Key Facts

General Information

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Sleeps up to 24 guests
  • 10 bedrooms, eight of which have an ensuite bath or shower room
  • One super kingsize bed, three kingsize beds, two doubles, and ten singles
  • Room for two child size beds in one of the bedrooms
  • Add Little Sanford to sleep an additional 7 people (additional cost)

Cooking and Dining

  • Dining table seats up to 24 guests comfortably
  • 2 dishwashers
  • Electric range cooker
  • Aga
  • Fantastic chef available for a special meal or throughout the weekend
  • Drop-off meals available
  • BBQ
  • Tables and chairs on terrace
  • Good dining nearby
  • Online deliveries

Children Welcome

  • Games, books and DVDs for children
  • Three cots available
  • High chair available

Where We Are

  • Barnstaple, Devon
  • The postcode is EX32 0HL
  • The nearest station is Barnstaple, a nine minute drive away
  • The nearest airport is Exeter
  • Taxis available
  • Plenty of parking

Things To Do

Things to Do Inside

  • Cinema Room with 65" wall mounted screen
  • Amazon Prime and Netflix
  • Large TV
  • DVD Player
  • Wi-fi
  • iPod Dock
  • Video games
  • Selection of books
  • Games room with pool table

Things to Do Outside

  • 9 steater Hot tub
  • Table tennis table
  • Croquet set
  • One and a half acres of gardens and grounds to explore

  • Please note that bubble football is not suitable for grounds at Taw Valley House - but it can be played at the nearby Rock Park.


  • Horse riding
  • Golf
  • Watersports
  • Fishing
  • Mountain biking
  • Pampering and beauty treatments at the house

Top Things to Do for Children

  • Surfing lessons
  • Sailing lessons
  • Saunton Sands beach
  • Discovery Island Adventure Park
  • The Big Sheep
  • North Devon Falconry

Location & Booking

Payment Process

  • We take a one third deposit at the time of booking
  • The balance is due three months before the date booked

Cautionary Deposit

  • £1,000 refundable deposit

House Restrictions

  • No pets please
  • No fireworks please
  • Hen parties welcome
  • Stag parties welcome on request

Arrival and Departure

  • Check in 4pm
  • Check out 4pm Sunday
  • Check out 10am on other days

What’s Included

  • Linen
  • Handwash, hand cream, shower gels and conditioner
  • Towels
  • Essentials
  • Utilities

  • A basket of logs is provided for the fire