Swallows at Turnchapel is a stone cottage situated in the village of Turnchapel, Devon. Hosting one first floor double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, and a lower ground floor shower room, this property can sleep up to two people. Inside you will also find a lower ground floor kitchen with breakfast table, and a lounge/diner with sofa bed, and woodburner. To the outside is free parking in nearby public car parks, and a courtyard with furniture and decked terrace with furniture. Resting in a charming setting, surrounded by the rugged beauty of Devon, Swallows at Turnchapel is a pretty cottage in a scenic part of England.
Over three floors. One bedroom: 1 x first floor double with en-suite bath, hand-held shower over, basin and WC.
Lower ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC.
Lower ground floor kitchen with breakfast table.
Lounge/diner with sofa bed, and woodburner.
Set right on the South West Coastal Path you are well placed to enjoy all that the area has to offer. The coastal path takes you past Mountbatten Beach, Jennycliff Beach and beyond to Bovisands, a trio of soft sand beaches. Water sports are available at the Mountbatten Centre or the Plymouth Sailing School. Mount Batten is a small peninsular surrounded by Plymouth Harbour and the River Plym.
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!