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Our Cottages in Devon

As you leave the main road and drive down the leafy country lane to find your cottage you will be taken aback by the beautiful views of the rolling Devon countryside that surrounds you.  Whatever the season you will be greeted by the sights and sounds of nature, be that bluebells in the hedgerow and lambs in the field or bright berries and rustling leaves.

Corffe offers the beauty of a rural retreat but within minutes, should you wish, you will find yourself back in the bustling market town of Barnstaple where you can pick up your holiday essentials and more. If stunning beaches and entertaining attractions are what you are after then Corffe is perfectly positioned to allow you to head North to the likes of Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton or West to Instow and Westward Ho!.

Make Corffe your very own doorway to North Devon and you won’t be disappointed!

 

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North Devon

Home to Woolacombe voted the UK’s number one beach, North Devon offers some of the UKs most beautiful coastline. Known for its dramatic cliffs, spirited seas (perfect for surfing) and sandy beaches it is the ideal holiday location for families and those that love the great outdoors. Natural features range from the biodiverse sand dunes at Braunton Burrows to the rocky coves along the South West Coast Path as well as the wild expanse of the Exmoor National Park.

Why not spend the day on a local beach building sandcastles and rock pooling, visit one of the many child friendly attractions ranging from theme parks and zoos to sculpture trails and botanical gardens or hire a bike and take on the Tarka Trail at your own pace.  Then enjoy one of the many local eateries, take a picnic and soak up the scenery that surrounds you or treat yourself to a traditional Devon cream tea.

Tawstock

The village of Tawstock is scattered across a tree lined valley to the West of the River Taw. Behind the village hall you can enter the woods and enjoy sheltered walks on the many footpaths or along the old carriage drives to Tawstock Court.

With it’s beautiful views St Peter’s Church in Tawstock dates back to the 14th century. Take a look inside and you’ll see the impressive ceiling with its Italian plaster work, medieval glass windows and intricate carved benches. St Peter’s Church is also home to several fine monuments and tombs.

Next to the thatched primary school you’ll find ‘Holy Well’ one of the largest Holy Wells in the country.  It was first recorded in the 14th Century it is grade 2 listed and was restored in 1938.

Barnstaple

Once a river port Barnstable is now a thriving town with a market, shopping centre, theatre, cinema and leisure centre. Offering much more than just your high street chains the town prides itself on its independent shops, local produce and colourful history.

Voted one of the top 10 food markets in the UK the historic Panier Market is definitely worth a visit.  Operating six days a week throughout most of the year it offers a huge range of exciting fresh produce, handmade arts and crafts plus a fantastic range of antiques and collectables.

When it comes to eating out you’ll be spoilt for choice as the town is bursting with fantastic independent restaurants. Whether you prefer Thai, Chinese, Indian, Italian, Spanish or simply a good old British classic you’ll find it in Barnstaple. If you like something a bit different then be sure to check out the regular street food markets that take place around the town.

On the outskirts of Barnstaple, you will find several retail parks with all the big-name supermarkets, petrol stations and fast food outlets!

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