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Staple Cross Cottage Bed & Breakfast
Beautifully appointed B&B - A GREAT PLACE FOR A RELAXING BREAK THIS AUTUMN
|Be assured of a warm welcome from your hosts at this lovely 18th century cottage that provides very comfortable & immaculately clean B&B guest rooms: one twin & one double. The cottage combines the best of the old with that of the new - a gorgeous place for guests to stay.
A wide range of facilities are available e.g.: flat screen TV with DVD & Freeview; free Wi-Fi; power shower (in the double); complimentary hospitality tray & toiletries; picnic hampers available by prior request; secure place for cycles (should you wish to bring them along); choice of delicious breakfasts; a lovely local Inn right by for home-cooked, affordable evening meals...
Located in the beautiful countryside of Mid-Devon yet right by the Somerset border it is a perfect base from which to explore both counties whilst also having lovely walks and cycle routes to discover nearby. The Blackdown, Brendon & Quantock Hills plus Exmoor National Park are all within easy reach.
The market towns of Wellington, Bampton & Tiverton are also close by plus there's magnificent historic houses to visit such as Knightshayes Court & Cothay Manor.
With the M5 motorway & Tiverton Parkway staion just 10 mins. drive away, if you fancy a day out on the train, its very easy to explore both near & far before returning to peace & tranquility & a hearty meal at the local Inn. LAST UPDATED AUGUST 2017
Local Websites Links
|Exmoor National Park - Provides details on the various activities available on Exmoor|
|Taunton Info - Details of Somerset Heritage Open Days & more|
|The West Somerset Railway - Beautiful steam railway operating from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead|
|Grand Western Canal Country Park - Visitor information on the Country Park. The Grand Western Canal can be easily reached nearby at Holcombe Rogus and for the serious walker it provides a link to the Exe Valley Way & the Two Counties Way. A rare horse-drawn barge operates along the canal during the summer with a barge bistro cafe located at the Tiverton section.|
|Exmoor & Dartmoor National Parks - Info. on both National Parks|
|Sustrans - Provides details of the nearby West Country Way NCN 3 national cycle route.|
|Exmoor Walking Festivals - The North Devon and Exmoor Walking Festival has a good choice of guided walks on offer in spring and autumn. The walks range from about 4 to 10 miles long, taking in our beautiful coast, the moors of Exmoor, the Quantocks and north Devon. There are plenty of walks available close to our accommodation.|
|Exeter Attractions - The beautiful city of Exeter is well worth a visit and it's only 10 mins on the train from Tiverton Parkway.|
|The National Trust - Knightshayes Court is a grand Victoria country house set within the rolling hills of Mid-Devon & just a short drive from Staple Cross.|
|Dining room - Guests can enjoy their hearty breakfast overlooking the south-facing garden where the birds may also be tucking into their breakfast too! And on chilly mornings our log burning stove will provide both a cosy and relaxing atmosphere.|
|Patio - A beautiful south-facing patio area where guests can relax and enjoy a cream tea or just sit and enjoy the peace & tranquility.|
|The Double en-suite Bedroom - A beautifully appointed bedroom that overlooks the south-facing garden. It has a Digital TV, DVD, complimentary beverages & toiletries plus an en-suite (power) shower room - all the ingrediants for an extremely relaxing stay. |
|The Front of Staple Cross Cottage - Situated on a quiet lane in the peaceful hamlet of Staple Cross, Hockworthy, amidst the rolling hills of mid-Devon there's many local walks to enjoy. Plus the M5 motorway is only 10 mins drive away for exploring further afield.|
|View from Double Bedroom - Enjoy watching the birds feeding from the window overlooking the south-facing garden.|