We had an amazing weekend away in The old Piggery. Converted to a great standard, very warm and cosy. The downstairs bedroom with en-suite accessible wet room was great for my Mother in Law , while we had a lovely bedroom and bathroom upstairs. It was well laid out and easy to manoeuvre around with a walker. You could be in Barnstaple within 10/15 mins which had great shopping and other amenities available. Finding Homemade scones, Jam, and cream on the table, upon arrival was a wonderful start to our stay. We would recommend The Old Piggery for a relaxing stay.
We thoroughly enjoyed our first trip to Devon! The house is brilliantly located in a very lovely area, only a short walk from town and within a short drive from Instow and several stunning beaches. The house was perfect for our family of 7 (and a dog) who had travelled from both East Sussex and London. We were able to enjoy plenty of space (the Nintendo Switch was an added bonus for our young boys) and Adrian kindly allowed us to bring our own blow up bed for a 7th guest to join us for a couple of nights. The property was clean, comfortable and fully equipped with everything we needed. The v...more
My daughter and I stayed in Courtyard Cottage earlier this year and I went back for a second stay on my own. I recommend this lovely cottage to anyone seeking peace and quiet with top class accommodation. There is a private patio area and a choice of private seating areas outside and you feel as if you are out in the country yet you are only a short drive into Barnstaple. This is a lovely part of Devon to stay as there is something for everyone including a great choice of country houses and gardens, huge beaches or little bays and harbours. Mika and Mark are very welcoming and offer advice...more
Had a lovely relaxing break, well equipped for everything we needed for our stay, Highly recommend as Shaun and Kath are great hosts. We plan on returning for another holiday in the future
Just returned from spending 7nts at the Shippon, absolutely beautiful accommodation. Coral the owner maintains a very high standard of cleanliness. Kitchen was spacious, well appointed and the welcoming/starter supplies (including the wine) were appreciated. Much use of the cosy outside sitting area and hot tub was made. Highly recommended.
Nikki and Mark have created the most bright, cheerful and well laid out property! We walked in and both said “Wow! This is amazing!” So inviting, with such a welcoming and cheerful feel; we felt it was truly our home for the week. Seaweed was spotlessly clean, with every inch taken care of to the highest standard. Plenty of storage and a more than fully equipped kitchen with very good quality equipment which all worked exactly as they should! Great quality bathrooms with powerful showers that were a treat at the end of a long day of walking, or a lovely deep bath! It was great to be 3 m...more
We thoroughly enjoyed a holiday at this wonderful cottage. We used it as a base for exploring the local beaches and places of interest. There is a lot to see! The cottage itself is a little gem. It’s very well-equipped and very comfortable. A lot of thought has gone into the place and the owners have very high standards. We greatly appreciated the generous welcome basket of local goodies. The cottage has a nice big garden with a lovely beech tree, and there is plenty of room for a child or two to run about. There is a Games Room where we enjoyed a few games of pool. There is als...more
Lovely , clean and comfortable holiday cottage. Great location for walking . Helpful staff with enquiries .
A fabulous house which is remote but easy to find. Its perfect for the Lydford Gorge. Clean, comfortable and has everything you would need. Wifi is patchy (it works in the front bedroom, the hallway and one living room) and there is little phone signal so its worth planning around that. But it was lovely not to be slaves to technology for a long weekend. The welcome was friendly. The outside space is incredible. Highly recommended.
We stayed at Sea Glass cottage, Westward Ho! The accommodation was excellent for two adult couples. The location suited us very well with the beach being in walking distance via the golf course. We found plenty of interesting places to visit in the area.
We had such a relaxing time at Springfield Linney. We loved the cottage. The main living area is open and spacious with stunning views and the garden is perfect for dogs. Highly recommended!
Lovely cottage with a stunning view - so peaceful! The kitchen was so well kitted out especially for such a small kitchen! Had everything we needed for several dinners and breakfasts at home. The lounge was lovely and comfy and the balcony was amazing - great hot tub and beautiful unspoilt views
The Shippen is a lovely cottage and has a nice walk down to Moneyready Beach and cafe. Our only complaint is more loo rolls and the pillows were a bit hard for my wife. We would use it again but next time bring our own pillows.
Lovely quiet location. Spacious with plenty of storage for our possessions. Nice selection of provisions left for us on arrival.
Thoroughly recommend this holiday cottage; it was super clean, very quiet, had everything you could possibly need and although it is located behind the main house it had its own terrace to enjoy the stunning views. The spiral stairs are a consideration prior to booking but this is highlighted in the information provided. My husband and I managed fine and these added to the general quirkiness of the cottage. Lynton and the surrounding villages, combined with such stunning coastal scenery offers so much. We had a fabulous week, enjoyed the many walks so didn't need to use the car very m...more
We had a lovely stay at Goodleigh Cottage and would be very happy to return there again. The location was just a few miles from Barnstable, ideal to pop into town but giving you that secluded location feel. My boys loved the upside-down layout with comfortable beds, a lovely open-plan lounge and a kitchen which had brilliant appliances. The location is perfect for a visit to the amazing beaches nearby and other attractions. A lovely welcome gift on arrival just topped off the visit.
8 Devon Beach Court is excellent, clean, comfortable and well presented accommodation just a short and pleasant walk from the centre of Woolacombe. This was our fourth visit and we plan to go again next year. The first thing we do every morning is go onto the balcony to look at and listen to the sea. Breakfast at the Beachcomber cafe is a must as is walking on Woolacombe beach. We enjoyed our welcome gift and the freebies. We highly recommend DBC. Thank you Jenny and Beth for your continuing hard work and attention to detail.
The farmhouse was a good size with 5 bedrooms to easily sleep 10 people plus baby in a cot. Beds very comfortable but ground floor bedroom was a bit damp on external walls. Kitchen was great for family breakfasts and meals for all of us. The only problem for me as a tall person was the height of the door openings on the ground floor which obviously could not be helped. The garden area was a great size for the children to play in. Check out at 9am a bit of a rush. 10am would be better. Great location for local beaches, horse riding and wildlife park
Hi Just to say we had a lovely week in this wonderful cottage! It was very clean and more than well equipped. It had loads of DVDS you could watch and a surprise cream tea waiting for us on arrival. Scones were delicious! It is very quiet as it’s in the middle of no where with beautiful views. Just what my husband and I needed to get away from everything! Also a private hot tub which was great to unwind. Can’t wait to book it again. I would thoroughly recommend it! Sue
Would highly recommend. Lovely cottage. Large, comfortable, very well equipped. A good centre for everything around. Photos don't really do it justice. The view up the loch, surrounded by fantastic mountains was wonderful. Unfortunately, we didn't see much wildlife from the windows, probably wrong time of the year.
We had a family holiday here - 10 adults/children and a dog. The property is in a brilliant location for access to the beach, coastal walks, pubs and there is even crazy golf and a small cinema 8 mins from the front door! The hot tub has lovely views over the stunning, sandy beach (bring your buckets and spades) and the views from many of the bedroom windows are superb! The kitchen is modern and open plan and there are plenty of showers for everyone to use! There is a spacious lounge and there is also a snug which our children used as their den/games room. Perfect! Whilst we were there ...more
We have had a lovely week at Higher Mullacot, staying in Aggie's Cottage. The cottage was spotless, warm and cosy and overall, had a good range of amenities to meet our needs. The location was good and we had access to a range of activities throughout the N.Devon coast. The bedrooms were lovely and cosy and the kitchen and living room were really well equipped. The wider grounds were amazing for the children, who loved playing on the play facilities and with the bits and pieces left in the shed to borrow. It's a lovely cottage on a lovely site. We do have a few suggestions though, which wou...more
We booked Northleigh House and its adjoining cottage for a big family birthday celebration over a long weekend and it was a perfect choice. Our group ranged in age from 3-93 and there was something for everyone! The situation of the house and garden with wonderful views and lots of space to run about was popular with all generations. The house is spacious and comfortable, well-equipped and accommodated us all easily during the day and in the evenings. Ample car parking too. We were able to seat 12 around the large dining table and it was pretty much in continual use between times - my grandso...more
This was our second stay at Gitcombe. The cottages and facilities are fantastic, all set amidst a heavenly location. Our only criticism were the beds in Maristow - they were very uncomfortable.
Beautiful property and location. The only down side was not being able to park up when we arrived after a long journey, and more comfortable chairs needed in lounge where the plug sockets under tv were an eye sore.
Exmoor Farmhouse was just what we wanted, a beautiful location and amazing house with room for all the family to spread out comfortably. Fantastic views and places nearby to enjoy the wonderful countryside. The younger members of the family really enjoyed the games room. We had a wonderful week. Thank you to the owners for sharing their beautiful home.
Extremely comfortable farmhouse outside Newtonmore. Central location ideal for exploring the Cairngorms and Highlands. Will certainly return here in the future.
We loved High Bullen and would certainly return. It is excellent for family holidays with grandparents, children and grandchildren - lots to do to keep everyone happy. Staff were friendly and helpful, the swimming pool was wonderful - very clean and a perfect temperature. Tennis courts, golf and snooker were enjoyed by everyone in the family. Very few negatives, but personally we found the uphill trek from Deer View cottage to be a bit steep for grandparents. We would book Fairway East/West another time. The golf course was fun for holiday golf but the trolleys were not good - buggies wer...more
We enjoyed our stay. The place is fine for two people and nicely organised and decorated. It was clean and comfortable and in a good location. Very quiet but not far from sea, and easy connections to popular places. Hosts were friendly and welcoming.
Cottage well prepared with cream tea left for our arrival and milk in the fridge. Rural location but it is on a busy road. Lovely pub in Parkham which does great home cooked food.
We have just returned from a week's stay. It was a great week. The location was very good as we wanted to spend our time surfing. We were very grateful for the drying room. Lovely house, worked really well!
Our second stay. You could spend all day just taking in the amazing views. The sunsets can be beautiful too.The side balcony is my favourite place to sit! The house itself is well equipped and very comfortable including the beds. You have to mention the fact that to get the views, you have to go up, and the drive and slope to the steps could be hard work. We are not the fittest but we manage okay with a few puffs!! We always use the garage which is ok for a small, narrower car but there's room for you and the neighbours on the drive with a bit of manoeuvring. But believe me it's worth it ...more
A lovely place to stay, and at only 8 hours notice, a really good service. Everything was clean tidy comfortable cosy and just what we wanted. Only ? I had was how to deal with rubbish as each council seems to have a different collection policy, and it was not clear. This is easily rectified.
From arrival to departure we had a great time, the house keeper Jean is a true great and will assist you mostly anything you need , or leave you in peace what ever you want, she is a font of knowledge about the house and local and far areas, we were a party of 11 and there was more than enough space for us all to have all the space we needed, all in a great house area and holiday,
A wonderful time was had by all. The house was clean & with enough space that nobody felt on top of each other. The only small niggle was lack of small items that you wouldn’t think of packing for a holiday, Such as oven gloves & bin bags, nothing major but trying to remove hot dishes without getting burnt was a problem.
Unfortunately can not review Stable Cottage as this was not in use after we initially booked. We were kept informed of changes and family were put into alternative accommodation. Although this was perfectly adequate they were in separate rooms and did miss out on a communal area to sit and relax and obviously no self catering facilities.
Sunset Beach is a fairly well equipped property within walking distance of Croyde Beach. The property has an upside down configuration with significantly more floor space on the ground floor bedroom level than on the first floor kitchen living area which made the space feel confined with 8 people. Access to the rear garden was through the downstairs bedrooms and this reduced our use of the lovely garden and terrace facilities. The property is set back from the road and is very quiet with lovely views from the front and rear windows. A good base to explore the local beaches and surround...more
It is a quaint cottage set in the most magical setting where time slows to allow a complete recharge of yourself. It really is rural but never far from a maddening crowd whenever you want to step into either the local towns or incredible coastline walks and towns that are dotted along the Jurassic coastline
We had a lovely week, the weather was unexpectedly warm and plenty of walks on the beach. Lovely pubs and food nearby.
Lovely small touches such as flowers, fresh scones, generous shampoo & conditioner etc - in a rather compromised location. I’m interested in history so it was fascinating for me to see the untouched elements of the old farm but we missed immediate access to a garden “on the doorstep” and didn’t use the space provided though we could see it would be useful and well set up for young active children. Second bedroom needs some love and prettification as it’s rather bleak and creepy. Main bedroom was very comfortable. Very nice touch having a cookery book in the well equipped kitchen. Garage was ve...more
The cottage is in a nice quiet location. As it’s an old property it is quite dark inside. There were a few crockery shortages which we noted. Great field for the dog to run in. Good location to get around Probably would not want to stay longer than a week.
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, looking to rebook. Quiet location but with village pub, shop and tearoom nearby. Cannot fault for comfort and equipment. Excellent centre for walking and exploring Exmoor. Our two dogs also liked their holiday
Lovely garden in a peaceful location. While the cottage was functional, it was tired and need of updating.
No local shops around, no delivery option from Dominos, Pizza HUT, Papa Johns or local pizza shops. Difficult for vegetarians.
We had a wonderful week at Kittiwake Cottage - although we were spoilt with the beautiful sunny weather all week... The cottage itself is really well presented and has everything you need for a family of 4 (+ dog!). The kitchen in particular was really well stocked and provided a lot more than I would expect from a holiday cottage of this size. It was great that each room had its own bathroom and they were really beautifully presented - the only issue is that if we had both showers running at the same time, the pressure really dropped. The bedrooms were really nicely done, although the mattres...more
The place was very clean and tidy. It was easy to find from the instructions and the car parking is very close to the house. There was plenty of cutlery and crockery and it was all clean - there was a dishwasher advertised, but only one dishwasher tablet was left and no washing up liquid. Apart from this, we found everything that we needed in the kitchen. There was a washing machine malfunction during our stay (though we didn't use it) and the owner could not have been more helpful when I rang him to report this. We found the beds, the sofas, the bench seats and the wooden church chai...more
A most enjoyable stay for all the family. Spacious, clean & warm accommodation with full kitchen facilities. Hot tub & nearby sports facilities were great. Staff very helpful. Only downside was the remote location & some small roads were in bad condition....Sat nav did get us into a few tricky situations made worse by heavy rains on a couple of the days ( but it was November!! ). Otherwise a great weeks stay.
We have stayed here many times and always enjoy it and will be back next year, Property does need a bit of maintenance but appreciate it is end of season
Loved our stay! Cottage was perfect for our needs. Exmoor was gloriously awash with autumn colour. Many thanks for all
The cottage/barn conversion is a very well equipped and comfortable. The layout is good with a nice large dining table that we could comfortably sit around of an evening. The gardens were kept well and was a nice area to sit out in and for the dogs to play. The location is great, far enough away from Barnstaple to be quiet and secluded it also close enough to easily collect groceries etc. The area surrounding The Byre is beautiful and I strongly recommend the walk through to Two Rivers along the track directly below the cottage. My only criticism would be the pillows in the bedroom were far...more
Perfect place to stay if interested in visiting both - isle of skye as well as inverness/ben nevis range Nice comfortable cottage with all basic necessities
I will never stay again due to the Owner not being very welcoming on arrival he was more concerned about the bins etc. We didn’t like the fact that in the living room an adjoining door allowed access by the owner so didn’t feel comfortable about this. Also because of two kittens We couldn’t let our dog of the lead near The cottage. This was not mentioned prior booking up. Also we had to buy a frying pan as the one we replace was unsatisfactory. The carpet was in poor condition. Otherwise the location was excellent. Too bad about the very narrow country lanes.