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Tinkers Cottage

Tinkers Cottage
Modern Kitchen
Living Area
Dining Table
Landing with Toy Box
Double Bedroom
Twin Bedroom
Modern Bathroom
Distant Sea Views
Afternoon Tea Outside On The Patio
Dogs Welcome
Communal Paddock
Bigbury Court
Living Area
Burgh Island at Bigbury-on-Sea
Boat House at Bantham
Tidal Road at Dawn
Kayaking in Bigbury Bay
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Bigbury, Devon, England
Tinkers Cottage offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in Bigbury village, South Devon (an area of outstanding beauty), not to be confused with Bigbury-on-Sea which is two miles away and is where Bigbury Beach can be found. Plymouth lies to the west and Salcombe to the east.

Tinkers Cottage is a delightful two-bedroom holiday cottage sleeping 4 people comfortably. This terraced cottage offers a high level of comfort in a get-away-from-it-all setting. The kitchen and bathroom both have modern fittings, and the kitchen is well equipped for all your catering needs.

The sandy beach at Bigbury-on-Sea is just under two miles away, and there is plenty of opportunity locally for water sports enthusiasts to get their fix. Surf boards, stand up paddle boards and kayaks can be rented from Discovery Surf who operate out of the car park c...
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About the Owner, Megan P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Sep 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Guests will be sent directions and the code for the key safe several weeks before they arrive.

The key for Tinkers Cottage is obtained from a key safe that located close to the front door. The code for the key safe is included in with the directions.

Our caretaker lives locally and is on hand to sort out any problems a guest may encounter. We also have a detailed Information Folder at Tinkers Cottage giving guests information on how the appliances all work, explaining the hot water and central heating, as well as including lots of information on what to do and where to eat while staying at Tinkers Cottage.

I am also more than happy to talk to guests prior to them arriving at Tinkers Cottage with any questions they may have.
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Frazer M
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

The cottage itself is a lovely well equipped with plenty of room, plenty of parking is available. Broadband speed is about 10mbps there is little or no mobile phone coverage so wifi calling is a must if your phone has it. We are on EE and 02. A couple of things really annoyed us about the stay. 1.) The cottage...

Management response:

Thank you for your review. All your comments have been taken into consideration. I was surprised by your comment that Trip Advisor shows the cottage in Bigbury-on -Sea but thank you for highlighting this point. I have spoken to Trip Advisor and the correct location is now showing on the map.


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Debbie P
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Tinkers cottage is equipped to a high specification for a relaxing week in this beautiful unspoilt area of Devon so close to Bigbury on Sea ...a great spot for surfing. The cottage provides a restful home from home environment and what an amazing view of the sea from the twin bedroom. This is one of our favourite areas and having...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Management response:

So glad you enjoyed your stay at Tinkers Cottage.


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The cottage has central heating. Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your holiday. The modern, well equipped kitchen has a double electric oven with four-ring hob, microwave, kettle, washing machine with drier, dishwasher and a full size fridge-freezer. The lounge/diner has two comfortable sofas and a TV with DVD player, as well as a CD player. The dining table seats 6 people comfortably.

There is a selection of books and DVDs to help keep you entertained. The cottage also has a land-line telephone and broadband internet connection paid for through an honesty box. Please note. Mobile phone reception and internet speed can be poor in this rural part of Devon.

The master bedroom has a 5ft double bed, while the twin-bedded room with distant sea views has two extra p...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No hen parties or stag parties.
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    2 Twins
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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 Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 4 nights
R 1 463
R 1 463
R 10 241
20 Apr 2018 -
24 May 2018
Early Summer
7 nights
R 1 291
R 8 175
25 May 2018 -
31 May 2018
Summer Half Term
7 nights -- --
R 10 241
1 Jun 2018 -
28 Jun 2018
7 nights
R 1 463
R 9 466
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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.
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About the neighbourhood
Bigbury Village is located in an area of outstanding natural beaut is ideal for family holidays. In addition, Bigbury beach is dotted with rock pools, so there's plenty of creepy-crawly entertainment for budding marine biologists. While this beach is popular with families, there are a number of facilities and activities available if you're seeking a bit more excitement on your holiday.

There's a varied selection of water sports available to visitors who prefer their holidays to feature a little adrenaline rush. If you want to try something different from the usual bodyboarding or surfing then windsurfing and kite-surfing are gaining popularity here, with hire facilities located right on the beach.

To give you some peace of mind, there are lifeguards present at Bigbury beach...
Getting around
There is very little public transport around Bigbury village so a car is a necessity in this part of Devon.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 65.0 km
Railway: Plymouth: 25.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 25.0 km
A car is a necessity in this part of Devon so we send out detailed directions on how to drive to the property several weeks before a guest arrives.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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