My boyfriend and I stayed at the Fishermans cot for 3 nights on a short break offer for £53 a night and we were not disappointed!!! The location of the inn was superb-right on the rivers edge which although noisy was relaxing and provided a lovely view from our room window. The thatched inn itself was charming looking although some of the rooms in the extended buildings looked a tired externally.
We stayed in room 11 in the main inn which was a large, clean, modern room with a comfy bed and an equally as nice en-suite, however the nicest thing about the room for us were the original beams and sloping ceilings which are not so practical for tall people, but added charm that you just can't get in a standard city centre hotel/BB. The room had a flat screen TV with the usual channels, good hot drinks selection and free Wi-Fi , which was a welcome bonus. The breakfast was great-buffet style continental and freshly cooked to order hot breakfast-you just can't beat coffee and a croissant on the rivers edge on a sunny morning!!! The food at the pub was nice, but quite expensive so we tried the Trout pub up the road which was just as nice but cheaper!
The location of the inn is off the beaten track in a small village so a car is a must, but if you are after a relaxing base to explore from away from the hustle and bustle of town then this is the perfect place - Exeter, Tiverton and Exmoor etc are all within easy reach from the inn, so the best of both worlds!!! The craft centre across the river is also well worth a visit if only for coffee and homemade cake!!
Overall, we really enjoyed our stay and thought the price we paid for the accommodation, location and service was a real bargain - we will definitely be returning!!
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- The Fisherman`s Cot Hotel Bickleigh
- The Fisherman's Cot Bickleigh, Devon