For that perfect country getaway - a self catering holiday in the Devon Village of Shebbear

Purely in the interests of our guests, we are on a mission to try out as many different attractions as we can get to locally in order to give you a flavour of what you can expect do when you visit Tyrella. All of the following are easy to access by car or motorbike when you use Tyrella as a base for your self catering holiday.

Tiverton Horse darwn barge
Shebbear country holiday lounge
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Shebbear country holiday kitchen/Diner
Shower Room
Tiverton Park Canal
This is the only horse drawn canal barge in the West Country. It is a very relaxing way to spend a few hours. Great for all ages and available to those with limited mobility if approached from the road rather than the car park due to the steep steps.

Don with Taffy the horse,


Tiverton horse drawn barge

Tiverton canal barge

Tarka Trail
When Dr Beeching decided that Devon had no need for a mass transit system, we were left with long strips of level land. Some of these old railway lines have now been made into a lovely route for cycling or walking.

  Traka Trail sculpture Tarka Trail cyclingTarka Trail Fremington Quay

Woolacombe Beach
Voted one of the best in the UK

  Woolacombe beach sandcastle competition

Woolacombe beach sandcastle


Tyrella is set between Dartmoor and Exmoor so there are some wonderful walks within easy reach. Some are harder than others. We tend to walk during the winter months as you will tell from a few of these images:
Widgery Cross Dartmoor
  Dartmoor ponies Widgery Cross, DartmoorBadgers Holt Dartmoor
Cow, Dipper Mill


Tarr Steps, Exmoor

Dartmoor Tor
Windy Dartmoor

The Big Sheep, Battlefield

Contrary to reputation, Devon isn't always sunny and dry. This was in December though. Great fun for kids and adults alike. You don't have to get this muddy!

  Laser Battlefield with real tanks The Big Sheep Laser Battlefield-Paul & Lyn

Brentor, Dartmoor

St. Michael de ~Rupe (of the Rock) sits on top of Brent Tor which was once an Iron age hillfort, the defensive earthworks of which are still clearly visible. Brent Tor is very close to the church car par, making access easier than many Tors.


St. Michael de ~Rupe, church on top of Brent Tor



St. Michael of the Rock, church on top of Brent Tor

  Dartmoor valley early morning mists

Dawn view from Brent Tor


St. Michael de ~Rupe, church on top of Brent Tor

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