Henry Williamson, Great Torrington, North Devon., South West England

Holidays at Henry Williamson, Great Torrington, North Devon., South West England : Sleeps 8

Henry Williamson, Great Torrington, North Devon., South West England Henry Williamson (HSN) - South West England

Henry Williamson (HSN) - sleeps 8

Henry Williamson, Orford Mill in Great Torrington, North Devon sleeps 8 people. Orford Mill lies alongside the River Torridge in a beautiful wooded valley, nestled below the historic town of Torrington. With its air of peace and tranquillity, abundant wildflowers and river life, it became the setting for Henry Williamson’s magical story of Tarka the Otter. Indeed, the mill wheel in which Tarka hid from the hound Deadlock was at Orford Mill. This superb location makes a wonderful holiday base, especially for families, with sandy beaches on the North Devon coast only 10 miles away.
The complex consists of a Grade II listed water mill and manor house, now converted into nine delightful cottages, all equipped to Visit Britain ‘4 Star’ standard. Most overlook the charming ornamental courtyard with its ponds and flowerbeds. Riverside is detached and overlooks the river. All cottages retain character features such as exposed beams and stonework, and each is furnished in an individual style to a very high standard. Guests can enjoy anindoor heated swimming pool, with lovely river views, as well as a spa room and all-weather tennis court, games room and fenced outdoor children’s play area. There is an on-site cafe with wi-fi (open 9am-9pm). In addition, fishing rights are available on 200 yards of river (bring own licence, or available locally at cost). All the waterways are safely fenced.
The countryside around Orford Mill is dotted with sleepy villages nestled among the hills, while extensive woodlands, traversed by many footpaths, offer the chance to experience the area’s natural beauty at close quarters. Adjacent to the grounds are the renowned RHS gardens at Rosemoor, and other local attractions include Dartington Crystal, offering a factory tour and visitor centre. Great Torrington is only a mile away with good shopping and amenities, and there is golf at nearby Hartland. Orford Mill adjoins Torrington Common which extends to 365 acres, incorporating 20 miles of footpaths. The common is a haven for wildlife. The ‘Big Sheep’ and ‘Milky Way’ theme parks are each less than 10 miles away.
The River Torridge runs downstream to the ancient port of Bideford, still with a working quay offering boat trips out to Lundy Island. Just around the corner is the attractive little town of Appledore with its colourful houses and narrow streets. To either side lies Devon’s most spectacular stretch of coastal scenery – a chain of magnificent cliffs and rocky promontories, interspersed here and there by long flat sandy beaches, where the Atlantic breakers roll in to create ideal surfing conditions. There are splendid beaches at Instow and Westward Ho!, the latter bordered by the Royal North Devon Golf Club, and the Northam Nature Reserve. Further west is the supremely picturesque Clovelly, whose narrow, cobbled main street descends at a dizzying gradient to the little harbour below. To the south, the cathedral city of Exeter can be reached via a delightful drive through lush river valleys.
Orford Mill offers very attractive accommodation set in 3 acres of beautiful gardens with streams, waterfalls and the water wheel which is still operational. Excellent as a touring base, it makes a good choice for a holiday whatever the weather. Shop ½ mile. (All accommodation at Orford Mill refs HSN, HDDF [Tarka], HSF [Riverside], HSG [Skirr], HSH [Owlery Holt], HSJ [Otters Haven], HSK [Mill Pool], HSL [Mere Brook], HSM [Kingfisher])

This two-storey property is entered through a stone archway in the original manor house. First floor: Living/dining-room with wood-burner. Well-equipped modern fitted kitchen. Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed, TV and en-suite W.C. Twin-bedded room with TV, video and en-suite bathroom/W.C. with over-bath shower. Bunk-bedded room (3ft beds) with en-suite W.C. Family bathroom/W.C. and shower over whirlpool bath.

  • Wood burner
  • Video
  • Sitting-out area with furniture
  • Holidays at Henry Williamson, Orford Mill run from Friday to Friday


Property Details

Sleeps 8 people : 4 Bedrooms : Cot available : Fuel & power included : Games room : Highchair available : Indoor pool : No pets : Parking available : Pub nearby : Short breaks all year : Shower : Washing machine

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Prices at Henry Williamson
Saturday 30 December 2017 for 7 nights: £1622
Thursday 4 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Friday 5 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Saturday 6 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Sunday 7 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Friday 12 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Saturday 13 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Sunday 14 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Friday 19 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Saturday 20 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Sunday 21 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Friday 26 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Saturday 27 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Monday 29 January 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Friday 2 February 2018 for 7 nights: £692
Saturday 3 February 2018 for 7 nights: £692

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Tourist attractions near Henry Williamson

Tourist Attractions
 

Towns near Henry Williamson

Towns nearby
Barnstaple in North Devon is 10 miles
Beaworthy in Devon is 12 miles
Bideford in Devon is 6 miles
Braunton in Devon is 11 miles
Chulmleigh in Devon is 12 miles
Holsworthy in Devon is 14 miles
Ilfracombe in Devon is 18 miles
North Tawton in Devon is 15 miles
Okehampton in Devon is 16 miles
South Molton in Devon is 14 miles
Torrington in Devon is 0 miles
Umberleigh in Devon is 7 miles
Virginstow in Devon is 18 miles
Winkleigh in Devon is 10 miles
Woolacombe in Devon is 16 miles
 

National Trust properties near Henry Williamson

National Trust properties nearby
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum in Devon is 15 miles
Baggy Point in Devon is 14 miles
Bideford Bay and Hartland in Devon is 14 miles
Bude to Morwenstow in Cornwall is 19 miles
Dunsland in Devon is 10 miles
Finch Foundry in Devon is 18 miles
Woolacombe, Mortehoe and Ilfracombe in Devon is 16 miles
 

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Features at Henry Williamson

Sleeps 8
Barbeque
Car Parking
Cot Available
Dishwasher
Fishing
Games Room
High Chair
Hot Tub
Pub less than a mile
Rural
Stairgate
Indoor Swimming Pool
Washing Machine
WiFi
Wood Burning Stove


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