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Farnham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Donna and Simon were perfect hosts. Apartment very clean and had everything we needed. Afternoon tea was amazing as was the breakfast. Donna is an amazing cook. Both have great local knowledge and put themselves out to ensure our stay was pleasant. Would definitely recommend and will be returning again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

stayed with Donna and Simon for a long weekend trip to Devon, could not wish for anything more, the beds lovely and comfortable, the room spacious and clean, the scenery spectacular overlooking the river. food better than ever,

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is the second time we have stayed at Riverside Cottege and again it was a lovely experience. We were met on our arrival with Tea and lovely home made cakes which certainly put us in the mood for our Valentines Break. The rooms were beautifully decorated as was the rest of the cottage. Our only complaint was that on...

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Donna H, Owner at Riverside Cottage Guesthouse, responded to this review

David thanks for the lovely review and so lovely to see you both again. I can only apologise about the snoring and as there was no one else in the B&B when you both stayed I can only assume it was Simon or one of the dogs; because as you know women just don't snore!!! Thanks again for taking the...

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful two night stay. Donna and Simon are perfect hosts and really made us feel at home - not to mention Donna's amazing cooking. This is a great location to explore all that North Devon has to offer. We can't wait to return.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

From the moment we arrived to a warm welcome, we couldn't fault the Riverside Cottage Guesthouse and hosts Simon and Donna. The room with balcony overlooking the river was spacious, well-equipped and spotless. Breakfast offered a wide choice of first class local produce, and my enquiry about the coffee was rewarded with a complimentary packet! Definitely one of the best...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was a lovely property in a very nice area of Devon. A short 5/10 min drive from Bideford, the property sits on the bank of the river, with views over the river from the dinning room. Breakfast was lovely, freshly prepared and a good portion of full English. The room I stayed in had modern fixtures and was a...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We arrived late in the evening, we where revpceived like family and the room was fantastic. We stayed for three nights and did not want to leave. Devon is a new aquaintance but fantastically beautiful. And Mad Henry, the miniature donkey is so beautiful.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We had a fabulous weekend staying at this guesthouse. The owners were so warm and friendly on our arrival. I loved the personal touch that they remembered our names throughout the weekend. We not only had gorgeous clean and modern rooms which had such lovely views, but also there was a reception room where breakfast was served which could also...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We stayed here for three nights in November whilst visiting family and thought we'd try the Riverside Cottage, mainly due to all the glowing reviews here. The Guesthouse is run by two of the most friendly and hospitable people you could care to meet, Donna and Simon. They own and run the place and it has to be said, do...

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Keynsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My wife and I thoroughly recommend the cottage, Donna and Simon were very welcoming, helpful and make exceedingly good cakes! The cottage is an ideal location for many nearby attractions and is a lovely place to be first thing in the morning overlooking the riverbank and Tarka trail. All amenities are in good working order and the cottage is very...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Riverside Cottage Guest House Coastal bed and breakfast accommodation in Devon WALK - CYCLE - KAYAK - RELAX Riverside Cottage Guest House sits directly on the bank of the River Torridge estuary in Bideford, North Devon stretching 4 acres in total along the river. The River Torridge plays an important environmental role and is a site of special scientific interest (SSSI); because of the wading birds, wildfowl and other wildlife. Bideford, is a largely unspoilt part of North Devon and attracts thousands of visitors each year who enjoy walking or cycling the South West Coast Path or the Tarka Trail. Kayaks are available free of use for a paddle up the River Torridge. Golden sandy beaches at Instow and Westwood Ho! are perfect for lazy days by the sea. RHS Rosemoor, Clovelly, Arlington Court, Hartland and Lynton and Lynmouth make ideal days out. Riverside Cottage Guest house is the perfect base for a holiday and is ideally located for accessibility to the rest of Devon or North Cornwall coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverside Cottage Guesthouse

Address: Riverside Cottage New Road, Bideford EX39 5HB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Torridge > Bideford
Price Range: €84 - €128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Riverside Cottage Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are very good, but we prefer the Riverside Room.”
833derekf, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Riverside Room has the best views”
GodstonePair, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Balcony Room overlooks the river. Wonderful views.”
V211BVcc, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The balcony room has the best view over the river”
  • Balcony room view
helenyazor, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The parking at the rear, signposted as Mad Henry's tea room is also for Riverside Cottage, plenty more space and much easier for getting in and out of.”
lonelypom, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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