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Riverside Cottage Guesthouse

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second visit to Riverside Cottage. Simon and Donna are fabulous hosts and this time we enjoyed a superb Italian meal and wine pairing evening along with 10 other guests. Can't recommend them highly enough and we hope to return soon.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Make very welcome from start to finish. Rooms well furnished. Breakfast was extraordinary fresh in c home made bread and preserves. The goats were fresh too.. The river views are exquisite and we will definitely return

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I booked for a short break away after our wedding. Simon and Donna were wonderful hosts, welcoming and friendly. Their two dogs are absolutely lovely as well as all the other animals they keep on the land. Donna is also an exceptional baker! The room we stayed in faced onto the river and our balcony view was...

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hereford
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Enjoyed 4 nights at this wonderful guest house run by Simon & Donna. It wasn't like staying in a guest house, but more like visiting their home, they made us so welcome & were so friendly. From the informative email we received from them prior to our arrival to the spectacular views over the river & everything else in between...

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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely quirky and beautifully decorated home and the balcony room was wonderful and plush. Donna and Simon were so friendly. Fab views whilst enjoying our great breakfast - unfortunately we didn't have time to sample the tea room - one for our next visit! Well worth a stay and we hope to be back. Thank you both.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Donna and Simon were perfect hosts. Apartment very clean and had everything we needed. Afternoon tea was amazing as was the breakfast. Donna is an amazing cook. Both have great local knowledge and put themselves out to ensure our stay was pleasant. Would definitely recommend and will be returning again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed with Donna and Simon for a long weekend trip to Devon, could not wish for anything more, the beds lovely and comfortable, the room spacious and clean, the scenery spectacular overlooking the river. food better than ever,

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is the second time we have stayed at Riverside Cottege and again it was a lovely experience. We were met on our arrival with Tea and lovely home made cakes which certainly put us in the mood for our Valentines Break. The rooms were beautifully decorated as was the rest of the cottage. Our only complaint was that on...

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Donna H, Owner at Riverside Cottage Guesthouse, responded to this review

David thanks for the lovely review and so lovely to see you both again. I can only apologise about the snoring and as there was no one else in the B&B when you both stayed I can only assume it was Simon or one of the dogs; because as you know women just don't snore!!! Thanks again for taking the...

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful two night stay. Donna and Simon are perfect hosts and really made us feel at home - not to mention Donna's amazing cooking. This is a great location to explore all that North Devon has to offer. We can't wait to return.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

From the moment we arrived to a warm welcome, we couldn't fault the Riverside Cottage Guesthouse and hosts Simon and Donna. The room with balcony overlooking the river was spacious, well-equipped and spotless. Breakfast offered a wide choice of first class local produce, and my enquiry about the coffee was rewarded with a complimentary packet! Definitely one of the best...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Riverside Cottage Guest House Coastal bed and breakfast accommodation in Devon WALK - CYCLE - KAYAK - RELAX Riverside Cottage Guest House sits directly on the bank of the River Torridge estuary in Bideford, North Devon stretching 4 acres in total along the river. The River Torridge plays an important environmental role and is a site of special scientific interest (SSSI); because of the wading birds, wildfowl and other wildlife. Bideford, is a largely unspoilt part of North Devon and attracts thousands of visitors each year who enjoy walking or cycling the South West Coast Path or the Tarka Trail. Kayaks are available free of use for a paddle up the River Torridge. Golden sandy beaches at Instow and Westwood Ho! are perfect for lazy days by the sea. RHS Rosemoor, Clovelly, Arlington Court, Hartland and Lynton and Lynmouth make ideal days out. Riverside Cottage Guest house is the perfect base for a holiday and is ideally located for accessibility to the rest of Devon or North Cornwall coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Cottage Guesthouse

Address: Riverside Cottage New Road, Bideford EX39 5HB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Torridge > Bideford
Price Range: RM385 - RM598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riverside Cottage Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The Balcony Room overlooks the river. Wonderful views.”
 of 5 bubbles V211BVcc, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The balcony room has the best view over the river”
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 of 5 bubbles helenyazor, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The parking at the rear, signposted as Mad Henry's tea room is also for Riverside Cottage, plenty more space and much easier for getting in and out of.”
 of 5 bubbles lonelypom, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms and apartment are excellent and well provisioned.”
 of 5 bubbles davidrD3141NX, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The balcony room gives the best view over the river,courtyard room too much traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles 874caroline, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
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