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“Stunning place to stay, wonderful barn”
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Rear of Swallow Barn and garden
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Daffodils at Swallow Barn in Spring Approaching Swallow Barn and looking across its land to the Moors
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22 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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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Lydford, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England

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Excellent - based on 22 reviews
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andyg627
Chichester, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Stunning place to stay, wonderful barn”
Reviewed 29 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Stayed here for 2 weeks over Easter, wonderful barn, lovely place to stay. the conversion is just beautiful, everything to a very high standard, great kitchen and everything you need, wonderful views and garden outlook, location simply amazing, so close to Dartmoor and so close to Lyford Gorge which is stunning.

family very much enjoyed every aspect of this barn.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
29 Apr 2016
You were wonderful guests and I am glad we gave you a good experience.
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Christoph...
1 review
“Simply wonderful”
Reviewed 20 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We had a fantastic time in swallow barn, the area is so beautiful, and the views from the living room really can't be beaten! The house itself is spacious and well-equipped with everything you could possibly need. We had a some lovely walks up on the moors, and around Lydford Gorge which is an incredible spot, as well as a trip to the beach, which was a short and easy drive. We couldn't recommend this more and would love to return soon!

Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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mountaina...
Guildford, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Special place in idyllic surroundings”
Reviewed 4 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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I have been here a couple of times and it is somewhere that offers peace, tranquillity and great views.

The owners have gone to great trouble and expense to create a high standard of comfort.

The barn is well named - we had swallows flying in and out of the living area at one point! The are splendid views of the high moor from all rooms in the house, a large garden to wander around, and not far from a village with a friendly pub.

This is a place to get away from busy lives.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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hannahPri...
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 13 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

Really amazing holiday barn, wonderful downstairs space open plan and lovely well stocked kitchen. Great to have underfloor heating. Beautiful views from the barn and a wonderful location on dartmoor. We would definitely recommend it and would love to come back!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2015 for a stay in September 2014

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Liked best: So much space and great views
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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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