Goodleigh is a charming small village located in North Devon that is set not far from the larger town of Barnstaple. It offers the perfect base for a self-catering holiday and is ideal for those looking for a quiet rural retreat. It has a fantastic choice of excellent self catering accommodation, which all effortlessly combines period charm with contemporary furnishings to provide a quite unique setting for a self-catering holiday cottages.
My Favourite Cottages prides itself on offering an excellent choice of self-catering cottages in Goodleigh. Goodleigh holiday cottages includes Rock Cottage, a stunning chocolate box 17th century thatched cottage, set in the heart of the village providing plenty of original features and furnished to a very high standard. It’s perfect for couples, small families and friends wishing to holiday together in a lovely quiet location but close to the local amenities. There is Magnolia View, a stunning family friendly holiday cottage recently renovated and thoughtfully furnished to offer high quality accommodation for families and friends in a lovely tranquil and calm setting. It comfortably sleeps 6 in three bedrooms and has ample living space for all to relax and enjoy spending time together on a self-catering Devon holiday. Finally, set just outside the village, there is The Byre, a charming three bedroom barn conversion comfortably accommodating 6 guests, where guests can enjoy its open plan living spaces and private garden. All three cottages welcome dogs too. So, why not pack the pooch and the car and enjoy a self-catering break or holiday in Goodleigh, North Devon?
The village of Goodleigh boasts a church, primary school, a village hall and a village pub. The New Inn at Goodleigh has an excellent reputation for serving great local ales, fabulous home-cooked food and providing a warm welcome to all. Goodleigh village is surrounded by glorious Devon countryside, where miles and miles of lush green rolling hills can be enjoyed throughout the village. It’s a walkers paradise as there are numerous paths direct from the village or holiday cottage, where beautiful countryside views over Goodleigh and towards Codden Hill are waiting to be discovered.
Goodleigh also provides a good base for exploring the best of North Devon and Exmoor too. It’s only a short drive to Barnstaple, the large North Devon town, home to a range of high-street shops, independent shops, a great choice of pubs, cafes and restaurants, a cinema, theatre, indoor ten-pin bowling, quad biking and stunning parks.
The North Devon coast, renowned for its glorious golden sands, clean waves and excellent surf is also within a 20 minute drive away. The unspoilt rugged beauty of Exmoor National Park offering miles and miles of open moorland, hidden valleys, ancient woodlands is also within easy reach. Finally, there are also a number of local family attractions nearby including Exmoor Zoo, National Trust Arlington Court, RHS Rosemoor, The Milky Way Adventure Park and Quince Honey Farm to name a few.