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Key Features
Peaceful garden hideaway in Devon’s wilds
Modern appliances and outdoor amenities
Abbeys, coast paths, villages within walking distance
Solar panels to offset carbon footprint

Make the most of Devon’s wild and wonderful natural beauty at Quincecote. This eccentric shepherd’s hut, tucked away in its own peaceful garden on the Hartland Peninsula, is a hotspot for exploration – whether you prefer beachy coastal views or long woodland hikes. And, of course, it’s brimming with mod cons! Oh yeah.

Plenty of Bluetooth tunes will help you unwind, while the kitchen’s range of appliances – from the sink to the gas hob – will make whipping up tasty treats a breeze. An outdoor firepit and the unmatchable atmosphere is provided via the woodburning stove, and a fold-down bed offers lots of space – plus, the large shower in the integrated bathroom should make showering also comfy!

The fabulous South West Coast Path, complete with rewarding views of coves and cliff-tops, is just 45 minutes by foot. Closer still is the hamlet of Hartland village, great for a morning coffee, lunch or dinner. Stroll 35 minutes and you’ll find Hartland Abbey, where meandering through parklands dotted with donkeys and peacocks is energy-restoring at its finest.

Set free your green-fingered side and enlist solar panels to offset your carbon footprint – all before exploring a place that has something special for every one of your senses.

Frequently Asked Questions About Quincecote

    • Q: How do I access the South West Coast Path from Quincecote?
      A: Quincecote is a mere 45 minutes’ walk away from the South West Coast Path, meaning you can experience its beautiful coastline and challenging climbs with ease.

    • Q: What areas of Hartland Peninsula are close to Quincecote?
      A: Quincecote is surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is only a 10 minute walk away from Hartland Village, as well as 35 minutes away from Hartland Abbey.

    • Q: What facilities are available in the shepherd’s hut?
      A: The hut provided is bespoke with many modern conveniences, such as a wood burning stove, Bluetooth radio speakers, kitchen with fridge, toaster, gas hob, kettle and sink, a fold-down table, and solar panels. Plus, there’s an integrated bathroom equipped with a large shower so you can relax in comfort.

    • Q: Are there any suitable spaces for fires or barbecues?
      A: Quincecote provides an outdoor fire pit for your convenience. Make sure you check local regulations before lighting any fires.

    • Q: Are there any renowned highlights near Quincecote that I should visit?
      A: You should definitely visit Hartland Village, Hartland Abbey and South West Coast Path – all located close to Quincecote itself. These sites are known for their wild coves and rocky cliffs, wildlife and peaceful woodland walks.

    • Q: Is Quincecote safe for autonomous travel?
      A: Quincecote is situated in a safe and secure location, surrounded by areas of natural beauty, perfect for walking and exploring.

    • Q: Is Quincecote pet friendly?
      A: Yes! Quincecote is open to welcoming pets and will provide a great ideal spot for exercising and making friends with other four-legged folk. Please check on the host website guidelines for any special requirements.


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The address for Quincecote we have is: Cheristow, Hartland, Devon, England, EX39 6DA. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

Contact Information

Postal Address
Cheristow, Hartland, Devon, England, EX39 6DA

About the Local Area (Torridge)

Torridge is a district in the county of Devon, located in southwest England. The area is known for its stunning coastline, historic villages, and picturesque countryside.

What is Torridge Famous For?

Torridge is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches, which are some of the best in the UK. The district is also known for its stunning countryside, including the Tarka Trail, a 180-mile-long walking and cycling route that runs through the heart of the district.

Things To Do In Torridge

If you’re looking for things to do in Torridge, you won’t be disappointed. Here are some of the most popular attractions and activities in the area:

  • Visit the historic village of Clovelly: This picturesque village is built into a steep hillside and has a unique charm that attracts visitors from all over the world.
  • Explore the South West Coast Path: The South West Coast Path is a 630-mile long trail that runs along the coastline of Devon and Cornwall. The Torridge section of the path offers breathtaking views of the rugged coastline and is a popular destination for hikers.
  • Take a boat trip along the River Torridge: The River Torridge is a beautiful river that winds its way through the heart of the district. A boat trip along the river is a great way to see the local wildlife and enjoy the stunning scenery.

Things Near By Torridge

If you’re looking to explore the area around Torridge, here are some nearby attractions that are definitely worth a visit:

  • Lundy Island
    Lundy Island is a small island located off the coast of Devon. The island is home to a diverse range of wildlife and is a popular destination for birdwatchers and nature lovers.
  • Dartmoor National Park
    Dartmoor National Park is a vast wilderness area that covers over 368 square miles. The park is home to stunning landscapes, ancient ruins, and a wide variety of wildlife.
  • RHS Garden Rosemoor
    RHS Garden Rosemoor is a stunning garden located in Great Torrington, just a short drive from Torridge. The garden features a wide variety of plants and flowers, as well as a number of themed gardens and a tea room.

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