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The Old Stables


The attractive stone façade of The Old Stables beautifully complements the spectacular rolling hills which surround the property, an unbeatable view which is unbroken from the property’s courtyard garden.

Inside, the ground floor welcomes guests with a spacious open plan layout seamlessly connecting the kitchen, dining, and living areas with doors leading straight to the patio and its striking panorama. Upstairs, the bedrooms pay homage to the building’s rich history with original oak beams and timber vaulted ceilings, adding a touch of rustic elegance, while deluxe furniture brings a more contemporary aesthetic. Each of the three bedrooms boast ensuite facilities for utmost convenience, while an additional toilet downstairs ensures practicality for all guests.



Key Features

Sleeps: 3 bedrooms to accommodate up to 6 guests comfortably.

One bedroom upstairs has a double bed with the others having the flexibility of zip and link type beds allowing for two singles or a double to suit.

3 ensuites and 1 downstairs WC.

Arrival: 16.00pm

Departure: 10.00am

Exclusive Group Retreats

Whether you’re planning a gathering with friends, family, or colleagues, Mornacott offers the perfect setting for your large group. Our cottages can comfortably host up to 20 guests, ensuring ample space for everyone to relax and enjoy. Simply select the “group booking” option at the time of booking or reach out to our team for personalised assistance and to learn more about our offerings.

On Site Activities & Adventures

Shared indoor swimming pool and sauna: Indulge in the luxury of our 13-meter indoor swimming pool, maintained at a blissful 30 degrees, and a rejuvenating sauna, available year-round for guests of all three cottages to enjoy. To ensure your privacy and relaxation, we allocate morning, mid-day, and afternoon sessions on a rotating basis, allowing you to immerse yourself in tranquillity at your leisure.

Games room: Including a pool table, table tennis, table football and darts.

Sports field: For any outdoor games or sports you like to play.

Mornacott night safari: Embark on an enchanting two-hour adventure beloved by both children and adults. Join our countryside guide on a night drive around Mornacott in our specially adapted vehicle. Along the way, we’ll make stops to observe the captivating nocturnal activities of various animals, including foxes, badgers, owls, deer, and more. It’s an unforgettable journey into the hidden world of nighttime wildlife. Please be aware this activity is weather dependant and requires pre-booking.

Nature walks at Mornacott: Embark on scenic local walks ranging from a leisurely one-mile stroll to a more challenging five-mile hike. Connect with nature, pack a picnic, and remember to leave no trace as you explore the stunning surroundings. Ask our team for the best routes!

Meet our feathered friends: At Mornacott, you’ll encounter a charming variety of chickens, from the smart Welsummer to our beloved rescued battery hens. We’re delighted when our guests, especially the younger ones, show interest in helping with feeding. Who knows? You might even gather a fresh egg or two for your breakfast during your stay!

Ensuite Bathrooms with bathsWIFIParkingElectric vehicle chargingLog burnerBarbecueSwimming poolSaunaLake/River on siteGames roomLivestock on site

Key Facts

  • Stay connected with complimentary WiFi.
  • Underfloor heating throughout
  • Fully stocked kitchen, complete with fridge/freezer, oven, hobs, microwave, and dishwasher.
  • Al fresco dining: Fire up the BBQ and gather around the patio seating for memorable meals under the stars.
  • Eco-friendly warmth: Stay snug with our biomass-generated heating system.
  • Parking: Ample parking space for four cars, with electric vehicle charging available for one.
  • Indulge in homemade ready meals and barbecue packs available for pre-order.
  • Flexibility at its finest: Available for short breaks to suit your spontaneous getaways.
  • The Old Stables is a no smoking building.
  • Please note that all of our premises are smoke free.



Soon Your Furry Friends will be Welcome

Beginning September 9th, we’re thrilled to announce that our site will be dog-friendly! We’ve thoughtfully designated closed-off areas attached to Orchard Cottage and The Old Stables, ensuring your furry companions can roam freely and safely. While exploring the rest of the site, we will kindly request that all dogs remain on leads to help protect the wildlife and sensitive habitats on site.

Excursions & Experiences

Beach Bliss: Just ten minutes from the A361 North Devon Link Road, granting easy access to:

  • Saunton Sands: A glorious beach ideal for surfers and bathers alike.
  • Woolacombe Beach: Another stunning coastal spot perfect for surf enthusiasts and beach lovers.


Charming South Molton: Explore the nearby town of South Molton, known for its:

  • Farmers and Pannier Markets: Held weekly, offering a delightful array of local produce and goods.
  • Shops, Pubs, and Supermarket: Experience the full range of amenities including shops, pubs, and a supermarket.


Lively Appledore: Venture to the larger town of Appledore and discover:

  • Its picturesque tapestry: a labyrinth of cobbled streets meandering past pastel-hued houses adorned with vibrant hanging baskets and the occasional cluster of lobster pots.
  • For families seeking adventure, Appledore offers a treasure trove of activities. Set sail on your own maritime escapade with an array of boat and fishing trips, easily spotted along the bustling quay.
  • There are even festivals to enjoy! Appledore is known for its lively calendar of local events and one of the big highlights is the annual Appledore Book Festival.


Local Pub: Whether it’s a post-walk pint or a leisurely lunch by a crackling fire, there’s something for everyone. Just 3.8 miles away, you’ll discover the nearest pub to Mornacott. But don’t stop there! Explore the myriad of inviting eateries scattered throughout the area.


Immerse Yourself in Nature: Explore the beauty of the surrounding area with delightful local walks starting right from Mornacott or explore further afield. Whether you prefer a light one-mile warm-up or are ready for a more serious trek, there’s a trail for every adventurer, just ask the team for the best places to go and see. Take the opportunity to connect with nature, pack a picnic to enjoy along the way, but please remember to leave no trace behind, respecting the environment that surrounds you.




For all group bookings or exclusive use please Book here