Croyde and Georgeham, the neighbouring village have limited convenience stores. In Croyde there is a small convenience store located in the post office, where you can buy basics. There is a NISA food market in the RUDA caravan park, that is open to non residents. Georgeham stores offers a range of basic provisions.
Braunton offers larger convenience stores and a Tesco’s which opens 7am to 11pm. Lots of our visitors stock up here or even use the supermarket delivery services to have their shopping delivered to them. Barnstaple has a Tesco, Sainsbury’s and ASDA superstores and it is these stores that the delivery services operate from.
Home Hardware (a geniune treasure trove) in Braunton sells most things you will need for a self catering Croyde holiday, including BBQ and picnic essentials for down on the beach.
Croyde has a great selection of dining options from good pub grub to gourmet food with a sense of fun:
Further afield, in Braunton you can find Squires, an award winning Fish and Chip shop and restaurant, The George offering homemade menus catering for breakfast, lunch and dinner and great food at The Riverside.
Keep an eye out for the regular pop up eateries that appear in front of the post office everything from unique pizza to hand made ice cream!
There are a number of food vans in Croyde, but they are not your ordinary burger and chips, try succulent Sri Lankan curries or surf inspired street food. This is feel good food at its best, amazing flavours but good for you too!
You will find all diets well catered for in Croyde, with expectional choice for vegetarians and vegans alike. You may even come back from your holiday healthier then when you arrived!
We know its important, which is why most of our properties come equipped with a coffee machine!
Tare plenty of other unique coffee independents in the locality. They are really worth trying!
Heartbreak Hotel started as a small coffee van pitching up in Woolacombe, and have since opened in permanent premises in Braunton.
If you are popping to Tesco in Braunton try the coffee from 51 Degrees North the van parked up outside. Simply Yummy.
Croyde has been a hot spot for surfers for many years. The beach sits within a natural bay which produces good waves for surfing. The influence of the Gulf Stream creates a Maritime Climate which creates cooler summers, milder winters and a warmer sea, all ideal for surfing. Complete beginners surf alongside UK national champions all year round, with Christmas day being no exception!