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The Spinney Country Guest House

Overview
Shirwell road, Shirwell, Barnstaple EX31 4JR England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Housekeeping
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews fresh local produce north devon friendly hosts home from home homemade marmalade on arrival home made excellent breakfast both mornings places to visit very comfortable room wonderful stay full english stayed here for two nights no hesitation in recommending little touches mini break
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

A really lovely countryside location, but close to Barnstaple. Wonderfull countryside views from the rear of the property and a traditional English breakfast with fresh local produce. Cosy rooms and very homely.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank paula t
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We absolutely loved our stay at The Spinney at the beginning of August. We stayed in room 5 (a family room) Such a beautiful room, a large bay window on the front of the property, well decorated, beautifully clean, well appointed and very comfortable. Our...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank pio35364
Reviewed 16 September 2018

What a nice place! Hosted by some lovely people, a most comfortable room, an excellent breakfast. Can't fault it. I recommend this place and would certainly stay there again if ever I were in the area.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Rochebonnechateau
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed by Jo and David with freshly baked fruit cake, shown to our comfortable, spacious and well appointed room and treated more like friends than paying guests. The breakfast was excellent with locally sourced food stuff, you know it’s going to be...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank MDDG_12
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

My Husband Kevin booked The Spinney as a mini break and somewhere to stay whilst we viewed properties around North Devon. We had a beautiful room with a separate private bathroom, the owners Jo & David showed us to our room, booked us a table...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank June D
Response from Jo C, Owner at The Spinney Country Guest HouseResponded 18 August 2018

Dear June and Kevin, Thank you so much for your review, I'm glad we were able to assist in your property search and delighted to hear you have found something. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Spinney very soon. With very best...More

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Description
Just three miles from the historic market town of Barnstaple in North Devon,The Spinney Country Guest House enjoys magnificent views across the stunning North Devon landscape. Recently achieving the AA 4 More Stars GOLD award, The Spinney Country Guest House in Shirwell nr Barnstaple, offers first class bed and breakfast accommodation. This charming country house, was once the former rectory of Shirwell. Jo and David Clark welcomed their first guests in June 2011. Since then they have made various modifications and added a snug lounge with wood burning stove for exclusive use and comfort of their guests. They have also introduced many little luxury touches to make a stay with them a memorable one. The Spinney dates from 1750 and sits in an acre of ground. It has five beautifully appointed rooms and mature gardens with seating so that guests can appreciate the beauty and tranquillity of the place. There is also a spacious car park. The Spinney B & B offers a warm and informal environment in the heart of North Devon and very close to Exmoor National Park in which to relax and unwind. Tea and delicious home-baked cake is waiting for you on your arrival. Take a break, you deserve it! Jo and David Clark Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 101 - US$ 145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple > Shirwell
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$ 101 - US$ 145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Barnstaple > Shirwell
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HelenJ2012_12
21 January 2018|
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Response from JoC2932 | Property representative |
Hello Helen I am sorry not to have spotted your question earlier. The Spinney does not take pets. We do have our own but she is kept to our part of the house. Honey would not rest with another dog in the house and we are... More
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"Room 4 at the back - lovely views and very quiet."
sandiea721
26 May 2018
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"All the rooms were nice the only issue would be steep stairs to the rooms if you were not very mobile"
AngelaDan2014
8 Oct 2017
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"Make sure you request en- suite. Our room had an external bathroom, the wonky floors make for interesting..."
caroldurn
3 May 2017
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"We only saw room 5 ,but we would recommend it for comfort."
Sheils48
9 Oct 2016
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