Orchard Barn

Orchard Barn, Woodhayes Farm, Honiton, Devon, EX14 4TP
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Orchard Barn
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  • Orchard Barn
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  • Orchard Barn

We offer a newly-modernised, self-catering holiday cottage sleeping 2-6 guests (plus sofa beds for a further 2 guests). Woodhayes Farm is tucked away up a private drive, the farm offers beautiful walks from your doorstep into the surrounding fields, 150 acres of ancient woodland and parkland, the River Lupp and the spectacular views from Dumpdon Iron Age Hill Fort and a 10 acre nature reserve owned and run by the Devon Wildlife Trust. A great choice for couples, friends and families seeking a relaxing rural hideaway with easy access to the nearby coast.

Furnished to a high standard, Orchard Barn is graded 4 Star by VisitEngland. The Grade II listed flint stone barn was carefully converted in 2012 to balance period features with 21st century convenience.

Ground Floor - Entrance Hall, well-equipped kitchen with large wooden table for leisurely family meals, also includes cosy seated area with log burner.
First Floor – Three bedrooms (1 King, 1 Twin, 1 Super King/Twin*), two bathrooms (1 x shower, basin & WC, 1 x Shower, bath, basin & WC).
Second Floor – Sitting room with beamed ceiling plus 2 sofa beds to sleep 2 further guests if needed (supplement of £75 per person), bean bags, board games and books.
*can be made up as either Super King or Twin (please confirm when booking)

Across the courtyard, opposite the barn, there is a large orchard garden with a seating area, including garden furniture and BBQ. The orchard enjoys stunning views across the valley, making it the perfect spot to sit and relax after a day spent exploring the local attractions.

Dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge/freezer, 2 x Freeview digital flat-screen TVs, DVD player, ironing and drying facilities
Bed linen and towels provided (please bring beach towels)
Travel cot/high chair/stair gate/children’s books and toys
Heating, power and logs all included
Welcome pack (bread, milk, butter, jam, tea, coffee & sugar)
Fresh flowers
Wi-Fi throughout
French and German spoken
1-2 well-behaved dogs allowed (ground floor only) (£20 dog supplement per dog.)

Other information:
Saturday change over: Check in after 3pm/check out by 10am
£50 refundable security deposit required per week or per short break
Strictly no smoking
Allocated off-road parking for two cars
Drying Facilities
Storage for bicycles
Access Statement

Orchard Barn and Woodhayes enjoys splendid views across the Otter Valley, off the beaten track yet accessible. We are 3 miles from the market town of Honiton and Exeter is a 25 minute drive away. The unspoilt coastline, picturesque beaches and seaside villages of the Jurassic Coast are only 20 minutes away. There are also many historic houses, castles and gardens including National Trust properties such as Killerton House, Castle Drogo and Knightshayes Court. There are plenty of attractions for children of all ages from theme parks, wildlife parks to steam railways and farms. Other activities to discover include sea fishing, fossil hunting, pony trekking, cycling and golf. There is an on-site Pilates studio at Enlightened Body Pilates - please check out web site to enquire about classes and individual sessions. We have an extra information folder and brochures in the barn. Please feel free to call us if you are looking for specific activities/advice.

Dog Friendly  (max of 3 dogs , £20 dog supplement for each dog)  200 acres of parkland and ancient woodland for doggie walks , plus we adjoin a national trust iron age hill fort called Dumpdon Hill which has plenty of common land to walk your dogs. We also have stables where dogs can dry off after wet walks.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Cottage (capacity of 6)from £450.00 to £890.00 per unit per week

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Orchard Barn (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)



  • Accept Children over 7
  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Picinic Area


  • BBQ

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Accept children all ages
  • Accept Children Over 3
  • Children's play area
  • Children's videos/DVDs available
  • Cot
  • Facilities for children
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem) - meeting rooms on site in seperate building
  • Central heating throughout - underfloor heating on first floor and radiators 1st and 2nd floor
  • Conference facilities - conference facilities on site in adjoining building for up to 50
  • Countryside Location
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Electricity inc in rate
  • Family Friendly
  • Free car parking
  • Garden/patio for guests' use - enclosed private orchard with BBQ facilities 15 meters from Orchard Barn
  • Ironing facilities - ironing board and iron provided
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Linen available free of charge
  • Linen provided
  • Near coastal path
  • Number of Shared Bathrooms - 1 large bathroom with bath and shower 1 small shower room bathroom
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted - max of 3 dogs , £20 dog supplement for each dog
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Riverside
  • Separate guests' lounge - loft sitting room on teh 2nd floor
  • Short breaks available
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given) - french and german
  • Wedding Venue
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties - please inquire in more detail
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Country house
  • Family
  • Farm
  • Film or TV location
  • Green
  • In countryside
  • Midweek breaks
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Romantic
  • Weekend breaks

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - French

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities - pilates studio on site , inquire about details www.enlightenedbody.co.uk
  • Other sporting facilities

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Daily rates available
  • PayPal
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • CD Player
  • Central Heating
  • Colour TV
  • Daily servicing of unit (minimum of 5 days per week)
  • Digital TV
  • Dishwasher
  • Drying Facilities
  • DVD Player
  • Electric shaver point
  • Free View TV
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
  • Hairdryer
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms - 1 hairdryer available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Non smoking rooms available - no smoking in house
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Non smoking units
  • Oven / Cooker
  • Radio
  • Towels Available
  • Underfloor heating
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Christmas/New Year Programme
  • Honeymoon Breaks
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Marketed to any other specialist market
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Pets (Proprietors) on premises
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers
  • Special provisions for walkers

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available



Map & Directions

Road Directions

We are situated 1½ miles north east of Honiton and the A30 trunk road. Take Dunkerswell road out of Honiton, cross small bridge (Langford Bridge) over the River Otter. 150 yards turn right. Woodhayes Farm is the first drive on left. Please continue to the front of the house and park your car in the gravel driveway in Front of the House. For sattelite Navigation Please use the following postcode EX14 4TP, please be aware that this post code will take you just short of your destination, to lower Shaugh Farm which is the next farm after Woodhayes.



Public Transport Directions

By train please use the London Waterloo to Exeter Line, we are aproximately 3 hours from London Waterloo. There are buses that serve Honiton from most major towns or cities from Devon, Dorset and Somerset.





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    Recent Reviews:

    • Rurubear
      Nice conversion, quirky home from home.
      4 of 5 stars
      13th Aug 2017
      We needed to stay close to the Blackdown Hills Gliding club as our son was in a competition. Orchard Barn was perfect for our base with the added attraction that our border collie was not only... Read full review
    • ydaltrey
      Colchester, United Kingdom
      Family Xmas break with equine facilities for our horse
      5 of 5 stars
      16th Jan 2018
      Excellent location with easy access to Honiton. Surrounded by beautiful countryside with great hacking for our horse and wonderful walks for us. The stable and paddock were good and Bandit, our... Read full review
    • Wavysea
      Warm, comfortable and happy family house with super helpful owners
      5 of 5 stars
      19th Jan 2019
      Stayed over Christmas, this was an ideal place. One big downstairs room for all the action with chilling-out attic room when needed. Very warm and cosy, kitchen had everything needed, nice bedrooms... Read full review


    • 4 Visit England Stars
    4 Visit England Stars

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