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Little Woodacott

Little Woodacott 
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Barnstaple, Devon, England
Little Woodacott is a cosy woodland self-contained, non-smoking, one bedroom cottage, sleeping two people, set in our 10 acres of Bugford Wood an historic and peaceful oak forest in East Down, near Barnstaple, North Devon. Guest will find plenty of interest should they decide to explore the woods.

Bugford Wood has a network of forest paths zig-zagging among oak, beech, ash, birch, hazel and a variety of conifers, including redwoods, with the river Yeo as its eastern boundary. There is abundant bird life with the occasional roe or even red deer. Public footpaths are nearby.

Arlington Court, a National Trust property set in extensive grounds is close by.
Listing #HL8797485
About the Owner
harley s
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2017
Interaction with guests
If you prefer you can self-check in. There are instructions and a keysafe in the sentry box by the carpark. The woodland path to LIttle Woodacott is clearly marked. If you arrive when dark an automatic sensor light comes on over the carpark, there is a light inside the sentry box. You will be given the combination for the keysafe before you arrive. There is a TOUCH switch inside the sentrybox which you press if dark to light up the woodland path. There is another TOUCH switch inside the front porch to be used when leaving the cottage if dark. Alternatively we are happy to meet and welcome you on arrival.
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The perfect place to get away from it all, set in its own beautiful woodland. The North Devon beaches are nearby, along with a number of other attractions. Harley and Mary were delightful and thoughtful hosts. Nothing is too much trouble for them, but they...More

Thank Gavin D
Management response:Responded 25 August 2018

Hello Gavin Delighted to have such a lovely review, for which many thanks. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. It was such pleasure having you as guests. We would love to see you again! Our warmest wishes Mary & Harley

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Woodacott cottage is a romantic home-away-from-home tucked in a verdant part of North Devon near Exmoor. It has its own wood, river and walks and boasts centuries-old trees including a coastal redwood and a magnificent ancient beech. The hosts are discreet but helpful if you...More

1  Thank Leith57
Management response:Responded 16 August 2017

Dear Leitha Thank you so much for such a lovely review. we are really delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and found so much to do. we would love to welcome you back again to Little Woodacott. Best wishes Mary & Harley

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Quietness and seclusion go together!
1 medium size dog, extra charge payable
Little Woodacott has a website
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
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  • charge for1 medium sized dog : ₹ 1,549 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Little Woodacott is a woodland cottage set in 10 acres of mixed broadleaf and conifer with a river at one of its boundaries.
There are abundant walks in the woods and longer walks on marked footpaths in the East Down area and beyond. The nearest pub, The Pyne Arms, is about a 20 minute walk away. The pub is dog friendly.
The nearest town is Barnstaple with all the usual facilities, supermarkets, a cinema, a theatre, a pannier market and al the usual retail outlets. The nearest beaches are some of North Devon's best, for example, Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton Sands among many others.
Getting around
A car is essential to visit the beaches. The Tarka Line from Barnstaple station goes along the scenic Taw valley to Exeter stopping at interesting places along the way. From Exeter St Davids, with London and Penzance connections, the line continues from Exeter Central to the seaside town of Exmouth.
There is regular bus service from Barnstaple to Ilfracombe and Bideford.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 50.0 km
Railway: Barnstaple: 16.0 km
Take the M5 going south. At J27 take the A361. After about 27 miles at Aller Cross take the A399 and proceed towards Blackmoor Gate. Just after Blackmoor Gate take the A39 as far as the turn off to Kentisbury Ford. From Kentisbury Ford take the road signed Patchole/Bugford. At the T junction by Stonecombe take the lane signed Bugford. Go through Bugford and 100 yards after Sillery Cottage on you left you will come to the Sillery Cottage/Little Woodacott car park.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 12.0 km.
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