Whole house
1130 ft²
Pet friendly
Washing machine
Free WiFi
Free parking
Private Bathroom
Parking on site

Located 11 miles from Royal North Devon Golf Club and 12 miles from Westward Ho!, The Shippon offers accommodations with a kitchen in Barnstaple. The 4-star vacation home is 11 miles from Lundy Island.

Composed of 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a shower, this vacation home has a satellite TV and game console. Providing free private parking, this 4-star vacation home also features free WiFi throughout the property.

Guests at the vacation home can enjoy cycling nearby, or make the most of the garden.

Watermouth Castle is 16 miles from The Shippon, while Bull Point Lighthouse is 18 miles away. The nearest airport is Exeter International Airport, 55 miles from the accommodation.

The Shippon has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 24, 2019

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.0)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Accommodation Type
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
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Managed by Sykes Holiday Cottages

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Company info

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Property info

The Shippon is a delightful detached cottage nestled in the north of Devon. The cottage holds two bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room, a ground-floor cloakroom, and a shared bathroom, making the property suitable to sleep four people. Within the property you can also find a kitchen with a dining area and a utility leading on from this, as well as a lovely sitting room with a woodburning stove. Outside you can find a private garden with a patio and lawned area and swings and a trampoline for the children to enjoy. The Shippon is the perfect property for a small family looking for an adventure in North Devon.

Neighborhood info

Barnstaple is the main town of North Devon, holding tradition in its pannier market, as well as offering shops, restaurants and bars, it makes a fantastic holiday destination with a wonderful array of amenities around every corner. You can also find two glorious sandy beaches here, perfect for the summer months with the family. With pretty scenery due to its floral decorations, this award winning town makes a brilliant base for your coastal trip to Devon.

Language Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of The Shippon
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • High chair
  • Coffee machine
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Additional bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Game console - Nintendo Wii
  • Game console
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Heating
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Sit back and relax
  • Garden
  • Cycling
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
  • Smoke-free property
Safety & security
  • Carbon monoxide detector
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Shippon takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa The Shippon accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

One well behaved dog welcome

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Shippon

  • The Shippon can accommodate this group size:

    • 4 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The prices at The Shippon may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Shippon has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Check-in at The Shippon is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Shippon offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling

  • The Shippon is 3 miles from the center of Barnstaple.

  • Yes, The Shippon is popular with guests booking family stays.