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9 Log Cabins around Exmoor

For gentle wooded valleys, breathtaking open moors, and a stunning coastline, Exmoor offers numerous opportunities for walking, mountain biking, cycling, climbing, canoeing or sailing. Not forgetting horse riding and fishing or simply visiting the wonderful host of pubs available.

22 Two Little Ducks 4

Lynton, Devon, South West of England

22 Two Little Ducks From £285 Availability

22 Two Little Ducks is a holiday lodge situated in Lynton, Devon, within the Exmoor National Park and on the edge of the River Lyn. The property is all located on the ground floor and it has a double and a twin bedrooms, as well as an open-plan living room with a fitted kitchen and dining area. Outside has a large decking area with furniture provided. 22 Two Little Ducks is ideal for a short break or cosy holiday.

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South Molton, Devon, South West of England

Barn in North Devon From £659 Availability

From this charming detached property you will be within easy reach of Exmoor National Park, perfect for those wishing to walk or cycle this awe inspiring landscape. There are an array of pretty market towns and villages to explore in the area including Dulverton, South Molton, Withypool and Exford. Head to the coast to discover the string of sandy beaches on Devon s north coast, including Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe and Westward Ho!, together with a collection of traditional fishing villages and towns such as Lynton, Lynmouth, Clovelly and Porlock. This delightful property boasts unrivalled countryside views and is quietly situated at the end of a long private unmade lane on a 50 acre alpaca farm. Upon entering the beautiful accommodation, you are greeted with a light and airy open plan lounge/diner with apex ceilings and exposed beams. In the summer you can open the front door to let the outside in, or in the cooler months snuggle up on the comfy sofa in front of the gas effect wood burner while watching your favourite programme on the Smart TV. The well equipped kitchen has an electric oven, gas hob, fridge, coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine, perfect for trying out new recipes or old family favourites. The bathroom has been thoughtfully upgraded with a shower over bath, his and her sinks and a WC. Head upstairs to the galleried king size bed set under the eaves with a low sloping ceiling, which is all part of the charm and character of this property. Sleep tight with your faces glowing from a day exploring the wonderful countryside and enjoy the unparalleled Devon night skies from the comfort of your bed. Outside there is a large enclosed private garden with far reaching countryside views, great for relaxing! There is also a secluded patio area with far reaching countryside views where guests will find a table and chairs, large sun umbrella and two teak steamer loungers with cushions, as well as a wood fired hot tub (ample logs provided, more available at additional cost), which is particularly inviting at night, when guests can enjoy the warm water under the star filled skies. There is also a fire pit where you can enjoy toasting marshmallows while watching the sunset. There is ample off road parking available.

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Watchet, Somerset, South West of England

Barn in Somerset From £351 Availability

Located on the edge of the pretty Exmoor village of Roadwater and within walking distance to a post office/shop and a pub. Head to the coast and visit Watchet with its pretty harbour, or the coastal town of Minehead with its sandy beach. Enjoy walks directly from the property through the awe inspiring landscape of Exmoor National Park. Step back in time and aboard a steam train; conveniently located two miles away in Washford village is the West Somerset Railway that takes you through the beautiful Somerset countryside. Further along the coast are the attractive villages of Porlock, Lynmouth and Lynton and Dunster, with its National Trust castle towering above it. This characterful barn conversion has been lovingly refurbished and makes a perfect escape. You are welcomed into the delightful accommodation through the front door where you will be greeted by the kitchen/diner. The perfectly equipped kitchen/diner has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, counter freezer, Nespresso coffee machine and washer/dryer, it is a great space for cooking lazy breakfasts or trying out new recipes. Completing the downstairs accommodation is a cosy king size bedroom with an en suite shower room with shower and WC, complete with bathrobes and slippers. Heading upstairs from the kitchen/diner is the lounge which has been built into the eaves of the property and boasts exposed beams. Settle in for a snug evening with a bottle of wine and a film on the Smart TV, or relax with your favourite book and let Alexa play your favourite soundtracks. Outside, there is a small private seating area overlooking the garden, great for enjoying your morning coffee or a glass of wine under Exmoor s star filled skies. There is also a shared sloping lawned garden for guests to enjoy approached via steep steps, at the top of the garden there is a Pergola with seating, which can be enjoyed. There is also parking for one car available.

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Oakford, Devon, South West of England

Barn in North Devon From £2064 Availability

This property enjoys a tranquil rural location in the midst of the Devonshire countryside. Situated in the village of Oakford, you are well placed to explore both Exmoor and Dartmoor and everywhere in between. Close to shops and pubs offering a choice of eateries so the pressure is off when it comes to cooking. Enjoy scenic walking routes to suit all abilities, ranging from gentle strolls to challenging long distance hikes. Other attractions within easy reach of the property include the grand western canal, Tiverton Castle and the beautiful Bickleigh. Further afield is the expansive beach at Minehead, the cathedral city of Exeter, and the medieval village of Dunster with its ancient castle. Approaching this property down quiet country lanes, guests will immediately appreciate the secluded surroundings which allow them to escape the stresses of day to day life. The impressive and contemporary accommodation offers guests a superb holiday home with a huge open plan lounge/diner with snug at one end with books games and a pool table. The lounge area entices you to relax on the comfy sofas and watch the Smart TV or challenge your partner to a game of pool or just put your feet up and enjoy a good book. The centre of the property offers a large dining table seating everyone comfortably, a wood burner and large French doors that open up onto the garden. The kitchen is separated by a breakfast bar and is well equipped and where guests will find everything they need to cook up a storm including a large Range oven and hob, microwave, large American style fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. For those who need to do laundry, there is a washing machine and tumble dryer located in a separate utility room. The property has six bedrooms in total, four on the ground floor, two king, two twin zip and link beds each with their own en suite shower rooms with WC's and one king size with access to a wet room shower with WC, this wet room also has a door from the hallway. A separate WC is also on the ground floor. Up to the first floor is a king sized with en suite shower room with shower and WC and a fabulous master super king size bedroom with luxurious en suite bathroom with freestanding slipper bath, separate shower and WC. Heading outside through the large picture French doors which offers superb rattan style garden furniture and a private hot tub. Strike up the BBQ or get creative with the wood fired pizza oven on the patio area overlooking sweeping Devon countryside you will also find a large lawn area, ideal for ball games. Ample off road parking at the rear and the front entrance for up to six cars.

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Dulverton, Somerset, South West of England

Barn in Somerset From £350 Availability

Set in the beautiful Exmoor National Park, this cottage is the ideal base to explore Exmoor s glorious moorland countryside, paddle in the clear meandering streams , and sunbathe on the wonderful sandy beaches of Devon and West Somerset. With views over the Barle valley, wild red deer grazing from the neighbouring woods and Exmoor ponies in the fields next door it is a wonderful tranquil place to relax. The coast to the North at Porlock and Minehead (with a steam railway) is within a 20min drive with wonderful long sandy beaches to be found further west at Woolacombe and Saunton Sands. These beaches are particularly popular with families for swimming and surfing. This is an ideal spot for all the family to be based with plenty of places to walk and explore Exmoor as well as many children s activity centres, zoos, wildlife centres, horse riding, golfing and fishing. Only 3 miles away is the vibrant little town of Dulverton which has pubs, restaurants, tearooms, a small supermarket, delicatessen, bakery, butchers, Doctors and pharmacy. A short drive can also be taken to discover the picturesque Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the Blackdown Hills and the Quantock Hills. The Cottage has Wifi and Freesat TV. Amenities: private parking space immediately outside the cottage. Bed linen, towels, electric, Wi Fi and night storage heating included. The property is supplied with water from a spring, 2 dogs welcome. Location: beach 20 miles, shop and pub 3 miles. Arrival: 3pm. The detached barn, situated on one floor, offers ONE bedroom with king size bed and views over the Barle Valley. Bathroom: with shower over bath and WC. Lounge/kitchen/diner: the living area also has views out over the Barle Valley with feature wood panelling and woodburner effect electric fire, flatscreen Freesat TV, DVD and plenty of books. Kitchen area equipped with an electric oven, hob, combination microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment and dishwasher. Washer/dryer located in hallway. Outside: unattached enclosed private garden beyond the parking area. There is also a small open patio area with garden table and chairs directly outside the property.

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Watchet, Somerset, South West of England

Barn in Somerset From £556 Availability

Converted barn in a peaceful rural location near Watchet, an ideal base for touring Somerset, you will be a short drive to a choice of seaside resorts as well as Exmoor and the Quantock Hills. The barn is situated within an arable farm setting outside the village of Washford, surrounded by working farmland and is less than 1 mile to the village of Roadwater with its village inn and shop. For those who enjoy exploring the countryside, the Brendon, Quantock, Exmoor hills and many other renowned beauty spots of the area are all nearby. Enjoy strolling the country lanes immediately from the property. Venture further afield and explore a choice of popular attractions within easy reach which include West Somerset Steam Railway, Somerwest World at Minehead, The Valley of the Rocks, Clarks Village at Street, Dunster Castle and much more. Enjoy a good meal in a choice of local pubs serving good food or relax in the garden. The accommodation is furnished and equipped to a high standard and offers FOUR bedrooms: upstairs offers a super king size with TV, en suite bathroom with shower over bath and WC, 1 king size and 1 twin. Family bathroom with shower over bath and WC. Downstairs offers 1 twin with en suite shower room with WC. Separate WC. Lounge/kitchen/diner: well equipped with cooker, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, TV and DVD. Utility room: with washing machine and freezer. Outside: large enclosed lawn area to the front with seating and patio area. WiFi due to the location, the Wi Fi can sometimes be intermittent. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, towels, electric and central heating included. Regret no dogs. Location: beach 4 miles, pub, shop and cider farm shop 1 mile. Arrival: 3pm

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Watchet, Somerset, South West of England

Barn in Somerset From £372 Availability

Ideally situated on the edge of the delightful Exmoor village of Roadwater and within walking distance to a post office/shop and a pub. Located in Exmoor National Park providing easy access to a vast choice of walks, cycle routes, fishing and birdwatching. Head to the coast and visit Watchet with its pretty harbour, or the coastal town of Minehead with its sandy beach. Step back in time and aboard a steam train; conveniently located two miles away in Washford village is the West Somerset Railway that takes you through the beautiful Somerset countryside. Further along the coast are the attractive villages of Porlock, Lynmouth and Lynton and Dunster, with its National Trust castle towering above it. This characterful barn conversion has been lovingly refurbished and makes a perfect escape. You are welcomed into the delightful accommodation through the front door where you will be greeted by the perfectly equipped kitchen/diner which has an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, counter freezer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine and washer/dryer, it is a great space for cooking lazy breakfasts or trying out new recipes. Completing the downstairs accommodation is a super king size bedroom with an en suite bathroom with roll top bath, separate shower and WC, complete with bathrobes and slippers. Heading upstairs from the kitchen/diner is the lounge which has been built into the eaves of the property and boasts an apex ceiling and exposed beams. Settle in for a snug evening with a bottle of wine and a film on the Smart TV, or relax with your favourite book and let Alexa play your favourite soundtracks. Outside, there is a small private seating area overlooking the garden, great for enjoying your morning coffee or a glass of wine under Exmoor s star filled skies. There is also a shared sloping lawned garden for guests to enjoy approached via steep steps, at the top of the garden there is a Pergola to sit and relax. There is also parking for one car available.

Watersmeet Cottage 8

Lynmouth, Devon, South West of England

Watersmeet Cottage From £1218 Availability

Tucked in the thick forest just meters from the gentle stream, Watersmeet Cottage is a beautiful home with a delightfully classical style, brimming with original character.

The welcoming living room is incredibly cosy, with two large sofas and an armchair around the log-burner and TV and even underfloor heating, ideal for the cooler months! Your majestic open-plan kitchen and dining room, with a bonus sofa, is a fabulous hub of the home, complete with a huge range cooker for whipping up some excellent meals! There’s tons of space for plenty of chefs to get involved and what’s more – the huge vaulted ceiling and stable doors leading out onto the patio make this a great central area for social occasions, connecting the interiors and exteriors seamlessly.

There are four bedrooms in total, all with an incredibly sophisticated and cosy design, including beautifully paired wooden furniture, vast double beds and enormous windows in each! Between the four rooms are three elegant bathrooms, including large tubs and rain-showers. One of the rooms features two single beds, which can be converted to a single super-king-size bed on request.

Out on the terrace, including both a front and side patio, you can enjoy a relaxed afternoon of soaking up the sunshine and indulging in a cream tea, all while enjoying the surrounding beauty of the Exmoor National Park. Thanks to your fabulously rural location you can enjoy the calm of the natural world and only the sounds of the birds singing and the East Lyn River flowing towards the sea.

The local harbour village of Lynmouth has a vibrant array of shops, pubs and tea rooms, as well as a picturesque harbour and several stunning beaches. You can enjoy walks in every direction, not least the renowned locations of the Valley of Rocks, Hunters Inn, Porlock Weir and the Doone Valley all nearby.

Enjoy the warm, welcoming and easy-going folk of the West Country, and the endless sandy beaches, fossil cliffs, medieval towns and national parks of Devon, a truly unmissable county!

For a perfect day in the fresh air and sunshine, Exmoor National Park and the 954km2 Dartmoor National Park, with their endless rugged moorland, woodland, farmlands and valleys sprinkled with granite tors are ideal for walking, horse riding, mountain biking, climbing and much more! The magnificent Jurassic Coast, comprising 95 miles of coastline with 185 million years of geological history is well worth a visit, with the South West Coast Path running along a large section of it.

If you’re after a traditional English beach trip with the added delight of white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and world-class sailing and surfing, you will not be disappointed! Devon has two separate coastlines: to the south is the English Channel and to the north, the Irish Sea and Bristol Channel.

The sublime English Riviera, a series of picturesque, south-coast harbour towns, is the nickname of the magnificent southern coastline. Torquay is one of the main highlights: a delightful seaside resort town well known for its beaches such as Babbacombe and the cliffside Oddicombe. Torquay Harbour offers shops, cafes and a marina, while the nearby Torre Abbey, a monastery founded in 1196, has art galleries and extensive gardens. The smaller seaside town of Ilfracombe can be found on the northern coastline, and is a small, hilly harbour surrounded by cliffs.

And for a lively city, to the south-east is Exeter on the River Exe, with its Roman era City Walls, vaulted, medieval underground passages and stunning Gothic cathedral, built in the 12th-century. To the west of the county you’ll find the larger city of Plymouth, with a fine display of its maritime tradition in the Barbican’s Tudor and Jacobean buildings and Sutton Harbour’s heritage trail. Both cities have bustling high-streets and lively nightlife thanks to the sizeable student populations!

Notable events in the area include the Devon County Show in Exeter each May, the Dartmouth Royal Regatta in August and the British Firework Championships in Plymouth also in August. 

If flying to the area, Exeter International operates flights between Paris CDG, Amsterdam and countless UK cities, and the nearby Bristol International Airport has nearly 80 destinations.

Exmoor Cottage 4

Devon, South West of England

Exmoor Cottage From £749 Availability

Cosy and welcoming, Exmoor Cottage sits in a beautiful and dramatic location in the picturesque village of Lynmouth on the Exmoor coast. Overlooking the river below and within easy walking distance of the beach and the local pub, it is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway or a family break in this stunning part of Devon.

Inside this traditional cottage is immaculate and characterful, having been tastefully renovated to a high standard and with great attention to detail throughout. The lovely open-plan living space is light and welcoming. Guests can enjoy rustling up some delicious meals in the attractive and well-equipped kitchen, painted in soft muted colours, before retiring to the comfortable lounge to relax on the large comfy sofa. Families can enjoy sitting back and watching a film together on the large flat-screen TV, or couples may just like to cosy up with a glass of wine in front of the fire. The pretty window seat is a lovely spot to sit with a morning coffee and enjoy the view of the river rushing through the gorge below as it heads into the sea beyond.

Heading up to the first floor, guests will find the lovely double bedroom, elegantly decorated in soft creams and greys and with a view of the river outside. The adjacent contemporary bathroom has a stylish walk-in shower, handbasin and WC. Up a second flight of fairly steep steps brings guests to the delightful twin bedroom in the converted attic – a delightful den for two children, jauntily decorated in a fresh seaside colours.

Exmoor Cottage is a charming and characterful holiday cottage, ideal for a family break on the north Devon coast. Within easy reach of several glorious beaches as well as the breathtaking beauty of Exmoor National Park, it is an immaculate and tastefully designed property that will ensure a relaxing break.

Lymouth sits in a gorge at the meeting point of the East and West Lyn Rivers as they flow into the sea on the north coast of spectacular Exmoor National Park. Midway between Ilfracombe and Minehead, the village sits on a beautiful stretch of coastline, backed by the lush woodland and the rolling, heather-clad hills of Exmoor. Inhabited since Mesolithic times, the area has archaeological evidence indicating both Roman and Norman settlements. It has been extensively mined for iron for hundreds of years and has always been used for agriculture. Today, visitors come to walk and enjoy the beautiful countryside, dotted with picturesque villages, and to enjoy the stunning coastline. 

Pretty Lynmouth is a delight, with a beautiful shingle bay backed by spectacular green cliffs, and a charming harbour – the perfect spot for a leisurely pub lunch. At the top of the gorge high above Lynmouth is the village of Lynton. To reach it, guests can take the unique water-powered funicular railway that carries passengers up the steep, 700-foot cliff to the top. Operating since 1888, the railway is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering and one of only three completely water-powered funiculars in the world. Take in the fabulous views of Lynmouth’s sweeping bay on the way up before enjoying a cream tea in the clifftop café at the top. Take a stroll around Lynton’s pretty cobbled streets and explore the array of interesting and quirky galleries, craft and gift shops. Don’t miss Lynton’s Town Hall – an impressive building in an unusual mix of architectural styles – part mock Tudor, part mock-Gothic – which was opened by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1800.

Beyond the village, the stunning countryside awaits those who love walking. Known as England’s Little Switzerland, the nickname is well-suited to this region of almost alpine-like hills that surrounds Lynmouth and Lynton. Head to Watersmeet, the National Trust property just outside the village, where the East Lyn River and Hoar Oak Water meet in a dramatic and spectacular gorge. Walk the path that follows the river through beautiful ancient woodlands and admire the cascading waterfalls before enjoying a cup of tea in the picturesque Watersmeet House café.