Travellers Rest Old Church

Bed and Breakfast in Umberleigh, Devon

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Cobbaton, Chittlehampton
Umberleigh
Devon
England
EX37 9SD

Travellers Rest Old Church, Umberleigh

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Built in 1866, Travellers Rest Old Church now invites guests to relax in unique bed and breakfast style accommodation surrounded by unspoilt, open countryside. Original stone walls, stained glass windows, antique furnishings and a grand wooden staircase constructed from pews which once stood in the church are just some features that bring character to this magnificent building. So if you're looking for somewhere distinctive to stay, this attractive corner of North Devon is well worth a visit!

Built in 1866, Travellers Rest Old Church now invites guests to relax in unique bed and breakfast style accommodation surrounded by unspoilt, open countryside. Original stone walls, stained glass windows, antique furnishings and a grand wooden staircase constructed from pews which once stood in the church are just some features that bring character to this magnificent building. So if you're looking for somewhere distinctive to stay, this attractive corner of North Devon is well worth a visit! Three bedrooms and a childs room/den provide comfortable sleeping quarters for guests, consisting of the Blue Room suitable for families with a double and single bed, the Red Room which includes a four poster double bed, hidden ensuite bathroom facilities and first floor conservatory.

All the rooms have been sympathetically restored to retain the original features of the church. The Church room/lounge with all its character and splendour invites guests to relax in truly comfortable surroundings, in front of a log fire on cooler evenings. In the dining area, where the altar once stood, you can now enjoy a freshly cooked breakfast from a vast menu suited to all tastes and optional evening meals cooked fresh to order - all food is homemade, locally sourced and organic where possible.

Located on the premises guests will also find full size snooker room and outdoor seating area situated in a peaceful, rural setting, the Old Church enjoys wonderful south facing views over rolling countryside. Victorian gothic doors, a hand painted rood screen, leaded stone fireplace and panelled staircase are just some of the original features to see and enjoy when staying at Travellers Rest Old Church. Situated in the small hamlet of Cobbaton amid beautiful countryside, the Old Church lies within easy reach of the rugged North Devon Coastline, stunning beaches and Exmoor.

There are several pretty towns and villages with fantastic award winning restaturants and boutique shops.

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