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7 Nights See prices

  • £400  to  £655

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Short Breaks

  • £ Enquire
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Off-Road Parking

About Dairy Cottage

Dairy Cottage is a privately owned, stone built holiday cottage within Exmoor National Park, sleeping up to five people, but better suited to up to four. It sits high on the southern slopes of the River Barle, mid way between the river in the valley and open moorland at the top the hill. It is one of several converted from old farm buildings to provide self-catering accommodation and has a welcoming and homely atmosphere. There are small enclosed areas to both sides of the cottage, the east side catching the morning sun, and the larger west side enjoying the afternoon and evening sun. There is also a large well fenced communal garden with picnic tables and lovely views. The cottage is situated on a long, quiet, single track lane which ends in a footpath leading to Tarr Steps. In keeping with much of Exmoor, the lane leading up to the cottage from Dulverton is narrow and steep. In the Guest Information Folder you will find directions to a viewpoint just a few minutes away where Red Deer can be seen most days.

The cottage is just two miles from the lovely riverside town of Dulverton, which has a variety of independent shops, pubs and cafes as well as a small well stocked Co-op Supermarket. The cottage is surrounded by permanent pasture where Exmoor Ponies and Red Deer graze and the variety of plants and animals is bound to delight walkers, nature and animal lovers, or those who just want to get away from it all. The area is very dog friendly and there are numerous places on the moor and by the rivers where you can pull in free of charge to explore the endless paths and tracks.

The dramatic Exmoor coastline has many unforgettable views along its coast path and is just half an hour away. Visit beautiful Dunster and its castle, Porlock Weir and the Valley of Rocks near Lynton and Lynmouth where the coast path is especially dramatic. Wildlife safaris and riding are available locally and water sports and other activities at nearby Wimbleball Lake and Country Park. The large Pannier markets held under cover at Barnstaple, Bideford and South Molton are a local tradition. A rack of tourist information is provided, along with walking and nature guides to help you enjoy your stay, and further information is just an email or phone call to the owners away.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Eve Knowles joined Independent Cottages in October 2021

Enquire online / Phone:

Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Exmoor)

Accommodation is single storey and comprises:

  • Open-plan living area with space to cook, dine and relax. The sitting area has comfy seating set around a flame effect fire providing a warm glow. There is a television, DVD player and a large dining table which comfortably seats four guests.
  • The kitchen area is equipped with everything needed for self-catering including an electric hob with extractor above the built-in electric oven, large fridge/freezer, microwave and washing machine.
  • Main double bedroom.
  • Second triple bedroom with single adult-size bunk beds - please note that the owner put these in for their grandchildren and whilst they can accommodate three people, space is limited in this room with a skylight - the cottage is best suited to smaller groups.
  • Family bathroom with a shower over the bath, wash basin and WC.

Outside: The cottage has a designated off road parking place, along with small enclosed outside areas on each side with the larger being a sun-trap during the afternoon and evening - the perfect place for a glass of wine at the end of the day! Guests are also welcome to use the communal garden which is shared with other guests and has picnic tables to sit and enjoy the lovely views.

Additional information: Wi-fi available at no extra charge. Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome and we do not charge extra - all we ask is that for the comfort of all guests, dogs are up to date with flea treatments, they are not left alone in the cottage and all obvious signs of a dog staying are removed before departure. Please bring your own bedding and towels for your dog. Electricity (including storage heating), bed linen and towels are included in the price (guests to bring beach towels). Please note that whilst the cottage can be booked for five guests, it is on the understanding that there are only two bedrooms and whilst the second triple bedroom has adult-size bunk beds, the room is more suited to children as there is limited storage and a Velux for natural light. Whilst the dining table is large, the owners feel the cottage is best suited to smaller groups.

Dairy Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 1st Jun 2024 - Fri, 28th Jun 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 29th Jun 2024 - Fri, 19th Jul 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 20th Jul 2024 - Fri, 2nd Aug 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 3rd Aug 2024 - Fri, 30th Aug 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 31st Aug 2024 - Fri, 27th Sep 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 28th Sep 2024 - Fri, 25th Oct 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 26th Oct 2024 - Fri, 1st Nov 2024
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

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Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 5 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double & 1 Triple with 3 single adult-size bunk beds)
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1373 813246 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Eve Knowles
Member Since October 2021

Dairy Cottage Noticeboard

Refreshment for arrival is provided. We are mainly geared to weekly bookings as our access to servicing is limited, but do ask if you want something different, as there are times when we may be able to accommodate that. 

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Dairy Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 12th June 2024

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