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Rated from 3 to 5, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, Gold Stars are awarded to the best in Britain and Ireland within their particular banding.

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Customer rating 10 / 10
Based on 86 reviews

North Devon country house, relax in the cosy rooms and public areas

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This elegant 18th-century former rectory is located in the heart of north Devon, three miles from the historic market town of Barnstaple. The Spinney offers stylishly decorated, en suite accommodation in muted colours, with thoughtful extras. Local farm sausages feature at breakfast which is served in the conservatory. Ample private parking is available.


  • Rooms: 5
  • Family rooms: 1

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  • Short breaks available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year
  • Restricted opening: December to 1 March, winter opening times may vary


  • Afternoon tea served


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Chocolates, water – complimentary


  • No children under: 10 years


  • Secure cycle storage

Getting here

From Barnstaple on A39, past hospital towards Lynton.

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