Shangri-La, Bideford (Pet Friendly Cottage)

Experience the tranquil retreat of Shangri-La: a pet-friendly reverse-level cottage in Bideford, Devon.

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Shangri-La, Bideford (Pet Friendly Cottage)

  • A stunning, reverse-level holiday home resting in Bideford, Devon.
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite bath, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size (zip/link can be twin on request), 2 x ground-floor twin.
  • Ground-floor bathroom and First-floor cloakroom with WC and basin.
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, diner and sitting area.
  • Utility, first-floor snug/sun room, gas central heating and range with gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV, Sky box and WiFi.
  • Rear, multi-level garden with lawn, decking, pond, furniture and hot tub.
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, no smoking.
  • Shop 0.4 miles and pub 0.3 miles.
  • Note: The rear garden has a non-enclosed pond, children and dogs must be supervised.
  • Note: One ground-floor twin is two single beds separated by a clear, sliding door.
  • Note: Stag/hen parties are not allowed.
  • Please note: This property can only accept a minimum short stay of 3 nights.
Key Details
Pet Friendly:✔️ Yes

Shangri-La is a stunning reverse-level cottage nestled in Bideford, Devon.

This pet-friendly holiday abode provides a top-notch retreat for eight lucky guests. With modern amenities and plenty of rustic charm, not to mention the nearby180-mile Tarka Trail, you won’t be stuck for things to do.

Upon arrival, you’ll be taken in by Shangri-La’s picturesque exterior – complete with wooden accents and large windows that flood the interior with natural light. Step inside and head upstairs to the open living space; its kitchen area features a large range cooker and dishwasher, so cooking up a feast or a beach picnic will be a breeze.

Unwind with a film in the comfortable sitting area, or head into the snug/sunroom for a quiet read – whichever suits your holiday mood. A handy cloakroom is also available on the first floor, perfect for freshening up before dinner.

On the ground floor, younger guests have plenty to keep them entertained with a games room; filled with a pool and table tennis table. There is even autility room for wet-suits and sandy towels, as well as a bathroom for enjoying a restorative soak.

Four well-appointed bedrooms also await; three on the ground floor and a king-size master bedroom accompanied by en-suite bathroom on the first floor. If that wasn’t enough, there’s also a spacious balcony to take in the sights of old bridge, river, and the golden sunset.

Don’t forget to make use of Shangri-La’s outdoor space too; a decked pathway leads to a far end of the garden and a hot tub-perfect companions to lush vegetation, a pond and lily pads.

There’s plenty to explore around Bideford and the surrounding area; art galleries, nature reserves, plus the beaches of Westward Ho!, Appledore and Instow are all within easy reach.

Perhaps take a ferry trip over to the quaint island of Lundy and swim in the sea, spot puffins, and enjoy some warden-led activities.

Families love visiting the BIG Sheep, with its range of animal attractions and amusements, whilst the Hartland Devon Heritage Coast promises dramatic bays, coastal paths and stunning headlands with plenty to explore.

Shangri-La is indeed the dream family holiday escape.


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Shangri-La, Bideford

About the Local Area (Bideford)

Bideford is a charming port town located in North Devon, England. It is situated on the estuary of the River Torridge and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

What is Bideford Famous For?

Bideford is famous for its historic architecture, including the impressive Bideford Long Bridge, which spans the River Torridge.

The town also has a rich maritime history, with many ships and sailors setting sail from its harbour. Additionally, Bideford is known for being the birthplace of Sir Richard Grenville, a celebrated Elizabethan sailor.

Things to Do in Bideford

Bideford offers a range of activities for visitors to enjoy. Here are three of the most popular:

  • Visit the Burton Art Gallery and Museum
    This award-winning attraction houses a collection of artwork and artefacts from local artists and craftsmen. Visitors can explore the history of Bideford and its surroundings, and enjoy temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
  • Take a stroll along the quayside
    The picturesque quayside offers stunning views of the River Torridge and is home to a number of independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Visitors can also watch the local fishing boats coming in with their catch.
  • Explore the Tarka Trail
    The Tarka Trail is a 180-mile walking and cycling route that winds through the stunning North Devon countryside. Bideford is the perfect starting point for exploring this beautiful part of the world.

Things Near Bideford

If you have time to venture further afield, here are three popular attractions near Bideford:

  • Clovelly Village
    This picturesque fishing village is located just a short drive from Bideford and is famous for its cobbled streets and traditional architecture. Visitors can explore the village and learn about its fascinating history, or simply relax in one of the many cafes or pubs.
  • Hartland Abbey
    This stunning stately home and gardens is located just a few miles from Bideford and is open to the public. Visitors can explore the beautifully landscaped gardens, admire the impressive architecture of the house, and learn about its fascinating history.
  • The Big Sheep
    This family-friendly attraction is located just a few miles from Bideford and offers a range of activities for visitors of all ages. From sheep racing to pony rides, there is plenty to keep everyone entertained.

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Author Matt Ogborne
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About the Author

Welcome to! I’m Matt, a seasoned explorer and avid fan of Bideford and the broader North Devon area. With over a decade of consistent family visits, virtually every weekend, I’ve immersed myself in the rich history and vibrant culture Bideford & North Devon.

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