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We are delighted to announce that the restoration of this former linhay is now complete and it has been transformed into a single story cosy cabin for two, situated on the edge of the hilltop settlement of Morthoe. This little gem of a cottage enjoys an elevated position with views across the rolling fields and is ideal for a romantic getaway.
Take a walk to explore the pretty village of Morthoe, which has a 13th century church and a range of shop and cafes to explore as well as a local pub if you'd prefer to have a night off cooking. Venture a little further afield to Morte Pointe, once notorious for smugglers and wreckers, however now home to a seal colony, keep your eyes peeled and you may be lucky enough to see one pop out of the water.
Beautiful Woolacombe Bay is just a 5 minute drive away and offers some of the finest surf in Britain, sandy beaches and beautiful sunsets, why travel abroad! In addition to the beach activities, the South West Coast Path runs all along the coast and there are a number of trails depending on whether you'd like an easy stroll or more of a challenge. The undulating moorland of Exmoor is home to the famous ponies. The Exmoor National Park scenery is varied also providing dramaticy liffs and the woodland glades of Heddon Valley and all within a short drive of your cottage.
Heating: Electric heaters included.
Parking: There is a designated parking space in the public car park, approx. 30m from the cabin.
Garden: There is a small, fully enclosed garden to the front of the cabin.
Utilities: There is no freezer or ice box at this cottage.
Offers: Single use discount voucher for Watersmeet Tea Room.
Devon's a big and beautiful county with much to offer. From bucolic sleepy market towns to the miles and miles of coastline, much loved by surfers, swimmers, families, and walkers from all over the world, a trip to this special place will stay with you for ever. We have a great range of holiday options in Devon, from holiday cottages brimming with character and lovingly restored to our bunkhouses and bothies, all located on or near land in the care of the National Trust.
North Devon with its outstanding coast, glorious moorland, plunging wooded valleys and remote, unchanging rural landscapes inland - has so much to offer the visitor, no matter what type of holiday you are looking for. On the coast you will find miles of sandy beaches at places like Woolacombe and Croyde, and some of the finest surf in Britain (whether you're a beginner or a pro), interspersed by long and lonely stretches of dramatic soaring cliffs and rugged headlands, with the South West Coast Path running all the way along the coast, guaranteeing some exhilarating walking . The beautiful wooded valleys and winding rivers of Exmoor National Park add a softer touch to the landscape around the fringes of the high bare moorland, whilst the lively coastal towns in the area Lynton, Ilfracombe, Barnstaple and Bideford - bring a bit of seaside sparkle. Inland, there are historic market towns and hidden villages in the lovely unspoilt valleys of the Taw and the Torridge.