Even in peak summertime, this part of Mid Devon is sleepy & quiet, apart from the sounds of birds & there is nothing like a gentle stroll along the lanes, or a trip to Bickleigh Mill, where you can spend the day dining al fresco by the River Exe, shopping or taking a train ride. From pristine golden stretches to its relentlessly pounding surf, Devon's coastlines are numerous as they are unique, offering a range of activities for all types of holidaymakers. Relax on the beach or take a thrilling adventure on a surfboard! Walk along Dartmoor's stark, misty moorland, it's plain to see where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle derived much inspiration. Visit one of the many NT houses in the area surrounding the cottage. Tiverton is just 2.5 miles away, where there is a pretty canal where you can hire a barge for the day. Explore the historic city of Exeter with its impressive cathedral, shopping complex & various galleries, bars & restaurants. Shop 2.5 miles, pub & restaurant 3/4 mile.