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Tranquil 4* Cottage on Exmoor - Riverside Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking



Riverside Cottage

Riverside cottages is tastefully furnished and comprehensively equipped to meet 'Visit England' 4 star standards. With three bedrooms sleeping 8 plus a cot, a double, 4 poster double with a single bed and a large bedroom with 3 single beds. All bedrooms have wash hand basins. There is a shower room with toilet and a bathroom with corner bath and toilet. On the ground floor the dining hall has a quarry tile floor and woodburner. The sitting room also has a woodburner “Freesat” television, DVD player and an ipod docking station. The separate kitchen has full sized fan oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. The Cottage has ample car parking and is smoke free. We do welcome pets in Riverside and outside there is fenced courtyard garden of you and your pets enjoyment, we do ask that pets are not left unattended or are allowed onto beds or furniture.

About the property


Welcome to New Mill Farm, New Mill Cottage is a genuine 300 year old stone-built cottage, originally an old Mill House, with a brown trout stream flowing past the front, where Dippers, Wagtails and the occasional Kingfisher can be admired along with the resident Mallard Ducks who often come calling for their breakfast. We have our own A.B.R.S. Approved Horse Riding Stables located on the farm, so why not experience the spectacular Exmoor views from horse back! We are well placed to explore Exmoor and only 2 miles outside Lynton & Lynmouth.

Susan Bingham
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2018

About Susan Bingham

We live on beautiful Exmoor, on the family farm with our two sons and Grandma B. We have sheep, horses and Tango our grand farm cat. From the farm we have spectacular views of Exmoor, a great place to live and raise a family.

Susan Bingham purchased this cottage in 1960

Why Susan Bingham chose Lynton

Welcome to New Mill Farm, a 100 acre working Exmoor sheep farm situated in its own secluded sheltered Exmoor Valley with a brown trout stream and free fishing available for our guests. The farm is approached by a private drive directly from the main A39 coast road. Our location is perfect for all, with plenty of open space. For the more energetic, the farm has it's own ABRS approved riding stables and has access to footpaths, one leading up to the Moor and in the other direction down to the coast. The local bus stops at the top of the drive for those who would like to leave their car behind. We have ample car parking.

What makes this cottage unique

From New Mill Farm you will be able to explore our beautiful part of Exmoor as well as North Devon and West Somerset. Lynton & Lynmouth, Valley of Rocks, Watersmeet, Lee Bay & Woody Bay only 3 miles away. Barnstaple, Ilfracombe, South Molton & Minehead are 20 miles, and the main sand and surfing beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton are 40 minutes by car. A great place to relax & unwind......... We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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Accommodation and facilities for Riverside Cottagein Lynton in Lynton and Lynmouth

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
We also have our own A.B.R.S Approved Riding Stables on the farm, offering horses and ponies for all abilities.


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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Fox and Goose Parracombe
Nearest Ferry
75 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Oak Room Lynton
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lee Bay
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We offer horse riding holidays - please contact us for more details.


Closest beach - Lee Bay (small quiet bay - sand at low tide - large flat rocks to sun bath on) - 10 mins by car - 30 mins walking from farm. Saunton/Woolacombe/Putsbrough/Croyde all about 45 mins by car - these beaches are great for surfing.


Closest airport Exeter 1.5 hours - Bristol airport 2.5 hours.

Closest port - Plymouth 3 hours

Closest Railway Station Barnstaple 35 mins or Taunton & Tiverton 1.25 hours

A car is strongly recommended - however we do have a bus stop at the top of the drive - no service at night and limited at weekends and public holidays.


Nearest village - Barbrook 1 mile- Parracombe 2 miles - Lynton & Lynmouth 2 miles - Porlock 15 miles.

Nearest Town - Barnstaple 20 miles - Ilfracombe 20 miles - South Molton 20 miles - Minehead 20 miles

National Trust - Arlington Court 12 miles - Dunster Castle - 20 miles

Further Details:

Barbrook has a small well stocked shop at the petrol station. Lynton has Costcutters, Londis, Chemist, Vegtable shop, Lloyds Bank, Post Office, Tourist Information Centre and cinema as well as a selection of individual shops and in Lynmouth. There are places to eat to suit all budgets.