Lower Barley Hayes is a pretty thatched detached cottage in a woodland valley near the Devon town of Torrington. The cottage sleeps five people in three bedrooms, two double and a single with a small downstairs bathroom. On the ground floor is an open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen. Outside is a little cobbled front garden with bench, a terrace with table and chairs to the side and steps up to a wild woodland garden and orchard. Lower Barley Hayes is a magical traditional cottage for taking a breather and relaxing on a great Devon break.
Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with basin), 1 x single. Downstairs bathroom with bath, shower over, basin. WC with basin. Open plan living space with seating area with wood burning stove, dining area and kitchen.
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!