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Make a holiday rental home or self catering cottage in Winkleigh, Devon your home away from home

Winkleigh is a charming little village on the North Devon coast. Known for its strong cider heritage, a self catering Winkleigh cottage is a wonderful place to retreat and get away from it all, as well as being an excellent base from which to explore all the attractions of Devon without having to content with tourist crowds.

Places to holiday in Winkleigh, Devon

Perfectly located in close proximity to the coast and still offering the inland beauty of sprawling farm fields, Winkleigh is an enjoyable location for the solitude which is so often a part of village life. Winkleigh is a wonderful destination which allows anyone to relax on a carefree holiday; in any Winkleigh self catering cottage but yet is large enough to offer a variety of interesting opportunities. Winkleigh is considered one of the larger villages in the area and is best known for its trade in cider making and its World War II training facilities.

As well as Winkleigh's recognized industries and history, this farming community has several beautiful and unique outdoor areas which are enjoyed when spending time walking on the many local footpaths. Equally inviting are several pubs which are great for simply appreciating the friendly nature and hospitality of the locals, not to mention the fine, hearty food and exemplary cider.

Using the central location of Winkleigh, it is also possible to take advantage of the many offerings located outside the village however without the hassle of a long distance drive. Creighton has nice a offering of shops with handcrafts by local artisans, cafes, restaurants, and pubs. Neighboring communities are wonderful places to explore outdoor markets which offer a variety of locally grown produce, fish, meat, cheese and preserves.

Things to do in Winkleigh, Devon

Sampling local cider is an entertaining pastime within the small village. Winkleigh Cider is well known in the area and gives the opportunity to sample various ciders and better understand the process of production while watching the unloading of apples, and the process of preparation for fermentation during harvesting season.

Peaking high above the hills is another landmark in Winkleigh. All Saints Church is easily recognizable within the community. Its large bell tower looms overhead as a reminder of Winkleigh’s historical past. This church has served its purpose as a house of worship however centuries ago had multiple uses including cattle fairs. It is believed this fascinating historical landmark dates back to the 1160’s. The building has obviously undergone many restorations and received many repairs over its centuries of existence however much of the structure remains unchanged from its original construction including ornate carvings and statues.

Another visible reminder of the areas centuries old past is the remaining foundation of Court Castle which is located alongside a garden in the community. All that remains today is a large mound of earth and some of the original foundation however this particular area stirs the imagination of those who contemplate the areas original structure.

Weather in Winkleigh, Devon

Devon is known for its warm, sunny summers and wild winters, which give the whole area a magnificently wild and windswept feel during the winter months. There is never a bad time to take Winkleigh accommodation, as long as you have a good jacket! During the summer months, the beaches are invaluable, and all the facilities you could need for a traditional seaside break are easily found.

Flights to Winkleigh, Devon

Exeter Airport (EXT) is less than an hour from self catering Winkleigh cottages, and Bristol Airport (BRS) is about an hour and a half away, which recieves flights from across the UK and Europe. If you are taking a lodging in Winkleigh, Devon, having the use of a car is a huge advantage.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      nice cottage well appointed great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      well furnished super comfortable beds very clean substantial welcome pack very clean super helpful owner
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      A beautiful retreat in stunning surroundings

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a wonderful stay at Gidleigh Park for our honeymoon, and were delighted we were able to take our dog along too. It is not often you find such luxurious, dog-friendly accommodation. It is the perfect place to get away from it all. The property is beautifully presented and Adam provided a welcome hamper which was a nice touch. We also loved all the recommended walking routes which Adam provided and used them to explore the immediate area and Dartmouth. The whole place was very comfortable and relaxing. We went in Autumn when the colours in the surrounding area were spectacular..
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Perfect New Year's getaway!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This was the perfect place to get away from the pace and stress of London for the new year break. My girlfriend and I drove down from London on New Year's Eve and although the roads were dark and we did mistake another cottage for this one, once we had arrived we knew we had booked the right accommodation for our long weekend. The cottage was the perfect size for the two of us and could comfortably fit a small family. The bed was huge and very comfortable and warmed up nicely on those cold winter nights. The bathroom is reached via the bedroom and we had no problems at all. The kitchen also comes fully fitted, with glassware, cookware and utensils. In the living room, there is a TV and DVD player with a selection of DVDs and a small choice of puzzles and board games, which are perfect for couples and families as well as some books. One thing I would advise is to bring slippers as the living room and kitchen floors are stone so do get cold in the winter. The location of the cottage was extremely practical, with the main road from Tavistock to Okehampton close by. The cottage sits on its own is totally peaceful. Animals do come and go as mentioned in the listing. It is also a great location to drive or walk further into the park. However, a lot of the walks mentioned on the internet do fall further south and east of the cottage. This should not be much of a problem if one has a car. We spent a day and a half walking the moors and as inexperienced walkers, we were lucky to have a wonderful day of sunshine and clear skies to tackle one of the easier walks from Princetown. We also took a day trip to Cornwall, with Land's End a two hour drive away, on another gloriously sunny day and this is also a perfect option for those who wish to see a different type of beauty on their trip. The hosts, Helen and Robin, were friendly but not intrusive. The welcome pack of biscuits were much appreciated. Finally, my girlfriend and I must thank them once again for helping us to jump start our car after a particularly cold night. I would highly recommend anyone thinking of a break in this part of the country to seriously consider this listing. It is a cosy retreat in acres of space. Again, the perfect getaway for two city dwellers to escape from it all.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016