Braunton prepares for annual duck races

The duck races will take place alongside St Brannocks churchyard in Braunton.

The duck races will take place alongside St Brannocks churchyard in Braunton. - Credit: Archant

The colourful rubber ducks will be seen bobbing along the River Caen on Bank Holiday Monday.

A strange sight will be seen bobbing along the River Caen on Monday at Braunton prepares for it’s annual St Brannock’s Duck Races.

An invasion of little rubber yellow ducks will descend upon the river in a bid to be crowned Duck of the Year.

The event starts at 12pm in St Brannock’s Churchyard with a wide range of stalls selling bric-a-brac, books, beverages and more as well as a tombola and the raffle.

There will also be pony rides and a bouncy castle, and refreshments in the form of cream teas in the Vicarage Garden and a riverside barbecue.


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For more information contact Marguerite Shapland on 01271 814082 or m.shapland07@btinternet.com.

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