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Make a Hartland Forest holiday cottage your home away from home

Perched on the sparkling Hartland Peninsula, Hartland Forest is a pure, untouched natural haven, home to an abundance of wildlife in magnificent country surroundings. On this peninsula of unique landscapes which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, herds of wild deer share space with luxury golf courses and some of the most gorgeous beaches in England on Devon’s Heritage Coast. The forest itself covers 1,000 acres of the peninsula, outdoor activities are plentiful as are interesting attractions and historical sites. HomeAway offers visitors an enchanting selection of the finest holiday cottages in Hartland Forest for a peaceful rural getaway. Holiday accommodation in Hartland Forest caters for everyone from small cosy homes for couples up to sweeping cottages for larger groups.

Things to do in Hartland Forest

Hartland Forest is a true nature lover’s haven, and the perfect location for exploring the Hartland Peninsula. This part of Devon is hugely popular with walkers and birdwatchers taking to the South Coast Path or heading out on the short boat trip to see the puffins on Lundy Island. The charms of North Cornwall are also within easy reach from holiday cottages in Harland Forest with Bude, Tintagel, Port Isaac and Padstow offering plenty of reasons for a short drive.

-Hartland Village is a gorgeous heritage gem. Full of historic stories, mystery and heritage sites, visitors can make their way through the village following the Harton Borough Heritage Trail. Lots of art galleries, cafes, side walk coffee shops and places of interest, make this a perfect day out.

-The Hartland Quay is a small but spectacular beach on the tip of the Hartland Peninsula. With some of the most incredible geology in the British Isles, the beach is popular when the weather is good for swimming and sunbathing and for wild walks on windy days (dogs are allowed on a lead). The Shipwreck and Smuggling Museum is located on the historic quay and showcases four centuries of fascinating shipwreck adventures. In an area known for smuggling, pirates and Vikings, the museum has a remarkable collection of artefacts and memorabilia.

-The Hartland Abbey:was built in the 12th Century by Augustinian monks and after being dissolved by Henry VIII he gave it to his keeper of the wine cellar – Mr Abbott. The Abbott family then passed it on to the current owners. The Abbey is set on 50 acres of ground is a fantastic place to explore and visit – a must see when visiting Hartland Forest.

-Clovelly is a gorgeously picturesque fishing village, with beautiful coastal views roughly about 6 miles from most Hartland Forest holiday lodges. Here historic buildings are perched on the pebbled beach fronts and traffic is banned on the winding cobbled walkways leading into town.

-Rock climbing is a popular activity on the Hartland Peninsula thanks to its spectacular geography. Novices can try their hand at abseiling for the first time but experts are certainly not disappointed by the challenges this area presents. Local organisations also offer coasteering.

The Weather in Hartland Forest

The mild and temperate climate brings damp weather in September and October, with mild winter temperatures of around 6-12°C and summer temperatures of 17 – 20°C.

Travel to Hartland Forest

Hartland Forest is a 90 minute drive away from Exeter International Airport. The location is quite remote in terms of modern infrastructure, so travelling from holiday cottages in Hartland Forest to the various attractions, tourist sites, nearby towns and shopping centres will require the use of a car. The main routes to the Hartland Peninsula are the M5 and A30 but they are both about an hour away. The nearest railway station is at Barnstaple 22 miles away.

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cosy little barn for two

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This is our second visit to this delightfully cozy barn.We absolutely love the tranquility of this place ,a home from home.Rickey and Martin leave no stone unturned every thing you can think of is catered for.A great shower also a dishwasher which is a must on your holiday.On arrival was a postcard of bude that Rickey had wrote on welcoming us back to Wolley barn .There was also a packet of biscuits ,milk and a loaf of bread .I even enjoyed watching the small birds outside the barn eating from the bird feeder with the banoculers that were provided.Cant wait to return to this little haven .Many thanks Karen and Matt
  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2018

Lovely, clean and quiet

5 of 5
We had a lovely week in the cottage, it was exactly as shown and described. Its clean and everything worked as it should. No complaints. Thank you
  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2018