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Rear of Swallow Barn and garden
Excellent
17 reviews
Rear of Swallow Barn and garden
Daffodils at Swallow Barn in Spring
Approaching Swallow Barn and looking across its land to the Moors
Kitchen with fantastic amount of space and fully kitted out.
Dining with lots of room
Living room which is very sunny
Huge doors open up from sitting room
Dining room with wood burning stove
Wood burning stove
Master Bedroom with own outdoor access
Twin bedroom
Sitting outside the kitchen
Front of Swallow Barn
View across garden
Swallows nesting outside front door
Roses around window
Lydford Forest
National Trust Lydford Gorge in village
Nearby Brentor
Pub in village
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Lydford, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England
HIGH LEVELS OF COMFORT, SPACE AND PEACE. MODERN BATHROOMS, FANTASTIC KITCHEN AND LOADS OF CHARACTER.

Swallow Barn is quality accommodation set in its own 2 acre grounds. It is peaceful but with plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding areas of West Devon and Cornwall.

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.


If oak, granite and nature is your cup of tea then this gorgeous place and setting on the edge of Dartmoor is for you!

It is 5* rated by VisitEngland.


COMPLETE WEEK BOOKINGS ONLY IN HIGH SEASON
About the Owner, Rachel K
Languages spoken: German, English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
A housekeeper who lives locally is on hand to provide advice and help when necessary.
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Excellent - based on 17 reviews
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dierfysio...
Leusden, The Netherlands
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We had a very lovely stay in gorgeous Swallow Barn. Warm welcome, very nice contact with very friendly owner of house and ditto housekeeper. Very complete inventory, everything clean and fresh. Lots to do in the area, although just enjoying the house and garden is just as wonderful as going out. Quite sad that our holidays are over. Wanted to...

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Management response:

Hello, just realised I emailed but did not respond to your review online. Many thanks for sharing your thoughts. We love Swallow Barn and it was an absolute pleasure sharing it with you and we would be delighted to welcome you back any time.

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traceymea...
Spalding, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 29 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Amazing part of the country. Lydford Gorge is well worth a look which is on the doorstep. The furthest we explored was Padstow in Cornwall. Couldn't see everything in a week. Wished we had stayed longer. The holiday let was a great place to come back and relax after a day of exploring. There were stacks of games to play...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We hope to welcome you back in the future to explore more of Devon and Cornwall.

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CornishEm
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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Swallow Barn is decorated, furnished and equipped to a very high standard, providing you with everything you could possibly need. The property is in a peaceful situation, within walking distance of Lydford (along a country lane), with views to Dartmoor, as long as the weather is good enough to see the tors. I was looking for a 'get away from...

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Management response:

Hello Emma, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. I am so glad that you found the peace and tranquility you were looking for. Kind regards Rachel Swallow Barn

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Well-behaved dogs accepted by prior agreement only.
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22 Sep 2017 -
19 Oct 2017
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£550
20 Oct 2017 -
26 Oct 2017
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27 Oct 2017 -
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About the neighbourhood
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.
Getting around
You can walk to two pubs which have great food plus the Lydford Farm Shop which stocks all essentials. You can also catch buses to both Tavistock and Okehampton.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 50.0 km
Railway: Okehampton: 12.0 km
Ferry: Plymount: 40.0 km
The barn is located on the outskirts of the village of Lydford midway between Okehampton 12 kms to the north and Tavistock 9 kms to the south.

Driving from Exeter takes about 45 minutes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 48.0 km.
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