Westleigh is an idyllic hamlet which essentially consists of a collection of country lanes and country cottages. Located only around 15 miles from Exmoor National Park, this is an ideal location for a rural West Country cottage holiday.
Advice on Cottage Holidays in Westleigh
For days out in rural Devon whilst on a self-catering break head to Exmoor National Park, an excellent place for walking, hiking, wildlife watching and for taking inspirational photos of the landscape. Those who like to experience wildlife watching in particular may want to book on one of the valley safaris available in this part of the West Country where you will be guided around in a four wheel drive vehicle with the aim of seeking out deer, wild ponies and birds amongst the scenic valleys of Exmoor.
Recommended for a visit in Exmoor is Dunster, this village is home to numerous fine medieval buildings as well as the National Trust’s Dunster Castle, an impressive country home with beautiful gardens and outstanding views out towards Exmoor.
Although in a country setting, the coast is also accessible for day trips when enjoying a cottage stay in Westleigh. The coast at Exmouth is only 26 miles away. Visit Exmouth for its gorgeous golden sandy beach, choice of shops, bars and restaurants and to visit its pretty harbour. Exmouth is also reputed for being the gateway to the UNESCO heritage site that is the Jurassic Coast, a place which is bound to delight avid fossil collectors and those who love to spend time by the sea.
Westleigh is an idyllic location for a rural country cottage holiday or a farm-stay holiday. Wherever you choose to stay, we hope you are delighted by the beauty of Exmoor and that you have a fantastic time.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in Westleigh, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Devon.