Fern Gully is a great family and pet friendly retreat.
Enjoying a glass of something tasty whilst soaking up this view in your bubbling hot tub is unbeatable.
The kitchen is extremely spacious and well-equipped.
Step out of the sitting-room onto your patio.
One of the amazing walks takes you down to the lake and around the perimeter. A real hit with your four-legged friends.
This delightful home-baked cream tea awaits your arrival.
What incredible views from your fully enclosed patio and garden area.
The sitting-room boasts a glorious wood-burner. Perfect for those cosy nights in.
Looking back into the rather large kitchen, room for all the cooks.
Bedroom 1 has fabulous countryside views.
En suite to Bedroom 1.
Bedroom 2 is this delightful twin room.
Family bathroom is equipped with a shower cubicle and a bath.
The bath in the family bathroom is perfect for relaxing and unwinding following a full day of adventure.
Bedroom 3 is another spacious room with twin beds. Pictured is bed number one.
Bed number two is neatly tucked into its own cosy corner.
Bedroom 4 is also extremely spacious. Plenty of room to unpack and make yourself at home.
En suite to bedroom 4.
The dining-room offers another spot to gather as a family and enjoy a feast.
Fern Gully is such a pretty cottage.

Fern Gully

4172

1 mile E of Beaworthy / Sleeps 8 + 2 cots*

7 Nights from £634 - £1585

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

Nearest pub

The Junction Inn (1 ¼ miles)

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

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Rated 3 out of 5 stars

Mrs Bromell August 2009

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

Nearest beach

Summerleaze Beach (16 miles)

Summerleaze Beach in Bude is a wide sandy beach well-known for its river and large sea pool. Part natural part man-made, the seal pool was originally opened in 1930 and is replenished with fresh water at each high tide. Great for families, Summerleaze Beach offers plenty of space and is lifeguarded throughout the summer.

Nearest walk

Cookworthy Forest (2 ¼ miles)

A pleasant forest to explore on foot or by bike, with the Ruby Trail having many starting points. Look out for the reconstruction of a Celtic roundhouse nestled among the trees.

Nearest town

Hatherleigh (6 ¼ miles)

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 tow in Devon. But don't worry, it's got three pubs.

Also nearby

Dragon Archery (3 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

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.

Winsford Walled Garden (¾ mile)

A beautifully restored walled Victorian garden. Wander among the bourgainvillea and tropical hibiscus in the ornate Victorian greenhouses. The garden had been left to ruin until its rediscovery in 1999, since when Aileen, Michael and Tanya have worked hard and enthusiastically to restore it to its former glory - and beyond. It now extends well past its original walls, with colouful borders, bamboo groves and giant-leafed gunnera. The garden's restoration was documented on ITV's Gardener's Tales.

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

February 2009

Wonderful!

Alot of hard work has gone into the restoration of these gardens, but it has all paid off. The greenhouses mean that even on a rainy day, there is plenty to see here. There is so much to take in that one visit is not enough!


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

February 2009

Well worth a visit. These gardens are unique, very different from anything else in Devon or Cornwall. A beautiful and inspiring experience.

RHS Rosemoor (11 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 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

February 2009

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


Rated 4 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 4 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.

Half Moon Inn (3 ½ miles)

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 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mr Burmester July 2011

Excellent for lunches. Also good walking in the vicinity.

Halwill Junction Nature Reserve (1 ¼ miles)

The old railway track that runs between Halwill Junction and Cookworthy Forest has been turned into a cycle path and nature reserve.

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