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Rydon Farm

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Woodbury, Exeter EX5 1LB, England
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Ranked #1 of 71 Exeter B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014
Carolyn P Whitland, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Whitland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We enjoyed 3 nights in a very comfortable well appointed room, with our dog. Sally was very helpful in suggesting a suitable room when we booked. The breakfast was delicious, with lots of choice, and specials too. There was a garden to exercise the dog. We hope to return in the future.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Rydon Farm is a wonderful place. Sally is a very warm host and we felt very welcomed and at home. Our beds were extremely comfortable and our shower pristine with all the extras! The breakfast was delicious with so many choices and even "specials"! It is in an excellent position for walking with great restaurants either a walk or short... More

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Having stayed in numerous places throughout the UK on business I found Rydon Farm to be a welcome change for the better. Perfectly clean and very well appointed rooms. A warm welcome and non intrusive. The breakfast is excellent. I will be back again and again. Sally is a wonderful host and having stayed three times so far, it's like... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The middle of nowhere, with dairy cows outside your bedroom window, surrounded by long devon lanes with high hedges. Excellent breakfast, nice showers, clean and well kept. It is what it says it is, a farmhouse! There is a nice garden to relax in if the weather is good, pubs that are walkable IF you are in good shape and... More

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Devon, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Rydon farm is a warm welcoming haven set in the beautiful Devon countryside. Sally Glanville makes you feel right at home the moment you step into her beautiful farmhouse. The rooms are immaculate with plenty of luxurious extras for your comfort, a very comfy bed ensures a good night's sleep and waking up to cows passing your window reminds you... More

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Friendly welcome at a real farm in a beautiful farmhouse overlooking a pretty valley 10 minutes from Exeter. Breakfasts outstanding using locally sourced food. Bedrooms well provisioned even dental floss provided! Peaceful and quiet!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Cannot praise Sally & her lovely B & B highly enough. The room was beautifully furnished (stylish & comfortable), impeccably clean, well supplied with range of teas, coffees, filter coffee, hot choc & biscuits. The bathroom looked brand new & had a lovely powerful shower & fluffy towels. Very peaceful location, really enjoyed hearing the cows queuing up for milking... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This B&B on a working dairy farm a few miles out of Exeter is a beautiful place to find tranquility without being too far away from the busy city. We found it to be the perfect jumping off point for several day trips - Dorchester, Plymouth, St Ives, the Eden Project. And there are a couple of great pubs nearby... More

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Rugby, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We chose this B&B because we needed somewhere close to Exeter and the M5, but wanted comfort and a warm welcome (thank you TripAdvisor). Sally gave us a lovely welcome and suggested we moved room after a night for a larger room. We wanted a room we could sit in and Sally made sure we had one. Everything was clean... More

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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We have stayed at number of B&B's in the South of England and can add that Rydon Farm, in agreement with previous guests, offers very comfortable quality accommodation. Bathroom facilities are certainly above normal standards not that we can vouch for every bedroom having taken residence on the ground floor sizable offering with an unusual large colour TV. Breakfast menu... More

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Address: Woodbury, Exeter EX5 1LB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rydon Farm 4*
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Rydon Farm B&B is a 4 Star Silver Award property situated on the outskirts of the village of Woodbury, approximately 6 miles from Exeter and 3 miles from the M5 J30. This 16th Century Devon Longhouse is close to the pebblebed heaths of Woodbury Common - an area of outstanding natural beauty. Many guests return time after time to this dairy farm which has been home to the Glanvill family for over 180 yearsIt is perfectly positioned for Exeter International Airport, Westpoint Arena, Devon Record Office, Sandy Park Stadium, CTCRM, Exeter University, Sowton and Marsh Barton Industrial Estates, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue HQ, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, Greendale Business Park, Darts Farm, Middlemoor and The Met Office. Lovingly restored with a wealth of original features, oak and elm beams and an inglenook fireplace, Rydon Farm offers a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere for both business and leisure guests. ... more   less 
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