British surfing pioneers 1890 2015

News: Easter holidays & 2015 opening at the Museum of British Surfing

added to the website on Mar 23, 2015

The Museum of British Surfing is back with full-time opening from the start of the school Easter holidays in North Devon on Saturday March 28th 2015 – and we have a new display room open, a sale in our gift shop and of course great childrens activities (plus kids go free)! This year we’re celebrating ……»


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News: August Bank Holiday at the Museum of British Surfing

added to the website on Aug 21, 2014

If you’re visiting the West Country this August Bank Holiday weekend, there’s always lots for all the family to see and do at the Museum of British Surfing at Braunton in North Devon. Our new exhibition for 2014 is in full swing – ‘The First Wave’ is all about British surfing pioneers telling you their ……»


Bill Bailey surfboard and Hilder family

News: Surf history stokes the generations

added to the website on Jul 29, 2014

The son & grandchildren of a man who donated a rare 1960s surfboard to the Museum of British Surfing had a surprising reunion with it yesterday afternoon. Jonathan Hilder used to ride the board as a kid in the 1970s, but didn’t recognise his dad Frank’s ‘Bill Bailey Malibu Surf-Board’ as it used to be ……»


things to do north devon summer 2014

News: A great place to visit for surfers from novice to expert

added to the website on Jul 21, 2014

If you’re looking for things to do during your summer holiday in North Devon, make sure you follow Gabe Davies’ example and visit the Museum of British Surfing’s acclaimed surfing pioneers exhibition! Gabe (pictured) is seen here with his specialist big wave ‘tow-in’ surfboard that he donated to the museum collection. He used the board ……»


February school half term things to do

News: What’s on – February school half term events

added to the website on Feb 14, 2014

If you’re in North Devon for the school half term holiday this February, we have a host of family friendly things to do at the Museum of British Surfing in Braunton that will get you stoked & take your mind off the winter blues! First up is the last chance to see our fantastic exhibition ……»


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News: Merry Christmas from the Museum of British Surfing!

added to the website on Dec 24, 2012

The team at the Museum of British Surfing would like to wish our visitors and supporters all over the world a very merry Christmas! We hope you have a wonderful festive holiday period & stay safe and well wherever you are. Despite Saturday’s devastating floods in North Devon we are still open & many businesses ……»


News: December at the Museum of British Surfing

added to the website on Dec 15, 2012

There are plenty of reasons to visit the Museum of British Surfing this December! It’s the last chance to see our stunning exhibition ‘The Art of Surf’, which ends on December 30th – showing 200 years of art in surfing and some of the most beautiful surfboards in Britain. Plus of course their are loads ……»


News: School half term at the Museum of British Surfing

added to the website on Oct 24, 2012

If you’re looking for things to do in North Devon in this last school half term of the year, the Museum of British Surfing in Braunton is perfect for all the family. For the youngsters we have our fabulous surfboard art competition with monthly prizes & the best of the year being shaped into a ……»