Staple Cross Cottage


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Hockworthy, Nr Wellington, TA21 0NH
Devon Somerset Borders
Tel: 01398 361 429     info@staplecross.com 



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                                     NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Grand Western Canal & Country Park:
  The canal is situated between Tiverton and Holcombe Rogus and stretches for 11Ĺ miles with a towpath enabling canal-side walks and cycling right along the route.  An alternative means of transport is by horse-drawn barges - available from Tiverton.

Bickleigh Mill & Castle:
  The castle is set amidst woods within the valley of the River Exe and Bickleigh Mill is also close by on the riverside.  A working water wheel, restaurant, waterside tea garden, farm shop and a pottery can all be found here.



The West Somerset Railway:  This railway travels from Bishops Lydeard (near Tau nton) to Minehead through the beautiful Somerset countryside and coastline.  At 20 miles long its Britainís longest heritage line

Cothay Manor & Gardens: Hidden for centuries it has remained virtually untouched since it was built in 1480. Said to be the finest example of a small classic medieval manor house remaining in the kingdom today. Recently featured on Channel 4ís County House Rescue.


Wimbleball Lake: Located on the eastern edge of Exmoor, with nearly 400 acres of water it has something for everyone: walking; fishing; sailing; cycling or just relaxing with a cream tea enjoying the views.


National Trust Knightshayes Court & Gardens: A 19th century mansion built for Sir John Heathcoat-Amory.  It features rich gothic-style decorations and beautiful formal grounds, woodlands and ornamental shrubs.


These are just a sample of the many attractions to be enjoyed in this part of the South West.  And with Dartmoor & Exmoor National Parks, the South Devon & North Somerset coastlines nearby, there is plenty for you to enjoy during your visit

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