Bideford is known locally as the White town and sits on the edge of the River Torridge in North Devon. Bideford is a popular and lively town and is increasingly developing a reputation for having a good number of independent home and crafts shops. If you are looking for a holiday cottage in Bideford or holiday homes and properties in the surrounding areas, see our selection of Bideford cottages and self catering properties below. Bideford has been a popular tourist destination for many years, we have self catering holiday homes and lets in Bideford here where you can find a cottage that is perfect for your family holiday. There are many holiday apartments and self catering cottages in Bideford and the surrounding villages situated in stunning locations in the heart of the Torridge valley.

There are many things to do in Bideford and the surrounding area, there is a free family park by the side of the river that has good facilities and a fun playground of children and a splash pool that is open in the summer. The centre of the town has a number of recognised shopping chains as well as independent shops and the town is well known for its nightlife, especially on New Year’s Eve where Bideford is the focal point for festivities in North Devon. Bideford is also the location for the Burton Art Gallery which is next to the park and also has well-established football and rugby teams. There are plenty of events and activities all year round including boating events and running events such as the Bideford half marathon. Bideford is ideally located for beach holidays with Westward Ho! just a short drive away and also an easy trip down the link road for a shopping trip to Barnstaple. This is a beautiful town with a rich historical tradition, a great place to visit and there is always an event or exhibition to keep you entertained.

Crooked Lake Cottage
Crooked Lake Cottage
Crooked Lake Cottage

Crooked Lake Cottage


Crooked Lake is a charming three bedroom cottage nestled away in the North Devon countryside. Crooked Lake is just 5 miles from Bideford a thriving estuary town and one time major port, exporting wool to America. Bideford the second largest town in North Devon and still has a thriving community based around the river with popular rowing clubs and Gig clubs. Crooked Lake is only a short drive away so guests can enjoy the many good bars and restaurants and local markets found in the town.

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