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Make a holiday rental home of self catering holiday cottage in Barnstaple, Devon your home away from home

Barnstaple, Devon, has quickly become a prominent location on any itinerary through North Devon. This community was one of the first boroughs established in the country however today has a combination of modern and historical charm, appealing to anyone visiting its inland location.

Places to holiday in Barnstaple, Devon

Barnstaple is an outdoor enthusiasts dream with trails linking coastal pathways and two historic bridges, as well as neighboring parks just a stone’s throw from a Barnstaple holiday cottage. With some of the most beautiful scenery in Cornwall, inlcuding the local coastal views, makes this a popular destination with visitors.

Historic areas of interest are plentiful in this region. Medieval bridges and churches, as well as fascinating public buildings are visible reminders of the areas rich past. Close proximity to coastal areas and many neighboring communities make the area a popular holiday retreat.

Enjoying the environment of this community is also recognized by simply strolling around its beautiful streets of blooming flowers. Award winning floral displays only add to the community’s ambiance. Guest houses and self catering cottages are found amongst such quaint areas of the community.

Aside from the area's beautiful landscape and visible past, the community provides many outstanding entertainment venues. Barnstaple’s Queen’s Theatre has several productions, and the community is home to a multiple screen cinema. Premier shopping locations give visitors a large variety of merchandise, as well as other shopper’s delights which include several outdoor markets. After any activity many restaurants are available offering a variety of fare, as well as pubs for simply relaxing after a long day.

Places to holiday in Barnstaple

Barnstaple Heritage Trail is, perhaps, the best way to explore and discover the historical past of this community which is considered the oldest borough in the country. Plaques assist those walking on the path with recognizing several areas of historical significance which include St Anne’s Chapel which dates back to pre Norman times, Almshouses built in the 1600’s, the Alice Horwood School dating back to the late 1650’s, the square and clock, and several other historical streets along its path.

The most famous site in Barnsatple is one of its bridges stretching over the River Taw with its original arches still intact. The bridge is only one of several historical reminders of the areas vast legacy, including several prominent buildings. Linchdon Street’s Boutport Street, Boutpart Street, and Queen Ann’s Walk are only a few. Norman Mound provides equally visible reminders of the historical legacy of this community where remnants of a castle stand today.

A heritage and history museum educates visitors on the community from ancient to Victorian times. Many reminders of the community’s specialty making pottery are on site, dating back to the 1600’s. Additional areas of interest, within the community, include exploration of the community on Butchers Row. Games of cricket, football, and rugby can all be enjoyed from a holiday rental in Barnsatple too.

Weather in Barnstaple

Given Barnstaple's short distance from the coast, it has sunnier weather than the remainder of the UK. Milder temperatures create a pleasant climate throughout the year with temperate days.

Flights to Barnstaple

Exeter Airport (EXT) and Plymouth Airport (PLY) are the two airports in closest proximity to this region in Devon. Both airports average an hour’s drive from a holiday cottage in Barnstaple.

Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #6476737
22
Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8127189
20
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
16
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1888826
14
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 9
House #1777946
13
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
£6
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8147179
13
Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8077525
15
Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1919455
21
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6026235
14
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 17
Multiple rentals House #492193
8
Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
Multiple rentals House #492193
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #8151843
10
Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
13
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(29 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #8156730
29
Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(29 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8158970
29
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #1683042
27
Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(25 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #8173992
25
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #8161774
13
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(25 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #1991078
25
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Bungalow #1882938
7
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Barn #8169569
7
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Barn #8139004
10
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #433368
18
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 6 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 12
House #8105112
13
Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6512446
3
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 9
House #1771331
14
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Bungalow #1821731
15
Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #6082768
17
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #6776147
7
Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6542226
27
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1046935
16
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
Cottage #8164475
10
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(28 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #8146275
28
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Bungalow #1839561
11
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8168550
9
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6962652
6
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cabin #1163020
12
Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #6501719
3
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Cabin #1889062
13
Viewed 172 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #8056984
1
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 10
House #8142392
15
Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Farmhouse #8165270
7
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #8054997
1
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #844635
8
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8148212
1
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cabin #6561275
5
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #6511913
6
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8172917
4
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8173031
8
Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 11
Multiple rentals Barn #8139004
2
Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
 

Recent Reviews

Delightful barn in a picturesque and peaceful location

5 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay at Meadow Barn. The barn is one of the best we've stayed in and is fitted out to a very high standard. The children really enjoyed playing table tennis in the adjacent barn and the Playstation in the playroom was also a hit! Jackie, the owner was very friendly and helpful and we must compliment her on the lemon drizzle cake which we were presented with on arrival. Would recommend this barn to anyone planning a family holiday in North Devon.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Wonderful

5 of 5
The Barn was immaculate,clean and well equipped.Lovely and peaceful. Maria and Steve were wonderful hosts.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017