Peppercombe Bothy

Bideford, Devon
The exterior of Perppercombe Bothy, Devon
The exterior of Peppercombe Bothy, Devon
The interior of Peppercombe Bothy, Devon
The interior of Peppercombe Bothy, Devon
The interior of Peppercombe Bothy, Devon
The toilet at Peppercombe Bothy, Devon
Peppercombe Beach close to Peppercombe Bothy, Devon
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At-a-glance details

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Preferred changeover day Flexible
  • Minimum stay 1 night
  • Number of dogs welcome 2

About Peppercombe Bothy

Skip the hassle of putting up your tent this summer and stay in this coastal stone hut with sea-views for miles.

Comfortably sleeping up to four guests, Peppercombe Bothy is a very basic stone dwelling benefiting from wonderful views to Bideford Bay and close proximity to the famous South West Coast Path. 

Perfect for a group of friends looking for somewhere to get away from it all for the weekend, the bothy is ideally placed for a walking holiday. With just a handful of neighbours, the only thing keeping you awake at night will be the sound of owls hooting in the trees and foxes rustling in the bushes. 

Follow a meandering path down to the secluded Peppercombe Beach. With its wealth of rock pools and fishing spots, you’ll love exploring this beautiful stretch of the North Devon shoreline.

Just a short drive along coats and you’ll arrive at Clovelly. This famous old fishing village with its steep cobbled high street leading down to the harbour is home to range of local shops, pretty cafés and tea rooms and traditional pubs. 
 

Enquire and book

Call 0344 335 1296

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm

Saturday: 9am - 7pm

Sunday: 9am - 1pm

Email bunkhouses@nationaltrust.org.uk

Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair not available
  • Microwave not available
  • Fridge not available
  • Freezer not available
  • Dishwasher not available
  • Washing machine not available
  • Tumble dryer not available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television not available
  • DVD not available
  • WiFi* not available
  • Open fire / wood burner not available
  • Garden not available
  • BBQ not available

Layout

  • Ground floor

    Two double (4'6") raised platforms that visitors can put their own mats or air beds on. There is storage space under the platforms and there are hooks on the back of the main door. There is a sink and a cold water tap.

    The toilet is in a hut adjoining the bothy, where there is no light or sink.

Notes for guests

Heating: No heating provided.

Bedding/linen: No linen provided. 

Parking: There is parking for a maximum of two cars just off the lane on the uneven track leading up to the bothy. 

Garden: The garden surrounds the bothy and opens out into surrounding woods. The immediate area in front of the bothy has short grass so you can sit out or play. Elsewhere, the ground is uneven and the grass is wild and long.

Hazards: Due to the remote location of this bothy, access is via a very rough track approximately half a mile long. Please drive very slowly and with great care at all times. Low slung vehicles should exercise particular care. 

Dog owners should be aware that there is no enclosed garden at the bothy.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 Acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level through to 5 Acorns at the highest level. Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose, safe and clean. Running water and a WC are provided. There could be some limitations to heating and washing facilities (details of these will be stated clearly on the cottage's webpage). Bedding, linen and towels are supplied (with a few exceptions, which is again clearly stated). Facilities for basic catering and living are provided. Generally a 1 acorn cottage does not have wifi. Examples of a 1 acorn offer include Cartref, Wales and Rosedene, Worcestershire.

2 Acorn: a mid-quality range of furniture and fittings. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high sleeps to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. Very few 2 acorn cottages have wifi and, similar to a 1 Acorn cottage, the kitchen white goods and washing facilities are basic in their offer. All 2 (and higher) Acorn cottages supply bedding, linen and towels. Examples of a 2 acorn offer include Engine Cottage, Cornwall and High Hallgarth, Cumbria.

3 Acorn: a good, standard offer. Generally it is correctly proportioned for the number of guests but could have a few compromises, for example a small sized kitchen, or a lower bathroom to guest ratio. The variety of white goods available will be better than a 2 Acorn cottage. Examples of a 3 acorn cottage include the Mustard Pot Cottage, Norfolk and Rose Cottage, Isle of Wight.

4 Acorn: these cottage have more premium furniture, fittings and lighting. Additionally it is likely to have added comfort extras. The ratio of bathrooms to guests will be higher, and the bathrooms would be more likely to have separate and spacious showers as opposed to over bath showers. Examples of a 4 Acorn offer include Portland House, Dorset and Stepper View, Cornwall.

5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. It is well-equipped and has spacious facilities throughout the cottage. This is the highest offer available. The furniture is of high standard, and has real comfort for modern living. Examples of a 5 Acorn cottage include The Old Rectory, South Wales and West Gate Lodge, Yorkshire.

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