Catkins is a delightful detached cottage in a quiet area of Devon. There are four bedrooms, a bathroom, shower room, and cloakroom, and the property is suitable to sleep a maximum of six people. Inside there is a kitchen with a dining area, a sitting room, conservatory, utility, and a children's playroom. Externally is a lovely hot tub next to a patio with furniture and a barbecue, as well as a private games room. Catkins makes a fantastic holiday home for a large family gathering in the lands of Exmoor National Park.
South Molton is a lovely little market town, better known as The Gateway to Exmoor, it offers wonderful walking routes and opportunities to explore the natural settings of Exmoor National Park.Within the town itself you can find a selection of amenities including shops and a market that is held twice a week presenting fresh local produce. Surrounded by a wide variety of tourist attractions including Tarr Steps, Landacre Bridge, the National Trust of Watersmeet Gorge, and the sandy beaches of South Devon, the town of South Molton offers attractions for all types of visitors, as well as being a wondrous base for a walking adventure.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!