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Fuchsia Cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Wide sandy beach

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Fuchsia Cottage is a delightful stone property sympathetically converted from its former use as a stable to Croyde Manor next door. Now, one of three terraced cottages, it is conveniently located in the heart of the village, a few minutes' walk from the pubs, restaurants, ice cream parlour, post office, shops and beach.

The cottage has been tastefully updated with contemporary kitchen/dining room and bathroom with two bedrooms of a good size and retains the 'cosy cottage' feel. It is very well equipped with TV, Wi-Fi etc and there is good mobile coverage. There is a small walled seating area ideal for breakfast and entertaining. Fabulous and easy to manage leaving plenty of time for days on the beach! Explore the magnificent North Devon coast or unspoilt countryside.

Leave your car on the drive and take a leisurely stroll through this timeless village admiring the thatched roofs and period cottages, colourful gardens and gentle soothing stream. There are three public houses in Croyde; the famous Thatch (great hot chocolate!); Billy Budd's & The Manor. All are highly recommended. The nearby village of Georgeham is home to the renowned Rock Inn where gourmet meals can be enjoyed in its informal and relaxing atmosphere.

The cottage is a few minutes walk from the beautiful sandy beach and National Trust headland of Baggy Point and a short car drive from Saunton Sands, Putsborough and Woolacombe's blue flag beaches. Croyde is one of the South West's best loved surfing beaches, and the area has spectacular scenery to rival any found within the UK and boasts coastal and inland walks to satisfy walkers of all levels of ability. Golfing enthusiasts are well catered for with several excellent courses within “driving range”, notably the famous Saunton Sands Golf Club. Other attractions include horse riding, boat/fishing hire and ferries to Lundy from Ilfracombe, several adventure/theme parks nearby, the timeless and beautiful Clovelly village, Watermouth Castle, the National Trust's Arlington Court and a little further The Big Sheep at Abbotsham and The Milky Way at Higher Clovelly.

Croyde itself hosts the GoldCoast Oceanfest in June each year with live bands and lots to eat and drink. There is fun for all!

Whatever the time of year there is always something to see or do in this beautiful unspoilt North Devon location, and Fuchsia Cottage provides the ideal base for families or couples.

Fuchsia Cottage Postcode: EX33 1PF

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Croyde 500 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 82 km, Nearest railway: Barnstaple 16 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, 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), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details indoors

*Bedrooms have lovely outlook over the Manor House lawned gardens with beautiful established copper beech tree which is magical as the sun sets

*1 Bedroom with double and one with twin beds and lots of space in each bedroom

*Further mattress for child up to 12 years if required - please contact for details

*Contemporary bathroom with shower over bath

*Lovely sitting room with TV/DVD

*Parking for one car (not large)

*Linen provided for one double bed and two single beds, plus linen for extra child's mattress. Bring your own towels.

*Tea towels included

*Electricity included in price

*Highchair and travel cot available. Please bring own bedding for travel cot

*Children are made to feel very welcome at this cottage with some DVDs and toys provided

*Information Pack available

Further details outdoors

* Gravelled seating area just opposite the sitting room of the property with table and chairs - ideal for 'al fresco' eating.

Single Parking Space. Further parking available at nearby Village Hall.

Further details

Linen provided for one double bed and two single beds

Tea towels are included

Linen for travel cot not provided

Towels not included

No smoking at this property. No pets permitted.

The West Country region

The South West has arguably some of the most dramatic scenery in England. Within this, North Devon can boast rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, wide estuaries and a particularly intense clear estuary light, green countryside wooded valleys and open moorlands. Walk the coastal path, cycle ride the Tarka Trail or walk on Exmoor. Fish in the many rivers or open seas, horse-ride along the beach or across Exmoor, surf, sail, wind-surf, kite-surf or just build your castle in the sand!

So whether you are looking to get away from it all and relax or to get active and explore, there is always something to suit all the family in North Devon.

Wander around traditional fishing villages or along sandy beaches. Explore unspoilt landscapes and a wealth of attractions. Unwind at a spa or get active and try one of the water-sports in Devon. Many attractions have special offers and free events and there are so many natural playgrounds including Exmoor, Dartmoor, and, on your doorstep, the coast.


For spectacular scenery and beautiful beaches whatever the season, there's no better place in England than the North Devon coast and in particular Croyde. The beaches are recognised as possibly some of the finest and cleanest in Europe - with two miles of soft golden sand, plenty of rock pools and amazing surf.

Croyde is not only the renowned surf capital of the West Country but is also a beautiful quaint village of great charm and character with its thatched cottages, rolling hills and the pretty stream that winds its way through to the idyllic sandy beach. The area surrounding Croyde is the perfect place for the outdoor adventurer with Baggy Point close by offering spectacular walks around the cliffs as well as specialised rock climbing. The Goldcoast Festival is held each year on the headland overlooking the beach with large stage and major music entertainment and includes countless sporting competitions. There is tuition available for surfing and numerous other watersports.

Croyde beach lies between the headlands of Baggy Point to the north and Saunton Down to the south. This is one of the most popular beaches in the South West for surfers, and there is also windsurfing, sailing and canoeing. To the north can be found Putsborough Beach with its three miles of golden sands extending to Woolacombe.

The beach has a café/restaurant, toilets with facilities for disabled visitors, and disabled access to the beach. There is deckchair hire, surfboard hire, first-aid, lifeguards, and a lost child centre. The beach has a dog restricted area, pay car parking, and there are nearby shops and a wildlife reserve.

Golf can be enjoyed at Saunton where there are 2 championship courses with further courses at Ilfracombe, Woolacombe and Barnstaple.

A few miles inland is the bustling village of Braunton, where you will find many shops, cafes and the famous Squires fish and chip shop. Cycle hire facilities are also available to explore the Tarka Trail along the estuary, into Barnstaple and as far as Instow, Bideford and beyond.

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Review 1-4 of 4

4 Aug 2013


"Perfection to visit again"

A wonderful cottage ideally situated in the centre of Croyde, close to al the delights Devon has to offer. Fantastic service from the owner, making us feel part of the family. The accommodation is tas… More

Thanks for the lovely comments. So glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you agaain soon.

2 Oct 2012


"Spacious cottage, good modern facilities and central location"

The cottage is spacious (especially for two people) and has modern facilities (good kitchen as well as wifi). The cottage doesn't have a garden but is very close to Croyde town centre (ie. the pubs) and within walking distance of the beach (inc with a surfboard). The cottage comes with a single parking space which was big enough for a medium estate car (Skoda Octavia estate) but bigger vehicles may struggle. All in all we enjoyed our stay.

18 Aug 2012


"Perfectly situated in the heart of Croyde - we will be staying again!"

Fuschia Cottage is located in the centre of Croyde itself, a 800 metre walk from the beach itself and a two minute walk from the restaurants, pubs and shops in Croyde. It is tucked away in a small la… More

8 Feb 2012


"Lovely cottage...perfectly situated in Croyde"

This was our 2nd trip to Fuschia Cottage, this time with friends over the New Year period. The weather was horrid so we spent a lot of time in the Cottage which always remained warm and cosy.

Fuschia Cottage was extremely clean and warm on arrival with a lovely bottle of wine to welcome us.

I had completely forgotten to pack towels as wrongly thought they were supplied! Totally my error as the advert does say that this is at extra cost - so remember to pack your towels or you'll be darting to Tesco's like we did!

We will be staying again; great location for all the pubs and walks in our favourite village in North Devon.

Really glad you enjoyed another stay at Fuchsia. It is a lovely cottage and very convenient isn't it. Sorry about the confusion over the towels but for future reference, if you ever want to come and hire towels when you get there that is all possible! Just let us know in advance!

Look forward to booking another lovely holiday for you again in the future!

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