We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

Shipload Cottage

Visited by Tripadvisor
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Hartland, Torridge, Devon, England
Our three self-catering holiday cottages are located on the Hartland Peninsula. This makes it a great location for walkers, hikers, and cyclists. The peninsula is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is part of the North Devon UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, contains or is near to four Sites of Special Scientific Interest, and is close to Lundy Island, England's only Marine Nature Reserve. This makes it a walkers' paradise. There are plenty of local walks on the Peninsula, taking in a wide range of breath-taking landscapes and views. The South West Coast Path is only a short distance away, enabling fantastic access to this Jurassic coastline. Pick up and forward on is available (with prior arrangement) for walkers exploring the South West Coast Path in stages.

Cyclists are also welcome at Yapham. We have access to NCN 3 &am...
Read more
Listing #HL258938
About the Owner
Martin R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2011
Reviews from our community
Write a ReviewReviews (7)

1 - 3 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Short break at this cottage but will hopefully return for longer next time. Warm, clean and extremely comfortable. Visited Hartland Point. Stunning scenery. Nice bar with meals available and only a ten minute drive from cottages. Would highly recommend.More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Lynne B
Martin_the_Manager, VR Owner at Shipload Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Dear Lynne, Thank you for providing a review of your stay in October. I am sorry that I am only just replying, but I have only just seen your review. I don't recall seeing a notification from Tripadvisor to inform me of the review. I...More

A FlipKey verified reviewer
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 September 2017


Date of stay: August 2017
Martin_the_Manager, VR Owner at Shipload Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017


See more reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The cottage was a nice place to stay although on a slope with steps down to and steps inside to the kitchen and second bedroom. A warm welcome with flowers, a bottle of wine and scones,jam and cream. The dog was allowed to stay as...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Gail T
Martin_the_Manager, VR Owner at Shipload Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear Gail T, Thank you for your review of Shipload Cottage. I am delighted that you enjoyed our welcome pack. Our four legged friends are more than welcome to bring their human owners to stay with us, as there are so many places to go...More

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please indicate in your message when making a booking request or enquiry if you intend bringing dogs with you. There are additional terms and conditions for dogs.
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    1 Full
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
5 Jan 2019 -
15 Feb 2019
2 nights
16 Feb 2019 -
22 Feb 2019
2 nights
23 Feb 2019 -
29 Mar 2019
2 nights
View all periods
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The above rates are per cottage, for up to four persons.
Short breaks considered November to March, and greater flexibility can be offered over arrival and departure times during this period..

Price includes heating, water, electricity, bed linen, towels, and Wi-Fi.

Dogs: There are additional terms and conditions for dogs.
Hide Rates
About the neighbourhood
Hartland village is a little gem with shops, pubs and local artists selling their wares. Whilst on the peninsula, you can visit Hartland Abbey, Hartland Quay, Hartland Point, and Docton Mill. Just next door is the world famous Clovelly fishing village. Going a little further afield, you have the main towns of Bideford and Barnstaple, with their heritage trails and shopping districts. There are just too many places to visit and activities to list here. Trust me: you won't be stuck for things to do!
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 105.0 km
Railway: Barnstaple: 35.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 90.0 km
The best way to visit this rural area is by car.

The 319 bus route connects Barnstaple, Bideford and Hartland.

The nearest train station is Barnstaple.

The nearest airport is Exeter.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests