Valley House is a big detached house on the banks of the Grand Western Canal in the Devon village of Halberton. The house sleeps twelve people in five bedrooms, including a downstairs single, plus four bath or shower rooms. On the ground floor is a kitchen with small breakfast table, a dining room, a sitting room and a conservatory, with a games room on a half landing. Outside is a private garden with lawn and terrace with outdoor furniture and a gate to a seating area with picnic benches beside the towpath. Just 250 yards from a pub, Valley House is a comfortable place for a waterside break in Devon.
Tiverton is set on the banks of the Great Western Canal in central mid Devon. A town rich with history and heritage with a thriving town centre hosting a popular farmers market every third Wednesday.
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!