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Torridge Valley Coach House

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Nearby River Torridge
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Our self catering holiday apartment is set in the heart of Tarka Otter countryside and is surrounded by beautiful countryside and lovely woodland walks. The village of Weare Giffard nearby follows the beautiful River Torridge for over a mile and was featured in the film 'Tarka the Otter'. Just over a mile away the Tarka Trail provides miles of magnificent walking and cycling. Just a 40 min stroll away the charming village pub offers meals, and the village green with children's playground and cricket pitch is a comfortable walk further on. The amenities of Torrington including indoor swimming pool, golf course, Rosemoor Gardens and Dartington Crystal are a ten minute drive away. If you bring bikes cycle to Bideford (25 mins). From here continue on the Tarka Trail which follows the Rive...Our self catering holiday apartment is set in the heart of Tarka Otter countryside and is surrounded by beautiful countryside and lovely woodland walks. The village of Weare Giffard nearby follows the beautiful River Torridge for over a mile and was featured in the film 'Tarka the Otter'. Just over a mile away the Tarka Trail provides miles of magnificent walking and cycling. Just a 40 min stroll away the charming village pub offers meals, and the village green with children's playground and cricket pitch is a comfortable walk further on. The amenities of Torrington including indoor swimming pool, golf course, Rosemoor Gardens and Dartington Crystal are a ten minute drive away. If you bring bikes cycle to Bideford (25 mins). From here continue on the Tarka Trail which follows the River Torridge to the estuary village of Instow. Here you can laze on the beach and in the sand dunes or enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants that line the quay. From Bideford you can take a trip on the magnificanet Oldenburg to Lundy Island. You can enjoy the fantastic scenery and photo opportunities and particpate in activities such as snorkelling safaris, guided walks and diving. You may even spot the world famous puffins. From the property there are six beaches within an hour's drive the nearest being Westward Ho (10 min drive). More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Really enjoyed our short break with 3 children aged 7, 10 & 12. The pigs were a real hit and I hope sammy has had her piglets by now! Ruth and Ali created lots of lovely touches that made the break, e.g. Home made scones,...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We stayed as a family of 5 last week and after a long journey was greeted with the warmest welcome by owners Ruth and Alistair. The location and property were both stunning. Ruth had prepared warm home made scones and home made jam along with...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank sjsmith2015
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We had a wonderful time in the old Coach House in North Devon, run by Ruth and Alasdair. Beautiful spot, hospitable owners, quiet environment. Really nice to be able to use the bikes.

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank caecilia1967
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We loved our week at Torridge Valley Coach House. The piglets were a hit with our two small boys, as was the location which gave them plenty to explore. The accommodation suited us perfectly and was well equipped. Ruth and Alasdair were great hosts and...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank ThreechickenChester
Reviewed 19 October 2014

lovely coach house in peaceful surroundings. Stayed for 4 days and made use of the bikes cycling into Bideford to work off the Devon cream tea. The Coach house is a warm and comfortable retreat but easily accessible to restaurants and pubs without the noise...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank AprilS254
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

We had a lovely week here, highly recommended. I can only echo the other reviews, lovely property, so clean and homely. Lovely location, very peaceful but central for driving off elsewhere. Perfect hosts, completely attentive but not intrusive at all. We would definitely recommend this...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Manicpeanut
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

The coach house was amazing, clean well equiped with every you need.wonderful home made scones and wine on arrival. The host Ruth and Ali were superb, went out of their way to make my holiday the best ever. Kids loved feeding the baby pigs. Lots...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank Funjoker
Reviewed 31 August 2013

We loved the Coach house, it was a perfect base from which to explore North Devon. When we arrived the coach house was comfortable and welcoming with attention to detail which was much appreciated after a long stressful journey down the M5! The Trout farm...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank 778maggief
Reviewed 30 August 2013

We were attracted to this accommodation as it was in a good location and it is all on one level but the clincher was being able to hand feed and even oil their Kune Kune pigs!! Please be warned, when you come, be armed with...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank TerryR458
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

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Date of stay: July 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Safe
Shared Garden
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
WEARE GIFFARD - A classic street village on the eastern bank of the River Torridge. It has a long and fascinating history and a rich present and glowing future. Tarka Otter country at its best. 20 mins walk / 30 mins to pub. CLOVELLY - Step back in time at the picturesque 14th Century harbour. The beach is a pebbled beach set in the middle of the peaceful harbour. 30 Mins Drive INSTOW - Pretty estuary village which lies on the banks of the River Torridge. Its wonderful scenic views make it a favourite haunt for artists whilst fishermen enjoy catching bass! It is also a place for watersports and sailing enthusiasts. 15 Mins Drive APPLEDORE - Where the River Torridge & River Taw meet the Atlantic. The village is full of history, with watch towers, look-outs, a smugglers tunnel, fisherme...
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