|4 star quality holiday
accommodation (self-catering or Bed
&Breakfast)on a traditional family farm
living in the depths of the glorious Devon
We invite you enjoy
a holiday in our delightful picturesque detached
thatched country cottage by the river or our barn
conversion( suitable for less abled) nearer to
the farmhouse. Both are self-catering or we can
offer you B&B. Perfect for those breaks away
from it all.
Stable Lodge has facilities for the less able
and in White Witches you may bring your dog. We also offer winterlets.
New sheepdog pup Bob
You may just want to stay a night, short
break, a week or longer let depending on your
reason for visiting our lovely area. Perhaps you
are visiting friends, a wedding or party at Dukes,
Thelbridge Cross Inn or somewhere else
local, house hunting or just for a relaxing
We are 10 miles (16 km) west of Tiverton , or
25mins from Junction 27 on the M5, and 8 miles
(12km) north of Crediton, 10 miles(16km) south of
Our position makes it an ideal base for
visiting all parts of our wonderful county
anytime of the year with its varied landscape
from wind swept Dartmoor to the rolling coombes
of Exmoor and the rugged NorthDevon coast with
the long sandy beaches of Saunton and Woolacombe
to the hidden coves and fishing villages.
So many different things to see, changing with
the seasons from lambing in the spring, to
harvest in the summer. Autumn and winter bring
their own delights in the counrtyside.
Country pursuits are a part of life in this
area of Devon with many hunts and shoots in the
In spring point-to-points are the locals day out. In autumn
ploughing matches are part of the scene.
We have a
new foal born 31/7/11
Bracing walks set you up to sample the local
food on offer or relax in comfort with a book or
film. Leaving the pressures of life behind you.
We can give you a guided tour of the farm
& explain various aspects of our life to you.
This true Devonian family have farmed here
since 1929. We keep about 350 ewes which we lamb
from February to April. We have a small herd of
pedigree Devon cattle. Cereals & root crops
are grown to feed to the animalstogether with hay
and silage. Any surplus we sell locally.
There is an abundance of birds and wildlife to
see. We regularly see barn owls, little owls.
buzzards, pheasants, curlews & skylarks are a
regular sight & sound. Around the farmyard,
swallows, & swifts nest. We have a large
population of sparrows who love our thatched
roof! As the light fades bats put in their
appearance and the night sky is something to
behold without light pollution. We also have
dormice on the farm. Walk around the farm and see
what you can spot.
In winter we have seen lapwings and
A walk along the riverbank will enable you to
see duck, moorhens, heron and occassionally a
kingfisher or an otter. Rabbits, hares foxes,
badgers & deer (roe & red) all can be
seen at various times. Butterflies & moths
are numerous as well as the many wildflowers, see
how many you can identify.
We are farming to enhance the environment
within the stewardship schemes of ELS & HLS
to help encourage flower & fauna around the
farm. Putting back an orchard & a wood are
two projects we have completed.
Creating and maintaining habitats for wildlife
and for our guests to enjoy.