The open plan living makes for a wonderfully sociable holiday, in the winter months the wood-burning stove will keep the cottage cosy.
This luxury tranquil room offers the perfect place to lay your head and recharge.
We know your hounds will love the back garden and the open space to explore north Devon.  We just ask they are on their best behaviour.
The twin room.
Cherryblossom Cottage sits to one side of the courtyard with parking to the side and a beautifully secluded garden to the rear.
The kitchen benefits from the open plan layout as well as a stable door out to the very private rear garden.
The living-area is well thought out and has a Smart television.
The wood-burner will be a welcome treat on those cold winter nights.
Snuggle down and enjoy the finer things in life.
The front stable door will allow the outside in especially on those warm summer nights.
There are always treats on hand to welcome everyone to Cherryblossom.
Head out to the local markets and sample the fresh produce.
The stairs up to the bedrooms and bathroom.
Holidays are all about lazy mornings.
The main bedroom has been tastefully and thoughtfully furnished.
This view will greet you each morning.
The twin bedroom has two 3ft beds with space to play and relax.
There is always a picture to grab your attention.
The bathroom is situated on the landing between the two bedrooms. There is now a newly fitted Shower-room in place of the bath.
Across the courtyard there is a utility-room for storing your body boards or hanging up coats and storing muddy boots.
All recycling bins are stored in the utility-room which will remain unlocked and fully accessible.
The back garden is secure and private and can be enjoyed for hours on end.
From lounging to dining the cottage offers comfort throughout.
Sit back and celebrate, you're on holiday.
Your neighbour is always close by to make young and old smile.
Camilla will be in lots of selfies she has become used to the attention and will never shy away.
Bude Farm is a really welcoming holiday base.
The gardens are filled with pots of colour.
A holiday is not complete without a barbecue.
Beautiful walks through the owners' woods.
A warm welcome awaits you at Cherryblossom.
This is the Duke of York in Iddesleigh - featuring in 'War Horse'.
Catch the passenger ferry from Bideford Quay for a day out on Lundy Island.
The pretty market town of Bideford.
The miles of golden sands of Instow.
Woolacombe is another fabulous beach.
The countryside of Hartlands is waiting to be explored.

Cherryblossom Cottage

2092

2.8 miles SW of Winkleigh / Sleeps 4 + cot

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

Following a conversation with Wilfred Ellis almost 30 years ago in front of the fire in the Duke, Michael Morpurgo was inspired to write the novel War Horse. A traditional pub set in the heart of Devon, the Duke offers home cooked food with real ales and is well worth a visit.

Nearest beach

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

A great beach for children with acres of sand at low tide, shallow waters and usually calm seas. There are plenty of facilities nearby in the village. Dog restrictions apply so please check locally.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

October 2022

Very busy doggy beach

Nice beach but a little too busy for us. Great that it is dog friendly but I think everyone with dogs goes there. More dogs than people.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2022

Instow beach

Instow beach is a lot more than 3/4ml on foot or by car from Appledore! And it is not walkable because there is a river in between!


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

November 2021

A dog’s paradise

We came in November and there were so many dogs and owners on the beach. My little dog was in her element.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

November 2021

Great to visit whatever the weather

Great walks based around a village with good pubs, a fantastic deli (John's) and an amazing fish shack near the beach and car park The Glorious Oyster, serving great no fuss fish dishes


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2021

Instow John's deli near the beach

Great deli for picnic boxes, fresh crab sourdough roll. Amazing cakes


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

July 2021

Instow John's deli near the beach

Great deli for picnic boxes, fresh crab sourdough roll. Amazing cakes


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

June 2021

John's of Instow

Chocolate brownies to die for. Melt In the mouth and very chocolatey.

Nearest walk

Thanks to winkleighonline.com we can bring you a delightful selection of local walks to enjoy. Take a look at their website and pull on your walking boots to enjoy some stunning countryside and woodlands.

Nearest town

Set on the Tarka Trail just north of Okehampton, Dartmoor, bury yourself in the local way of life by staying in a quaint little Devon town. And by little we mean the smallest town in Devon. But don't worry, it's got three pubs.

Also nearby

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Set deep in the north Devon countryside, The Rosemoor estate was once the home of Lady Anne Palmer. Lady Anne developed a passion for plants when she met noted plantsman Colllingwood Ingram while recuperating from measles in Spain. Over the next 30 years, she travelled the world to collect specimens for her garden, which she gave to the Royal Horticultural Society in 1988. The estate now comprises 65 acres of land, which includes rose gardens, a winter garden, a fruit and vegetable garden, a formal garden, woodlands, and many stream and lakeside plantings, making Rosemoor an enchanting place to visit whatever the season.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

November 2023

Beautiful gardens

Amazing place to visit even in the rain!! Beautiful gardens, credit to the staff! We had lunch in the restaurant which was amazing too - well worth the visit!!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2023

Fabulous place, outstanding gardens

A return visit for us.
An exceptional day out if you love nature and gardens. We were lucky our visit coincided with the Festival of Apples in October. Beautiful place and everything offered is of the highest standard.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2023

Fanstastic

Spent the best part of the day exploring the walks around the estate and through the fabulous formal and informal gardens, plenty of seating in the grounds to appreciate the flowers, plants and trees, choice of refreshment options from snacks to restaurant, a very good shop and parking very easy, worth the effort to visit.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2022

Gorgeous day out

As an RHS member and regular visit to Hyde Hall I’ve been keen to visit the other gardens so when on holiday nearby, a visit to Rosemoor was a must. It is truly fabulous, we visited on a beautiful, sunny, summer day so we saw it at it’s best but I can see how there is interest whatever time of year you visit.

The staff are friendly and we received a great welcome and explanation of the layout when we arrived, such a lovely touch.

The garden is split into two parts, Lady Anne’s garden which has beautiful trees and planting best seen at a gentle stroll and the more formal gardens laid our directly near the entrance which are also stunning. The cool garden was gorgeous especially on a hot day.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2021

Stunning gardens

Beautiful selection of show gardens and fabulous fruit and vegetable gardens. Well worth a visit and a cream tea


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2021

Rosemoor RHS

Well worth a visit and 25 minutes from Forest View. Beautiful well kept gardens.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2021

Mr

Lovely


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2009

Beautiful, well-managed gardens, well worth a visit whatever the season.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2008

The garden is absolutely gorgeous and very well looked after. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and the restaurant had great locally sourced food. A great day out for adults and children.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2008

Roses Galore!

The rose collection - one of the largest in the West Country - is very impressive. In full bloom in the summer, the scent of over 2,000 flowers is quite sensational. The Rose Weekend, held in June, was very informative, with advice on growing your own, as well as walks and activities for children.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Set in the Torridge Valley this atmospheric pub offers a wide ranging menu and is well placed for great outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, horse riding and fishing.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

November 2021

Fantastic local

A warm and friendly pub, greta food and drink, and a really genuine 'local' feel through out.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

November 2020

Fabulous meal!

We had a fabulous meal! I had a spinach and chick pea curry and my husband had a burger. Both meals were fabulous, the children loved the kids menu and we all devoured our desserts!! Such a pretty village, we felt very COVID secure and wished we had time to come back again for another meal. We'll definitely be back again when we're in the area.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

November 2019

Just Fabulous

Wonderful food; friendly hospitality, lovely country Inn. Not to be missed.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2011

Excellent for lunches. Also good walking in the vicinity.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

This cycle and walking route runs for 11 miles between Lydford and Okehampton along a disused railway line. The route forms part of the National Cycle network with Okehampton the most popular start point where bicycles can be hired locally. The off road track has the advantage of being mostly traffic free. Meldon Viaduct offers spectacular views across the moors.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

March 2018

Ahh the sound of traffic!

I love walking, but I couldn't wait to get off this one. We made it from Okehampton to the Meldon Viaduct before abandoning The Granite Way and heading to the moors - it was the only way to escape the A30's roaring traffic! The subsequent walk through the valley to Meldon reservoir and over the moors to Shortacombe was great though!


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2015

Kid friendly cycle

Start from the station where you can hire bikes ( we bought our own) there is a youth hostel there in case you need to pick up basic supplies like chocolate and water! I did this with my 5 year old boy- it was not great weather but we cycled to meld on viaduct and back in less than an hour ( total of about 4 miles) and it was enjoyed by both of us - some lovely views and a nice safe easy ride- the only bit on the road is from the very quiet station to the start of the path ( we did this on a rainy day in August)


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

February 2015

Great for the average cyclist

The cycleway starts at the old Okehampton Station (you can park right there) and is very easy to follow. There are a few gentle hills - nothing that strenuous - so it really is suitable for all ages and abilities. The scenery is beautiful - I'd recommend stopping off at the Bearslake Inn for a swift refreshment! - and it's very easy for an averagely fit cyclist to ride from Okehampton down to Lydford Gorge and back in around 4 hours with time for stop offs.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

November 2011

From Okehampton station join the Granite Way Walk (cycle route 27) which follows the Dartmoor railway line. It is predominantly tarmac so no dirty puddles to avoid and ideal for bike riders of all ages, with only gentle inclines. A comfortable 3 mile walk will take you to Meldon Viaduct which gives stunning views over the moor and Meldon Reservoir Dam. Another mile or so gets you to the reservoir. At the Viaduct there is a converted railway carriage which provides a small cafe - seems only to be open at weekends which is a real shame as mid week in half term there were plenty of walkers and cyclists who I'm sure would have stopped for a welcome cuppa !

A traditional popular village pub with friendly staff serving freshly cooked food.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2022

Baumgartner

Exellent Food, Service,Staff, Location. Thx

Originally an unused Edwardian cinema, the space has been lovingly restored and turned into a fabulous cafe located in the centre of town. Open for breakfast, lunch and drinks/snacks, call in or takeaway.

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