North Devon has some of the most magnificent coastal scenery in the South West, with dramatic cliffs and rocky headlands. Ideally placed for exploring both the coast and nearby Exmoor is Swallows Nest, in the pretty hamlet of Kentisbury Ford. Recently converted, Swallows nest has been beautifully finished throughout. The sunny, patio garden overlooks a shared lawn with picnic table, children's play equipment and has superb long views over Exmoor. Inside Swallows Nest you'll find a neat open plan living/kitchen/dining area with attractive beamed ceilings. A handsome half turn wooden staircase leads up to a spacious double bedroom in the eaves and an en suite shower room.
Ground Floor: Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen/Diner. First Floor: Bedroom with double bed. Shower Room with shower, WC and washbasin.
Central heating. Electric cooker, fridge, microwave. Washing machine. TV/DVD, WiFi. Bed linen and towels included free of charge. Off road parking for 1 car. Private patio and shared lawn, BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 1/4 miles. Pub 2 miles. Beach 5 miles.
Between Exmoor National Park and the North Devon AONBB, is the village of Combe Martin. This seaside resort, with a variety of amenities, is an attraction for locals and visitors, and is home to a beach, with many more in the area. There are also National Trust properties and gardens close by, offering local history. Woolacombe beach is close and is a place for surfing, whilst the South West Coast Path is nearby.
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!