- Sleeps: 6 per lodge
- Bedrooms: 2 per lodge
- Bathroom: 1 per lodge
- Minimum stay: 3 nights
A soothing, sumptuous and eco-friendly sanctuary, Exe Valley Glamping is the perfect retreat for those times when hectic everyday life gets a little too much.
Father-and-son team Robin and Patrick are your friendly hosts (together with Sparrow, their shaggy canine sidekick!) With over two decades of experience in hospitality, it’s safe to say they understand what makes a spectacular holiday – and that’s exactly what you can expect here.
The family farm measures 150 acres of the timeless countryside that mid-Devon is known for; rolling hills, whispering trees and blissfully secluded woodland. The village of Bickleigh is close by, complete with its romantic bridge and traditional thatched cottages.
Choose from a selection of purpose-built Exe Valley Glamping lodges, all using power from wood and solar energy to preserve the natural beauty of the local environment.
Inside, discover a crackling wood-burning stove (ideal for snuggling round with a drink by evening), a gas burner, and a small fridge for essentials – though if you don’t feel like cooking, why not heat up a delicious one-pot supper, delivered to your door? There’s also a barbecue and firepit, to help lazy summer evenings nicely along.
When it’s time to turn in, you can cocoon yourselves in the cosy duvets and downy pillows you’ll find in two bedrooms; one kingsize and one twin or superking, both with access to the family bathroom. Meanwhile, the kids will love the quirky double cabin bed, which features a canopy and hatched doors…a fun adventure in itself!
Wake up to the cheerful sound of morning birdsong, as you linger over a mug of fresh-ground coffee, and prepare breakfast from a hamper of mouthwatering local goodies.Keep reading
At a glance
- Family-run, eco-friendly glamping site, set on 150 acres of secluded farm and woodland in mid-Devon, close to the village of Bickleigh.
- Each self-contained glamping lodge features two bedrooms, kitchen facilities and a family bathroom. Freshly-made suppers are available for you to heat up, along with tasty breakfast hampers.
- There is plenty to see and do in the local area, including walking, horse riding and cycling trails, adventure activities and some of Devon’s best-loved beaches.
- Dog Friendly
- Family Friendly
Lodges sleep 6, king bedroom, twin bedroom, double cabin bedroom, bedding & towels provided, private shower & toilet facilities, kitchen area, wood-burning stove, gas burner, small fridge, dining table & chairs, lounge area, sofas, board games, terrace, outdoor furniture, fire pit, breakfast hamper provided.
Beaches, GoApe, assault courses, hiking, cycling, horse riding, paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking, climbing, abseiling, caving, orienteering, surfing.
Stay put if you like, curling up with that book you never seem to find enough time for at home, or head out and explore! Thrill-seekers will enjoy Go Ape at nearby Haldon Forest, and there are plenty of opportunities to go for a bracing walk, cycle or horse ride in the surrounding area.
You’ll find a wealth of pretty villages to stroll through, too, with cafés and restaurants galore.
You’re also in close proximity to some of Devon’s best beaches, including the surfer’s paradise Woolacombe, and Saunton Sands, one of the UK’s most unspoilt stretches of sand. While you’re there, why not pay a visit to the neighbouring UNESCO biosphere reserve of Braunton Burrows? The largest sand dune system in England, the surroundings are truly spectacular, and you’ll also have the opportunity to spot rare plants and animals.
Explore and indulge, safe and relaxed in the knowledge that your irresistibly cosy Lodge will be waiting to greet you at the end of yet another fun day.
Things to note
Minimum 3 night stays. Check in from 4pm, check out is 10am. Up to two dogs are permitted to stay per tent, at a charge of £20 per dog. Smoking is not permitted.
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