Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner with beautiful beams
Light the woodburner on those cooler evenings
Cosy up on the sofa with a good book, or relax with a film
Dining area just off lounge seating area
Well-equipped kitchen area
Gorgeous four poster bed
Pretty detailing
Enclosed courtyard to back of the property
View towards the barn
A place for all the family with ample areas to walk the dogs
1 / 11  Open plan lounge/kitchen/diner with beautiful beams
2 / 11  Light the woodburner on those cooler evenings
3 / 11  Cosy up on the sofa with a good book, or relax with a film
4 / 11  Dining area just off lounge seating area
5 / 11  Well-equipped kitchen area
6 / 11  Gorgeous four poster bed
7 / 11  Pretty detailing
8 / 11  Bathroom
9 / 11  Enclosed courtyard to back of the property
10 / 11  View towards the barn
11 / 11  A place for all the family with ample areas to walk the dogs

Willow Barn

Bude (8mls E), Devon
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 4
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Four Poster
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Set within 16 acres on a smallholding in the heart of the Devon countryside
  • The property benefits from its own private outside space with BBQ
  • Enjoy long peaceful walks through the on site fields and adjacent footpath  
  • A great location to explore both the North Cornwall and Devon coast
Property code: WBARN

Nestled at the end of a long farm lane, this delightful cottage is one of two and is perfect for a relaxing holiday surrounded by picturesque countryside. In a rural but convinient location, this makes a great couples retreat.

Situated on a beautiful 16-acre smallholding in the heart of the Devon countryside, this little retreat is the perfect romantic getaway for two, as well as a great holiday home for up to four dogs as well. Nature-lovers can enjoy a little wildlife-spotting, with deer and buzzards all around, and there are plenty of tranquil walks for you and your hounds through the owner’s fields.The property is close to the Tamar Lakes (5.5 miles) where you can enjoy a great selection of water sports. You are close to the northern coast of Devon and Cornwall, with many dog-friendly seaside resorts to be discovered, including Bude (12.5 miles) and Clovelly (15 miles).

This beautifully converted farm building has plenty of charm, and retains some original features including wooden beams, exposed stonework and a warming wood burner.Set on one level, the cottage features a comfortable and spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Snuggle up and watch a movie in the lounge – a sofa bed allows a couple of additional guests to stay – or enjoy a romantic dinner for two. When the day ends, retire to the cosy double bedroom with its romantic four-poster bed. An enclosed garden is handy for the family canines and there’s also an outdoor play area for children. You can also play table football and table tennis in the shared games barn.

An ideal base for exploring the northern coast of Devon and Cornwall, there are plenty of local attractions, many of which are happy to welcome dogs, including the Gnome Reserve (5.5 miles), the Milky Way Adventure Park (12.5 miles) and Docton Mill Garden and Tearooms (12.5 miles). You can enjoy wonderful walks with the dogs in Morwenstow (12 miles) and along sandy beaches including Summerleaze in Bude, as well as the beautiful Widemouth Bay (15 miles).

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 double bedroom with 4-poster bed and double sofa bed in the lounge
  • 1 bathroom with shower over 3/4 bath and WC
  • Kitchen with oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and the use of a freezer  Washer/dryer  
  • TV/DVD
  • Bed linen included
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Central heating and electric included
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • BBQ  
  • 4 dogs welcome
  • Ample parking
  • Complex of properties
  • Free range chicken and duck eggs plus other farm produce available – depending on availability and season
  • Sleeps 2 (+2)
  • Shop and pub 3 miles, beach 8 miles

This property is personally managed by Vicky.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Renee 15th March 2020

My mum and I had a wonderful 4 night stay at Willow Barn. It was very clean, comfortable and Gill was a brilliant host. A great place to base ourselves for days out walking with our 4 border collies. The blackberry and Apple Jam was amazing ! Thank you so much !

Reviewed by Josephine 9th March 2020

The cottage was very comfortable. No wifi signal though. We took our dog, there plenty of places that allowed dogs . We went for a short break in March. Would have been lovely in summer.

Reviewed by Marie 2nd March 2020

We had another lovely holiday here, in the beautiful, quiet setting. The owners are very helpful and friendly and the accommodation is perfect for a break away with everything you need for a great stay. We recommend this place to all.

Reviewed by James 14th February 2020

Willow barn is a very romantic spot and a good base to get away from everything and we had a great time at the beaches in Bude a short drive away and hosts were awesome all had a most awesome time will Def be back in the summer

Reviewed by Graham 26th October 2019

We have just had a week in the delightful Willow Barn. To find a rental property that accepts 4 dogs and 2 adults is unusual but Willow Barn was outstanding value for money, clean, warm, comfortable, tranquil & a secure garden. We visited beaches and forests for extended dog walks, the location ment you had easy access to facilities to keep you fedRead more & watered. A fantastic property & in a superb location. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew 22nd October 2019

Willow barn is good place to stay with the dogs - secure garden area and fields to walk. A quiet , peaceful , relaxing place to chill and unwind with perfect hosts nearby for advice/help if required.

Reviewed by Simon 27th September 2019

Lovely peaceful location with no ambient lighting or road noise (or any noise). Warm clean cottage with all equipment we needed. Nice little secure garden for our dogs.

Reviewed by John 20th September 2019

A lovely cottage, it had plenty of room for 2 adults and 3 dogs. Comfortable and well equipped. We would definitely stay again. A large field for dog walking was a nice bonus.

Reviewed by Yvonne 30th August 2019

The cottage was incredibly peaceful . It is ideal if you have dogs. The garden was a secure, enclosed area . I would recommend taking all provisions that you need as the shops were a little drive away.

Reviewed by Katriona 19th July 2019

Great place to stay, close to beaches and other great walking on South West Coast path. Ample room for us, our two GSDs and little terrier. Small courtyard garden is enclosed and secure which is fantastic for a breed like a Terrier. Gill very helpful and welcoming. Our daughter swapped with us mid week and enjoyed her stay there too. Can highly recRead moreommend Willow Barn for a bolt hole getaway with your pooches Hide

Reviewed by Andrea 14th June 2019

Lovely cottage,well maintained by Gill &Tom.very friendly &helpful.welcome flapjack in the cottage was a lovely touch.

Reviewed by Allan 10th May 2019

If you want a quite peaceful comfy characterful retreat this is the place, located 8 miles from Bude in beautiful countryside.

Reviewed by John 3rd May 2019

Located in a lovely off road position. Quiet and friendly. Easy access to lots of forest walks and beaches ( beach users should check tide times ) found there was very little traffic when we were there in the first week of May Supermarkets and shops (Bude) within 15 minutes and for those with pets, should it become necessary two vets locally HolswoRead morerthy and Bude our location had its own field area for short walks. All in all a lovely holiday Hide

Reviewed by F 1st April 2019

Welcoming, friendly, helpful, couldnt ask for better, dogs loved it as well.

Reviewed by Nicholas 23rd March 2019

Very relaxing. Not too far to the beach at Bude. For us it was a very good holiday. Plenty of room for our dogs. Had no issues and we look forward to returning in the future.

Reviewed by Peter 15th March 2019

A nice, quiet spot on the farm. In easy reach of some lovely dog walks and North Devon and Cornwall beaches

Reviewed by Marie 4th March 2019


Reviewed by Kate 28th February 2019

Willow Barn was comfortable and quiet - a perfect place to relax and unwind. My dog and I had a great time there.

Reviewed by Theresa 28th September 2018

Willow barn was very comfortable and cosy. The log burner was a luxury especially in the evening. It was clean and tidy and the kitchen was well equipped. Not too far away from plenty of beaches. I would definitely recommend a stay here. The owners were very welcoming.

Reviewed by Hazel 7th September 2018

Lovely well equipped cottage. The 4 poster bed was really comfortable and cosy. Our puppy loved the available top field to run around in every day. The hosts were friendly and not interfering. The flapjacks were excellent and we enjoyed their eggs, bacon and sausages every morning for breakfast.

Reviewed by David 31st August 2018

Willow Barn is very comfortable and well equipped; and is an ideal retreat for a quiet, restful holiday. Very dog friendly, with fully enclosed, spacious garden area. Very cosy interior with wood burning stove. Tastefully furnished, spacious and very clean. The owners were most hospitable, helpful and ensured that our stay was most enjoyable.

Reviewed by David 27th July 2018

Had a lovely two weeks holiday it was like home from home. And what a lovely couple Tom and Jill are. Would highly recommended this cottage. Will be going back myself

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