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Country Ways Holiday Cottages

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can we say? My partner and I got married here on the 1st April, and we couldn't have picked a better venue to tie the knot. Not only does it afford incredible views of the North Devon countryside, but you also have the added benefit of a number of delightful and charming self catering cottages on site too...

Thank Jack C
Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most amazing time getting married at Country Ways in March 2017. The weather was soggy and very windy, but it mattered not a jot. Sue and her team helped us to create our perfect weekend, allowing us and our family and friends to take over the place, decorate and organise it how we wished. The animals on...

Thank smithtsara
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I have visited Country Ways 3 or 4 times before, but this time brought the family with us. We had an awesome time and my two granddaughters, aged 4 and 7, loved every minute of our visit, so much so we had synchronised sobbing when we left!! Sue, Andy and Anna have worked so hard since our...

Thank Julie W
Braunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

thank you for the most perfect weekend at your beautiful home. To say it was perfect really is an understatement - countryways filled with our fabulous family and friends was the most magical back drop to our reception. All of our guests commented on how beautifully it was kept and maintained, gorgeous the views were, and how it offered something...

2Thank nmaull5
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Cottage represented good value for money, being three star. Grounds were lovely, with lots to do for children. The setting is very picturesque but for us it rained most of the time we were there which meant we aren't able to get the best out of the stay. A few minor points. There was no basic information/welcome pack in the...

Thank John B
Sue-Countryways, Owner at Country Ways Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and I acknowledge your comments. It is such a shame the weather was so poor for your stay, most guests are able to enjoy exploring the venue on arrival and discovering where everything is... following the paths and alleyways and signs to the dog field, wildlife pond and farm, it is all part of the...

Reviewed 18 August 2016

Lovely setting for a wedding I attended though a wee bit of the way. A number of family members stayed here in this very lovely rural setting which is picturesque. The cottages I saw needed a wee bit TLC though and the public area only had the one toilet through the kitchen! There was a definite "smell" half way down...

Thank PaulineGlasgow
Sue-Countryways, Owner at Country Ways Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review and I do take on board your comments. However I think in view of the circumstances of your stay I need to clarify a few key points. Country Ways was chosen by the wedding couple as their dream venue, they loved the remoteness of the location, the stunning views, the...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Country Ways in North Devon was the setting for our Darling Buds of May wedding in July of this year. After meeting Sue and her team we knew that the search for our perfect wedding venue was finally over. You get a warm and fuzzy feeling when things are just right! We both fell in love with the place. It...

Thank mrslstone
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We recently got married at Country Ways and cannot say enough good things about it. It's an absolutely beautiful, unique venue that feels incredibly special. Hidden away in North Devon, you feel a million miles away making it perfect for an intimate, relaxed ceremony. The cottages are clean, cosy and extremely comfortable- we stayed several times in the run up...

Thank OliviaStewart49
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Friends of ours had their wedding here and what a little hidden gem it is ... Most guests travelled down from London so we all stayed for a three day wedding . The cottages are all very well equipped with everything you'd need . We stayed in Orchard cottage it was huge with one of the rooms with a mezzanine...

Thank Angie p P
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We recently had our wedding here, and it was more perfect than we could have imagined. We hired the venue for the whole weekend, and even though there were weddings either side of us, we didn't feel rushed at all and the whole weekend felt so special!! The venue is beautiful, with views at every turn. we enjoyed wedding photos...

Thank Ross C

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Country Ways nestles amid its own pastures and woodland with lovely gardens and breathtaking views. Barnstaple, Exmoor and the wonderful sandy beaches of the North Devon coast are within easy reach. The 6 beautifully converted stone cottages are well equipped and include a flat screen tv, X-box, dvd player, iPod dock and Wifi and provide generous accommodation for couples and families. We are wheelchair friendly with one cottage category 2 wheelchair access and we welcome families with children and dogs. We encourage children to help with our friendly animals which include miniature shetland ponies, miniature donkeys, pygmy goats, reindeer, alpacas, pet sheep, rabbits, ducks and more! The Corn Barn offers fun for all ages and includes table tennis, table football, a pool table and range of giant traditional garden games, whilst the outdoor Play Area with a trampoline, playhouse, climbing frame and sand table is popular with children of all ages. The whole complex can be hired for bespoke wedding weekends with the Corn Barn providing a unique venue for up to 120 guests. There is a full sound system with iPod dock, kitchen facilities and a marquee lawn and terrace which are perfect for outdoor catering,live music and dancing. We are open all year round with off peak and late/special offers. We look forward to welcoming you to Country Ways and sending you home relaxed, refreshed and revitalised! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Country Ways Holiday Cottages

Address: Little Knowle Farm | High Bickington, Umberleigh EX37 9BJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Umberleigh
Number of rooms: 6
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