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

Roborough is a rural hamlet in North Devon, which sits at the gateway to the stunning landscapes of Exmoor National Park. It neighbours Rapson on the main road to Winkleigh. It is central for shopping in the towns of Great Torrington, Instow on the Taw esturary, Bideford, South Molton, Barnstable, Braunton and Ilfracombe. Towns and villages within five miles of Roborough include Beaford, High Bickington, Dolton, Atherington, Burrington, Puddington, Ashreigney, Merton and Umberleigh Bridge.

Places to holiday in Roborough

Roborough is a beautiful rural area yet it is only a short drive to Barnstable (Bideford) Bay and is ideally situated for exploring Dartmoor or Exmoor and the South West Coastal Path. The Tarka Trail, which is ideal for cycling or walking, is nearby and there are opportunities for golf, horse riding, sea fishing, coarse fishing, boating, wildlife and nature watching, sports, as well as numerous attractions to visit.

Roborough has no hotels or guesthouses and the nearest campsites are eleven miles away. It just has a village hall, public house and cottages (self catering farm cottages and barn conversions), yet it is the perfect location for family holidays. When you stay in a holiday cottage in Roborough you are well and truly away from the madding crowd, but can step back into it any time you please. You are not totally isolated as there are many other rural cottages nearby and there is a local pub.

The pub has been called, Ye Olde Inne for many years, but it now has new owners who have named it, The New Inn. It is welcoming and cosy and the food is made from fresh local and West Country produce and is a pleasure to eat.

Things to do in Roborough

When your are not out enjoying the fresh air on sightseeing tours, surfing or sunbathing on the coast or taking in the beauty of the moors, then there are numerous other attractions in the surrounding areas. Roborough Castle is an Iron Age hill fort near Lynton above the East Lyn River (Hoaroak Water). The South Molton Museum has interesting memorabilia including one of the towns first Fire Engines.

The Milky Way Adventure Park in Bideford is a mix of fun and education with dodgems, roller coasters, birds of prey, pets corner, maze, cafes and a shop. Still in Bideford the Big Sheep has friendly animals, a garden centre, brewery, indoor fun and laser shooting. More family fun can be had at Tordown Farm Nature Trail, Exmoor Zoo, North Devon Farm Park, Ilfracombe Wildlife and Coastal Cruises and Watermouth Castle.

RHS Garden Rosemoor is a unique and enchanting garden and a little further afield is Hartland Abbey and Gardens. Golfers will enjoy the golf course at High Bickington and Chulmleigh Golf Course. Neighbouring Winkleigh has a community centre, sports centre, church, chapel and a village hall where music events are held on every Tuesday of the month.

Weather in Roborough

Roborough's climate is mild but unpredictable. The North Devon coasts will be slightly cooler than inland.

Travel to Roborough

Exeter and Bristol airports are convenient for Roborough. Barnstable is the nearest main line railway station. Beaford has at least five buses a day but although there are buses to Roborough, there is not a regular daily service.

Additional service fee may apply.
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                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                  Apartment #1819246
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                                                                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #99637
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                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                      Apartment #1172917
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                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                        Cottage #6023112
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                                                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                            Cottage #8158970
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                                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                              Apartment #1877059
                                                                                              10
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                                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                                Cottage #884536
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                                                                                                Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                                  Cottage #8110799
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                  Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 4 BA
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                                                                                                    Cabin #1889062
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                                                                                                      House #6797172
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      A beautiful, clean and well equiped cottage

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cottage exceeded our expectations, it was immaculately clean and had everything we needed for a week's stay.We arrived to find bread, milk, butter, cereals and marmalade/jam to have breakfast on our first day. The location is wonderful right in the centre of the village alongside a beautiful church and a brilliant pub just across the Square. The local people were very friendly. There are so many places to visit within easy reach and walks around the village to enjoy. We would highly recommend this cottage and hope to return ourselves.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Everything we expected and more

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We had relied on a previous recent reviewer for confidence in booking and we loved this cottage. It was everything we expected and more. Warm, cosy, incredibly clean and tidy. Great central location, good little shop at local garage 200 metres away and good pub in short walking distance - uphill there so downhill back! Fab to walk our dogs in safety in grounds early morning and evening and Alex and Annie warm and friendly hosts. The Internet was absolutely fine on our phones but my old laptop wouldn't connect so just be aware. Alex did say he has plans to improve the signal to the cottage. Not that we wanted it but I think there was only one tv Chanel. We rarely go to the same location twice but we would certainly consider visiting Lapford Mill again if Alex and Annie will have us! A big thank you to them.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous clean and cosy house with amazing views

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a lovely short stay in Mortehoe but enjoyed every minute. Perfect house and location for us and our two young children. We'll certainly be back
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017