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Mortehoe Cottages

Stay in Mortehoe and you’ll experience a delightful double holiday. The peace and tranquillity of a small Devon village just up the coast from buzzing and laid-back Woolacombe, with it's justly celebrated three-mile stretch of golden sand.

You’ve got pubs, wonderful walking, gob-smackingly beautiful coastline and an ideal base for exploring Exmoor or the rest of North Devon. What’s not to like?

What’s there to do in Mortehoe?

With Woolacombe beach so close, the obvious answer is swimming and surfing. The bay is famed for its surf, with the Atlantic delivering some pretty impressive breakers. If you’re a beginner and keen to learn, book a session with The Nick Thorn Surf School, which is located at the Boat House on the slipway down to Woolacombe Beach.

If surfing’s not your thing, fear not because Woolacombe beach is plenty big enough to cater for all tastes, with zoning in the summer months for other activities, including swimming, sea canoeing, windsurfing and sailing. And if you’re concerned about your little ones, rest assured the beach has resident RNLI lifeguards on the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, and from 5th May to 30th September.

Smaller and more intimate than mighty Woolacombe, Barricane beach is just on the outskirts of the village. It’s a sandy cove perfect for families with low ledges that are great for jumping off. There’s also the wonderful (but seasonal) Barricane Beach café, serving up the distinctly un-Devon flavours of Sri Lanka!

Back inland, the stunning countryside and coastal views are perfect for bike rides. A particularly lovely journey is Mortehoe to Croyde, and back again. It starts down a smooth road with the bay stretching into the distance to the right. You then get your first glimpse of lovely Woolacombe beach and, behind, the rump of Baggy Point. The ride then takes you through Woolacombe, up along a cliff-top path which then drops down into Croyde. When you’ve had your fill of sunbathing or swimming, the ride home is equally lovely.

For those who prefer their riding on the back of a horse, Woolacombe Riding Stables offers led beach and coastal path hacks. Ponies and horses are chosen according to riders’ abilities, so children or nervous adults won’t find themselves on top of wild stallions. It’s a truly magical way to experience this unique stretch of coast.

As for walkers, there’s a spectacular circular-ish jaunt from Mortehoe that offers some of the very best coastal views and rock formations of any stretch of the South West Coast Path. Head north-east out of Mortehoe to Bull Point, then cut south-west along the coast path, taking in Rockham Beach and Morte Point. Here there are spectacular views. Gaze out to sea to Lundy Island, and inland at the extraordinary rock formations that bear more than a striking resemblance to the spiky armour of a stegosaurus.

If you’re after thrills, then H2Outdoor, which is based in Woolacombe, offers a huge range of activities for adrenaline junkies. There’s mountain biking, wild swimming, high ropes, coasteering (think swimming, followed by climbing, followed by leaping back into the water!) and comparatively genteel kayaking.

What can you eat and drink in Mortehoe?

From swish seaview restaurants to beach cafés and unusual chippies, Mortehoe and nearby Woolacombe have enough eateries to keep you sated.

There’s nothing that conjures up seaside holidays better than fish & chips. Well Mortehoe village certainly has a fish & chip shop, but this one is rather special. Not content with just selling wonderful fish & chips, Mor-Shellfish-T-Eat in the village square also offers a range of shellfish platters, cockles, whelks and prawns in cartons, and the very popular ‘fish-in-foil’ for your barbeque or oven. You can take home tuna, cod, haddock, sardines, sea bass and more, with additional options of garlic, chilli, basil or lemon infused oils. Fish, made simple and delicious.

Also in the village, The Chichester Arms offers visitors (and their dogs) a traditional village pub, with hearty home-cooked food and a good range of real ales and ciders on tap.

Just down the road in Woolacombe, Eddy’s is more Mexico than Devon, but no one’s complaining. It’s a small, rustic-looking place but what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in portions. Expect delicious Mexican chicken or duck quesadillas with plum sauce, and fabulous tortilla and home-made nachos. Out of season opening hours are Wednesday to Sunday. Booking advisable for evening meals.

For atmosphere, the Barricane Beach Café is unrivalled. By day, it serves a selection of freshly made baguettes, ciabattas and homemade cakes. Then, as the day softens and sunset approaches, it transforms into a Sri Lankan beach shack serving authentic homemade South Asian curry. The choice is simple – either a vegetarian or chicken-based curry served with a lentil dhal dish, coleslaw dish, rice and poppadums. An awesome setting and the friendly staff will even lend you plastic cups to pour your wine into. A true one-off!

For informal dining with an unbeatable view of Woolacombe Beach, head to The Boardwalk Bar and Restaurant. Lunchtime dishes include jumbo fish finger sandwiches, bacon and brie baguettes and Boardwalk burger. In the evening, as the sun sets over the bay, enjoy a more sophisticated menu, with mains like pan-fried mackerel with garlic and lemon, moules mariniere and Piri-Piri marinated chicken breast.

A little further afield, The Blue Groove Restaurant in Croyde manages to be all things to all men and none the worse for it. There’s a friendly laidback vibe to the place, with original artwork and murals adorning the walls, and an eclectic menu inspired by the flavours of Europe. There’s Spanish tapas, Greek mezze, Peking duck, Mexican pancakes, chicken rogan josh and the restaurant’s legendary Exmoor burger, which comes in a wholemeal bap, with hand-made chunky chips and spicy ketchup. And if you just fancy a beer in the garden and have little ones, you can let them loose on the climbing frame. Everyone’s a winner!

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New Property Glenhaven

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

Offering panoramic sea views this delightful second floor apartment is within a short downhill walk of wonderful sandy beaches

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • 0.1 miles from the coast
£425 - £870 per week *

GLENHA View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 miles from the coast
  • 0.4 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
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Special Offer Stunning views can be enjoyed from the dining area. Barricane Apartment

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

Spacious apartment for two with wonderful sea and coastal views.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • Travel cot available
£349 - £785 per week *

BARRI View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.5 miles from the coast
  • 0.15 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
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Special Offer Rockham

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

Immaculately presented apartment in a quiet location on the edge of Mortehoe. Wtihin walking distance of village facilities and just a short drive to awarding winning beach and resort of Woolacombe.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
£420 - £1100 per week *

ROCKH View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.8 miles from the coast
  • 0.25 miles to the nearest pub
  • On one level
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
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Wykeham backs on to open farmland Wykeham

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

Adjoining the former vicarage in Mortehoe a cosy cottage with garden and childrens play area.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
£317 - £769 per week *

WYKE1 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 1.5 miles from the coast
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer

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Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

Comfortable and spacious Georgian cottage with garden and childrens outdoor play area.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
£349 - £813 per week *

MAIL1 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 1.5 miles from the coast
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
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Combesgate is a spacious first floor apartment in a most unique position to offer magnificent views over Woolacombe Bay and out towards the distant headlands and Lundy Island. Combesgate Apartment

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

Spacious apartment with uninterrupted views of Woolacombe Bay and just a short walk from the picturesque village of Mortehoe and delightful sandy coves.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • Travel cot available
£440 - £1100 per week *

COMBE View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.5 miles from the coast
  • 0.15 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
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Special Offer Morte View

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

A spacious two storey apartment in the centre of the pretty coastal village of Mortehoe and with all village amenties on your doorstep including choice of pubs, tearooms and village store.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.3 miles from the coast
£358 - £865 per week *

MORTEV View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.3 miles from the coast
  • 0.05 miles to the nearest pub
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
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Special Offer Seaview Cottage

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

A traditional cottage in the pretty village of Mortehoe enjoying sea views across to Hartland Point and Lundy Island.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 3 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
£358 - £865 per week *

SEAVI View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 3 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 0.5 miles from the coast
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer

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Detatched holiday retreat is just over a mile from the beach. Little Hatch

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

A spacious detached bungalow with delightful gardens and offering wonderful distant views across countryside to the sea beyond. Just a short distance to the award winning beach resort of Woolacombe

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
£494 - £1220 per week *

LITTLE View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sorry, no pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Friday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 1.5 miles from the coast
  • 1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • On one level
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
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Morte Apartment

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

A wonderfully spacious apartment with magnificent sea views. Within walking distance of the facilities of Mortehoe village, delightful sandy coves and coastal footpaths

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
£509 - £1400 per week *

MORTE View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 1 pet
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Cot available
  • 0.5 miles from the coast
  • 0.15 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • On one level
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
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New Property Ferndale Mortehoe

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

Quietly situated in the hilltop village of Mortehoe. Close to pub and village stores yet just a mile to the magnificent surfing sands of Woolacombe

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
£520 - £1595 per week *

FERNMO View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 1 miles from the coast
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer
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Special Offer Spindrift

Mortehoe - North Devon Coast

Attractive and spacious holiday home in quiet village location of Mortehoe. Offering wonderful sea views and only a mile from the award winning surfing sands of Woolacombe.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
£500 - £1450 per week *

SPINDM View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Suitable for up to 2 pets
  • WiFi connection available
  • Private parking
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Saturday changeover
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Highchair available
  • Travel cot available
  • 1 miles from the coast
  • 0.1 miles to the nearest pub
  • Sea views from the property
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • Tumble dryer

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