Ref-000065 Croyde, Devon, England, United Kingdom, Sleeps 6
- Sleeps 6- 2 X Double, 1 X Twin
- Large Enclosed Garden Safe For Children To Play In
- Sea Views From The Kitchen, Lounge & Garden
- Near Both The Beach & Village
- Child Friendly
- Coastal Location
- Nearby Golfing
- Dog Friendly
- Baby Friendly
A beautiful and recently fully refurbished this cottages offers sea views from the kitchen, lounge and the garden.
The large enclosed garden with its trees and shrubs is a safe area for children to play in.
The accommodation offers three bedrooms: two doubles and one twin.
Bathroom: with shower over bath, hand basin and WC.
Lounge: with electric fire set in a contemporary fireplace, TV, Freeview, DVD and enjoys beautiful views to the sea.
Kitchen/diner: with hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and hi-fi.
Outside: enclosed garden with a patio, outside seating and a BBQ.
Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric and night storage heating included.
One small to medium sized well behaved dog welcome - £20.00 charge
Cot and highchair available on request.
Additional info: returnable security deposit of £100 required 4 weeks prior to arrival payable direct to owner. Bed linen included Cot available on request – (Please bring your own bed linen)
Location: beach 10 minutes, village 5 minutes. Arrival: 4.30pm.
From the property you can either walk into the village, 5 minutes, or out to the beach, 10 minutes, with ease.
Croyde in North Devon which is a magical place, steeped in old-world charm and a delightful coastal community of colour-washed thatched cottages with a beautiful sandy bay. Croyde is said by many to be the best surfing beach in the UK, and there can be few villages in the country with such a perfect blend of picturesque charm and vibrant life!
The wide sheltered bay, with its long broad sweep of golden sands offers safe bathing and excellent surfing. The beach is privately owned and well kept, is patrolled by lifeguards between May and September and has the prestigious Seaside Award. The adjoining National Trust land at Baggy Point provides delightful walking with excellent views. Cycling, horse riding, golf and tennis are all available locally. There is a variety of pubs and restaurants all providing extensive menus, and several cafes to indulge yourself with a Devon cream tea.
In Croyde there are a variety of restaurants and pubs which all serve excellent food & drink. The best known are The Thatch, Billy Buds & The Manor which are all very family friendly. Billy Budds and The Manor both have children’s play areas. For a little more sophistication, maybe a special treat or occasion, both the Kittywell & Whiteleaf will not disappoint. If you just want to have a relaxed meal in the village then Hobbs could fit the billA few miles up the road in Georgeham you will find The Rock & The Kings Arms, both are popular family eating and drinking venues
If it’s just Fish & Chips that you want then Bay View Farm in the village is the place to goBraunton also has a variety of restaurants, pubs and take a ways to suit all
There are two indoor Swimming Pools locally. Cascades at the Ruda Holiday Park in Croyde which is a fun pool with slides in a tropical theme. The Leisure Centre in Barnstaple has an Olympic sized pool for more traditional swimming.
There are a good selection of Golf Courses locally that will suit everyone. Saunton is a links with two 18 hole courses. Further 18 hole courses can be found at Ilfracombe, Westward Ho & Portmore which is just outside of Barnstaple.
Five minutes walk from Lane Head there is a Tennis Court at ‘Upover’ which is open to the public. More tennis courts are available at the Tarka Tennis Centre in Barnstaple.
Local Horse Riding is available at ‘Roylands Riding Stables’ which is only five minutes walk down the road.
The Beaches of Croyde, Putsborough, Saunton & Woolacombe are all within easy reach. Croyde beach is only a 10 minute walk from Lane Head. All four beaches have the European Blue Flag award with local life guards patrolling.
On the north coast is the very picturesque villages of Lynton & Lynmouth. In Lynmouth there is a harbour, Cliff Railway, Rhenish Tower, boats and challenging surf. You can even fish for salmon and trout. There is a good selection of shops & restaurants
The tiny fishing village of Clovelly is a lovely cobbled fishing village which is secluded, but easy to find. The village is traffic free and the main street, known very simply as 'up-a-long' and 'down-a-long', tumbles its cobbled way down 400ft of solid rock to the tiny harbour and lifeboat station, both protected by an ancient stone breakwater. It is a descent past flower-strewn cottages, broken only by tempting little passageways and tiny winding lanes that lead off to either side and offer the prospect of discovering even more peaceful, picturesque treasures of Clovelly.
Breathtaking coastal scenery and fantastic walks can be found at Hartland Quay. There is a slipway leading to a sandy and rocky beach that is ideal for families, where you can swim in the sea, fish in the rock pools or just lie there and enjoy the sunshine. The Quay beach is safe for bathing and there are numerous exciting coves within walking and motoring distance.
The charming seaside village of Woolacombe with its three-mile long stretch of golden sand has won both the blue flag and Premier Seaside Beach awards for its cleanliness, water quality and facilities. Life guards ensure safe family swimming during the summer and surfers come from all over the country to enjoy the great waves and clean water. Woolacombe is a lively village with a variety of great pubs, restaurants and shops.
The elegant Victorian fishing town of Ilfracombe has lots to do and see Ilfracombe is a stunning coastal town with white washed houses, grand Victorian villas and terraces which climb over the Wilder Valley from its dramatic coastal scenery. It is a resort that also has a contemporary edge from its top class restaurants and galleries, to its theatre and night life. In summer the streets and promenade are alive with the colour from magnificent floral displays. The many pubs, restaurants and shops that surround the quay create a friendly continental atmosphere. It is from the harbour that boats leave to the magical Lundy Island.
Fun for all the family at The Milky Way Adventure Park. With adventure, live entertainment, education and even an alien encounter, it's a great day out for the whole family whatever the weather! The North Devon Bird of prey centre is one of the best examples in the UK
Come and experience our fun packed timetable at The Big Sheep which enables you to get close to the animals, from bottle-feeding the lambs to feeding friendly sheep. As a working farm you will get to see dog trials, duck trials and sheep shearing, and watch the world famous sheep race, complete with jockey! As well as pony rides there is also a horse-whispering show. 'Ewetopia' is a premier indoor playzone to take the biggest of kids - even dads! Special playzones for Under 5’s and under 2’s. Squash, badminton, bowls, gym and various other activities are available at the North Devon Leisure Centre in Barnstaple. Good Fishing can be had all around the coast of North Devon but particularly at Croyde, Ilfracombe, Fremington Quay, Bideford & Morte Point.
There is a four screen Cinema in Barnstaple showing all the latest films.
If it’s a night out at the Theatre that you want then go no further than Queens Theatre in Barnstaple or the Landmark Theatre in Ilfracombe.
Enjoy all the thrills, excitement and drama of kart racing at The North Devon Karting Centre on the outskirts of Barnstaple.