Staple Cross Cottage


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Tel: 01398 361 429





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Local Community Links:

Abbotshood Cycle Hire: Located by the Grand Western Canal at Halberton.  All types of bikes are available to suit your needs – they’ll also deliver and collect them for you.

Ashbrittle Stud: An excellent stud operating to traditional high standards.  Set in the heart of the beautiful Somerset countryside with its rolling hills making it perfect for developing and maintaining good muscle tone.


Forkbeard Fantasy: A multi-media theatre company who share their skills in their uniquely creative summer schools and professional development courses.

Heywood Estate: Located near to the town of Wellington they offer fishing and various field sports.

Sampford Shrubs: A specialist retail nursery propagating and growing a wide variety of hardy shrubs.  And also Holbrook Garden a beautiful 2 acre garden to explore plus special RHS events.

Shalden Shooting School: Offers coaching in clay pigeon shooting on the Devon/Somerset border near the small town of Bampton with one of Britain’s top shooting coaches.

Staple Cross Inn:  A family run pub offering good real ales and excellent value home-cooked meals.

Stuart Line Cruises: Run a wide range of boat trips in Devon from relaxing River Exe cruisies to Jurassic Coast cruises and day trips to Torquay, Brixham and Sidmouth.

Woodenways: Construct bespoke log buildings and timber frame structures and offer hands on courses in their construction. Provides details of the Grand Western Canal that’s nearby for cycling, walking and horse-drawn barge trips. provides details of the nearby West Country Way national cycle route (NCN3) that links with the Grand Western Canal (as detailed above). has details of numerous walks in the area.

A couple of popular wedding venues nearby:

Huntsham    Just 2 miles away this grand Victorian gothic mansion provides a wonderful venue for that special day.  Plus we’re possibly the nearest bed & breakfast to it although we have a TA postcode!

Coombe Farm Woods: Another nearby licensed wedding venue that specialises in eco-weddings.


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