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Seekings Cottage

Knowstone, South Molton, Devon (DV172)
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Seekings Cottage holiday home details

Seekings Cottage is a characterful two-storey open plan cottage with dining kitchen/sitting room. There are lovely views out to the beautiful countryside so make sure to keep an eye out for 'B' and 'Autumn' the owners two friendly horses. The large vaulted and beamed bedroom with its king size double bed is situated on the first floor with an en-suite shower and bath. The Cottage's private raised patio is accessed by steps. The property is set within the courtyard of the main house. Don't forget to drop into The Masons Arms, a Michelin Star pub a mile down the road for a pint or a bite to eat (booking essential).

Situated on the southern edge of Exmoor National Park, there are many wonderful days out to be enjoyed from the cottage. Enjoy breath-taking walks or drives across the moors and through wooded valleys while nearby Dulverton offers a wonderful Exmoor village welcome with an array of local farm shops and goods. Explore Knightshayes Court; a stylish Victorian mansion with glorious gardens. Alternatively visit bustling Barnstaple, only a 25 minute drive away and explore the stunning expanse of Saunton Sands. A lovely 55 minute drive through the National Park takes you to the beautiful medieval village of Dunster, nestled below Dunster Castle – a National Trust property and a great day out.

Green Knowe sleeping four guests is also available to book at this location.

This holiday at a glance

  • Sleeps two guests.
  • Open plan living accommodation.
  • Very peaceful surroundings, although the village of Dulverton is nearby.
  • Wood burning stove.
  • Plenty of private parking.
  • Infants in travel cots welcome.
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (small additional charge).
  • WiFi.
  • Monday and Friday changeovers.
  • Minimum of a three night stay although two night stays will be considered (see Notes).

Additional features

  • Fitted electric oven with separate electric hob, microwave.
  • Large fridge and large freezer.
  • Dishwasher.
  • Two televisions with Freeview in the living area and the bedroom.
  • DVD/CD player.
  • Digital radio.
  • Travel cot, high chair and stairgate available on request.
  • Garden furniture.
  • Barbecue.
  • Outside storage space for bikes.

Attractions and nearby amenities

  • The village of Dunster with its shops and restaurants is well worth visiting, as is the National Trusts’ Dunster Castle with its subtropical gardens which has four different micro-climates is home to a diverse range of plants and wildlife. While you are at the castle, drop in and see the restored working watermill located in the castle’s River Gardens.
  • Another National Trust property, Knighthayes Court built in the Victoria era for the Heathcoat-Amory family, should also be on your To Do List where you can learn about its intricate stone carvings on the staircases and many of its ceilings.
  • The Michelin starred Masons Arms in Knowstone is highly recommended with advance booking advised if you wish to partake in the delicious food.
  • We recommend The Bridge Inn in Dulverton for great food (booking essential). It's also very dog-friendly and only 20 minutes drive away. The Ginger Peanut and The Swan, both in nearby Bampton, also serve wonderful food (booking essential).
  • Drive deeper into the Devon countryside to reach Exmoor National Park or head to Saunton Sands on the North Devon coast for a bracing walk along the beach. While in the National Park, make sure your walk includes the Tarr Steps, a unique stone clapper bridge across the river Barle or pop into Withypool where you can enjoy a well-earned cup of tea and a piece of cake in the lovely tea rooms.
  • Make a day of it and take a trip to Westward Ho! (the only town in the UK with an exclamation mark in it's name) Alternatively visit lovely Clovelly where you can wander down steep, cobbled paths to the secluded harbour for a well earned pint.

For additional inspiration on what to do within the area, please click here.

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