols, for quiet reflection, or for events such as Puddings & Song, we wish to express our gratitude to all of you who through your generous contributions and purchases contributed to the successful 2019 Auction, which raised a total of 2,500 for High Bray!
Many, many thanks to you all.

 ******* Brayford Road Closure *******delayed *******
 In addition to the main road closure on the A399, the road will be closed from the crossroads of the A399 through the centre of the village to the Little Bray Lane junction and then up Little Bray Lane until just below Little Bray House

Singing Group
Are you interested in a fun evening of singing once a week on Thursdays at 7pm?
  No previous singing experience required; just a delight in singing.
More details
More events and details in the Newsletter & Diary

The Edgemoor Group

Wessex Resolutions Home Loans
Police Information
Devon Air Ambulance
Affordable Warmth

Johnny Kingdom
For information about Johnny Kingdom see his website

See the Who's Who section for details about Post Office facilities,
the Mobile Library, and other local information 


There are two defibrillators which are located at Brayford Village Hall
 and the garden wall at Sunnybank Cottage, Charles

NHS Stop Smoking

Victim Support Devon and Cornwall

19a Alexandra Rd, Barnstaple
Web Site 

                                                                       Contributions, Comments, Corrections and Suggestions
Information to expand the history section and more historical photographs for the gallery would be most welcome.  For example, can anyone provide photos showing the shop and the Old Post Office? More early photos of Brayford, High Bray, Charles, Lydcott and anywhere else in the Parish would be greatly appreciated, as would those showing more recent changes. If you have any contributions, comments, corrections or suggestions please send them to the Site Administrator: 
Thank you to Brayford Parish Council for their support, to the Newsletter Editor for providing Newsletter information, and to all contributors.

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Last update 31 March 2020