The Red Linhay

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Near to: Barnstaple

& Lynton

No of Cottages: 1

Sleeps: 1 -4

Contact: Celia & Martin Ryall

Tel: 01598 763286

Address
The Red Linhay
Hollacombe Farm
Blackmoor Gate
Kentisbury
EX31 4NR

AA award body
4 * rating

Self Catering Holiday Accommodation
Near to Barnstaple & Lynton

Hollacombe is a 62 acre family farm on Exmoor with cattle, sheep and a few hens. Guests are welcome to participate. Just 5 miles from the coast at Combe Martin and S.W. coastal path. Walk the farm trail or sit and watch the wildlife from the hide. Secluded stream bordered garden with BBQ..

The holiday accommodation is a traditional "linhay". These were originally built as cattle accommodation, but of course ours is now a very well-appointed 2 bedroom cottage with full CH and a wood-burning stove. Logs supplied free.

Downstairs there is a porch and cloakroom with WC and wash-basin, and a large open-plan lounge and kitchen/dining area. The kitchen is very well-equipped with eye level double electric oven with grill and a gas hob, washing machine and has ample work tops and cupboards. You can also enjoy our own spring water "on-tap".

The lounge has a Free-Sat TV, DVD player,and WIFI.

The are 2 bedrooms, one double and one with 2 single beds. Each has its own ensuite shower, WC and wash-basin, and there are great views. We supply all bedding and towels.

Outside there is a BBQ, picnic table, bird feeders, swings and a slide for the children.
Available for your use a travel cot/bed cot, highchair and baby bath.

Up to two dogs welcomed.
We respectfully ask that dogs do not go into bedrooms or on the furniture.

There has been a farm at Hollacombe since Anglo-Saxon times and we like to maintain traditional links by keeping Exmoor Horn sheep and "Red Ruby" Devon cattle, both local breeds.

Guests are welcome to get involved with the various farm activities, such as feeding and collecting eggs.

We are also proud of our wildlife trail and hide which the Devon Wildlife Trust helped design. We have received a Silver Award from them for our work for the benefit of Devons's wildlife and natural environment. We have put up a barn owl box down in the valley.
Red Deer can be seen from our hide and also badgers and foxes. Also seen on the farm a polecat
9 varieties of bats have been recorded at Hollacombe including the Lesser & Greater Horseshoe bats.

The Red Linhay is environmental friendly having solar panels, a heat pump and wood from our hedging for the woodburner.

Just 4 miles from the coast at Combe Martin, we are only a short distance from the surfing at Woolacombe and Croyde. We are also ideally placed for those wanting to explore Exmoor and North Devon. Lynton & Barnstaple railway close by at Woody Bay station, also close by is Lorna Doone country.
Nearby is the Calvert Trust.

In addition, we are just 1/2 mile from a well-run family pub with a good play area.

Brown trout fishing is available at Wistlandpound just 2 miles away.

Exmoor National Park is now an International Dark Sky Reserve. Experience the thrill of dark skies full of stars at Hollacombe.

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red linhay

Sleeps 4 (2 - 4)

Awards

Guest Accommodation 4 Star

Facilities

Internet AccessSwimming - sea or pool nearbyPlay AreaHorse Riding - nearbyLog Burner - free logsLaundryFishing - nearbyChildrenClose to CoastFarm Trail - with hidePubs NearbySelf CateringDogs WelcomeFarm ProduceFarm Participation