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Barn showing outside staircase to double bedroom

Barn | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 48 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

If oak, granite and nature is your cup of tea then this gorgeous place and location on the edge of Dartmoor is for you. It is 5* rated.

Swallow Barn is quality accommodation set in its own 2 acre grounds. It is peaceful but there is plenty to do in the surrounding areas of West Devon and Cornwall. Find out more on our website, the link is at the bottom of this page.

The kitchen and dining room are exceptionally spacious and well equipped. The sitting room is wonderfully relaxing with gorgeous views towards the high moors. It has modern bathrooms and tasteful furnishings and décor. It is ideal for holidays at any time of the year especially for walkers, families and anyone with a love of nature.


Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bude 48 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 50 km, Nearest railway: Okehampton 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking, Wheelchair users

The West Country region

Lydford lies on the west side of Dartmoor and is a few miles away from Cornwall.

The market towns of Okehampton and Tavistock are easily reached.

There are many attractions in the area such as National Trust properties, forests, walks, market towns, countryside and of course the high moors.

The north Devon coast can be reached within 50 minutes.


Lydford is an extremely attractive village and is home to the renowned National Trust Lydford Gorge which has wonderful walks and waterfalls.

The Granite Way cycle route passes through the village and there are plenty of lanes and countryside for walking in.

Dartmoor is wonderful if you want to get away from everyone or simply find the ponies with a bag of carrots. It is an obvious destination for walking and exploring but for those less able, car touring is easy.

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31 Dec 2013


"Excellent property in a great location"

We very much enjoyed our stay at Swallow Barn. It is in a good location, just 5-10 minutes walk from the small village of Lydford, with great views and plenty of nice places to walk nearby. The barn itself has been decorated and furnished really well and is clearly looked after. The kitchen and lounge areas are particularly spacious and the fire in between the two was nice on the cold winter nights!

25 Oct 2013


"Wonderful and peaceful"

The property is lovely and is of a hgh standard, it has everything you could want including unlimited wifi broadband, full range of TV channels, huge dining room and a well fitted kitchen which I admit I hardly used as I used the village pub. The barn was warm with underfloor heating and there are plenty of logs to burn if you fancy. The views are amazing from the lounge and this room is quite soporific even when its raining outside.

23 Oct 2013


"Restfull stay at Swallow Barn"

Swallow Barn is the most amazing place to stay. The patio windows overlooking The high moors of Dartmoor makes a very scenic view. It has all very modern facilities with fully equipped kitchen and pl… More

4 Oct 2013


"Far From Luxury!"

First impression of the holiday accommodation seemed OK, plenty of room. After we had settled in we noticed that the barn had lots of flies, inside and out. There was some gadget in the kitchen to ki… More

1 Oct 2013


"Stunning property - definitely would recommend a visit"

We stayed at the Barn as a special weekend for my husband's birthday. It was truly wonderful. You know from the first glimpse of Swallow Barn that it's something special. It was so comfortab… More

24 Jun 2013



My wife, 18 month son and myself enjoyed our weeks stay at swallow barn. The accommodation was first class. We found swallow barn to be situated in an ideal location with stunning views over Dartmoor.… More

23 Jun 2013


"A peaceful and comfortable cottage in the English countryside"

We loved our time at Swallow Barn and cannot recommend it highly enough to others. Lydford Gorge is spectacular and it was fun to stop for a cream tea halfway through the easy hike. With recommendations from the housekeeper we found a fantastic guide for a walking tour of Dartmoor. Swallow Barn itself is beautiful, well maintained and had everything we needed for a delightful stay with our family. It is in such a great location with easy access to Tintagel Cornwall (Camelot) Exeter and south western Devon. Buses were easy to catch if family members were going different places. We LOVE Swallow Barn and Lydford and would recommend it to everyone.

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