Location of Rose Cottage


Why is Rose Cottage such a good location?

  • It is set in the village of High Bickington which boasts 2 pubs, and a post office for basic supplies. Although its a village location, its a quiet and friendly village
  • Rose Cottage is only 20 minutes from Barnstaple, Bideford and South Molton
  • You can get to all of these places from us without getting stuck in any traffic
  • Rose Cottage is a 5 minute drive from Umberleigh train station. This is the tarka line and takes you to central Barnstaple in 9 minutes and Exeter in 50 minutes through scenic North Devon.
  • We are located in a great location for the best North Devon beaches


By Train

Our local station is Umberleigh which is around a 8 minute drive. You would need to change at Exeter for this station. Trains are very regular and run around 8 services each way per day. You will need to organise a taxi collection (Steve is our only local taxi on 07922 131473)

The address is Rose Cottage, Middle Village, High Bickington, EX37 9AY

You can call us on 01769 629069

Directions from the M5

Leave the M5 at Junction 27 (Tiverton) and take the A361 towards North Devon / Barnstaple and South Molton.

Take the exit for South Molton and drive through the town following signs for Torrington (taking the B3227). Once out of the town you will travel approx 8 miles to Umberleigh Bridge. With The Rising Sun pub in front of you, turn right onto the A377 and then after about 1⁄4 mile there is a sign for High Bickington, take this road to Atherington; with the church on your right and post office on your left, turn left and continue to follow signs for High Bickington (B3217).

Go through High Bickington past the Golden Lion pub and take the next right. Head down the village and turn left at the post office. Continue to the Old George Inn. Rose Cottage is straight in front of you (the cottage on the left hand side). There is no reserved parking but there is usually a space directly outside the cottage.

Directions from Exeter

Follow the A377 out of Exeter towards Barnstaple, it is about 30 miles to the turn off to High Bickington, this is sign posted in the village of Portsmouth Arms. Take the left turn (towards High Bickington) and follow up the hill. Turn right at the top and follow the road into the village of High Bickington. Take the third left turning (before the Golden Lion Pub). Head down the village and turn left at the post office. Continue to the Old George Inn. Rose Cottage is straight in front of you (the cottage on the left hand side). There is no reserved parking but there is usually a space directly outside the cottage.

Directions from Cornwall/Minehead

If you are coming to us from Cornwall or the North Devon and Somerset coast please head to Barnstaple. Take the A377 to Exeter and take the turning for High Bickington about 7 miles out of the town and take this road to Atherington; with the church on your right and post office on your left turn left and continue to follow signs for High Bickington (B3217). As you enter High Bickington,

Go through High Bickington past the Golden Lion pub and take the next right. Head down the village and turn left at the post office. Continue to the Old George Inn. Rose Cottage is straight in front of you (the cottage on the left hand side). There is no reserved parking but there is usually a space directly outside the cottage.

By Plane

Exeter airport is less that 1 hour drive from Rose Cottage and provides regular services from Newcastle, Norwich, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds Bradford, Jersey, Guernsey, Glasgow, Dublin and Belfast. The tickets are very reasonably priced from about £20 each way including tax, and car hire from Exeter is also very reasonable. www.flybe.com




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