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Shipload Cottage

Shipload Cottage
7 reviews
Shipload Cottage
Dining area in the kitchen
Utility room with freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
Shipload Bay on the nearby coastline
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Hartland, Torridge, Devon, England
Our three self-catering holiday cottages are located on the Hartland Peninsula. This makes it a great location for walkers, hikers, and cyclists. The peninsula is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is part of the North Devon UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, contains or is near to four Sites of Special Scientific Interest, and is close to Lundy Island, England's only Marine Nature Reserve. This makes it a walkers' paradise. There are plenty of local walks on the Peninsula, taking in a wide range of breath-taking landscapes and views. The South West Coast Path is only a short distance away, enabling fantastic access to this Jurassic coastline. Pick up and forward on is available (with prior arrangement) for walkers exploring the South West Coast Path in stages.

Cyclists are also welcome at Yapham. We have access to NCN 3 &am...
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Listing #HL258938
About the Owner
Martin R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Short break at this cottage but will hopefully return for longer next time. Warm, clean and extremely comfortable. Visited Hartland Point. Stunning scenery. Nice bar with meals available and only a ten minute drive from cottages. Would highly recommend.More

Thank Lynne B
Martin_the_Manager, VR Owner at Shipload Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2018

Dear Lynne, Thank you for providing a review of your stay in October. I am sorry that I am only just replying, but I have only just seen your review. I don't recall seeing a notification from Tripadvisor to inform me of the review. I...More

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed September 3, 2017


Martin_the_Manager, VR Owner at Shipload Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017


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Reviewed March 3, 2017

The cottage was a nice place to stay although on a slope with steps down to and steps inside to the kitchen and second bedroom. A warm welcome with flowers, a bottle of wine and scones,jam and cream. The dog was allowed to stay as...More

Thank Gail T
Martin_the_Manager, VR Owner at Shipload Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2017

Dear Gail T, Thank you for your review of Shipload Cottage. I am delighted that you enjoyed our welcome pack. Our four legged friends are more than welcome to bring their human owners to stay with us, as there are so many places to go...More

  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please indicate in your message when making a booking request or enquiry if you intend bringing dogs with you. There are additional terms and conditions for dogs.
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
Jun 30, 2018 -
Jul 20, 2018
July 2018
7 nights --
Jul 21, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018
August 2018
7 nights --
Sep 1, 2018 -
Sep 28, 2018
Sept 2018
7 nights --
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The above rates are per cottage, for up to four persons.

Winter & Spring prices begin at £190 for 2 nights and £40 per additional night.

Short breaks considered November to March, and greater flexibility can be offered over arrival and departure times during this period..

Price includes heating, water, electricity, bed linen, towels, and Wi-Fi.

Dogs: There are additional terms and conditions for dogs.
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About the neighborhood
Hartland village is a little gem with shops, pubs and local artists selling their wares. Whilst on the peninsula, you can visit Hartland Abbey, Hartland Quay, Hartland Point, and Docton Mill. Just next door is the world famous Clovelly fishing village. Going a little further afield, you have the main towns of Bideford and Barnstaple, with their heritage trails and shopping districts. There are just too many places to visit and activities to list here. Trust me: you won't be stuck for things to do!
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 65.2 mi
Railway: Barnstaple: 21.7 mi
Ferry: Plymouth: 55.9 mi
The best way to visit this rural area is by car.

The 319 bus route connects Barnstaple, Bideford and Hartland.

The nearest train station is Barnstaple.

The nearest airport is Exeter.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.9 mi.
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