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The Great Barn dining area
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm relax in our courtyard
Stunning South Devon beaches just a few miles from The Cottages at Blackadon Farm
The Great Barn lounge area
The Great Barn large fully equipped kitchen with catering oven, American fridge freezer and 2 dishwashers
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm double bedroom
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm twin bedroom
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm luxury beds and linens
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm high spec ensuites
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm accessible wet room in The Great Barn
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm meet our miniature donkeys
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm walk in drying room for your outdoor gear
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm extra luxuries such as Nespresso machines, Alexa and super fast wifi
Catering options available to book from local partners if you prefer not to cook
Beautiful Dartmoor walks in the 'back garden' from The Cottages at Blackadon Farm
The Great Barn dining area
The Cottages at Blackadon Farm relax in our courtyard
Stunning South Devon beaches just a few miles from The Cottages at Blackadon Farm
The Great Barn lounge area

The Great Barn at The Cottages at Blackadon Farm, Dartmoor National Park, Ivybridge, South Devon

Sleeps 2 - 47 21 Bedrooms 36 Dining

Large holiday cottages sleeping up to 47 for family, friends and activity weekends near the south coast and Dartmoor

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. The Great Barn at The Cottages at Blackadon Farm, Dartmoor National Park, Ivybridge, South Devon, sleeps 2 - 47 in 21 bedrooms.

Award winning cottages in South Devon, on Dartmoor and part of the sought after South Hams.

Sleeps up to 47 across the cottages:

The Great Barn - 10 ensuite bedrooms, up to 25 people. Can be separated into 2 x five bedroom self contained units during off-peak times:
- Lower sleeps 12
- Upper sleeps 13

The Loft (connects internally to The Great Barn) - 3 bedrooms sleeps 6
The Parlour - 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6
The Sett - 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4
The Roost - 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4
The Stable - 1 bed, sleeps 2

The Great Barn and The Loft specialises in accommodation for large gatherings for friends and families, sporting groups, retreats, corporate training and celebrations such as weddings - they are in a very special place for a holiday or weekend in South Devon. The location gives many opportunities to explore and enjoy both the coast of South Devon and rugged Dartmoor.

Totally refurbished for 2020 with new kitchens, en suite bathrooms, furniture, linen and beds used by 5 star hotels. Set on 2 levels with separate external entrances, the upper ground level has a large fully fitted kitchen and a spacious open plan lounge dining room with moorland views and 5 bedrooms. The lower ground level comprises a lounge kitchen area, separate dining room and 5 bedrooms. The Loft can add 2 twin rooms and a superking zip and link with 3 bathrooms.

The Den, opposite the Barn entrance, has a full sized table tennis table and comfy seating area. Suitable for yoga and breakout sessions. There is a guest lawn and BBQ area.

South Devon still surprises us with its stunning scenery - coast, countryside or moorland. Also the diversity of sporting opportunities - surfing at Bantham, cycling on one of the 5 off-road trails, walking the South West Coastal Path or experiencing the solitude of Dartmoor, kayaking on the Dart. Explore South Devon's history by visiting the many National Trust and English Heritage sites.

Please ask if we can assist in suggesting things to do or places to go. We have preferential packages for the Devon Gin School, walks with alpacas and rum tasting evenings. You're welcome to meet our miniature donkeys. Catering can be arranged.


Dog Friendly

Well behaved dogs are welcome in living areas although not on furniture or bedrooms and should always be accompanied. A small charge of £30 per dog.


One bedroom in The Great Barn is fully accessible with wet room. Fully accessible to kitchen, lounge and dining room. Guest Lawn is also accessible.


Fastest wi-fi speeds in Devon (up to 100gb) free of charge. 4G - O2 and Vodafone have great coverage.


All cottages are fully equipped high spec kitchens. The Great Barn has double cooker, large fridge freezer, 2 dishwashers. Further kitchen downstairs.

Dining Room

The Great Barn dining area can accommodate up to 37 people. The arrangement can be modified for your group. All cottages have dining areas,

Sitting Room

Large lounge areas with a range of comfy sofas, some with views of South Devon and Dartmoor.

TV and Music Facilities

Ultra High definition LED smart TVs with Freesat. Can be connected to Netfix. Amazon's Alexa.

Games Room

The Den - table tennis, giant jenga and oversized Connect 4. Comfy, floor level seating. Great for yoga and as a breakout area

Heating and Open Fires

Heating by radiators. Large fire ball available with wood for purchase for cosy outdoor evenings.


The Great Barn: 1 double, 1 king (fully accessible), 5 twin, 1 triple, 1 superking/zip & link and sgle, and 1 superking/zip & link and 3 sgles).


High quality white hotel bed linen supplied. Fluffy towels provided. We do ask if you could bring your own cot linen.


The Great Barn - 10 ensuites, including an accessible wet room. Loft - 3 bathrooms, Parlour and Sett - 2 bathrooms, Roost and Stable - 1 bathroom.

Children's Facilities

Children most welcome. The Den (games room), Meet our miniature donkeys. Cots, high chairs and stair gates are available on request.


There is a barbecue area, guest lawn and courtyard with seating areas and picnic tables. A selection of outdoor games can be used.

Swimming Pool

There are indoor and outdoor pools in Ivybridge. Preferential rates for our guests at a private health club.


The Great Barn - 8 spaces. Two or one spaces for other cottages, depending on occupancy. We do encourage sharing cars where possible.


No smoking in the cottages or in areas where other guests are.

Booking Information

Fri and Mon changeover days. £200 cash or credit card security deposit on arrival. Please call Michael or Nicola to discuss your needs. Open all year. Weekends low season from £2199 (10 bedrooms/up to 24 people). Very cost effective rates per person for 5*.

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The Great Barn

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £2499
3 Night Weekend
From £2199
Midweek per night
From £400


Exclusive and accessible location on Dartmoor, South Devon. Walking and Cycle routes from your cottage. A short drive to great beaches Close to several National Trust properties.

  • Plymouth "Ocean City" 20 mins by car - offering theatre, cinema and a wide selection restaurants. There are also many historic and visitor attractions. Many sporting activities for you to try.
  • Ivybridge (2m) has wide selection of shops. You can order local meat (Gribbles Butchers). Supermarkets will deliver.
  • The Horse & Groom in Bittaford - walkable. Meals can be prepared for you by a trained chef at Riverford Field Kitchen and Michelin outlets close.
  • Bristol is only 90 mins and Exeter Airport within 40 minutes of Blackadon. You can arrange to hire cars from either. Heathrow is a 3hr drive.
  • Ivybridge station is less than 2 miles away. Direct trains from London. We can arrange pick up and drop off. Totnes and Plymouth are also close by.
  • We are on the main route between Plymouth and Paignton/Torbay. Please ask for details. Only an 800m walk to the bus stops. Also easy to get the bus to Totnes and cruise to Dartmouth/Kingswear.

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