Once the stables and outbuildings of the impressive Corffe House, Corffe has been beautifully restored, transforming it into a relaxing holiday cottage complex with a wealth of facilities for all ages. Whatever the weather, Corffe provides the ideal base for family holidays and gatherings, stay on site and enjoy the shared indoor pool, tennis court and play area or head out and within 10 minutes you’ll be at the nearest beach. Year round week stays and short breaks available.
Number Six Corffe Cottages offers spacious reverse level accommodation. On the ground floor there are two double bedrooms, a twin bedroom and two bunk bedrooms, both with adult-sized bunk beds. There are also two bathrooms with bath, overhead shower and WC as well as a separate shower room and WC.
On the first floor there is a spacious open-plan kitchen with island, electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and coffee machine. The kitchen leads into a separate dining area with a long oak table and then into a sitting room comfortably furnished with sofas plus a flat screen TV with Freeview and integrated DVD.
Easy to find, the Corffe estate nestles on the outskirts of the picture postcard village of Tawstock, handily located a short drive from the bustling market town of Barnstaple and within easy reach of the stunning North Devon coastline with its amazing beaches and endless attractions. Corffe really does provide the peace of the countryside with a wide variety of amenities on your doorstep.
Home to Woolacombe voted the UK’s number one beach, North Devon offers some of the UKs most beautiful coastline. Known for its dramatic cliffs, spirited seas (perfect for surfing) and sandy beaches it is the ideal holiday location for families and those that love the great outdoors. Natural features range from the biodiverse sand dunes at Braunton Burrows to the rocky coves along the South West Coast Path as well as the wild expanse of the Exmoor National Park.
Why not spend the day on a local beach building sandcastles and rock pooling, visit one of the many child friendly attractions ranging from theme parks and zoos to sculpture trails and botanical gardens or hire a bike and take on the Tarka Trail at your own pace. Then enjoy one of the many local eateries, take a picnic and soak up the scenery that surrounds you or treat yourself to a traditional Devon cream tea.
The village of Tawstock is scattered across a tree lined valley to the West of the River Taw. Behind the village hall you can enter the woods and enjoy sheltered walks on the many footpaths or along the old carriage drives to Tawstock Court.
With it’s beautiful views St Peter’s Church in Tawstock dates back to the 14th century. Take a look inside and you’ll see the impressive ceiling with its Italian plaster work, medieval glass windows and intricate carved benches. St Peter’s Church is also home to several fine monuments and tombs.
Next to the thatched primary school you’ll find ‘Holy Well’ one of the largest Holy Wells in the country. It was first recorded in the 14th Century it is grade 2 listed and was restored in 1938.
Once a river port Barnstable is now a thriving town with a market, shopping centre, theatre, cinema and leisure centre. Offering much more than just your high street chains the town prides itself on its independent shops, local produce and colourful history.
Voted one of the top 10 food markets in the UK the historic Panier Market is definitely worth a visit. Operating six days a week throughout most of the year it offers a huge range of exciting fresh produce, handmade arts and crafts plus a fantastic range of antiques and collectables.
When it comes to eating out you’ll be spoilt for choice as the town is bursting with fantastic independent restaurants. Whether you prefer Thai, Chinese, Indian, Italian, Spanish or simply a good old British classic you’ll find it in Barnstaple. If you like something a bit different then be sure to check out the regular street food markets that take place around the town.
On the outskirts of Barnstaple, you will find several retail parks with all the big-name supermarkets, petrol stations and fast food outlets!
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