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Catering Services for Berry House

Just choose from our list of talented local chefs and liaise directly with them and they will take care of everything.

They will offer you a variety of menus for your big house party from a simple, hearty, two course, self-service meal, to a more formal, fully served and cleared dinner. All are made from the best available local produce wherever possible.

If, however, you would prefer us to organise your event for you, just let us know and will gladly do so!

If you have a specific caterer that you would like to use, they would just need to visit the house and show us the necessary insurances.





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West Country Caterers is a well established business specialising in a personal service and concentrating on a high level of home cooked cuisine. They are one of the leading catering companies operating all over Devon.  They also offer Masterclasses at your venue.















From knees-ups to hoe-downs, barefoot picnics to ballroom banquets, the Pieminster team can help you with all your catering needs, doing as much or as little as you’d like.

All their pies are made in their Bristol kitchens and brought to you wherever you are in the UK. So whether you’d like a Kate & Sidney, Moo, Free Ranger or Heidi Pie, they’ve got it covered. They only use 100% free range British meat and their vegetarian pies are Vegetarian Society Approved. All of their ingredients are ethically sourced and local. And if you have any special dietary requirements, they have that sorted too, with a list of alternative options for you including gluten free ones.





Activities for Berry House


We can arrange activities to suit any kind of event or party at one of our large houses to hire. We have spent time researching and finding an excellent range of suppliers to provide the best experiences for you.

Our rangers are second to none providing exemplary tuition and top of the range equipment. For days out and local attractions explore the local links on this page. You will also find local information files in all our five star awarded houses.

Activity List for Berry House

We offer a range of activities to make your house party more relaxing or more exciting, depending on your preference. We can bring activities to the house or take you to a whole host of things to do nearby.




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Berry House


Berry is an elegant Georgian house situated remotely in open farmland close to the cliffs of the rugged and dramatic North Devon coast. This a designated ‘area of outstanding natural beauty’ and the house has superb views out to sea (in a Westerly direction – affording great sunsets) as well as inland across a wooded valley to the tall mediaeval tower of St Nectan’s church in the nearby hamlet of Stoke. This large house to rent is available for big parties, holidays and corporate events

The History

Its origins date back to mediaeval times, but the house was enlarged and completely remodeled in the 1760s to provide the home for the land agent of the neighbouring Hartland Abbey Estate. Workmanship was to exceptionally high standards for the time, including fine paneling to many of the rooms. The house remained remarkably untouched until acquired relatively recently by the present owners who have undertaken its painstaking and sympathetic restoration in 2006/7. Great care has been taken to retain the historic character of the building whilst discreetly incorporating the best modern services and to provide a great sense of contemporary style without the feeling of being ‘too new’!


Ground floor

Entrance hall with main staircase opening to formal panelled drawing room and dining room, with open fire and wood burning stove respectively. Cellars include an original wine cellar and laundry facilities. The rear hall leads to a large flag-stoned kitchen with sunny breakfast room beyond. French windows open from the breakfast room to the walled terrace for outside dining. There is a boot / utility room, cloakroom and at the rear 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a secondary staircase.


First Floor

There are 5 large and luxurious bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, three of which are ensuite.

Second Floor

There are 3 attic rooms and two bathrooms 1 of which is ensuite.

Bedrooms range in style from the grand panelled Georgian rooms to the simple almost rustic and the attic, which has the feel of a good modern barn conversion. All have been carefully designed and are equipped with sumptuous beds. Bathrooms are all newly fitted with top quality German fittings throughout.

In total there are 10 bedrooms (all 6ft doubles or 3ft twins), four of which have an additional single ‘daybed’. There are 8 bathrooms (5 bath / 3 shower), four of which are en-suite.

Party Spaces

Games Barn                                         Games Room

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The Games Barn is a great indoor space providing table tennis, basketball and 5-a-side footie. It also has an assortment of toddler play equipment, large screen TV and sound system.

The Games Room is on the first floor with petit-football and pool table and a computer set-up providing wi-fi internet and links to all local attractions and information. Beyond is the reading room facing West out to sea with comfortable sofas on which to curl up with a good book or watch the large screen TV with video/DVD.

During your stay

There’s something for everyone on the rugged north Devon coast. Get the family moving with a cycle ride along the wonderfully flat and scenic Tarka Trail, walk along the South West coastal path, surf at Westward Ho! or Croyde Bay. Visit the picturesque villages of Appledore and Clovelly or amuse the kids with a day trip to The Big Sheep. The fascinating island of Lundy can be easily reached from Bideford where you may be lucky enough to see puffins, seals, dolphins and basking sharks.

See our Activities list for clay shooting, riding and a host of other exciting things to do.



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  • TV/DVD
  • Table Football
  • Pool Table
  • WiFi
  • Computer
  • BBQ area


  • Large Games Barn with:
  • Table Tennis
  • Five a side Football
  • Basketball
  • Large screen TV
  • Sound system

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