We have just returned from a 4 night stay at Country Ways,for a special birthday celebration. 20 of us stayed in different cottages, pretty much got to see inside all the cottages and they are all lovely,our family stayed in the Warren which was well appointed with everything you could need,comfortable beds,very clean,dishwasher,tv,xbox ,and nice decor.though we did nt use it the laundry room looked fantastic,and love the fact you can put everything into recycle bins in kitchen and use all the eco cleaning products for washing up/cleaning that are provided.The farm itself is very very beautiful,with lovely woodland walks down to a river,great for the dogs.For the children there is a great play area,and the farm club each morning where they can learn about the animals,sheep,pigs,reindeer,alpacas,ferrets,chickens,ponies and more,they can help feed any orphaned lambs,and sue is great in explaining the animals daily needs and care, there is also a games room.Not too far to drive to villages, local pubs,beaches,town.Everyone in our party had a great time Sue and family are there if you need them but leave you to it so you feel like your in your own little village,will want to return someday very soon.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Country Ways nestles amid its own pastures and woodland with lovely gardens and breathtaking views. Barnstaple, Exmoor and the wonderful sandy beaches of the North Devon coast are within easy reach. The 6 beautifully converted stone cottages are well equipped and include a flat screen tv, X-box, dvd player, iPod dock and Wifi and provide generous accommodation for couples and families. We are wheelchair friendly with one cottage category 2 wheelchair access and we welcome families with children and dogs. We encourage children to help with our friendly animals which include miniature shetland ponies, miniature donkeys, pygmy goats, reindeer, alpacas, pet sheep, rabbits, ducks and more! The Corn Barn offers fun for all ages and includes table tennis, table football, a pool table and range of giant traditional garden games, whilst the outdoor Play Area with a trampoline, playhouse, climbing frame and sand table is popular with children of all ages. The whole complex can be hired for bespoke wedding weekends with the Corn Barn providing a unique venue for up to 120 guests. There is a full sound system with iPod dock, kitchen facilities and a marquee lawn and terrace which are perfect for outdoor catering,live music and dancing. We are open all year round with off peak and late/special offers. We look forward to welcoming you to Country Ways and sending you home relaxed, refreshed and revitalised! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Country Ways Holiday Cottages Umberleigh, Devon