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Tinkers Cottage

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Bigbury, Devon, England
Tinkers Cottage offers comfortable self-catering accommodation in Bigbury village, South Devon (an area of outstanding beauty), not to be confused with Bigbury-on-Sea which is two miles away and is where Bigbury Beach can be found. Plymouth lies to the west and Salcombe to the east.

Tinkers Cottage is a delightful two-bedroom holiday cottage sleeping 4 people comfortably. This terraced cottage offers a high level of comfort in a get-away-from-it-all setting. The kitchen and bathroom both have modern fittings, and the kitchen is well equipped for all your catering needs.

The sandy beach at Bigbury-on-Sea is just under two miles away, and there is plenty of opportunity locally for water sports enthusiasts to get their fix. Surf boards, stand up paddle boards and kayaks can be rented from Discovery Surf who operate out of the car park c...
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Listing #HL268954
About the Owner
Megan P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
Interaction with guests
Guests will be sent directions and the code for the key safe several weeks before they arrive. The key for Tinkers Cottage is obtained from a key safe that located close to the front door. The code for the key safe is included in with the directions. Our caretaker lives locally and is on hand to sort out any problems a guest may encounter. We also have a detailed Information Folder at Tinkers Cottage giving guests information on how the appliances all work, explaining the hot water and central heating, as well as including lots of information on what to do and where to eat while staying at Tinkers Cottage. I am also more than happy to talk to guests prior to them arriving at Tinkers Cottage with any questions they may have.
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We spent 4 nights in Tinkers Cottage for a late break. The cottage is fabulous and really well fitted out with everything you could possibly need and all to a high standard. Bigbury is a small village only 2 miles from Bigbury-on-Sea and Burgh Island....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank DebraM284
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Tinkers Cottage for 4 nights and have to say it’s the ‘best equipped’ cottage we have ever stayed in. Also it was very comfortable and homely. Perfect base to explore the beautiful coastline and little villages. Bigbury beach is brilliant.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank dilyst2013
meganpearson, VR Owner at Tinkers Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your positive comments. We have tried to make staying at Tinkers Cottage a home-from- home experience.

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Reviewed 19 September 2018


Date of stay: September 2018
meganpearson, VR Owner at Tinkers Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018


  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The cottage has central heating. Electricity and heating costs are included in the price of your holiday. The modern, well equipped kitchen has a double electric oven with four-ring hob, microwave, kettle, washing machine with drier, dishwasher and a full size fridge-freezer. The lounge/diner has two comfortable sofas and a TV with DVD player, as well as a CD player. The dining table seats 6 people comfortably.

There is a selection of books and DVDs to help keep you entertained. The cottage also has a land-line telephone and broadband internet connection paid for through an honesty box. Please note. Mobile phone reception and internet speed can be poor in this rural part of Devon.

The master bedroom has a 5ft double bed, while the twin-bedded room with distant sea views has two extra p...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No hen parties or stag parties.
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 King
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About the neighbourhood
Bigbury Village is located in an area of outstanding natural beaut is ideal for family holidays.
There's a varied selection of water sports available to visitors who prefer their holidays to feature a little adrenaline rush. If you want to try something different from the usual bodyboarding or surfing then windsurfing and kite-surfing are gaining popularity here, with hire facilities located right on the beach.

To give you some peace of mind, there are lifeguards present at Bigbury beach during May to September and the beach also has a first-aid room. You can even take your dog onto Bigbury beach, although they are restricted to certain areas during the summer. Bigbury beach is one of the main attractions about holidaying in Bigbury.

Bigbury-on-Sea hosts the fascinating Burgh Islan...
Getting around
There is very little public transport around Bigbury village so a car is a necessity in this part of Devon.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 65.0 km
Railway: Plymouth: 25.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 25.0 km
A car is a necessity in this part of Devon so we send out detailed directions on how to drive to the property several weeks before a guest arrives.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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