The Bushel, Bideford (Pet Friendly Cottage)

Escape to this tranquil converted barn near Bideford and explore North Devon's beaches, wildlife and starry skies.

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The Bushel, Bideford (Pet Friendly Cottage)

  • Rural cottage near Bideford.
  • All one level, 1 double with ensuite and sofa bed.
  • Open plan living area & amenities – electric heating, oven/hob, washing machine etc
  • Off-road parking, patio, shared garden & BBQ. Lakes with fishing nearby.
  • Pet welcome, smokers not allowed. 3 miles to shops/pubs/restaurants, 5 miles to coast.
Key Details
Pet Friendly:✔️ Yes

This converted barn will provide you with the perfect tranquil retreat near the market town of Bideford, North Devon. Step into the open plan sitting area full of character and filled with wonderful views, with large windows onto the countryside and lakes beyond. The attractively furnished bedroom includes an en-suite and you’ll also be able to make use of the large shared garden area with a patio perfect for sunny day lazing or an outdoor BBQ.

The nearby farm welcomes visitors and offers many different experiences, while down at the lakes fishing, spotting wildlife or simply admiring the canopy of stars is a must! Meanwhile, the market town of Bideford offers plenty of shops and cafes, or why not take a boat trip to Lundy Island or enjoy a coastal cruise?

For beach goers, Westward Ho! hosts a large expanse of sandy beach ideal for sunbathers and surfers, as well as featuring a high pebble ridge, golf course and the historic old fishing village of Appledore. Whether you’re exploring cobbled streets and art galleries in Clovelly, or simply stargazing in a peaceful rural setting, this is the perfect spot for a break from your routine.


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The Bushel, 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
Matt Ogborne
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.

On this site, you’ll find a wealth of knowledge amassed from my adventures here. From in-depth local guides to engaging blog posts about Bideford. Whether you’re looking for recommendations on things to do or guidance on where to stay we have you covered. Join me as we delve into the heart of Bideford, North Devon – a town that’s more than just a destination, but an experience waiting to be discovered.

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