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Week St. Mary

Week St. Mary
16 reviews
Week St. Mary
The Courtyard
Th Courtyard
Southole barns
Week St. Mary
Week St. Mary
Week St. Mary
Week St. Mary - Superking double bed
Week St. Mary - Superking double bed
Aerial shot of Southole barns
Southole barns
Southole barns
The best place to watch the sunset over the Atlantic
Surfing at our local beach
Toffee, Caramel & Truffel
Welcombe Mouth beach
Xmas sunrise at Southole
Southole coastline
Sandymouth to Bude by beach
5mins walk from Southole barns
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Bideford, Torridge, Devon, England
Southole Barns are beautifully situated at the top of a south facing valley in a designated Coastal Preservation Area & Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Barns sit within a peaceful & secluded setting & enjoy amazing views over the surrounding countryside. The South West Coastal Path is within 150 meters, providing uninterrupted cliff top & coastal walks along it's rugged coastline, renowned for its dramatic scenery and breathtaking sea views & shipwrecks . It's also close to many stunning & secluded sandy & rock-pool beaches. The Barns are a courtyard of former Victorian Monastery buildings that have been beautifully converted to a very high standard over the past few years, to form 4 exclusive & unique self catering properties. The courtyard is laid to cobble & slate, with beautiful rais... Read more
About the Owner, Chris U
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2011
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 48 reviews and 5 properties
Interaction with guests
The owners live in site and are on hand to welcome you and help with anything they can including recommending all the best kept local spots. Cakes and bakes can also be ordered to refresh you after a long day exploring, details in the barn.
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Listing #HL168506
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Excellent - based on 16 reviews
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Ken M
1 review
Reviewed 21 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Just returned from a perfect trip to Southole Barns. Chris and Lydia were very kind and helpful. The views from the cliffs were amazing! The whole area is beautiful. I envy anyone that has the privilege to live in this area. Lots of places to walk and see the beautiful countryside and all the wildlife. The cottage was a perfect...

Management response:

Thank you Clare & Ken, it was an absolute pleasure to meet you both and so glad you had such a good time. Kindest Regards Chris, Lyd, Maisy & Rufus


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Fleet, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 for a stay in September 2016

I stayed here with my husband and toddler and was warmly greeted by the owners upon arrival. The accommodation was very clean and well thought out, they had even kindly put some toys into the accommodation which were well received! The rooms were spacious and airy and all of the equipment was well maintained and care and consideration had been...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us. Tourist Leaflets dually noted....we used to have a whole wall of them in the communal room which never got replaced after building works. More going into each barn as we speak ! Cheers and look forward to seeing you again


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Kate B
Reading, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
121 reviews
38 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2014 for a stay in June 2013

We had a fabulous week of R&R staying in Week St Mary at Southole Barns. The cottage was immaculate & accommodated us perfectly, the cream tea upon arrival was lovely, & the recommendations for the local pub through to places from Seldon were really helpful. Perfect location for exploring Devon & Cornwall, with amazing coastal walks & a very friendly...

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The communal room within the courtyard provides a freezer, washing machine & tumble dryer plus a library of DVDs for all ages, games, books, walk guides and leaflets for many of the attractions in Devon & Cornwall. Bed linen, towels and a bath mat are provided. Please note that we do not provide cot linen or beach towels. Tea towels and an oven glove, a kitchen roll, a toilet roll, a scourer and cloth, washing up liquid and hand soap and a bin bag are also provided to get you started.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Super King
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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 3 nights
R 1 463
19 May 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
3 nights
R 2 151
R 9 122
2 Jun 2018 -
15 Jun 2018
3 nights
R 1 979
R 7 573
16 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
3 nights
R 2 065
R 8 606
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand 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
Please notes rates are inclusive of central heating and electricity.
Logs for the woodburner can be purchased at £5 a bag.
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About the neighbourhood
Southole Barns are located in the small hamlet of Southole within the Parish of Hartland and 1.5 mile from unspoilt Welcombe Mouth Beach. The village of Welcombe is less than 1 mile away with its Church, Village Hall, Pottery, our Community Shop and a Thatched Public House 'The Old Smithy Inn which is well known for good food within the area.
Getting around
As with many rural areas public transport is patchy and your car is the best way to explore.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Newquay: 50.0 km
From Junction 27 of M5 at Tiverton, take A361 North Devon Link Road towards Barnstaple.
Just before Barnstaple, turn left onto the A39 signposted Bude and Bideford.

Continue past Bideford for about 15 miles, past turnings for Clovelly and Hartland.Turn right at the crossroads, sign posted Welcombe.

After 1.5 miles, take the right fork signposted “Church”, pass through Welcombe village, past the Church on the right and continue to the bottom of the hill.
At the ‘T’ junction turn right signposted Southole and Elmscott.
Proceed up the gentle hill and in the hamlet of Southole, the Barns can be seen on the right hand side at the head of the valley. We do not recommend using your SATNAV to find us as it may take you off the best roads.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.5 km.
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