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Braunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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... More 

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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... More 

Glasgow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 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... More 

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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... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 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... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 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... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding at Country Ways on 11 June, it could not have been more perfect! Sue was really helpful in the lead up to the day and we were able to stay at one of the cottages a few times before the wedding which helped a lot with the planning as we are London based. The cottages on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

This has been our 3rd visit and it just gets better each time we return. We took our 8 month old baby and mentioned it before we came. When we arrived there was a high chair in the kitchen a travel cot if we needed it and bedding. A cute little bed fit for a princess in the main bedroom!... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I stayed for a several weeks in The Dray during February while caring for a sick family member and it was lovely; a wonderfully warm and cosy place to return to on a cold winter's evening, and Sue was so very kind and helpful. We then stayed as a family group for a couple of days in The Den and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Umberleigh
Number of rooms: 6
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Country Ways Holiday Cottages Umberleigh, Devon
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