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At a Glance


  • 24+ Adults
  • Additional Estate Accommodation on request
  • 2-min walk from property, at owner’s pubs


  • 11 Bedrooms, 11 Bathrooms


  • Solar-heated Outdoor Pool (Summer months only)
  • Outdoor Bathtubs
  • Snooker Room with SKY TV
  • Gym
  • Dance Barn
  • Tennis Court
  • Nearby Grounds for Camping (May – Oct)


  • Gardens and Grounds offering Marquee Space 


  • Self-Catered or Catered

Travel & Accessibility:

  • In North Devon
  • 25 mins to M5
  • 2 hours from Bristol
  • 3 hours from Heathrow
  • Helicopter Landing
Solar-heated Outdoor Pool

Solar-heated Outdoor Pool

Manor bedroom

Manor bedroom

Temple Manor

Welcome to unique tranquillity

This stylish 10-bedroom country house retreat in Devon stands upon magnificent grounds and offers majestic views of the river valley and fields beyond. With its chic décor and fantastic facilities, including an outdoor swimming pool, indulge yourself at Temple Manor for a truly unique and memorable experience.

The secret gardens

Serene grounds with acres of mature gardens are inundated with secret spaces and hidden treasures, waiting to be discovered. Temple Manor is the perfect haven for guests who want to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Warm & inviting rooms

Upon entering the property, you are immediately engulfed by the warm and inviting interiors, adorned with inspiring artwork. The large windows allow for natural light in the summer and the open fires and Aga cooker can warm up any cosy winter night. A truly magnificent staircase leads up to stylish bedrooms, most of which come with private bathrooms or en-suites.

The owners of the property have also converted the courtyard buildings to house some more fantastic bedrooms – one of which boasts its own raised deck area and outdoor bath. For larger parties, additional accommodation can also be offered at the owner’s two nearby pubs; 5 bedrooms which can sleep 10 guests is just a 2-minute stroll away.

Soak up or get active

Enjoy the breathtaking solar-heated outdoor pool and the temple-like outdoor bathtub (summer months). Guests will also love the tennis court, grotto, restored green houses, croquet lawn, gym, dance studio, snooker room with full-sized table, flat screen TV/DVD and SKY services - the list is endless. In fact, the property has many amenities on offer and can easily cater to all needs. For guests that can tear themselves away from all that the property has to offer, there is a countless choice of activities in the surrounding areas, including the option for camping from May to October in nearby river meadows.

Treat yourself and those around you

Temple Manor is a truly wonderful country house hideaway that is ideal for health retreats, family holidays and celebrations, weekend breaks and corporate events. If you want to indulge, impress or simply relax and enjoy life, then this is the perfect property for you.

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Temple Manor (0203) - Key Information

General information


  • Sleeps 24 adults
  • Additional local accomodation on request


  • Gardens & Grounds
  • Marquee space


  • Self-Catered or Catered
  • No Corkage Charge


Things to Do

Facilities On Site

  • Solar Heated ourdoor pool (summer months only)
  • Outdoor bathtubs
  • Snooker room with Sky TV
  • Gym
  • Dance Barn
  • Tennis Court

Bookable Activities

  • Murder Mystery evenings
  • Spa treatments
  • For more information see our Activities & Events page


Booking Information

Booking Deposit

  • 30% deposit paid to the house
  • Balance due 12 weeks prior to arrival

Security Deposit

  • £1,000 refundable

Arrival & Departure

  • Times are usually arrival 4pm & departure 10am

Temple Manor (0203) - Prices

2017 Prices Three night weekend Week
Low Season
November - April (excludes Easter & Half term)
£4,500 £7,300 (7 nights)
Mid Season
May, June, Sept Oct
£6,000 £9,200 (7 nights)
High Season
July, August, Christmas, New Year, Ester, summer half term
£7,000 £10,000 (6 nights)

Please note that as in the pricing table, stays in July & August are limited to 6 nights Max. (Friday with early check in from 12 noon to Thursday departure by 11am)

Bookings and rates are based on the number of people and nights stayed and can be made for weekend, midweek and full weeks. Please always check for specific party sizes and dates.

VAT: Included in hire price

Pool: Included in the hire price – although top up oil heating is charged as extra if requested. Please note that because the pool is solar heated temperature is dependent on the weather. The pool is only open in summer months.

Heating: Included in hire price

Cots:1 The house has a travel cot and also two high chairs - it may be possible to source others from the pubs if booked in advance. Please ask for details when booking.

Camp Beds: The House has a z bed if booked in advance

Catering & Corkage: The house is self-catered and does not charge corkage. The house can supply catering at extra cost if booked in advance. The pubs can also supply an outside bar or barrels of ale and wine at good prices if booked in advance. You can also supply caterers as long as they visit in advance and the house has their full details including proof of insurance.

Damage Deposit: £1,000

Terms: 30% non-refundable deposit to secure dates, balance due 12 weeks before arrival

Payment method: Bank Transfer or Cheque

Midweek Bookings: Please ask for details.

One night stays: Only allowed between Monday and Thursday.

Pets: On prior agreement

Weddings & Events: The house does not have a civil licence but does allow a small amount of marquee receptions each year – price depends on dates and number of guests. You must use the house marquee company.

Stags / Hens: On prior arrangement

Larger groups: The house does allow a small number of marquee events each year, in addition they can allow camping on the river meadows between May and October subject to weather and they also have additional accommodation 2 minutes stroll away in two pubs – each with 5 bedrooms. You must use the house marquee company