The Cart Linhay, Bideford (Pet Friendly Cottage)

Escape to tranquility and explore the 130 acre working sheep farm from The Cart Linhay, a comfortable cottage near Bideford.

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The Cart Linhay, Bideford (Pet Friendly Cottage)

  • Single storey farm cottage on one level
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom, sitting room with dining area, kitchen with appliances
  • Central heating, bed linen and towels inc. in rent, off road parking
  • Enclosed garden with outdoor heated pool. One well-behaved dog welcome.
Key Details
Pet Friendly:✔️ Yes

The Cart Linhay is a beautiful single storey cottage situated on a 130 acre working sheep farm on the side of a valley two miles from Bideford. It was converted from one of four barns, providing an inviting and comfortable home for families.

Guest will enter the cottage through two steps int the sitting room, with TV, sofa and dining table, from which the enclosed garden with valley views is accessible. The kitchen is well equipped, while the two bedrooms share the family bathroom. There is also a shared seasonal outdoor pool with a paddling pool attached, solar heated and accessible via the terrace to the rear of the cottage.

Beyond the property is a playground reminiscent of an old orchard, while there are paddocks to explore throughout the traditional working farm. Guests have access to the car-free Tarka Trail nearby, as well as boat trips to Lundy Island. Bideford, the old town, is nearby, with its interesting pannier market, heritage railway and Torridge estuary for bird watching. Further away, Westward Ho! beach for surfing and Saunton/Woolacombe for excellent beach experiences are both accessible.


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The Cart Linhay, 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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