Holiday lets in Yarnscombe, Devon, England

The idyllic village of Yarnscombe in north Devon could be an ideal location for a tranquil country cottage holiday.  Yarnscombe is also conveniently close to both some of north Devon’s finest countryside and coastline, a joy to discover on a self-catering break.

Facts about Cottage Breaks in Yarnscombe

Yarnscombe is home to a few hundred people and has a peaceful, laidback character.

What Yarnscombe Offers Travellers

When staying in Yarnscombe, you’re very well situated for exploring some of the best of Devon, one of England‘s most picturesque counties. There’s a broad range of things to see and do all throughout Devon, from other traditional country villages, to the county’s unspoiled natural scenery and wealth of outdoor activities.

•    A short drive from Yarnscombe is the mid-sized town of Barnstaple, renowned for its well established markets and large number of independent shops. There are plenty of places to eat and drink here, not to mention some cultural points of interest such as galleries, museums and historic buildings.

•    Just half an hour away from Yarnscombe is the Devon coast, where you can discover unspoilt scenery, gorgeous sea views and charming seaside towns, as well as lovely beaches including the sandy bay at Westward Ho! Along the coast are several protected areas and national parks, such as the Hartland Devon Heritage Coast and the Northam Burrows Country Park.

•    The largest national park in the immediate area is the Exmoor National Park, which lies just over half an hour away. Its woodlands and moorlands attract many and there are all sorts of activities and events going on, with hiking, cycling, rock pooling, stargazing and horse riding just some of the many things you can do here.

Choose the Best Self-Catering Accommodation in Yarnscombe for you

Yarnscombe is very much a top choice for exploring some of the best of Devon. Whatever type of self-catering accommodation you choose for your stay, whether a rural retreat, a country cottage or a budget apartment, you’re sure to have a memorable time on holiday in Devon.  We hope you find the perfect holiday house in or around Yarnscombe for you on Country Cottages Online.


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Somers Hiscott, Yarnscombe, Devon, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, Devon.

sleeps 1 - 12 guests
1 - 12
6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome

This stunning high quality 6 bedroom country house features a beautiful interior and a tranquil setting with private gardens and is close to Barnstaple and just 11 miles from Westward Ho! beach and is ideal for large groups of friends or family looking to stay in style and comfort.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £950
Next availability:
from 27 February to 13 March 20 from 16 March to 22 May 20