Southole Barns


Beautifully converted holiday barns, surrounded by the rolling hills of North Devon.

  • roomUnits 5
  • person Sleeps 2 - 4
  • bed Bedrooms 1 - 2
  • petPets Yes
  • mobilityMobility No
  • Babies
  • Toddlers
  • Older Kids
  • Teens
From £295/week
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A cluster of five beautifully appointed holiday homes, Southole Barns, is tucked away on the rural coastline of North West Devon. Families may find it hard to leave the beautiful gardens, outdoor play area, nature garden and friendly pets but the nearby beaches, picturesque fishing villages, friendly country pubs and the South West Coast Path may prove tempting.

About this place

Best bits

  • This is the perfect place to relax, take it slow and focus on family–a great selection of DVDs see you set for a cosy, content movie night.
  • The local area is crying out to be explored by bike. Trails of different lengths and difficulty are there for all.
  • Kids will love making friends with the extremely cute rabbits and guinea pigs that reside at Southole.

Top tips

  • Be sure to explore the ‘Wrecker’s Coast’ with its picturesque fishing villages and rocky coves.
  • Parents with babies and toddlers can pack light–wooden cots, a highchair and baby bath are available in all properties.
  • Bring your swimming gear and take to the surf! There are loads of popular surfing beaches a short drive away.

Plan your stay

What are the facilities like? Where can you eat? What can you do?

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There are two barns set on the ground floor, with just one low step. Unfortunately, the remaining three are split level and accessed via a set of exterior stairs.

Location & local area

About the owners

Chris & Lydia

Listed since October 2020

We stumbled across Southole Barns in 2013 and were captivated by its charms. After lavishing dollops of TLC and numerous man hours, all alongside raising a young family, we've created a really special haven set within the Hartland Peninsula. Guests are welcomed warmly and sure to feel well rested and content. We couldn’t recommend more highly, a walk along the South West Coastal Path renowned for its dramatic scenery, breathtaking sea views and shipwrecks.

Owner recommendations

  • The Milky Way is another excellent adventure park with indoor and outdoor activities. It’s also home to Devon’s longest, fastest and highest roller coaster.

  • There are sheep races, pony rides, play areas, a garden centre and high ropes course at the Big Sheep amusement farm park– something for all ages.

  • Check out the privately owned, traffic free cliff-top village of Clovelly. The cobbled streets, quaint houses and working harbour will throw you back into bygone eras.

  • History buffs will be in their element with several National Trust properties dotted around North Devon.

  • Take a trip to nearby Hartland Abbey - the kids might recognise it from popular CBBC show Mallory Towers.

  • They’ll no doubt be impressed by Tintagel too. A very pretty town famous for its association with King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Plan your stay at Southole Barns

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