Welcome to The Thatched Cottage.
Fairy-tale bliss.
Breakfast in bed. You're on holiday after all...
Perfect for holiday feasts.
Sit back and unwind.
The beautiful, beamed dining-room.
The well-equipped kitchen.
A perfect kitchen!
Throw open the patio doors on a sunny day.
Perfect for sociable suppers.
The shower-room.
The gorgeous main bedroom.
And relax...
The comfy second bedroom.
Countryside bliss.
Enjoy a restful night's sleep.
The gorgeous third bedroom can be made up as twins or a king-size - you choose!
Enjoy a blissful soak in the luxurious bath tub.
Beautiful touches throughout.
Get lost in a good book.
The spacious patio area, perfect for relaxing.
Unwind after a day of adventures.
The beautiful outdoor area.
Enjoy meals al fresco.
Your dog will love it here!
The Thatched Cottage.
Just one of the seasonal wreaths The Thatched Cottage has.
The pretty town of Barnstaple.
Discover miles of sandy beach at Instow.
Explore the charming village of Appledore.
Discover Combe Martin.
Go on a kayaking adventure in Ilfracombe.
The gorgeous north Devon coastline.
Exmoor is not too far away.
Take the passenger ferry from Bideford Quay to Lundy Island.

The Thatched Cottage


1.4 miles SE of Barnstaple / Sleeps 6 + 2 cots*

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7 Nights from £742

Very good location, beautiful cottage. Superb "welcome hamper" which was much appreciated! Nice secure garden for the dog (who loved his stay !!) We were sad to leave and really enjoyed all the little touches that made our stay special. Very well equipped kitchen and enjoyed cooking in it. Would recommend!

The cottage was absolutely lovely, clean and inviting. Everything you needed was provided within the cottage for us and also a little toy box for the dog. Blankets were provided for the furniture so your dog was able to snuggle up with you without messing up the furniture. The garden is amazing with games to play also there are games provided in the cottage if it is a rainy day. The towels were big thick and fluffy, the bedding and the towels were immaculately clean. The welcome pack provided by the owners was a lovely touch and the home made scones were delicious. We would definitely stay at the Thatched Cottage again if we return to Devon and we would also highly recommend you give it a visit, beautiful little gem. Thank you x

All 5 of us and our Labrador loved our week at The Thatched Cottage .I choose this property as I have always wanted to stay in a Thatch cottage and this has the Wow factor outside and in. So Perfect ! Its on the corner of a country lane and is a very quiet and relaxing place with a beautiful enclosed garden especially good for dogs.Inside has been decorated lovely and there is plenty of space for everyone and it is very cosy with the log burner in the evenings or sitting outside on the sofas if warm. I also choose this because of its location. As you can drive to so many places from here in both directions and there are lots of sandy beaches .You can also walk into Barnstaple and the local pub The Chichester Arms, which is very friendly and serves good food. Gillian and Steve the owners have made this house a lovely place to stay, spotlessly clean with lots of lovely extra treats for us and our dog which we all really enjoyed and it made our holiday special.They are very easy to contact if you have any questions also.Would highly recommend.

I would highly recommend this property to anybody who is looking for a place to stay in Devon. The owners have decorated it beautifully and clearly take a huge amount of pride and care with the cottage, I particularly loved the hamper and freshly baked scones.

Beautiful cottage and hosts are superb

We really enjoyed our stay. Lovely cottage and easy access to walk into Barnstaple or cycle.

The Thatched Cottage is a delightful place to stay and the owners have decorated and equipped it to a very high standard.

We had a wonderful stay at the Thatched Cottage - everything included made it feel like a home from home, from the coffee machine to the dog toy basket! The cottage was very warm, and came equipped with everything we needed. There was a lovely hamper full of goodies on arrival, toiletries in the bathrooms, towels, robes and slippers - we felt very spoilt. The cottage was cosy yet spacious enough for all of five us which was myself, my partner, my mum, my partner's parents and two dogs, but it never felt cramped, there was plenty of room on the sofas and around the dining table. The garden was beautiful and although we stayed in October we were lucky enough with the weather to be able to sit out on the garden sofas most days, cushions provided. Location suited us perfectly as we wanted to be somewhere peaceful yet close to all the places we intended to visit, everywhere was just a short drive away. The information book that Gillian and Steve put together was really helpful and very thoughtful, along with the cupboard full of games, books, leaflets etc. We will definitely come back to stay again! Thank you

Beautiful cottage with an equally gorgeous garden. A proper home from home! We so sad to leave!

Fabulous and Superb

The cottage was exceptional. From the picture postcard, chocolate box cottage from the outside, with beautiful garden to the interior which was like home from home. Extremely comfortable and all the little extras provided by the owners were amazing. A real treat to stay, and such comfortable beds and pillows. Beautifully decorated and lots to do in the surrounding areas. The recommendations for places to go in the welcome book were welcome and The Chichester Arms has great food. Worth a visit.

We all loved our stay at The Thatched Cottage, it really is a special place. From the beautiful garden, spacious cottage interior, and so many extra touches, which included extra treats for the children, made our holiday really special.

We loved our stay at the Thatched Cottage. It was incredibly well equipped and the owners left us so many personal touches we were blown away. It was cosy and quiet with very comfortable beds which meant we all slept really well! The location was great and made for easy access to lots of attractions and several beaches. Nothing was more than a short drive away. At the end of day we were able to relax in the beautiful garden. We would highly recommend this lovely cottage and its thoughtful and generous owners.

A beautiful quaint cottage, very cosy and comfortable. Whole cottage was well thought about and equiped with everything you need for a family holiday. Highly reccommend.

A really cosy and lovely cottage….many thoughtful touches from the owner . Exceptionally comfy beds and a beautiful garden to enjoy in the sunshine. Many good beaches within half an hour of the cottage. Quiet location. Cottage is decorated to a really high standard and spotlessly clean….highly recommended.

The Thatched Cottage is definitely the best property that we have stayed in; it is even better than the photos. From the outside, it is the picture-perfect thatched cottage and when you go inside, it's even better! The kitchen is very well equipped and all the appliances are excellent quality. The dining room is beautiful with the original bread oven. There is a downstairs toilet and shower room which is beautifully decorated. In the lounge, there are 2 really comfortable sofas and a lovely "nook" which has a massive chair and footstool. Upstairs, the bedrooms are beautiful and the beds are so comfortable. We really appreciated the vases of flowers from the garden on the bedside tables. The garden is so beautiful with beautiful bee-friendly flowers in gorgeous colours. There is a comfortable corner sofa and a BBQ. I could have just spent all the time relaxing in the garden! I am a bit of a "clean-freak" and look for any issues with the cleanliness of a property, but this was immaculately clean,

We loved the cottage. It is perfect for families with dogs (toys, bowls, blankets, etc provided). The cottage was extremely comfortable and very nicely designed. The perfect mix of rustic and modern. The owners put together a very helpful information book and a lovely welcome basket for us. They were excellent hosts and very helpful. We enjoyed our stay. The location of the cottage is a little frustrating. We had to drive half an hour to get to almost anywhere of interest. Whilst located in a quiet area with nice countryside surrounding and near Barnstaple, we did wish we had stayed somewhere nearer the nice beaches. It is a shame as the cottage itself was so so lovely - only its location would stop us from returning.

A stunningly beautiful property and gardens. The perfect place to stay and unwind. The owners put so much thought and effort with lots of personal touches into making this not just a holiday cottage but a home from home. Really enjoyed our holiday in the Thatched Cottage, we didn't want to leave !

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