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.
Set just outside the village of Parkham on the Bideford-Bradworthy road, Crooked Lake is a delightful 3-bedroom self-catering cottage providing cosy accommodation for up to 5 guests in a lovely tranquil setting. Backed by an ancient woodland with a regular trail of wildlife frequenting it’s lovely garden, Crooked Lake is also perfectly located to enjoy the North Devon coast and the coastal resorts of Appledore, Instow and Westward Ho! but also guests can venture inland to Exmoor and Great Torrington, a site of a famous Civil War battle.SEE COTTAGE