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Elegant Simplicity – Holiday Cottage

The Small School Cottage is an elegantly simple retreat on the North Atlantic coast. Escape from your busy lives and relax with us at the Resurgence Centre. (Strictly 12+ and vegetarian only.)

Set in the middle of the North Devon countryside, in the centre of Hartland village, our luxuriously simple cottage is the perfect getaway. Our rich rural location plays host to a plethora of unique walks, historical harbour villages and ancient woodlands.The Small School Cottage is part of The Resurgence Centre which is managed by The Resurgence Trust. As an environmental charity, The Resurgence Trust aims to foster a greater connection to Nature to enhance personal wellbeing, support resilient communities and inform social change towards regenerative societies that enrich our natural environment.

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To begin the booking process, click on your arrival date below (minimum booking 2 nights). Please read the house rules before booking.

If you prefer, you can make an enquiry, or call 01237 441293 (Mon-Fri, 9-5).


Please familiarise yourself with the photos, in particular the sleeping arrangements.


  • Lounge/dining area – Wood burner, sofa, dining table and chairs
  • Fully equipped kitchen – Breakfast bar, dishwasher and electric range cooker
  • Two bedrooms – Three permanent beds and one deluxe guest bed is available
  • Two bathrooms – One with double shower


  • Shared tranquil garden with decking area and outdoor furniture
  • Parking and access
  • Private entrance with free on-site parking and free on-street parking
  • Electric car charging available for an extra cost


  • CCTV security cameras are used in the grounds, but not in vicinity of the cottage.
  • There are smoke alarms, a carbon monoxide alarm, fire extinguishers and a first aid kit


  • Fast wifi – 53 Mbps, verified by speed test.
  • Stream 4K videos and join video calls on multiple devices.


  • Self-check-in with a smart lock
  • The cottage does not have a television.
  • Languages spoken: English, Français, Deutsch, Devonian

House rules

  • Check-in from 16:00. Check out: 10:00
  • Strictly vegetarian/vegan cuisine only to be prepared and consumed on site
  • Not suitable for children and infants (strictly 10+ only)
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events
  • Plastic free (We encourage not using single use plastic)
  • All waste to be recycled
  • No outdoor shoes to be worn upstairs

Terms and Conditions

For terms and conditions, including our refund policy, please see our full terms and conditions.

How to find the cottage

The address is: Small School Cottage, Fore Street, Hartland, Bideford, Devon EX39 6AB


"A superb cottage in a lovely location. The property is fitted out to a high standard, and the ethos around sustainability makes a refreshing change. Thank you!" – Justine

"Fantastic place! Wonderful hosts and excellent in every way." – Rafe

"Beautiful and cosy cottage in a prime location in Hartland. very friendly town, great pubs and beautiful walks!" – Aline

"A beautiful cottage, well-equipped, comfortable, a real pleasure to have spent a week here. Thanks to the Resurgence team for making us so welcome." – Kirstin

"A stylish perfect house with smart ideas. We were very satisfied and felt good." – Esther