Barn Cottage is a detached cottage in beautiful remote countryside near Tarr Steps, a mile from the Somerset village of Hawkridge. The cottage sleeps eight people in five bedrooms over two floors: two first floor doubles and a twin with bathroom, and two second floor doubles (one can convert to twin) with bathroom. On the ground floor are a kitchen with breakfast table, a sitting room with open fire and a shower room. Outside is a peaceful enclosed garden with woodland views. Barn Cottage is a marvellous cottage for a tranquil or active Somerset holiday.
Over three levels. Three first floor bedrooms: 2 x double (one king size), 1 x 2'6" twin. Bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin. Two top floor bedrooms: 2 x double (one super king can convert to twin, the other king size). Bathroom with bath, WC, basin. Ground floor kitchen with breakfast table. Sitting room with dining area and open fire. Hall. Downstairs shower room with shower, WC, basin.
Dulverton is the southern gateway to the Exmoor National Park, a small town standing between the rivers Barle and Exe, which meet further down the valley. Dulverton has some quaint narrow streets weaving between fine Victorian buildings and a three arched bridge crossing the river leading to riverside walks.
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!