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West Anstey is a small rural village located in North Devon, England. The village is situated within the beautiful Exmoor National Park, surrounded by rolling hills, open moorland, and lush green forests. The village has a charming and peaceful atmosphere, with a tight-knit community that welcomes visitors with open arms. Holiday cottages in West Anstey are ideal for a relaxing and rejuvenating break away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. One of the main attractions of West Anstey is the beautiful Exmoor countryside surrounding it, offering visitors a chance to explore the great outdoors. There are numerous walking trails and footpaths to discover, providing stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

Single-storey stone-built barn conversion half-hidden by tall shrubs.
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3

This stylishly converted threshing barn is a large holiday cottage located in beautiful West Anstey, an attractive Exmoor village just inside the North Devon border. This luxury holiday home offers a spacious and secluded retreat for up to 6/8 guests. Enjoy stunning views of the gardens and surrounding countryside from the light and airy circular living room. Relax and unwind while taking in the tranquil atmosphere of The Roundhouse. With all the comforts of home, you’ll feel right at home in this homely setting. Enjoy easy access to many of the local attractions in Devon and Cornwall.

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A stone-built Exmoor holiday cottage overlooks a lawn with a hot tub.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Hartford Cottage is a beautiful romantic Exmoor holiday home in a moorland village near South Molton in Devon. The pet-friendly cottage with a hot tub enjoys tranquillity, far-reaching views, a generous sunroom, traditional character and access to a tennis court, games room and Exmoor.

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A double fronted farmhouse with extended porch overlooks a walled front garden.
Sleeps
19
Bedrooms
9

The Farmhouse is perfect for a group celebration. The large pet-friendly Exmoor holiday cottage with a hot tub near Dulverton promises luxury and rural charm. Its generous grounds i ncludea lake, tennis court, outdoor entertaining areas. Indoors, a sauna, log fire, farmhouse kitchen and rustic features await.

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The village is also close to several other popular attractions, such as the Tarr Steps, a prehistoric stone bridge over the River Barle, and the historic town of Dulverton.

West Anstey has a rich history, with many interesting landmarks and buildings to explore. The St Petroc's Church, located at the heart of the village, is an ancient Grade II listed building with a rich history dating back to the 13th century. The church is renowned for its beautiful stained glass windows and has an interesting graveyard to explore.

If you are planning to book a West Anstey holiday cottage, here are some ideas for things to do during your stay:

1. Go for a walk or hike

West Anstey is surrounded by stunning countryside, and there are numerous walking trails and footpaths to explore. Exmoor National Park is a great place to start, with many picturesque routes.

Walk across Tarr Steps

Tarr Steps is a prehistoric stone bridge over the River Barle, located close to West Anstey. The bridge is an ancient monument and a popular destination for visitors. There is a very good circular walk from Tarr Steps, after which a visit to the Tarr Farm Inn is highly recommended.

Explore Dulverton - Eat Dulverton

The charming town of Dulverton is just a short drive from West Anstey. Its rich history includes many interesting landmarks and buildings to explore, including the Dulverton Heritage Centre. The town also has some excellent pubs, restaurants and tearooms. These include the Tongdam Thai Restaurant, Mortimers Restaurant, The Copper Kettle tea rooms, The Lion Hotel and Tap Bar, Woods Bar and Restaurant and the Tantivy café.

Go fishing

The nearby River Exe is a great place to go fishing for trout and salmon. Fishing permits can be purchased locally.

Take a scenic drive:

The roads around West Anstey are winding and scenic, providing visitors with stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

Get History Lessons at the South Molton Museum

The South Molton Museum is just a short drive from West Anstey and offers visitors a chance to learn about the region's history and culture.

Visit the West Anstey Farmhouse:

The West Anstey Farmhouse is a Grade II-listed building in the village. It has a rich history is an excellent place for those interested in the local heritage.

Enjoy a picnic

West Anstey is surrounded by beautiful countryside and is a great place to enjoy a picnic with family and friends.

Overall, West Anstey is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy a peaceful break surrounded by stunning scenery and rich local history.

 

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