Nestled in a secluded wooded valley overlooking a rocky cove, Bucks Mills holiday cottages are hard to beat for holidays on the North Devon coast. This peaceful village lies on the unspoiled north-facing stretch of coast which runs from Westward Ho! to the Hartland Peninsula. Unlike much of North Devon’s coast, which is windswept and battered by Atlantic storms, Bucks Mills is a sheltered haven, where the sea is almost always calm and the clifftops are thickly wooded. This tiny community was once the working mill for a nearby manor, powered by the stream which meanders through the valley before cascading over the cliffs in a waterfall which lands on the rocks below.
Wandering down to the beach from your holiday cottage in Bucks Mills, you’ll notice a number of landmarks, including the former Temperance Hotel, an old lime kiln and St Anne’s Church. The narrow road which runs down to the sea follows the stream and is lined with a scattering of fine homes with beautifully kept gardens. It's hardly surprising that in such an idyllic coastal location, some of these are characterful holiday cottages, such as Melinda's, a comfortably restored fishermans cottage.
We are now letting the cottage again with increased cleaning and sanitising because of Covid 19, including the use of an electro-static ‘Fogging machine’ for extra protection. Please contact us for further details and availability, or visit our Instagram page #melindascottagbucksmills or webpage.