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Welcome to the quiet hamlet of Beaworthy

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Beaworthy is located in Ruby Country in the heart of rural Devon and the perfect base for the relaxing – or adventurous – holiday of your choice.

We have been welcoming visitors to Beaworthy Cottage for nearly ten years. Visitors fall in love with the location and many of them return year after year.

Hopefully the Stories that we share with you here will highlight why we fell in love with this part of Devon, its beautiful natural landscape and the people who live, work and visit here. We’ll share news of local events and highlight our favourite places to eat, walk, relax and be entertained. We’ll also share with you updates from the wildlife that makes Beaworthy its home.

The location

Beaworthy Parish (population approximately 250) is ten miles from Okehampton, the ancient market town of North Devon and less than 20 miles away from ‘Beautiful’ Bude, a Cornish seaside town that offers sandy beaches, cliff walks, a sea pool, surfing and other water sports. The Hartland Heritage Coast, an area of outstanding natural beauty offering dramatic clifftop walks and surfing beaches, is 30 minutes away. The stunning coastlines of both north Devon and [north] Cornwall offer ideal destinations for the perfect day out from your base in Beaworthy.

If you are interested in visiting places of historic and cultural interest, the 700-year old Buckland Abbey (once home to Sir Frances Drake) is just one of many wonderful National Trust properties to be found in Devon. Castle Drogo, designed by Edwin Lutyens, was the first 20th century building acquired by the National Trust – and the last castle to be built in England.

For those of you interested in music, the 2022 festival and tour season has so much to offer. Chagstock is a small family friendly rock festival, scheduled to return in July. The Sidmouth Folk Festival, established in the 1950s, returns in August. For classical music fans the Two Moors Festival (described by the Daily Telegraph as “like going to Wigmore Hall, with better views. And cows”) is scheduled for October.

Visitors to Beaworthy have so much choice when it comes to crafting their own holidays. We look forward to sharing our beautiful part of the world with you.

The space

Beaworthy Cottage, attached to Beaworthy House, dates back at least to the 16th century (although records of a farm on this site go back much further). The cottage can sleep up to five people comfortably – you can see more pictures of the inside of the cottage here. Guests are welcome to use the gardens. We have beautiful views of Dartmoor and the rolling countryside of this beautiful part of the world.

Booking Beaworthy Cottage

You can check our availability here, email us or phone Ian on 01409 221501 to find our more about Beaworthy Cottage. We’d love to hear from you.