Lavish, luxurious and well-located

Beautifully converted barns on a hillside overlooking River Cottage and the Jurassic Coast. Hot tubs, a function room and lots of activities on hand.

Lovingly created from an 18th-century dairy farm

Hillside Barns for 16 to 30 guests have been lovingly created from a former 18th-century dairy farm set in 100 acres of stunning Devon countryside. High above the village of Kilmington, five-star Hillside Barns comes with spectacular views over the Axe Valley and the Jurassic coast.

You can kick back at Hillside Barns – or seriously over-indulge. Drive some classic cars, shoot clay pigeons, dive, ride, hunt, get beautified, walk or work out whodunnit. At the end of the day soak up the Devon evening in one of the two hut tubs.

You’ll stay in the Milking Parlour, long since vacated by the herd. Instead, you’ll find six en-suite bedrooms, air-source heat pumps, solar panels, LCD TV and iPod docking. Water pours in from a natural spring.

The Milking Parlour sleeps 16, but add up to four of the other barns and you’ve set the stage for up to 30 guests – with the option to hire a giant Function Room for you all to get together in. It all adds up to the perfect place for rediscovery – of your girls, yourself, or of your love of chocolate, on one of our famous Chocoholics Weekends.

The Barns

Hillside Barns offers the most amazing setting for a get together, with wonderful views, characterful barns and luxurious interiors.

The Milking Parlour is the largest of the barns, with six ensuite bedrooms sleeping up to 16, and lots of space for everyone to relax and dine together.  The open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen is extremely spacious with panoramic views over the Axe Valley out to the Jurassic coastline. The kitchen is fully equipped to cater for big groups, the dining table seats 16, and the lounge is very relaxing. All bedroom suites have LCD TV’s and plenty of storage.

On the ground floor of the stable block dating back to 1750, The Stables has been modernised to accommodate up to 6 people in two bedrooms.

The Hayloft is a beautiful barn loft conversion with 2 bedrooms sleeping 4 guests.  The Hayloft is on the upper level of a barn and is accessed by steps.

The Saddlery is a one bedroom suite – accessed by steps: the most perfect romantic hideaway.

The Tack Room is a further one bedroom suite on the ground floor of the Barns, with characterful stone walls complimented by modern facitlities.

For guests requiring a little more accommodation there are also two Rustic Rooms available, adding up to a fantastic package for a large group.

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And hot tubs

The Barns all have luxurious open plan reception spaces.  The lounges have LCD TVs and the kitchens are well equpped, with big fridge-freezers.  There stone floors combined with underfloor heating keep the Barns warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

The Milking Parlour is the largest of the Barns, acting as the main base for your get-together.  And just a short stroll away is the Function Room, a huge space with a well-stocked bar, it’s own kitchen, a games area and more than enough room for everyone to dine together.

Outside there is plenty of outdoor seating for al fresco dining, and the hot tubs to enjoy. Hillside Barns has two hot tubs, set looking across the valley.  One hot tub is for the use of guests at the Milking Parlour; the other is shared between the other barns – and of course both are for everyone if you are a large group taking all the barns.

Cooking and Dining

We want you to enjoy every moment of your stay at Hillside Barns so whatever your desire for food and drink, we can help. If you love cooking then help yourselves to the well equipped kitchens. Alternatively, if you’d like a little or a lot of help then we offer everything from casseroles dropped off ready for the oven to waitress-served in-house catering. Or sample fine Devon cuisine at a local gastro-pub.

Looking for a special meal without any fuss? Our highly rated chefs will prepare a celebratory meal to order, all cooked and cleared out of the way. Once the plates are cleared, they’ll leave you to enjoy the rest of the evening.

For special occasions, we can arrange all kinds of catering – from a simple buffet, to a summer barbecue or a hog roast. Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll sort it out.

You can use the Function Room as an additional space. It is a huge converted barn, which is licensed, with its own well-stocked bar, WCs, games area and masses of space for everyone to dine together.  For a small additional fee a bouncy castle can even be set up inside.

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The bedrooms at Hillside Barns have all the character of the wonderful old stone barns, complimented by luxurious style and modern facilities.

The Milking Parlour has six bedrooms, all ensuite, sleeping 16.  There are three king-size bedrooms, one double or twin, and two family rooms, each with a king-size bed and two singles.

The Stables has two ensuite bedrooms sleeping six. There is one king size bedroom and one family room with a king-size, single and sofa bed.

The Hayloft has two luxurious bedrooms, both with ensuite shower rooms. One is a king-size and the other has twin beds.

The Saddlery and Tack Room each have one bedroom, with a king=size bed and ensuite shower room.

All bedrooms at Hillside Barns have LCD TVs.

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What our guests say

What our guests say

"Thank you for an amazing weekend, Beautiful accommodation and gorgeous surroundings. The comfiest bed I have ever slept in. Fantastic hosts, all in all a perfect hen weekend. Thank you." - Helen
"We all had a wonderful time for my hen weekend. The Barns are stunning and Steve was really welcoming and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. The girls loved the hot tubs and beautiful barns. Would recommend anyone to stay. You wont be disappointed. Thanks again for a wonderful weekend." - Miranda
"I organised a party for my hen weekend, for 40 people, over the August Bank Holiday weekend. It could not have gone better – the venue is absolutely stunning, everything is so clean, so well decorated, and so well looked after. Have recommended it to everyone and will definitely return." - Claire

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