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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.

    Excellent! 4.7/5
    (22 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 5
    Cottage #8165287
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 5
      Multiple rentals Cottage #8065861
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        • 4 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 9
        Multiple rentals Cottage #8065861
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
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          Apartment #1771153
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            Exceptional! 5/5
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
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            Apartment #1688275
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 2
              Apartment #8119596
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              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (30 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cottage #6474784
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (27 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Cottage #1932722
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                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Cottage #8127189
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                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 7
                      Cottage #6938295
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                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (53 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 4
                        House #8055337
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                        Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (10 reviews)
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          Apartment #8151843
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                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
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                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (14 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 2
                              Cottage #1888826
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                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                (13 reviews)
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                                • 5 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 9
                                House #1777946
                                13
                                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (21 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #1919455
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                                  Viewed 27 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
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                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (15 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Cottage #8077525
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                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                        (14 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #6026235
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                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (13 reviews)
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Bungalow #1996621
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                                          Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (27 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #1931034
                                            27
                                            Viewed 35 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
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (32 reviews)
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                                                • 4 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Cottage #878731
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                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (29 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Cottage #8158970
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                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                    • 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)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Bungalow #1683042
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                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (12 reviews)
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Bungalow #1931727
                                                          12
                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (14 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #411612
                                                            14
                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (9 reviews)
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                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 9
                                                              Multiple rentals Cottage #99637
                                                              9
                                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                (25 reviews)
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                Apartment #8040273
                                                                25
                                                                Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (19 reviews)
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                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  Barn #8112691
                                                                  19
                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #8123887
                                                                    6
                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (23 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #8165338
                                                                      23
                                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                        (14 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Apartment #1877059
                                                                        14
                                                                        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (14 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Cabin #8169636
                                                                          14
                                                                          Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (25 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Barn #8173992
                                                                            25
                                                                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                              (15 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Cottage #8088922
                                                                              15
                                                                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (13 reviews)
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                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                                House #8161774
                                                                                13
                                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                  (24 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                  Cottage #1991078
                                                                                  24
                                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #8157359
                                                                                    9
                                                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                      (9 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Cottage #8110799
                                                                                      9
                                                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (25 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        Barn #1874780
                                                                                        25
                                                                                        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (15 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Cottage #6750898
                                                                                          15
                                                                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                                            Barn #6847796
                                                                                            8
                                                                                            Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                              (21 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Cottage #1467618
                                                                                              21
                                                                                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Cabin #6735222
                                                                                                2
                                                                                                Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Cottage #6910136
                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (39 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #411612
                                                                                                    39
                                                                                                    Viewed 23 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
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      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