Shepherds Rest,

Bude (6mls NE), North Devon
Sleeps 5
Bedrooms 3
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Working farm
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels for hire
Cot available
Highchair available
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Property code: SHEPH


Situated in a quiet and peaceful setting  within 150 acres with picturesque views across open fields towards Holsworthy. With a fully-fenced fishing lake, there is an extremely attractive and abundant mixture of flora and fauna around the many fields which are well worth a stroll.

The nearby cattle market town of Holsworthy offers a sports centre where you can enjoy a swim in the indoor heated pool, visit the weekly cattle and pannier market or enjoy the Holsworthy cycle route, a game of golf, go fishing, riding or just take a leisurely country stroll. The dramatic north Cornish coastline, surfing beaches and seaside attractions at Bude are a short drive and the rugged scenery of Dartmoor, Exmoor or Bodmin Moor are within easy distance. There are numerous tourist attractions in the area such as The Milky Way, The Big Sheep, Dartington Crystal, The Tamar Otter Park, King Arthur's Tintagel and National Trust properties are a selection.

Games barn: shared, with pool table and table tennis. Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, electric and Wi-Fi included. Night storage heating. Towels for hire. Garden furniture available. 2 dogs welcome. Additional info: should guests wish to share their holiday with friends the properties are adjacent to each other. Location: pubs, shops, Post Office 1 mile.

The upside-down style accommodation retains much of its original charm and character, with exposed beams to the upper floor areas and offers THREE bedrooms: downstairs, 1 double, 1 twin and 1 single. Bathroom: with separate shower and WC. Lounge: on the first floor with electric fire, TV, Freeview and DVD. Kitchen/diner: upstairs, well-equipped L-shaped room with dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer available, fridge/freezer and radio. Outside: enclosed garden and patio with BBQ. 

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

This property has been let with us for over 15 years and is managed by Hannah.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Craig, 8th April 2017

Great cottage on a great farm we had a lovely week the owners were fantastic and very helpful very homely place the games room for the kids was a nice addition would definitely recommend this place also had a great meal at the Rydon Inn wish we had tried it for our Sunday dinner now

Reviewed by Brian, 11th February 2017

This cottage is far larger than expected or portrayed in the pictures. Its in a fantastic location and the owners are extremely helpful. I felt very welcomed at this cottage. Nothing is too much trouble and we will be definitely be staying here again.

Reviewed by Cheryl, 23rd December 2016

We loved our stay in the barns so much. Very friendly owners nearby. Great for the dogs, and close to Bude for the beach. Would definitely go again! Made a very cosy Christmas

Reviewed by Esther, 5th November 2016

Great property tucked away within close proximity to Holswotthy and Bude, on the Cornish border. It was spacious and warm and the Owners were helpful and friendly.

Reviewed by Victoria, 22nd October 2016

Lovely clean cottage, very welcoming and helpful owners, and a beautiful area to stay in.

Reviewed by Teresa, 25th September 2016

Lovely cottage and plenty big enough for our needs. Set in a beautiful location and there were plenty of small fish to be caught in the attached lake.

Reviewed by Sheila, 17th September 2016

Beautiful location and all the equipment you needed and Mr Mrs Piper the owners were very helpful and friendly people highly recommend this property for a quiet relaxing holiday.

Reviewed by Janice, 3rd September 2016

We got to our cottage late, we'd phoned ahead to tell our hosts and they had instantly put our minds at ease. The cottage was warm friendly well equipment and spacious. In fact our house is smaller. It's set in a beautiful location and could easily be a place to retreat to and not play with the out side world. We however used it as a base and foundRead more many great things to see and do, and places to eat, only a short distance away. Hide

Reviewed by sarah, 20th August 2016

Warm & friendly welcome, excellent accommodation, great location close to shops but far enough to be quiet, very clean and tidy, everything you need is there. Would highly recommend to a friend.

Reviewed by Helen, 13th August 2016

A wonderful upside down cottage with very welcoming friendly owners. A little rural but perfect base for exploring the area. Had a wonderful holiday.....

Reviewed by Clare, 2nd July 2016

We had a brilliant week here! My husband and son loved the fishing lake! Mr & Mrs Piper were lovely and made us feel so welcome.

Reviewed by Phillip, 11th June 2016

We stayed here with our daughter and granddaughter and all had a lovely time. The cottage had all we needed and more. We would definitely again .

Reviewed by Darcy, 21st May 2016

We felt welcome, Mr and Mrs Piper were friendly, they gave advice about the best places to eat etc when asked. They were happy for us to enjoy their lake area and we had fun playing table tennis and pool. We took our dogs with us and walked them around the fields. We loved Shepherds Rest , it is full of character, we had lots of hot water and we feRead morelt very cosy. Hide

Reviewed by christine, 30th April 2016

Lovely comfortable cottage, beautiful scenery. Peaceful and serene. In the village is a very good fish and chip shop which also sells very reasonable filled rolls and cakes. You can also order the day before to take on your days out. Very friendly people. Had a lovely holiday there . Would recommend.

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The property is accessed via external steps
View towards the property
Double bedroom
Twin bedoom
Single bedroom
Shared games barn
The beautiful lake onsite
The beautiful lake onsite


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