Self Catering near Barnstaple - North Devon Holiday Cottages - Short Breaks





Self catering farm cottages in North Devon  - Wheelchair friendly, children and dogs welcome - Farm Club - Short breaks & longer holidays - Bespoke weddings


Tel 01769 560503

Country Ways Cottages



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  •  Off Peak Season Autumn, Winter, Spring and school term-time

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 On site Facilities

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Country Ways Farm Cottages

Six holiday cottages in beautifully converted stone barns hidden away on a small Devon farm with lovely gardens and magnificent views.

Sue, Andy, Anna and the Country Ways team warmly welcome guests past, present and future to Country Ways this year.

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Come and enjoy all that is great about North Devon - the beaches, the food and drink, the countryside, the people and much much more!



Country Ways has something for everyone!

You can even book the whole venue for your own exclusive use bespoke Country Wedding!

We are licensed to hold ceremonies on site in our converted Corn Barn.


If you would like to know more about celebrating your Wedding at Country Ways then please click on 'Bespoke Weddings' in the left-hand column.


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Our beautiful foals of 2015 - born within 5 days of each other these two little colts are going to have so much fun growing up together. More about our ponies and foals on the Farm page...

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Here are Boomer and Taz our 2 Bennett's wallabies. We collected them on 29th May and already they are happily taking food from our hands. They are inquisitive creatures and watch us almost as closely as we watch them. They are currently in the barn getting used to us and our routines but they will soon go out into their spacious enclosure where they will have plenty of room. We are delighted with them especially as they are already friendly!

We also have 2 young reindeer who have joined Comet in the barn. They are happy to be stroked and love taking carrot sticks and mushrooms from your hand.

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See The Farm page for more information on our animals...


High quality self catering cottages


Warm and well equipped

Within easy reach of Barnstaple, Exmoor & the North Devon coast.

Incredibly peaceful
with our own private ancient woodland

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The Corn Barn is our family games room

with table tennis, a football table and a range of traditional games

It can be cleared as a function room for family parties, Wedding Ceremonies and celebrations.

Perfect for couples, guests in wheelchairs, family holidays and short breaks.

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We look forward to welcoming you to Country Ways...

and sending you home relaxed and refreshed!

Country Ways is ideally located with Exmoor to the north and Dartmoor to the south. The beaches within a half an hour's drive are the best in the West Country with the lovely rocky coves and cliffs to the north and the long sandy surfing beaches to the west of us. There are also interesting wildlife beaches and beaches that are dog friendly all year round.

Country Ways - Nearest Towns

8 miles south of Barnstaple - the main town in the area with a very good shopping centre, cafes and pannier market.

10 miles west of South Molton - a farming town with an excellent farmers market on Thursday and plenty of antique and shabby chic shops!

7 miles east of Great Torrington - A small town with loads of history. Plenty of places to visit - Rosemoor, 1646 and Dartington Glass. Also lovely walks on the common and beside the river. Access to The Tarka Trail.

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 holiday cottages for wheelchairs
 Country Ways Holiday Cottages
Little Knowle Farm, High Bickington, Umberleigh,
Nr Barnstaple, North Devon, UK. EX37 9BJ
Tel 01769 560503

Relax and enjoy the magnificent views in beautifully converted self catering
holiday cottages hidden away on a small farm in the heart of North Devon.

Country Ways  - ideal for short breaks

Short Breaks


vacation rentals  dogs welcome   weekend breaks


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