Gatcombe Farm offers bed and breakfast accommodation in a stunning Georgian farmhouse set in a 230 acre working farm in Devon. Set in a secluded valley just half a mile from and within easy reach of the Jurassic coast towns of Sidmouth and Seaton, our B&B is an amazing place for those who want to truly unwind, or for the more adventurous explorer.
Surrounded by footpaths which lead to the Jurassic World Heritage Coastline, Gatcombe is an ideal base for those wishing to abandon their car and savour the countryside on foot.
The farmhouse accommodates 6 in its large, traditionally furnished, comfortable en suite rooms.
Both rooms have the following facilities:-
Ensuite Double/Twin/Family room.
Sofa in Bedroom.
Toiletries & Towels.
Free Wi-Fi for those with Wi-Fi laptops.
There is a separate dining room where guests dine on individual tables. A full English breakfast is served using bacon and sausages, produced on the farm, homemade bread, jam, marmalade and fresh milk and eggs also from the farm. Alternatively lighter breakfast options are available. Vegetarian, special dietary requirements can be accommodated for by prior arrangement.
The Guest Lounge dates back 300-400 years and has traditional beams and a very unusual brick and beamed wall. With both a woodburner and central heating the guests lounge is most comfortable on those colder evenings when a night in is preferred, tea and coffee facilities are available along with satellite TV, DVD player, board games and a variety of tourist information about the area. There is a large enclosed garden with furniture for guests to relax in with a cup of tea and a piece of homemade cake on arrival. Ideal for children to play in safely.
Bring your wellies and watch the 250 cows being milked. This traditional Devon farm has been in the Reed family for 3 generations and at present is farmed by Robert, Julie and their 3 children, Thomas, Lauren and Nicholas who will gladly show visitors around the farm.
The local area offers many delights to discover. Seaton itself is situated on the mouth of the River Axe in Devon and is a lively little seaside town. There are shops, beautiful gardens, bowling, putting and tennis. The South West Coastal Path runs through the Undercliff Nature Reserve to Lyme Regis. Seaton has a sloping pebble beach, a pretty harbour and a peaceful promenade. Seaton Tramway a perfect way to see the beautiful Axe Valley is to travel on one of the electric trams which will take you between Seaton, Colyford and Colyton. You can eat at the Tramstop Restaurant at Colyton which is fully licensed and here you will also find the souvenir shop. The tramway is also popular with bird watchers and have many events during the year. Beyond this the seaside villages of Beer and Branscombe are truly delightful and a must visit for all guests.
For more information please visit our website.
Rates : £35 - £40 per person per night based on 2 adults sharing.
Children are welcome over the age of 7.
Sorry, no pets.
Off street parking.
4 Star Silver Award Visit England.