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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.

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Recent Reviews

A smashing little cottage with everything you need on a self catering holiday.

5 of 5
The cottage along with it's location was ideal for that relaxing break. The added extras like bread and milk being brought in ready for your stay was a nice touch and much appreciated. The cottage was clean and had plenty of space for the four of us and our dogs. The location great for walkers as it's close to many foot paths and trails.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Cozy, Quiet and The Perfect Little Getaway

5 of 5
Wonderful few days away in this wonderful cottage. Owners were so friendly and inviting, and the facilities there were top notch. Sitting outside with a drink and the only thing you can hear is the farm animals opposite is a rare thing. Got a little lost on occasion but that did mean we got to explore some of the stunning local villages and scenery. Our little classic Volvo as perfectly bimbling around the countryside and to all the local beaches. fantastic!
  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017