The Cider Barrel

Colyton, Devon, England

Cottage with country views on a family run farm close to the South Devon coastline.

Key Points

  • A modern cottage with french doors to a lovely patio area and country views.
  • There are 3 bedrooms - 2 doubles and 1 twin, plus a family bathroom, plus ground floor WC.
  • Enjoy a complimentary welcome pack on arrival. And you can request a breakfast platter to be delivered to your door.
  • The farm is fun for families as children like to visit the animals and play areas. There is a farm trail where you can spot fairies, collect eggs and feed pigs.
  • Book a session in the hot tub


Located on a family run rare breed pig farm with wonderful views near Honiton on the Jurassic Coast. This property is a spacious cottage for up to 6 guests! Great for couples or a family. Be sure to book the hot tub for that extra treat! 

The Cider Barrel is a bright and airy modern cottage with open plan living and dining area that opens up through French doors to a lovely patio area with picnic bench and gorgeous countryside views. There is a modern kitchen with breakfast bar, the perfect place to plan your day whilst enjoying your morning cuppa. 
Upstairs you can find 3 bedrooms - 2 double and 1 twin plus a family bathroom with power shower. There is also a cloakroom with WC on the ground floor. 

The cottage is open all year round including Christmas and New Year and guests receive a complimentary welcome pack on arrival. If you would like to order a freshly cooked farmhouse breakfast platter to be delivered to your cottage then speak to the owners on arrival! 

Locally there is plenty to do for all ages. Children will love the Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth whilst adults will enjoy the many National Trust properties in the area. The village of Beer has a lovely pebbled beach and rockpools too, just perfect for skimming stones or looking for crabs!

Alternatively stay on site and partake in a Pig Keeping Course where you will learn everything there is to know about these gorgeous creatures! (not available on weekends / peak times). These courses are tailormade to the client needs and can be discussed after booking.

Children will also love the play areas including the outdoor park with trampoline, slide and swing. Alternatively follow the farm trail and try and spot the fairies, collect eggs or feed the pigs! 

The hot tub can be booked at extra cost. This is situated in a separate garden for privacy. Cost per afternoon or evening session is £50 and can be arranged after booking.

Monday arrivals and Friday arrivals for a 7 night minimum stay.

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Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more



 Not suitable for those with mobility issues


 Additional toilet


 Family bathroom


 Hot water






 Clothes rack

 Dining area




 Ironing board

 Plug sockets


Paid Extras

 Extra logs / firewood

 Meals - Home cooked




 Dining area

 Fire pit


 Pizza oven

Nearby (within 5 miles)


 Country walks


 Board games


 DVD player

 Games room

 Mobile - Limited mobile signal

 Space for outdoor ball games

 Table tennis


 TV - Smart



 Book a hot tub session

On Arrival

 Bring your own towels

 Included - Linen

 Personal check-in

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Deep Covid-19 clean

 Fire blanket

 Fire extinguisher

 Smoke alarm








 Kitchenware / Utensils



 Tea & Coffee


Young Children


 High chair

 Welcome all ages


 Free parking


 Mid sized site (5-11 accoms)

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 17th October 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Karen Todd from The Cider Barrel