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Make a holiday rental home or holiday cottage in Bishops Nympton, Devon your home away from home

Bishops Nympton is a large village and parish three miles from South Molton in North Devon. The River Mole, which has several tributary streams running into it, skirts Bishops Nympton. The area is fertile and hilly with numerous scattered farmhouses and cottages. Nearby hamlets include Bishop's Mill (Bish Mill), Newton and Ash Mill. Other neighbouring communities include Rose Ash, Twitchen, Knowstone, Molland and West Anstey.

Holiday accommodation in Bishops Nympton

The village is near to the North Devon Link Road in attractive countryside on the fringes of Exmoor. It has a range of local facilities including public house, post office, playing field with football pitch, village shop, village hall, primary school and regular public transport links which is why it is an excellent location for holiday makers wanting to explore North Devon. Types of holiday accommodation in the area include hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfast (b&b) campsites and caravan parks.

Cottage holidays are a popular option, as there are many renovated barn conversions and farm cottages in Bishops Nympton. These make a perfect base for walking, cycling, fishing, sightseeing, wildlife, birdwatching and for exploring the coastal towns of North Devon, such as Westward Ho, Putsborough, Croyde, Woolacombe, Mortehoe, Lee Bay, Ilfracombe and Lynton and Lynmouth.

Holiday cottages are also convenient to travel to the shopping towns of Barnstable, Great Torrington, Bideford, Hatherly, Okehampton and Holsworthy, not forgetting the City of Exeter. Self catering cottages are ideal if you want to try out the local produce and there is a market in South Molton on Thursdays and Saturdays selling fresh meat, vegetables, dairy produce, fish and country crafts for gift to take home. You can pick up some homemade jam, scones and Devon Cream to make a Devon Cream Tea in the comfort of your cottage.

Things to do in Bishops Nympton

The 15th Century St Mary's Church is a local landmark that is well worth a visit. It has an elegant tall tower with six bells, a Norman baptismal font and a beautifully carved recess. The local celebrity Johnny Kingdom runs safaris on Exmoor and there are many attractions for those interested in animals and nature including Quince Honey Farm, North Devon Farm Park, Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park and the Exmoor Falconry and Animal Farm.

Exmoor National Park is six miles of towering cliffs, wooded river valleys, secluded coves and heather moorland owned and maintained by the National Trust including Heddon Valley, Woody Bay, Hangman Hills, Holdstone and Trentishoe Down. They also own Watersmeet in the Lyn Valley, as well as properties such as Holnicote Estate, Knightshayes Court and Arlington Court and The National Trust's Carriage Collection.

There are a number of heritage sites, castles and museums easily accessible from rural cottages in Bishops Nympton including Tiverton Castle, Lyn and Exmoor Museum, West Somerset Rural Life Museum, Watermouth Castle

Weather in Bishops Nympton

Bishop Nympton's climate is generally milder than the rest of the country, but north Devon coastal areas will feel chilly if there is a north wind.

Travel to Bishops Nympton

Exeter and Bristol airports serve Bishops Nympton and the scenic Tarka Line runs from Exeter to Barnstable to connect with intercity trains. National Express run direct from London to Barnstable and there is a good connecting network to Bishops Nympton.

Excellent! 4.7/5
(47 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #402864
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Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1967915
1
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #1842440
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1235496
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1235495
  • 4 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #1940663
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1969124
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #1969125
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6778795
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6481293
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 18
Cottage #8279097
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6778793
avg/night
  • 6 BR
  • 6 BA
  • Sleeps 18
House #6811448
1
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(35 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6807674
35
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(60 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8171244
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6746049
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8150722
12
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(30 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6474784
30
Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1994893
4
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #6938295
18
Viewed 79 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
16
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8129708
18
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1888826
14
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 9
House #1777946
13
Viewed 24 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 27 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6026235
14
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
12
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(29 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8158970
29
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1818741
6
Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Apartment #1879371
1
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #1683042
27
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 14
House #8153852
21
Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8123887
6
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #8165338
23
Viewed 12 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 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #8161774
13
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8142156
18
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(24 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Cottage #1991078
24
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Barn #6847796
8
Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1467618
21
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 8 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 21
Farmhouse #1881867
14
Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4.2/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8050071
13
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Bungalow #1882938
7
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(22 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8165287
22
Viewed 18 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
(32 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1970333
32
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #8062531
4
Viewed 32 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 15 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6715970
6
Excellent! 4.7/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Bungalow #1821731
15
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours

Bishop's Nympton Holiday Cottages & Homes (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Our stay at Margarets Cottage

5 of 5
We stayed at Margarets Cottage with the family and dog. The Cottage is lovely, very homely. The views were amazing and we enjoyed some lovely walks around the Quay and by the Church. We will most definitely be going back again
  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Marvellous cottage and grounds, great location.

5 of 5
This peaceful cottage had all that we needed for a very comfortable 6 night stay. Alex and Anne are the perfect hosts. The large grounds offered our 2 children the opportunity to explore and run off their excessive energy, whilst we enjoyed a relaxing drink in the pleasant surroundings. Only a couple of minutes walk to the village shop for any essentials. Ten minutes walk to the Malt Scoop for a splendid mix of excellent food, local beers and friendly conversation. Lapford is located equal distance from the north and south Devon coasts which is ideal for chasing the sun and getting out and about. This was our second visit to the cottage. We all absolutely love the time we have spent here and will definitely be looking for an opportunity to visit again.
  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017