Make a Woolsery holiday cottage your home away from home
Woolsery is an enchanting country village set in the rolling hills of the Torridge area of North Devon. Its official name is Woolfardisworthy West, but it has been known as Woolsery since the 17th century. The quaint village is the perfect country escape, where time almost appears to stand still in an area famous for its craggy coastal gems and pristine country walks. HomeAway has an eclectic showcase of holiday cottages in Woolsery, a friendly and laid back village surrounded by some of Mother Nature’s finest scenery. Holiday accommodation in Woolsery offers families of up to 6 a wonderful country house, complete with sweeping gardens, gorgeous views and every modern comfort. Cosy two sleeper cottages offer quietly-sophisticated but simple country living. Some of the holiday rentals in Woolsery are close to cycling tracks – great for getting out into the fresh air and all have a wealth of North Devon attractions nearby.
Things to do in Woolsery
Woolsery is a quaint community that is tucked in the heart of the rolling patchwork-quilted countryside. Woolsery holiday cottages are a short distance from the beaches of Clovelly Bay, Clovelly itself (a real beauty with steep cobbled streets) and Bideford.
-The Big Sheep is a famous animal conservatory and a great place for a family outing. Sheep racing, go carts, an indoor playground and of course, lots of animals to meet and cuddle. You can recharge your batteries at the restaurant after some horse whispering and duck trials.
-The Milky Way Theme Park: has everything from live shows, exciting rides for all, crafts, stuff for the little ones, and even rides and events for teens. There are different themed events taking place throughout the year, so there is guaranteed fun here for every age group and well worth making the short journey from holiday accommodation in Woolsery.
-RHS Rosemoor is a botanical garden that is well worth the time, and visitors can easily lose themselves for a day here among the landscaped beauty. With more than 65 acres of sprawling manicured gardens, RHS Rosemoor will be an inspiration to those who were not a fan of gardening to start with. There is a reading room, learning centre and the country kitchen for a delightful lunch after your tour.
-Hartland is a small town on Hartland Point about 6 miles away from Woolsery. It has a delightful historic background and is home to a small maritime museum. Considered to be a real coastal gem set on towering cliffs, the town and the surrounding area is romantic and picturesque. It’s also a good place to walk along the Coast Path.
-Clovelly is a popular tourist town, known for its pebbly beaches, historic buildings, winding cobbled streets that are banned to traffic and its charisma and enchantment as it appears completely trapped in time. Enjoy the climb from the beach to the town centre and stop for a legendary Devon cream tea or fresh fish and chips.
The Weather in Woolsery
A holiday cottage in Woolsery has everything you could possibly ask for on a relaxing, romantic break or good old fashioned family holiday. Beautiful and peaceful surroundings and a coveted climate make this a great destination all year round. The winter months are a cool 10°C and summer rises to the low 20s°C with October being the rainiest month.
Travel to Woolsery
Woolsery sits just off the main A39 and is just 30 miles from Exeter International Airport where hire car can be arranged. The nearest train station is at Barnstaple just under 20 miles distant.