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Putsborough Manor Cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 33 reviews

Putsborough Manor Cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

This beautiful thatched Grade II listed cottage with its own private secure garden is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty adjacent to the acclaimed blue flag Putsborough/Woolacombe beach. There is a private footpath to the beach and use of a private tennis court, and wooden play center for the children in the lovely garden.

You can also bring your horse on holiday with you, we have a secure paddock and water nearby, there are plenty of places to ride for example on Putsborough or Saunton beaches, on Exmoor or on the bridal paths next to the cottage.

Putsborough is surrounded by National Trust land with breathtaking views and numerous walks, including the South West Coastal Path. The popular surfing meccas of Croyde and Saunton Sands are very close by and within a few minutes drive, there is a path to Croyde approx 3/4 mile. Woolacombe is also close by, either a couple of minutes drive or a leisurely walk along the beach.

Locally facilities include excellent golf courses, horse riding, boat/fishing hire, clay pigeon shooting at the renowned South West Shooting Club, Lundy Island ferry trips from Ilfracombe, several adventure/children parks nearby, and National Trust properties to visit. The beautiful and dramatic landscape of Exmoor is also close by. The coast line is rich in beautiful villages and towns to visit.


Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Putsborough 400 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 82 km, Nearest railway: Barnstable 16 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The cottage is full of character with lots of original features like flagstone floors,beamed ceilings and woodburner. It has been very well equipped and fully refurbished is a country style which complements the character of the cottage. There is a large comfortable lounge with lovely aspects over the adjoining gardens and a dining area (TV and DVD player with Sky TV), a beautifully appointed kitchen and great bathroom with jacuzzi bath and shower, located downstairs. Upstairs two cosy bedrooms overlooking the gardens.

The gardens are peaceful and in a beautiful area, with children play area and use of a private tennis court, a bbq and sheltered seating area completes the picture and gives you a great place to holiday and chill out after a busy day on the beach a few hundred yards away.

Further details outdoors

Bicycles available to hire in Croyde

Surfing equipment available to hire in Croyde and Braunton.

Surf lessons available also.

Horse riding stables in Croyde.

Horse allowed secure paddock available.

Sea Kayak available to hire

Further details

No towels provided for hygene reasons.

There is a step down into the kitchen area.

The West Country region

North Devon is fast becomming one of the country's top destinations for holidays at any time of year. There is very good access to the area witha new dual carriageway joining the M5 from Junction 27 and bridge at Barnstaple. The area is renowned as having some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK with Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks to explore, some of the finest golden sandy beaches many with blue flags. There are supberb walks, expecially along the coastline - much of which is owned by the National Trust. There are castles and grand houses to visit, there are country towns and pastel coloured fishing villages to dsicover. There are plenty of activities at any time of year.


Putsborough is a beautiful hamlet of traditional thatched devonshire houses a couple of minutes walk from the golden sandy beach of Putsborough which is 3 miles long with the popular holiday destination of Woolacombe nestled at the far end. Putsborough is very close to Croyde Bay a couple of minutes drive by car but also accessible via a footpath/bridal way approx 3/4 mile. The beautiful Saunton Sands is the next beach to Croyde, the nearest larger town is Braunton about 4 miles away. The village of Georgeham 1 mile away also offers facilties such as 2 pubs, well stocked village store and post office.

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7 Oct 2014


"Great spot for a family holiday"

We had the best family holiday in this cottage. Lots of space. Great kitchen for cooking in. Gorgeous garden and lovely walk to the beach.… More

Thank you for taking time to leave your great review! I am so glad that you enjoyed your holiday so much..

1 Sep 2014


"Great cottage in a beautiful location"

A lovely charming thatch cottage, a brilliantly appointed kitchen, cosy lounge/diner with wood burner. The owners only live next door so are on hand should there be any problems. Short walk to the … More

Thank you for your great review and I look forward to seeing you again on your next stay!

4 Aug 2014


"Lovely luxury cottage, great garden for kids, great location"

A lovely cottage, very well appointed with a top end fitted kitchen and bathroom. (Bathroom and wc on ground floor if this is an issue for you - it wasn't for us !) Wifi and Sky TV is included an… More

Thanks very much for your lovely review! I would like to mention that towels are available to hire if required ( ... I do hope to see you again.

5 Jun 2014


"Best place to stay in North Devon"

Lovely quiet place, well equipped to deal with both hot sunshine and cold rain. Hardly had to use the car at all (a real bonus along those narrow Devon lanes.) The cottage is cleverly laid out to give… More

Thank you very much for your great review! Sorry the dates you wanted for next year were already booked ... but I do hope that you will be visiting us again at Putsborough Manor Cottage.

26 May 2014


"Haven ……Heaven."

This delightful small cottage has a large garden with pretty and secluded seating area and comprehensive play equipment. Dog friendly to responsible owners,too.The kitchen has everything one could wa… More

Many thanks for your fantastic review, and very glad you so enjoyed the cottage and your holiday. Hope to see you again

8 May 2014


"Fabulous Cottage"

Wonderful cottage in the beautiful setting. Very well equipped, a few minutes walk to a fantastic sandy beach. Great pubs nearby. Dog friendly, great for a romantic break and equally for a Family … More

Thanks for your lovely review, and so glad you had a great stay in North Devon! Look forward to your return ....

19 Mar 2014


"Superb cottage and location"

Having stayed in many self catering cottages over the years, this cottage rates as one of the very best. Very friendly and helpful owners, and their dog. The cottage was comfortable, warm, welcoming a… More

What lovely cooments - thanks so much... Looking forward to your next visit later this year!

17 Mar 2014


"Perfect Location"

Fanastic location 5 minute walk from amazing beach. Lots of scenic walks direct from the front door. Homely well equipped cottage with roaring log fire. Would not hesitate to stay agin and hopefully w… More

Thanks for your great review - really looked forward to seeing you again!

12 Feb 2014


"Stay here and you will not want to leave!"

Picture postcard thatched cottage in a stunning setting, minutes from beach, cafe and a lovely walk into Georgeham with great food at the Kings Arms. We stayed Friday to Monday and we enjoyed a totall… More

Thank you for your lovely comments. Its so good to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and I do hope that we will see you again soon.

7 Feb 2014


"Fantastic cottage"

Lovely, peaceful, comfortable, clean, welcoming, views. . . . lots to say but you need to be there to appreciate Manor cottage.A very warm welcome From Clair to a tranquil setting, lovely views and a … More

Thanks for your fantastic review! I am pretty sure we will be seeing you again, and I am sure you wouldnt have to ask Jon twice to go for a pint and a yarn ...

Review 1-10 of 33

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