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Large dining room, plenty of space for all Delegates
Conference Room, set up for Boardroom style meeting
Conference Room, set up for casual off-site meeting
Some ensuite bedrooms can be super-king doubles or 3' twins
Some ensuite bedrooms are fixed super-king doubles
Luxury ensuite bathrooms in every bedroom
Some ensuite bedrooms can be super-king doubles or 3' twins
Luxury ensuite bathrooms in every bedroom
Some ensuite bedrooms can be super-king doubles or 3' twins
Luxury ensuite bathrooms in every bedroom
Four poster ensuite bedroom
The view across the valley to The Winery
Outside dining areas
Weber gas BBQ, with tools, gas and ready to go
Swimming pool
Where you arrive outside The Winery
Fully equipped kitchens
Dressed dining table
Lots of activities can be organised
One of our brilliant caterers
Great food locally or you can Book a Cook
Another fully equipped kitchen
Fantastic choice of local restaurants, including the Pig at Combe and River Cottage
Some brilliant local pubs with great local beer
Good variety of local take-aways
Apartment Shower room
Fabulous views in all directions
Conference room, Boardroom style
Games room with full sized table tennis and table football
Right at the heart of East Devon's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Conference Room, set up for Boardroom style meeting
Conference Room, set up for casual off-site meeting
Some ensuite bedrooms can be super-king doubles or 3' twins
Some ensuite bedrooms are fixed super-king doubles

Higher Wiscombe, Southleigh, Sidmouth, Devon

6 - 34 17 Bed

Well equipped small conference venue for 34 in an accessible location near Exeter, for team building and business events

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Higher Wiscombe, Southleigh, Sidmouth, Devon, sleeps 6 - 34 in 17 bedrooms.

Higher Wiscombe is a perfect venue for small conferences. Located at the centre of East Devon’s AONB, and near both the SW Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast. In this peaceful valley setting, a few miles from the sea at Beer, Sidmouth and Branscombe, are three 5 star luxury cottages with up to 17 en suite rooms plus a dedicated conference room.
Converted in 2006 from old stone barns, the cottages can accommodate conference parties from 6 to 16. The oak dining table in The Winery can dine all the delegates and there are additional break out rooms available making Higher Wiscombe the ideal location for all kinds of seminars, business, training and corporate events. Many team building activities are also available nearby.
The Conference room can be set up in two ways: a traditional board room for up to 16 or an off-site relaxed style with sofas and low tables for a smaller number. There is a 42” plasma screen with all the connections to attach to PCs for PowerPoint presentations with sound.
When relaxing, delegates can enjoy a games room with table tennis and table football and in summer we have an outdoor heated swimming pool.
We are 20 minutes from Exeter and it’s airport, an hour and a half from Bristol, 2.5 hours from Birmingham and 3 hours from London. Honiton mainline station is 10 minutes away. Parking available on site.
On site catering can be arranged, there are many excellent restaurants and we have links to Coach and taxi operators. If you wish to self cater you can organise supermarket deliveries and take full advantage of our fully equipped kitchens.
Beds are made up on arrival with luxurious cotton sheets and bath towels are provided.
The Winery has 10 bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms. Both the Flint and Thatched have 3 en suite bedrooms, giving a total of 16 en suite bedrooms.
In 2015 we were awarded the Gold Award for the Best Self Catering Holiday in Devon were graded Gold by the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

Facilities

WiFi

Meshed WiFi available free of charge

Disabled Facilities

Please contact us to discuss your needs. Flint has been designated as M1 Accessible, meaning it's suitable for less mobile guests of all ages.

Pets

Dogs very welcome, pet hamper provided.

Kitchen

Extremely well equipped: large range cookers, gas hobs, electric ovens, large fridge freezers, microwaves and dishwashers. Large Dualit toasters.

Dining Room

Stylish dining rooms with light oak tables and chairs. The Winery has a table that can seat up to 34 and can be configured in a number of ways.

Sitting Room

Comfortable sitting rooms with squashy sofas and good lighting, large TV, DVD player, iPod dock and plenty of books and board games.

TV and Music Facilities

Flat screen colour TVs with sound bars or DVDs and Freeview channels.

Games Room

Full size table tennis and table football.

Heating and Open Fires

Underfloor heating throughout, wood burning stoves, eco kindling, eco firelighters, our own logs and long British matches included.

Bedrooms

All bedrooms en suite. All beds can be super-king doubles or 3' twins except where stated as fixed super-king doubles. Thatched has one x 5' 4-Poster.

Linen

Crisp, white bed linen and white bath towels provided. All beds made up ready for arrival. Swimming towels not provided.

Bathrooms

All bedrooms en suite. 2 bathrooms in The Old Winery also have baths. Flint has one with both shower and bath. Thatched has one with roll top bath.

Children's Facilities

We have a swimming pool in season, a games room with table tennis and table football, high chairs, cots and stair-gates. Away from roads and traffic.

Outdoor

Modern garden furniture and Weber gas BBQs (gas provided). 52 acres of wonderful pasture land with sheep plus woodland, streams and orchards.

Swimming Pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool in season.

Parking

Covered parking for the Winery. Private designated parking for all.

Smoking

No smoking.

Booking Information

Up to date online pricing on our website.
Deposit 40%, balance due 2 months prior. Flexible cancellation Terms and Conditions – ask us for details.
Pay by credit or debit card, BACS or cheque.

Show Availability

Find the availability for each of our units.

The Old Winery

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Late Deals

September 2023 Late Deals

8 September weekend reduced from £4650 now £2995

October 2023 Late Deals

13 & 20 October weekends reduced to £2995. 10 Ensuites, heated pool

October Half Term 2023 Late Deals

13 & 20 October weekends reduced to £2995.10 Ensuites, heated pool

Location

Although very secluded we are within minutes of the sea, the Jurassic Coast, supermarkets and local food suppliers. Good local pubs and restaurants.

  • Approximately a mile and a half away.
  • Honiton, 5 miles on South West Trains from Waterloo. Taunton is 24 miles away for First Great Western from Paddington.
  • Honiton, 5 miles, Sidmouth 5 miles, Exeter 20 miles, Taunton 24 miles, Bristol 70 miles.
  • Waitrose, Sainsburys & Tesco all within 6 miles, all deliver. Also Lidl and Aldi. Numerous local farm shops, good butchers & fresh fish available off the beach at Beer.
  • Huge choice locally includes Hugh F-W's River Cottage, The Pig at Combe and Michelin starred Lympstone Manor. A top SW gastro pub is the Holt in Honiton.
  • Exeter Airport is 20 minutes away, Bristol is 90 minutes away.

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Business Groups

Large dining room, plenty of space for all Delegates
Conference Room, set up for Boardroom style meeting

Business Groups

Higher Wiscombe has three 5 star cottages with a conference centre attached. Located near Exeter this award-winning venue makes an ideal location for small business conferences for up to 16 delegates.

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