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Riverbarn, Upper Godney, Wells

from £65 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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Overlooked by fields and at times sheep, lambs or cows, the moon sails across the sky.

Barn / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Barn / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 34 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Entrance to this level, single storey property is through the GREEN FRONT DOOR on the ROADSIDE, in the middle of this 98' old dairy barn. There is a small threshold step into the hall and another from the lounge area into the garden. (See floor plan). The rear garden is private with a lawned area, wide gravel path and flower bed all leading down to the sloping river bank and the River Sheppey.

Pets are welcome. Please do not leave pets unattended. Please bring and use your own pet bedding, keep pets off furniture & remove all pet hairs before departure. 

Once your booking is complete we will send you a personal KEY ACCESS CODE so that you can come and go independently.

We hope you love your stay here and will do everything we can to make sure you do. If you have any questions or need anything just let us know by text or mobile.

Godney is part of the Levels & Moors, deep in the heart of Somerset; an ancient and fragile landscape steeped in history, archaeology and wildlife. It is central to four National Nature Reserves in a wetland area of international importance and is part of the National Cycle Network. Examples of wildlife commonly seen in the area include buzzards, roe deer, lapwings, grey herons, barn owls, egrets, kingfishers, swallows, starlings by the million (seriously), otters and nesting swans. This spot is great for festivals and many cultural events in the area (see below). We have big sunsets, dark, starry skies, and barn owls in the garden at night!


If you do not own a car, a horse, a boat or a bicycle you will have to walk, which some people do, as there is no public transport available in the village :o)

MAPS - OS Explorer Map 141 4cm to 1km/2.5" to 1 mile. Cheddar Gorge & Mendip Hills West

CO-ORDINATES - N 51.18302 W 2.73661

SATNAV - BA5 1RY Systems vary. This postcode gets you to Upper Godney.

Riverbarn is pinpointed on Google maps.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach 34 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bristol 32 km, Nearest railway: Bath 39 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The Somerset region

Festivals and Events in the area

Bridgewater Carnival

Chalice Well Trust Events

Glastonbury Abbey Music, Theatre & Talks

Glastonbury Bike Ride for British Heart Foundation

Glastonbury Extravaganza

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Goddess Conference

Royal Bath & West of England Show

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day

Somerset Levels Starlings Spectacular

Somerset Farmers Markets - Tuesday Glastonbury/Wednesday Wells

Wells Cathedral Music Concerts

Wells Festival of Literature

The Wells Food Festival

Wells Market Place - Saturday Market

Wells Walking Tours - Wednesdays, Saturdays 11am (Easter to end Sept)


Local Area

Up to 10 Mile Radius

Burcott Riding Centre

Chalice Well Gardens

Cheddar Caves

Clarks Village Factory Shopping Outlet, Street

Glastonbury Abbey

Glastonbury Tribunal

Glastonbury Tor

Greenbank Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool, Street

Rural Life Museum, Glastonbury

The Sheppey, Lower Godney -our local pub

Wells Cathedral

Wells Leisure Centre

Westhay Moor Nature Reserve

Wells Golf Club

Wells Walking Tours

Wookey Hole Caves

Up to 30 Mile Radius

American Museum, Bath

Bath Abbey

Barrington Court

Bristol Zoo

Brunel's SS Great Britain

Charterhouse Centre Observatory

Cricket St Thomas


Farleigh Hungerford Castle

Fleet Air Arm Museum

Fyne Court

Helicopter Museum

Jane Austen Centre

Longleat Safari & Adventure Park

Lytes Cary Manor

Montacute House

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

RNAS Yeovilton

Roman Baths Museum

Seaquarium, Weston-Super-Mare

Stanton Drew Standing Stones

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Review 1-5 of 5

4 Oct 2014


"Loved this pretty cottage - delightful."

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here - the cottage was clean and tastefully decorated - a secluded garden out the back . Annie was nearby for any problems - e.g. I wanted to stay on a couple of extra da… More

13 Sep 2014


"Riverbarn - A little gem and so pleased we found it."

The location was peaceful and quiet but within easy distance to get out and about and we were spoilt for choice of where to visit first. Riverbarn cottage was very cosy, really comfortable and ticked… More

11 Aug 2014


"Excellent, would love to visit again."

Riverbarn, is an excellent one bedroom self-catering accomodation in the heart of Somerset.It has a well equipped kitchen, large bedroom, beautiful garden with its own bit of river and fantastic views… More

28 Aug 2013


"Clean, Quiet and Full of Character"

We loved our stay at the Riverbarn, I went with my partner and we also took our dog. We liked the fact the property had a garden with a lovely river at the bottom, also looking out onto farming fields… More

Thank you both for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and that you loved the area. We appreciated your feedback that a microwave and freezer would have been helpful and are pleased to say that the property now has both! At least we have a microwave and frezer compartment in a new fridge! :) Thanks again. Hope to see you another time. regards, Annie & John

3 Aug 2013


"Lovely owners, very accessable area, extremely clean and comfortable accommodation at the perfect price"

The service was excellent and the booking went off without a hitch. I was informed immediately throughout the transaction process. The property is tastefully decorated and was extremely clean and tidy… More

Well! Thank you SO much for this wonderful review. As frequent travelers ourselves we appreciate your comments. We enjoy what we do and it was great to meet you both.

Review 1-5 of 5

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      Calendar last updated:28 Apr 2015

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      Languages spoken
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