Moorparks Holiday Cottages

Holiday accommodation in North Devon

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Moorparks Cottage

Self-Catering Holiday Accommodation

Moorparks Cottage

Originally a farm workers’ cottage, Moorparks Cottage offers the perfect holiday accommodation: TWO bedrooms: 1 double and 1 king-size zip-and-link (which can be made into a twin on request prior to arrival).
The Cottage is suitable for ‘Babes in arms’ and children over 4 years of age.
• Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC. Separate WC, on the ground floor.
• Lounge/diner: with woodburner (first basket of logs included) and Smart TV and DVD.
• Kitchen: with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher and washer/dryer, DAB Radio with bluetooth.
• Outside: patio area with table, chairs and BBQ. Private garden with decked area, garden furniture.
• Amenities: ample off-road parking. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating and Wi-Fi included.
• Location: beach 16 miles, pub and shop 2 miles.

The views from the kitchen window are of farmland which extends to Exmoor (on a clear day). The door from the kitchen leads outside to the cottage garden and decking.
Sorry, No Dogs allowed (Not even small ones) as we have animals on site.
🚪 2 Bedrooms    🙎 4 Guests (upto)    🛌🏻 2/3 Beds    🛁 1 Bathroom



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Thank you Erik & Michele, the cottage is lovely, beautifully clean, well equipped, warm & cosy. Enjoyed looking out on the views and watching the alpacas.
I hope to visit again next year & experience another warm welcome.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Patricia - Surrey on 10th November 2019
Thank you for making us so welcome! The Cottage is pretty and perfect, with everything you could need + more. Erik was very helpful + friendly. We've had busy days out walking, lots of great memories made. Hope to see you again.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Diane, Paul and Luke - Southampton on 1st November 2019
What a beautiful cottage in a lovely location, peaceful, stunning views & lovely accomodating hosts. Thank you for allowing our daughter to get involved with the animals & for the extra special little touches like the eggs, and the scones, cream & jan. Hope to see you again.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Kirsty and Toby - Northamptonshire on 28th October 2019
What a fantastic find Moorparks cottage is.
The Cottage we stayed in is fab, arrived to Scones, Jam & cream and fresh eggs, everything you could ask for & if you have forgotten something Erik & Michele are on hand to ask, nothing is any trouble......
On our last day full day at the cottage, we decide to explore Moorparks and Erik was on hand to show us around to meet all the sheep up close of which we can only remember a few names.
Spent the afternoon in the garden. We certainly do not want to leave & we are already talking about coming back next year..
We cannot thank you enough Erik & Michele fo rmaking us so welcome.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Michele & Pauline - Gloucestershire on 20th September 2019
What a find!
We received a very warm welcome from Erik and Michele and were introduced to some of the animals-namely the ducks and sheep! The Cottage was spotless and equipped to a very high standard with the aim, we are sure, of making you feel as if you're at home. The views are beautiful - open Devon countryside.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Jane & Martin - Kent on 14th September 2019
*Returning guests*
We've had another fantastic week here at Moorparks. On this visit we've spent more time relaxing within the cottage and grounds and interacting with all the animals, which has been pure joy. Lots of fun and laughter has been had by all of us.
See you again next year for an even longer stay!
(Taken from the guest book)
*** And they have booked again for 2020***
Reviewed by: Russell, Michelle & Craig - W. Yorkshire on 1st September 2019
We have had a lovely holiday i Devon. The Cottage is beautiful and really felt like our home for the week. Our son liked the selection of games!
Erik & Michelle are very welcoming, helpful and friendly. Our son loved visiting the animals: We think he will miss them.
Devon is quite a long journey for us but we have already been talking about coming back again!
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Rachel - Norfolk on 24th August 2019
We have had a really pleasant stay at Moorparks. Erik & Michele were very welcoming and the Cottage was spotless. The animals were the best bit, we enjoyed the walk with the sheep and feeding the alpacas and chickens. Thank you for an amazing stay.
We will definitely be back.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Sarah - Essex on 17th August 2019
What a lovely week we have had in a beautiful cottage. The Cottage has everything you need, which makes it home from home!
The children throughly enjoyed being with the alpacas, sheep and chickens.
We hope to return again in the future.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Rachel - Wales on 10th August 2019
**Returning Guests**
Had a lovely week again; 2nd visit. Cottage as beautiful as ever, scones, jam, & cream were a nice touch on arrival. Erik & Michele have been perfect hosts, on hand if needed, nothiong was too much trouble. Spent mosts breakfast + meals sat out taking in the amazing view + getting up close + personal to the sheep + lambs (very cute!). Thanks Erik + Michele again for a lovely week.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Dawn.A - Manchester on 27th July 2019
We have loved Moorparks Cottages, the place is beautiful and the surroundings are idyllic. Erik & Michele lovely people, helpful, and great at giving a good guide on what to visit around this area! First night, a nice welcome with scones, jam, cream, milk, eggs, especially after a long drive. The Cottage was super confortable, very clean, well kept and felt like home. We will be sure to come back again. Must mention the alpacas, sheep and chickens, made the stay quite unique! Could look at the views for hours through the kitchen window. (Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Mita B. - London on 13th July 2019
**Returning Guests**
Had an amazing time here again, our second visit to Moorparks. Children have loved spending hours with the animals and Erik. They will be sad to miss Trevor the lamb. Spent a lovely day cycling on the Tarka trail to Instow, another surfing at Croyde and a wonderful walk along the coast path from Westward Ho!. Such a lovely cottage and lovely people. See you again soon.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Christine T. - West Sussex on 1st June 2019
We had a wonderful short break here and will definitely be making a return trip. The sheep and alpacas were an obvious highlight! Erik & Michele are so knowledgable & friendly! The cottage was spotlessly clean and very confortable with everythiung we needed. We enjoyed nice walks, reading on the deck and watching the animals, and a lovely pub lunch at the Black Horse. Thank you so much for a lovely stay! (Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Kim - Tonbridge on 22nd April 2019
We've had a fantastic holiday here. The Cottage is very well equipped with everything you need to get you started. Beautiful scones with clotted cream and jam were waiting for us along with milk, tea bags and coffee. The Cottage has such a homely feel to it, we love it and want one of our own. It was such a joy to sit outside and watch the sheep, alpacas and chickens during the day, so very relaxing. At night we would sit out and watch the bats and just listen to the night life.
Erik and Michele are such a lovely couple, very knowledgeable about the area. If there is anything you require you just have to ask. Thank you Erik and Michele for making our stay here so perfect. We are looking forward to coming back.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Michelle - Huddersfield on 1st September 2018
We have really enjoyed our stay here at Moorparks Cottage. Erik was brilliant and was so helpful with shopping being delivered and text to give extra info. We had a lovely treat of scones with jam and cream, they were delicious! Some lovely flowers and tea/coffee & milk & some yummy eggs to get us started. We really enjoyed the cottage and had a few fires on the log burner, which was really cosy after long days on the beach with our 4 & 8 year olds!!
Our girls loved the animals and seeing them and enjoyed feeding them, they are really comical and its lovely to drive in and see the alpacas so interested in you.
All in all we've had a great stay and would definitely return and recommend to anyone wanting a lovely break away!!
Reviewed by: Katrina - Banbury on 25th August 2018
We've had a wonderful time at Moorparks Cottage. Erik & Michele were very welcoming & nothing was too much trouble, very helpful. The cream tea + fresh eggs on arrival were very much appreciated. Everything in the cottage was lovely and clean. We spent most of the time eating alfresco on the decking, admiring the stunning views, (+sheep) truly beautiful. Thanks Erik + Michele, loved getting Close up + personal with the sheep + Alpacas, we've had a lovely time + will definately come again.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Doreen, Geoff & Dawn - Manchester on 28th July 2018
Thank you Michele & Erik for a very warm welcome & for providing our opening day treats of flowers, eggs and cream tea. Your cottage is lovely & very well equipped - there was absolutely everything we could possibly have needed. Also many thanks for the lovely weather!
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Angela & Liz - Yorkshire on 7th July 2018
**Returning Guests**
We've enjoyed our second holiday at Moorparks and have been blessed with glorious weather.
Once again the accommodation has been first class. Due to the warm weather we've enjoysed breakfast and dinner on the decking.
Moorparks is a haven for wildlife and we've enjoyed watching the family of Great Spotted Woodpeckers on the feeders and on two occasions have seen Stoats in the garden.
Thankyou again Erik and Michele for a lovely holiday and for making our stay so special.
(Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Kathryn R. - Bournmouth on 30th June 2018
Very warm welcome from Eric with the added bonus of a cream tea ready to go. Flowers on the table also a nice touch. The Cottage had everything we needed and more, very clean and finished to a high standard. Will certainly be recommending The Cottage to friends and family. Will hope to return in the near future.
Reviewed by: Kevin P. - Southampton on 16th June 2018
We enjoyed our stay at Moorparks the eggs and scones jam & cream were really nice, nothing was to much trouble for Eric when we had trouble with the heating. The alpacas are lovely animals, its a pity we wont be here on Monday to see them sheared. We also liked all the little villages that are dotted about. We might be back someday who knows. (Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Marie H - St. Helens on 18th May 2018
Well what can i say ??? A lovely warm welcome from Erik & Michele. The Cottage is wonderful. Surroundings beautiful. Love the Alpacas, even my hubby fed them amazing. The cream tea was greatfully appreciated after a long journey. Had an amazing week here, don't want to go home. Will definitely book again in the future. (Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Steph & Rodger P. - Grimsby on 7th April 2018
We had a great stay here at Moorparks Cottage, very comfortable and well equipped. Boys had fabulous times at the above attractions (The Tarka Trail, Diggerland, Milky Way and Quince Honey Farm), they would love to return to them all! Thank you very much to Erik and Michele, it's been an absolute pleasure to stay here. (Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Tony H. - Berkshire on 29th October 2017
"Lovely comfortable cottage, very well equipped, and cosy. The owners living next door are very friendly and helpful. Also it's fun to see the sheep, alpacas and chickens, and sample the freshly laid eggs!"
Reviewed by: Claire H - Cambridgeshire on 23rd September 2017
"The cottage was well equipped and easily accessible by road enabling exploration of north and south Devon, Dartmoor and Exmoor. It had a washer/drier, full-sized cooker, dishwasher and 'fridge. The log burner was an added bonus, with a first basket of logs provided and additional supplies available from the owners. The 'Smart' TV was a welcome addition. The owners were available for advice and assistance if required, but not intrusive, and their alpacas, sheep and hens an added interest. "
Reviewed by: Bob K - Essex on 16th September 2017
We have had a lovely stay at this clean and comfortable cottage. Erik and Michele have been very welcoming and helpful and our girls particularly enjoyed meeting the alpacas. Thank You. (Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: The Street family - London on 2nd September 2017
"Superb holiday cottage. Extremely clean, well equipped and beautifully maintained. The owners were very welcoming and obliging, welcomed us with fresh home-made scones and freshly laid eggs! A beautiful part of North Devon, we mostly appreciated the private garden with an amazing view. Also appreciated the garden furniture, barbecue and sun loungers made available to us. Would definitely recommend this cottage and will definitely be going back."
Reviewed by: John T. - Staffordshire on 26th August 2017
A very nice clean and comfortable cottage. Erik gave us a very warm welcome on our arrival. Great views and meeting the alpacas, sheep and chickens. The eggs are fantastic and loved the cream teas - thank you.
Reviewed by: Jeanette.S - Sandwich, Kent on 5th August 2017
We stayed at MOORPARKS COTTAGE in July 2017 & I have to say that it is the best accommodation we have ever been to. The owners Erik & Michele made us very welcome. On our arrival we were greeted by Erik & were given tea, coffee, sugar & 2 pints of milk, as well as scones, cream, jam & half a dozen eggs. The accommodation was spotless & well equipped with white goods towels etc. The property had a NO PETS policy which we really liked as it is getting harder to find this type of accommodation.
Reviewed by: Kevin P - Norfolk on 29th July 2017
Lovely cottage with fab views. The eggs and cream tea left for us were most welcome. We even got to feed the alpacas and sheep (do ask about it) which was great. Erik and Michele were the perfect hosts, nothing was too much trouble. Very impressed with everything. In short, mum and I loved it. Many thanks.
Reviewed by: Sam W. - Somerset on 1st July 2017
Many a happy moment was spent here at Moorparks Cottage. The accommodation was five star. Fully equipped, most comfortable, stunning scenery, beautiful setting, friendly animals and the most welcoming of hosts. The eggs and cream tea on arrival were a particular highlight as was our evening sitting on the decking having our evening meal and watching the sun go down. Thank you Erik and Michelle for making our holiday a very special one! (Taken from the guest book)
Reviewed by: Kathryn R. - Dorset on 17th June 2017
We had a fantastic time at Moorparks - a beautiful cottage equipped with everything you could possibly need and very clean. The surrounding gardens are beautiful and relaxing. Owners Erik and Michelle are so friendly and made us feel extremely welcome. Our children thoroughly enjoyed helping Erik with the animals and learning all about them, including collecting the chicken eggs and hand feeding the alpacas and sheep. We were sad to come home and the children are really missing the alpacas. Thank you for such a lovely and relaxing holiday. Robin, Christine, Josh & Lilly
Reviewed by: Christine T - West Sussex on 3rd June 2017
Wonderful cottage, excellent location to visit North Devon and North Cornwall. Wanted for nothing in the cottage, really great facilities.
Reviewed by: Diane R - Derby on 16th May 2017
We had a wonderful week at Moorcottages!! Beautiful location! Lovely owners! The cottage was so clean and met our every need! We enjoyed meeting the animals and feeding them! Would defiantly recommend .
Reviewed by: Rebecca A. - Cornwall on 15th April 2017
Property Features

✓ Free WiFi
✓ Open all year
✓ Open fireplace
✓ Bath/shower room
✓ 2 Bedrooms/sleeps upto 4
✓ Dines 4
✓ Private Garden
✓ Large off street car parking
Additional Info

✓ Payment Methods: Credit card, bank transfer
✓ Minimum Length Of Stay – 3 nights
✓ Check In: Saturday & Tuesday 3.30pm – 8.00pm
(other times by prior arrangement)
✓ Check Out: 10.00am
✓ Please let us know if you require a Travel Cot.
✓ Pets: Unfortunately we do not allow any pets.

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We love our animals at Moorparks and we enjoy letting others experience being with them, hands on. We started with our first three sheep about a year after moving to Devon, just to help keep the grass down.
We now have:
• Resident chickens
• Runner ducks
• Our pet sheep, including our original three and Larry Lamb.
• Pet alpacas
• A breeding flock of Pedigree Greyface Dartmoor sheep and their lambs
• Our starter flock of Swiss Valais Blacknose sheep
Many of our guests spend hours with our animals and we are more than happy to share them with you and teach you more about them.
Have a look at our Facebook page for more detail.