Welcome to Old Keepers Cottage

Old Keepers Cottage, Bed and Breakfast in North Devon

        We will be open again from the 3rd December with COVID - 19 saftety measures in place. Link to our risk assessment on the Contact Us page

This picturesque Bed & Breakfast in North Devon was originally the gamekeeper’s cottage on the Stucley estate and is situated down a quiet country lane just a couple of miles outside the ancient market town and fishing port of Bideford.

A paradise for nature lovers, nestled in 30 acres of fields, countryside and woodland with stunning views across the valley & River Torridge.

Lovely woodland walks down to the river from the house where estuary and salt marsh loving birds thrive.


A charming old cottage with a wealth of character; large family kitchen with Aga, terrace overlooking the river where breakfast/tea can be taken in the summer.

Separate guests' sitting room with TV, books & games plus a music room with Steinway grand piano.

Delicious breakfasts using fresh, locally sourced products.

We cater for all sizes of appetite, tastes and dietary needs.

Extensive off road parking, secure storage of bikes/surf boards/golfing equipment plus washing, cleaning and drying facilities.



We are perfectly situated for walkers & cyclists as only 10 minutes from the Tarka Cycle Trail and Southwest Coast Path - no minimum night stay in 2 of our rooms.

Lundy Island visitors - free parking and complimentary transport to and from Ferry at Bideford Quay

Complimentary Devon Cream Tea on arrival

No pets