The Barton

Located in Bideford, Devon

This two-storey farmhouse wing is situated near the Devon town of Bideford and can sleep 8 people (plus an additional 2 children at cost) in four bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 2


The Barton is a homely and comfortable wing of a farmhouse on a working farm near the Devon town of Bideford. The house sleeps 8 people (plus additional 2 children at cost) and has one double bedroom, one double with two additional single beds, one double with one additional single bed, a twin room, a family bathroom and family shower room. There is also an open plan sitting and dining area and a kitchen. Outside there are shared facilities: play area, lakes, gardens and parking in the lane for two cars. An adventure on a working farm, The Barton is ideal for those who want an outdoor family holiday.

Property Details

Nestling in the countryside, the wing of this farmhouse provides spacious and comfortable accommodation near Bideford, North Devon. This is a wonderful choice for families who wish to experience life on a working Devon farm. You will find the kitchen spacious and well equipped with all the modern appliances for an effortless holiday and when evening comes, settle down in the open plan sitting and dining area on some comfy sofas and warm yourself in front of the wood-burning stove. The bedrooms are roomy and have a real country feel with some wonderful, far-reaching countryside views from the front. After a peaceful night's sleep, step outside and let the fun begin! With two other holiday cottages on-site, this is the perfect place for children and adults to enjoy some outdoor fun, adventure and relaxation. Maybe you will be there to help out at lambing time, or sit and cast your line in one of the lakes. Children will delight as the lambs skip over to say hello while they are making friends in the play area. Fancy trying your hand at some clay pigeon shooting? Equipment is provided and days can be purchased at just 40p per shot. As darkness settles, an array of nocturnal creatures including owls, foxes and badgers can be watched under a canopy of stars unblemished by city lights. The market town of Bideford sits on the west bank of the River Torridge and has a good selection of shops and eateries. A visit to the Pannier Market is a treat for lovers of local produce and hop on a boat from here to Lundy Island or a cruise along the coast. North Devon has some beautiful stretches of soft golden sands and award-winning beaches, surfing waves, sandcastle competitions and water sports galore. Westward Ho!, which takes its name from the novel by Charles Kingsley has a wide stretch of beach separating the Northam Burrows with a pebble ridge, where golf lovers can try their hand at the Royal North Devon Golf Club, reputedly the oldest links course in the UK or maybe a horse-ride along the beach. This is the perfect choice for those who are looking for an outdoor adventure.


Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine


Area Details


The historic maritime town of Bideford lies on the River Torridge on the North Devon Coast and makes for an excellent base to explore this area of Devon. With a great selection of shops, cafés, pubs, tea rooms and restaurants you won't need to leave the town for anything but there is so much to see and do in the area you will surely want to. Just a couple of miles away is Westward Ho!, with 2 miles of spectacular coastline and a Blue Flag awarded sandy beach. Just sit and enjoy the views or perhaps make a sandcastle or partake in one of the many water-based activities on offer including surfing. The walking is especially good around here with both the South West Coast Path and the Tarka Trail within easy reach. North Burrows Country Park provides 253 hectares of diverse landscapes to enjoy while the award-winning Big Sheep all-weather family attraction and the Ultimate Adventure Centre are just 1 mile away. In summary, this area offers so much for all ages with breathtaking scenery thrown in for free!

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