The back garden provides the ideal place to relax and unwind.
The light and airy kitchen/diner.
The gorgeous sitting-room leads out to the patio and garden.
The elegantly furnished double bedroom.
The bathroom.
Curl up in front of the fire and simply relax.
Food preparation is a pleasure looking out across the garden.
The master bedroom is dual-aspect, here you can relax and enjoy the afternoon sunshine.
Breakfast in bed - yes please!
The single bedroom.
There are nice touches throughout the cottage.
Al fresco dining is a must on the patio.
Looking out across the front courtyard.
The north Cornwall and Devon coastline are easily accessible.
Germansweek local parish church.
The dramatic landscape of Dartmoor is less than 10 miles away.
Roadford Lake offers an array of waterbased activities.
Lavender Barn nestles in the corner of the courtyard.

Lavender Barn

3019

3.6 miles S of Beaworthy / Sleeps 3 (no children under 5)

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

Nearest pub

Clovelly Inn (2 miles)

A tradtional rural pub with home cooked food served seven days a week. There's a great selection of real ales available and children are very welcome. It's a popular place for dining so booking in advance is adviseable.

Nearest beach

Widemouth Beach (16 miles)

Just along the coast from the busy resort of Bude, Widemouth is a long, long stretch of sand backed by high cliffs. Unusual rock formations on the beach are a magnet for climbers while the Atlantic surf brings bodyboarders, kayakers and surfers here in their hundreds. Widemouth Bay is home to a scattering of houses, pubs, cafes and restaurants but there remains a definitive sense of having strayed off the beaten path here. There is a section open to dogs all year round, loads of parking and several surf schools.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Skinner March 2012

Excellent

Widemouth bay is lovely, we've stayed near here a few times and it never disappoints.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2011

Great beach for surfing and swimming due to waves and lifeguards on duty.

Nearest walk

Germansweek and Blagrove Walk (100 yards)

Courtesy of www.ridetherubycountry.co.uk website we bring you a gentle five mile walk taking in delightful countryside.

Nearest town

Lifton (6 ¾ miles)

Almost nudging the border of Cornwall, Lifton lies in the folds of the hilly Devon countryside. Despite the fact that Lifton is a small village, it has two major attractions to boast. The first, The Fairground Heritage Centre, is a magical exploration of the history of fairground rides and includes some mesmerizing examples of steam-driven carousels. Holding an entirely different appeal is the nearby Roadford Lake; 730 acres of water draws anglers, watersports enthusiasts, ramblers and cyclists throughout the year.

Also nearby

The Junction Inn (3 ¾ miles)

Try the pies at this handsome Victorian Devon inn with pool table and beer garden. Sunday night is quiz night.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mr Truman September 2020

Warm welcome

The hospitality we received at the Junction Inn was second only to the food. The portions were huge and the tastes were divine. The menu is huge for a relatively small village pub. After a selection of starters we had the venison burger, the steak, ale and mushroom pie and the smothered chicken. Unfortunately we had no space left for desert. Well worth a visit if you’re in the area.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mr Keys February 2019

Fantastic roast dinner

Called in here Sunday 10 as close to where we were staying. They managed to fit us in and served us one of the best roast dinners we have had in a long time. Thoroughly recommend.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mrs Bromell August 2009

Meet the locals. Good wholesome pub grub in bar or seated.

Lydford Gorge (7 ¼ miles)

A woodland trail through the South West's deepest gorge, alongside the River Lyd, past the spectacular 30m Whitelady waterfall to the 'Devil's Cauldron' whirlpools. Visit in May to see carpets of bluebells. Steep paths in places, can be slippery when wet - walking boots a must. Access to the Devil's Cauldron may occasionally be closed for safety reasons. The tea rooms located nearby offer some welcome refreshments!

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

July 2021

Great walk

Fabulous natural trail through the gorge and welcoming cup of tea at both ends.

Just a bit pricey for non NT members (4 young adults)


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Thomas August 2014

This is a beautiful wooded walk, although not for the faint hearted as it is steep and slippery in places. A great place to walk on a hot day as the trees provide a bit of shade from the heat. A really pretty place to visit if you're staying in the area.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2011

A stunning walk through a hidden Dartmoor jewel.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2011

National Trust delight

A steepish walk into the gorge but a lovely place once you're there. It could be quite mystical for children. Very verdant and if you are lucky you will see dippers and grey wagtail. At one end of the walk there is a delightful NT shop and tearoom. The waterfall and devils cauldron are captivating.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

Lydford Gorge offers a beautiful walk through the valley - with short and steep or long and easy routes. Look out for the dormice boxes, part of the National Trust's nature conservation project.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2009

Lovely picnic spot; the National Trust always provide good value and a shop!
- G Steele

Dragon Archery (6 ½ miles)

This fun day out gives you the opportunity to learn the art of archery. Then put your newly taught skill to the test on dinosaurs, wolves and armoured knights! Much more than just target shooting.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Forgan September 2020

North Devon's Best Kept Secret

An outstanding morning or afternoon out, whether you are trying archery for the first time or are more experienced (we keep coming back). Andy and the team provide excellent personalised guidance and equipment as you transition through the different themed ranges, leading up to the ultimate Dragon Slayer challenge. In these times of Covid concerns, it is so reassuring the team takes health


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Selby October 2014

Fantastic Family Fun!

Dragon Archery is the place to be if you want to try archery for the first time or if you are more experienced. Great challenges suitable for all ages from 8+. Really friendly encouraging team giving one to one coaching to help you get the most out of your experience. Suitable for all weathers...we went on a very wet and windy day in October! Only advice is BOOK EARLY as this attraction is very very popular!! If you are lucky enough to go along, you will see why.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Worsfold June 2011

A 3 hour archery session which involves shooting dinosaurs, amongst other things not just targets. I thoroughly enjoyed this and I wasn't expecting to. All equipment was supplied, and we were taught very well how to use it. Rather than just having targets to aim at, there are a number of themed areas including dinosaurs and orcs. The time passed very quickly and owners were very friendly and helpful.

RHS Rosemoor (16 miles)

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
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.

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre (5 ¼ miles)

All the fun of the fair - an unusual homage to the weird and wonderful world of the fairground. Capturing the magic of a bygone era with vintage fairgound rides, artwork and exhibits.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Jo Rider May 2012

Wonderful rainy day fun

The best collection of old, working fairground rides anywhere, all under cover. Entry fee lasts all year. I would highly recommend the Dodgems!

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