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These young fawns were born in our woods last year

Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon

A totally unique experience

Tucked away in our ancient Annery woodlands, featured in ‘Tarka the Otter’ are Beaconside’s 9 individually styled cabins. From scandi to boutique, each cabin has been carefully designed and gives you everything you need for the ultimate woodland adventure!

Tarka Cabins

Where did the story come from?

Henry Williamson went to live in the remote Devon village of Georgeham in 1921, and soon he came to know every path of the rugged cliffs and moors of North Devon.

He had always had a passion for wildlife and, having kept a nature diary when he was a young boy, was determined to make a living from nature writing.  He recalled how a stranger had arrived at his cottage asking for help in rescuing an orphaned otter cub.  Henry brought it home, where his cat acted as a foster mother.  But one day the otter became caught in a rabbit trap.  When Williamson set him free, the otter ran off.  Henry searched the countryside for months but he never saw the otter again.

The experience had sown the seeds in Henry’s mind for the story of Tarka.....

Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon

LUXURIOUS Accommodation

Follow the festoon lit sloping pathways under the canopy of trees and step inside the cabin to find your unique experience. Within your cosy cabin nestled in the woods you’ll find a sumptuous king-sized bed for a perfect nights sleep, an en-suite shower room, a kitchen with a combi oven, 2 hot plates, fridge ,a bistro table ,2 chairs and a sofa bed chair.

Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon

All year around escape

Experience an adventure, The cabins are located in the woodlands and can be accessed by a sloping footpath.

This is the ultimate all-year round retreat only 10 minutes from North Devon’s glorious golden sand beaches and coastal walks.

Enjoy a unique 2 night stay (minimum) for £140 per night.

Please note it's a sloping terrain to the cabins and they're not wheelchair friendly.



Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon

Vuz Peg

From £140 per night. Sleeps up to 2/3

Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon

Ruddock

From £140 per night. Sleeps up to 2/3

Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon

Dimity

From £140 per night. Sleeps up to 2/3

Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon

Polly wiggle

From £140 per night. Sleeps up to 2/3

Outdoor Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country House Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Country Wedding Venue Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon
Weekend Weddings Bideford, North Devon

Tarka

From £140 per night. Sleeps up to 2/3.