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Last Minute Cottages 

Whether you are someone who always like to book late and never plan too far in advance or perhaps you’ve just made a last minute decision to escape ‘normal day life’ and fancy a change in scenery, My Favourite Cottages are here to help you find the perfect property to enjoy a last-minute break.

We’ve got a great selection of properties that are just perfect for that last minute getaway, whether it’s for a long weekend, a mid-week break or a week away. We've got properties available to book last minute that are ideal for couples, families and even your four-legged friends across Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Scotland.

Some of our cottages also have some great special offers so you can also save some pennies and treat yourself to a break at amazing value.

Choose from our selection of self-catering properties with late availability below or give us a call on 01271 377 432, we’ll be happy to help you plan your last minute getaway.

Kittiwake House
Kittiwake House
Kittiwake House

Kittiwake House

Braunton

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Devon

Furnished and finished to a very high standard, Kittiwake House in Braunton in Devon is an excellent family friendly six bedroom holiday house that sleeps 12 people. Situated in a lovely quiet part of the village, packed full of beautiful character cottages, it is only a minutes’ walk to the shops, pubs and restaurants in the centre of the village.

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Sleeps:

12

Bedrooms:

6

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Dolly's Barn
Dolly's Barn
Dolly's Barn

Dolly's Barn

Ilfracombe

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Devon

Doly’s Barn at Higher Mullacott Farm is a superb six bedroom barn conversion that sleeps up to 11 people. If you are looking for a large holiday cottage with easy access to Woolacombe and yet in a rural location with a kids play area, Dolly’s Barn is a great choice. This conversion combines the charm of a traditional Devon barn alongside modern open plan living and a very well equipped kitchen.

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Last minute saving on a 7 night stay taken w/c 31st August 2019

Sleeps:

11

Bedrooms:

6

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Nuide Farmhouse
Nuide Farmhouse
Nuide Farmhouse

Nuide Farmhouse

Newtonmore

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Scotland

Nuide House is an imposing residence in the Cairngorms National Park with stunning views and plenty of space with a huge lawned garden. Complete with 5 bedrooms and modern facilities including Wi-Fi and Sky tv, Nuide House is ideal for two families sharing looking to explore the Cairngorms with a gorgeous cosy sitting room with an open fire, ready to warm you up after a day’s walking.

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Sleeps:

10

Bedrooms:

5

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Coast View
Coast View
Coast View

Coast View

Woolacombe

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Devon

Coast View, sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms and is large spacious holiday home that has been recently renovated and furnished to a very high standard to offer luxurious accommodation in the heart of Woolacombe in Devon. With exceptional sea views throughout, and set in a quiet location just a short walk to the main beach and village, guests can still have access to everything but still enjoy a relaxing stay after a day on the beach.

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NEW PROPERTY OFFER - Huge Savings!! On a summer holiday at Coast View, now from £2,500 for 7 nights in August 2019

Sleeps:

10

Bedrooms:

5

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Talland Croft
Talland Croft
Talland Croft

Talland Croft

Crantock

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Cornwall

Talland Croft is a family friendly cottage set in the pretty North Cornwall village of Crantock. This large detatched 5 bedroom holiday home comfortably sleeps up to 10 guests and is within walking distance of both the village centre and its beautiful sandy beach. Bright, spacious and comfortably furnished throughout with its own enclosed garden, it also welcomes dogs. An excellent choice for large groups and families looking for a beach holiday on the Cornish coast.

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Save 20% on a Cornish summer holiday - now priced from £2,076 for 7 nights taken w/c 23rd Aug 2019

Sleeps:

10

Bedrooms:

5

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

South Patchole Farm Cottage
South Patchole Farm Cottage
South Patchole Farm Cottage

South Patchole Farm Cottage

Kentisbury

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Devon

South Patchole Farm is a traditional farmhouse cottage comfortably sleeping up to 9 guests in 4 bedrooms. This wonderful rural retreat surrounded by beautiful unspoilt North Devon countryside provides excellent family friendly self-catering accommodation with plenty of character and charm, ample space and the North Devon coast, Exmoor National Park and a whole host of family attractions all nearby.

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Save £159 on 7 nights taken w/c 31st August 2019, now priced from £636

Sleeps:

9

Bedrooms:

4

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Magnolia View Cottage
Magnolia View Cottage
Magnolia View Cottage

Magnolia View Cottage

Barnstaple

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Devon

Magnolia View Cottage, a 17th century traditional Devon long house set in the pretty village of Goodleigh in North Devon is perfect for families and groups of friends looking for a relaxing countryside break. Both child and dog friendly, this spacious holiday home boasts 4 well-presented bedrooms, spacious living spaces and a beautiful garden with stunning countryside views to comfortably accommodate up to 8 guests. The village of Goodleigh itself is home to an excellent village pub, and also only a short drive to Barnstaple, the beautiful North Devon beaches of Saunton and Westward Ho! The wilds of Exmoor National Park, many family local attractions are all close by too.

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Sleeps:

8

Bedrooms:

4

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Glenuaig Lodge
Glenuaig Lodge
Glenuaig Lodge

Glenuaig Lodge

Wester Ross

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Scotland

Glenuaig Lodge is a former hunting lodge is a renovated hunting lodge surrounded by nature and nothing else, ideal if you are looking for a remote holiday home in Scotland with four bedrooms and sleeps 8 people. If you want to get in touch with the real wilderness of Scotland in a completely peaceful location, Glenuaig Lodge is perfect.

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Sleeps:

8

Bedrooms:

4

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Ford Hill Cottage
Ford Hill Cottage
Ford Hill Cottage

Ford Hill Cottage

Kentisbury

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Devon

Ford Hill Cottage is a beautiful 3 bedroom holiday cottage in North Devon in Kentisbury. The location is perfect for families that are looking for a brilliant base to explore the area, set on the edge of Exmoor, Kentisbury is also ideal for the beaches at Woolacombe and Putsborough, Combe Martin is just a short drive away and there are two major family attractions nearby.

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Last minute discount for 7 nights taken w/c 30th August, now from £500 (£125 saving)

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Middle Leys Cottage
Middle Leys Cottage
Middle Leys Cottage

Middle Leys Cottage

Withypool

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Somerset

Middle Leys Cottage set close to the Somerset village of Withypool in the heart of Exmoor is a three bedroom country cottage that sleeps up to six people. Located in a lovely quiet rural location with the whole of Exmoor to explore, Middle Leys offers your modern day comforts with the traditional charm of an Exmoor cottage including a beautiful lounge with a stunning Inglenook fire.

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Enjoy a summer saving for 7 nights taken w/c 30th August, now from £460

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Aggie's Cottage
Aggie's Cottage
Aggie's Cottage

Aggie's Cottage

Ilfracombe

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Devon

Aggie’s Cottage at Higher Mullacott Farm is set in its own grounds high above the cliffs above Ilfracombe. It is perfect for a family of up to six with three bedrooms and a small private garden area with BBQ. This renovated barn, a traditional Devon Longhouse has been beautifully renovated and is perfect for children with a huge communal garden with play area and even a football pitch. It's ideal for Woolacombe and Putsborough beaches and you can explore Exmoor from the cottage.

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Save 15% on a last minute August break w/c 31st August 2019

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott

Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Duror Cottage at Lower Aylescott is a wonderful ‘home-from-home’ choice for friends and families looking for a relaxing countryside holiday in North Devon. This three-bedroom cottage provides a lovely mix of character with modern day style in a quiet countryside setting just outside the North Devon village of West Down. The North Devon coast and beaches, plus many local family attractions are also within easy reach.

A 15% saving for all last-minute holidays booked at Duror Cottage. This late availability discount only applies to all 7 night last minute stays booked 14 days before arrival.

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Save on late August holiday taken w/c 30th August, now from £403 (7 nights)

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Buttercup Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm
Buttercup Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm
Buttercup Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm

Buttercup Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm

Ottery St. Mary

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Devon

Buttercup yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm provides luxury glamping in beautiful Devon countryside, not far from the pretty East Devon town of Ottery St. Mary and the Jurassic coast at Sidmouth. Guests to Cuckoo Down Farm can experience the very best of glamping with the added luxury of hot showers, a wood burning stove, separate kitchen area, double bed, and two sofa beds whilst enjoying the fun of the farm too. With ponies, chickens, camp fires, and acres of meadows and its own woodland, there is plenty to explore on-site but there are also plenty of attractions, excellent days out and fabulous places to eat.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

0

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Highlands
Highlands
Highlands

Highlands

Woolacombe

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Devon

Highlands, a single storey detached holiday cottage set in an elevated position over the popular resort of Woolacombe, with superb sea views and countryside views. The family friendly resort of Woolacombe is a popular destination for families and surfers, with its clean golden sands and surf, plus lively village centre. Highlands offers comfortable accommodation with the added luxury of a hot tub for a holiday by the sea.

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Book a last minute Woolacombe break at Highlands, now £928.50 for 7 nights taken w/c 30th August (£225 saving)

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Tigh an Aullt
Tigh an Aullt
Tigh an Aullt

Tigh an Aullt

Kyle of Lochalsh

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Scotland

Tigh an Aullt is a 3 bedroom self catering cottage in Cluanie Glen in the Highlands of Scotland, set at the foot of the Five Sisters of Kintail with easy access to the Isle of Skye and a popular location for walkers and climbers. This modern self catering bungalow has great views from many rooms including the kitchen and lounge and boasts a Jacuzzi bath in the en-suite to the master bedroom and a two person Swedish sauna in the family bathroom. It is warm and comfortable holiday home in a fantastic location.

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Summer saving for 7 nights taken w/c 24th August 2019, now from £920 (a £230 saving)

Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

3

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Clover Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm
Clover Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm
Clover Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm

Clover Yurt at Cuckoo Down Farm

Ottery St. Mary

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Devon

With the added luxury of a double bed, two sofa beds, hot showers, a well-equipped kitchen, wood-burning stove and compost loo, Clover yurt is furnished to a high standard throughout to offer the very best glamping experience. With fun on the farm, where ponies, chickens, acres of private meadows, its own woodland and streams provide plenty of entertainment for all on-site, yet there is still plenty to do and see nearby. Days to the beach can be enjoyed at the nearby Jurassic coastline, particularly at the popular East Devon seaside resort of Sidmouth. Nearby popular attractions include Bicton Park, Escot House and for the kids Crealy Adventure Park.

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Sleeps:

6

Bedrooms:

0

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Granary at Cheristow Farm
The Granary at Cheristow Farm
The Granary at Cheristow Farm

The Granary at Cheristow Farm

Hartland

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Devon

Granary Cottage, a two bedroom two storey character cottage that sleeps 5 in two bedrooms (a double and triple bedroom) welcomes families and friends (and even their four-legged friends) to enjoy and relax in this wonderful part of Devon, which is also close to the North Cornish coast too.

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Sleeps:

5

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Lower Leys Cottage
Lower Leys Cottage
Lower Leys Cottage

Lower Leys Cottage

Withypool

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Somerset

Lower Leys Cottage set in the heart of Exmoor near Withypool is a charming two bedroom countryside cottage in North Somerset. It offers a great base for a family of four or couples who are looking to explore Exmoor and the surrounding area. You really couldn’t be more be more centrally located with some fantastic walks nearby and dogs are welcome too!

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Save £110 on 7 nights taken at Lower Leys from w/c 30th August, now priced from £440

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm
The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm
The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm

The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm

Hartland

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Devon

The Milking Parlour at Cheristow Farm, sleeping 4 guests in two bedroom is a charming character cottage within the Hartland Peninsula, an Area of Outstanding Beauty. Well-presented and thoughtfully furnished throughout, and still retaining many of its original features, the Milking Parlour provides high quality comfortable accommodation for couples, friends and families wishing to holiday together in this wonderful part of Devon.

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Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Stables at Cheristow Farm
The Stables at Cheristow Farm
The Stables at Cheristow Farm

The Stables at Cheristow Farm

Hartland

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Devon

One of six cottages at Cheristow Farm, The Stables is a charming two bedroom single storey cottage that welcomes dogs and is perfect for couples and small families looking for a relaxing countryside break but still close to the coast and with plenty to do and see nearby.

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Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Braefoot at Lower Aylescott
Braefoot at Lower Aylescott
Braefoot at Lower Aylescott

Braefoot at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Braefoot Cottage is one of six renovated holiday lets at Lower Aylescott Cottages located just outside the picturesque North Devon village of West Down, home to a fantastic village shop and pub. This delightful cottage sleeps 4 guests in two bedrooms and offers the perfect base for families who are holidaying with young children. There is plenty of charm and character combined with modern day furnishings and comforts to offer excellent self-catering accommodation. The award winning beaches at Woolacombe, the popular Victorian seaside of Ilfracombe, local family attractions such as Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park and Exmoor Zoo are all just a short drive away.

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Summer saving - 15% last minute discount for 7 nights taken w/c 30th August 2019

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Rock Cottage
Rock Cottage
Rock Cottage

Rock Cottage

Barnstaple

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Devon

Rock Cottage is a chocolate box thatched holiday cottage near Barnstaple in the village of Goodleigh and sleeps 4 people with 2 bedrooms. A cob built cottage with thick walls, Rock Cottage is cool in the summer and warm in the winter, a beautiful and unique holiday home with modern facilities including Wi-Fi and flatscreen tv. Ideal for access to Barnstaple, being a short drive away, and the North Devon beaches.

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Enjoy a last minute late Summer saving on 7 nights taken w/c 30th August, now priced at £408.75

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Linhay at Wheel Farm
The Linhay at Wheel Farm
The Linhay at Wheel Farm

The Linhay at Wheel Farm

Combe Martin

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Devon

The Linhay at Wheel Farm is a pet free holiday cottage that sleeps four and is set one storey. With an open plan design, the Linhay is ideal if you are looking for a family holiday cottage near Combe Martin as a base to explore. With Exmoor in one direction and the beaches in the other, two great attractions and Combe Martin and Ilfracombe just a short drive away, It also benefits from an indoor swimming pool, play area and wide open grounds to explore.

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Enjoy a £119 saving on a last minute break at this pet free cottage taken w/c 30th August (7 nights)

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Dairy at Wheel Farm
The Dairy at Wheel Farm
The Dairy at Wheel Farm

The Dairy at Wheel Farm

Combe Martin

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Devon

Dairy Cottage at Wheel Farm is a 2 bedroom self catering farm holiday cottage that is single storey and pet friendly on the edge of Combe Martin. Dairy Cottage also benefits from the use of an indoor heated swimming pool with a sauna and kids play area. Combe Martin is a great location for a family holiday, an easy drive to the beach at Woolacombe and with 2 major family attractions nearby.

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Book 7 nights at Dairy Cottage from Fri 30th August from £476 (a £119 saving)

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott

Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Smithy Cottage at Lower Aylescott is a lovely cosy cottage set in a wonderful quiet and peaceful location surrounded by beautiful North Devon countryside but still within easy access to the coast. An ideal choice for couples and families wishing to enjoy both Devon's beaches and glorious countryside.

Enjoy a last minute break at Smithy Cottage ar Lower Aylescott. This cosy countryside cottage offers a fantastic 15% discount on all last minute holidays booked within 14 days of arrival.

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WOW!! Last minute deal for £701.25 for 7 nights stays taken w/c 23rd August 2019

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Royd Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Royd Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Royd Cottage at Lower Aylescott

Royd Cottage at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Royd Cottage at Lower Aylescott is a delightful countryside cottage that has been thoughtfully renovated and furnished to offer everything couples and families could need on a self-catering holiday in Devon. Surrounded by glorious North Devon countryside just outside West Down, this two bedroom property enjoys a wonderful peaceful location yet is within reach to the coast and the beaches at Woolacombe and Saunton.

Enjoy a 15% saving on a last minute holiday at Royd Cottage at Lowers Aylescott. This discount will be applied to all last minute breaks booked within 14 days of arrive. Treat family and friends to a special last minute getaway in Devon at Royd Cottage today.

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Last minute summer holiday discount, now priced from 361.25 for 7 nights taken Fri 30th Aug 2019

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott
Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott

Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott

West Down

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Devon

Tastefully furnished throughout, Blare Cottage at Lower Aylescott proudly offers comfortable accommodation for up to four guests. This two-bedroom countryside property set in a valley, just outside the small North Devon village of West Down is also close to the coast and the beaches at Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton. Both Braunton and Ilfracombe nearby offer a great selection of restaurant, pubs and cafes. Blare Cottage is an excellent choice for those looking for a quiet break still close to the coast.

Book a last-minute break at Blare Cottage and enjoy a 15% last minute saving. This discount only applies to all last-minute holidays booked within 14 days of arrival.

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Enjoy a 15% saving on last minute late Summer break, now from £361.25 for 7 nights taken w/c 30th August 2019

Sleeps:

4

Bedrooms:

2

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool

The Tack Room at Cheristow Farm
The Tack Room at Cheristow Farm
The Tack Room at Cheristow Farm

The Tack Room at Cheristow Farm

Hartland

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Devon

The Tack Room is a pretty single storey studio cottage, ideal for couples and walkers looking to explore this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty around the remote town of Hartland, on the North Devon/Cornwall border. With just a kitchen, double bedroom and en-suite shower room (and no separate sitting room), The Tack Room provides the perfect base for those who want to make the most of the days exploring. One small dog is also welcome.

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Sleeps:

2

Bedrooms:

1

Dogs

Large

Beach

Pool