Foxdown Manor and Cottages - Bideford, Devon, England

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Price range from £180 to £1085 per week
Number of units of accommodation: 6
Sleeps from 2 to 23 people in 10 bedrooms 
Number of bathrooms: 6 
Short Breaks: Yes - The minimum number of days for a short break is 2
Suitable for the disabled:  yes - some wheelchair access
Children are welcome:  yes
Pet Friendly:  yes(2 welcome)
Rating: starstarstarstarstar

The 4 star cottages accommodate 2, 4, 5, 5 and 7. Set deep in the heart of the beautiful North Devon countryside, in 7 acres of woodland, with a croquet lawn, heated outdoor pool (Jul & Aug) and tennis court with gardens and a stream. Guests are welcome to explore the grounds and view the abundant wildlife. Foxdown Manor and the cottages is an ideal base for visiting the North Devon coast and its wonderful attractions, bird watching, golfing, cycling, hiking, surfing, fishing, or just relaxing. Situated close to beautiful beaches and some of North Devon's best family attractions.

This owner/agency has featured on since 2006

Booking and Enquiries
phone01237 452344 or
emailClick here to email owner
payment optionsPayment Options: cheque, bank transfer
Contact: Suzi Lewis
Parking yes Bath yes
Television yes Indoor Hot Tub no
Sky Television yes Outdoor Hot Tub no
Video or DVD yes Shower yes
Microwave yes Power Shower yes
Dishwasher yes Open Fire yes
Ensuite Bathroom yes Wood Stove yes
Central heating yes Laundry facilities yes
Games Room no Swimming Pool yes
Garden yes Tennis Court yes
Freezer yes Jacuzzi Bath no
Balcony/Patio yes Coffee Maker yes
Sauna yes Internet yes
Air conditioning no
Towels provided no Bed linen provided yes

We accept pets by arrangement (small charge) Group bookings welcome.
Foxdown Manor and Cottages  - Bideford,

Just a short drive from the North Devon coastline you can enjoy breathtaking scenery, family fun on sandy beaches and coastal walks, surfing, sailing and fishing. Other local facilities include horse riding, golf, freshwater fishing, shooting and cycling. Facilities within the grounds include an outdoor heated swimming pool (open July and August and occassionally Sep - subject to weather), sauna (small charge), tennis court and croquet lawn weather and moles permitting!

We have five cottages available

Drake Cottage sleeps 7 in three bedrooms, Gilbert Cottage sleeps 5 in two bedrooms, Frobisher Cottage sleeps 5 in two bedroom, Raleigh Cottage sleeps 4 in two bedrooms and finally our little cosy, Alladyce Cottage which sleeps 2 in one bedroom cottage. We welcome off-peak short breaks and often have specials listed on our webpage.

If you have a large party or family event then maybe you might look at the Luxury Foxdown Manor which accommodates 17 people in 9 bedrooms.

Please click on web link at the foot of page for descriptions of each of the cottages and the Manor House.

Please visit to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Devon.

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The price range for this holiday cottage is from 200 to 4100, for information and advice on exact prices please get in touch with the owner direct.

Local facilities include horse riding, golf, freshwater and sea fishing, shooting, surfing, sailing, golf and cycling. Facilities within the grounds include a heated outdoor pool (open July to Sept 1 - subject to weather), sauna (small charge), tennis court and croquet lawn.

There is an abundance of local attractions and theme parks including the Big Sheep, The Milky Way and Kilarney Springs. We are close to the once important port of Bideford, which boasts an arched bridge dating back to Saxon times and a quaint Pannier Market. Out of this port once sailed Raleigh, Drake and Grenville who led the first settlers to America. It has a quaint Pannier Market (Tuesday and Saturday) and an abundance of antique shops and public houses.

Westward Ho!, where Rudyard Kipling went to school, is close by, with its huge expanse of beach, which is popular with surfers. There are a modest number of amusement arcades, a sandy beach, a go-cart track, ice cream parlours and tearooms. Atlantic Village, a new discount outlet Shopping Centre is nearby with a children’s adventure centre. So the children can have fun while you shop.

The Tarka Trail, the path of a disused railway line, runs nearby where you can hire a bike or walk through the Devon countryside. The beautiful, cobbled fishing village of Clovelly is only a few miles away, with its whitewashed cottages and steep cobbled streets were cars are banned and only donkeys are permitted to carry goods up and down the steep lanes. Here you can see the little cottage, now a museum, where the author Charles Kingsley once lived.

Instow Beach is just the other side of Bideford, with its attractive quayside houses and beautiful golden sandy beach and dunes. Bucks Mills is only a few miles away and has a few tiny cottages and a quaint tearoom. A steep walk through the tiny village down to the beach, which is full of rock pools to explore.

Rosemoor the Royal Horticultural Society centre is only a ten-minute drive away for you to explore and wonder at the beautiful flora and fauna. Just past Rosemoor in Torrington is the Dartington Crystal factory and visitor centre where, as well as the glass blowing demonstrations, exhibitions and factory tour, there is now a new Family Glass Art Activities Centre to keep the children amused.

Nearest Train Station or Airport: Barnstaple Railway Exeter Airport Bristol Airport

Recommended Places to Visit: Local beaches, theme parks, Tarka trail, RHS Rosemoor, Dartington Glass Factory, Clovelly, Bucks Mills, Hartland Quay, Bude

Annual Events: One of the top 5 places to be on New Year's Eve Quayside fancy dress, Local Radio Stand and Firework display.

Recommended Places to Eat Out: The Hoops Inn, The Bell, Coach & Horses (Buckland Brewer), The Penhaven Hotel, 9 The Quay, Instow Arms, The Boathouse, Memories

Local Sports: horse riding, golf, freshwater and sea fishing, shooting, surfing, sailing, golf and cycling. Facilities within the grounds include an outdoor heated swimming pool (open mid/late July to Sept 1 - subject to weather), sauna (small charge), tennis court, sm


Four star rated (Visit Britain) Manor House and five dog friendly self catering holiday cottages set deep in the heart of the beautiful North Devon countryside, now one of three areas of England officially designated as unspoilt, yet only a few miles from the rugged North Devon Coastline withits breathtaking scenery and coastal walks.

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