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Orchard Cottage


Nestled amidst a picturesque apple orchard, Orchard Cottage stands as a testament to sustainable living and serene comfort. Once an agricultural barn, this meticulously restored timber-framed retreat offers an idyllic haven for up to eight guests. Step inside to discover a harmonious blend of rustic charm and modern amenities. Rich timber beams frame the space, complemented by the gentle crackle of a wood-burning stove and plush furnishings that beckon relaxation.

Floor-to-ceiling windows unveil sweeping vistas of the rolling hills, inviting nature to become a part of your stay. The cottage’s ground floor unfolds into a luminous and airy open-plan layout with underfloor heating throughout, perfect for family gatherings or time with friends. Of the four bedrooms, three boast ensuite facilities, ensuring privacy and convenience for every guest. The ground-floor bedroom offers direct access to the expansive patio terrace, a tranquil spot to watch and listen to the surrounding nature. Whether you’re crafting cherished memories with a large group of friends or forging unforgettable memories with loved ones, Orchard Cottage promises an escape amidst nature’s embrace.



Key Features

Sleeps: 4 bedrooms to accommodate up to 8 guests comfortably.

Two bedrooms upstairs have double beds with the other, and the downstairs bedroom, having the flexibility of zip and link type beds.

4 bathrooms; 3 en-suites and one shared bathroom.

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 accommodations 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 with pool table, table tennis, table football and darts.

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!

Ground floor facilities (bedroom)Ensuite Bathrooms with bathsWIFIParkingElectric vehicle chargingLog burnerBarbecueSwimming poolSaunaLake/River on siteGames roomLivestock on site

Key Facts

  • Stay Connected with complimentary WiFi.
  • 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.
  • Laundry Made Easy: Take care of your laundry needs with a convenient washing machine.
  • Eco-Friendly Warmth: Stay snug with our biomass-generated heating system.
  • Flexibility at Its Finest: Available for short breaks to suit your spontaneous getaways.
  • 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.
  • 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 small group bookings please contact 01769 550102