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The Threshing Barn Sitting Room at Lower Hearson Farm
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The Threshing Barn Sitting Room at Lower Hearson Farm
Outdoor Covered Heated Swimming Pool Open Easter to End September
The Threshing Barn at Lower Hearson Farm
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Swimbridge, Barnstaple, Devon, England

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AndyandAn...
Isle of Wight
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Wonderful week”
Reviewed August 8, 2018 for a stay in July 2018

We had a wonderful week in the Threshing Barn in July 2018. Our hosts were so welcoming and the accommodation was beautiful. There is so much to do on the farm for children, and lots of amazing beaches in the local area. The children had a wonderful time and miss feeding all the animals. Thank you for a wonderful holiday!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 9, 2018
We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday. It was a pleasure having you stay with us.
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OB1plus1p...
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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“Fantastic Holiday”
Reviewed August 6, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We stayed in the Threshing Barn for one week and had a thoroughly lovely holiday. The cottage was clean and comfortable. The swimming pool and trampoline were a big hit with the kids as was feeding the animals with Grahame. I have to say Grahame was fantastic with the children, so patient. It was nice that the kids were able to wonder off and go for a swim and play. The dog loved the fields and we all had a lovely holiday, there was so much to do! We will be back!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 8, 2017
We are really pleased that you had a fantastic holiday and it was a pleasure to meet you all.
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teetotal6
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
“Review of our stay in the Threshing Barn in April 2017”
Reviewed June 5, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We stayed at Lower Hearson Farm for the first time in April 2017 with our 9 year old daughter and our dog. It was a fantastic experience and we would highly recommend it.

My daughter absolutely loved getting involved with all the animals each day and holding a piglet at just a few hours old was a real highlight. She also had fun making friends with other kids who were staying at the farm at the same time as us, and spending time enjoying the lovely garden space and great facilities provided. This is very much a kid friendly place to stay, which made it a relaxing and enjoyable holiday for the adults too!

The facilties were great - everything you need and more. We would definitely book again.

This is part of an email that my daughter sent to Farmer Graeme after our stay:

'Thank you for an AMAZING time at your farm. 

I loved loved loved loved the games room The swimming pool the slideand swings And the trampoline The Easter quizWalking/playing with Farley Feeding/holding the animalsMaking  friends Selfies☺ with the animals!!!'

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 9, 2017
We are delighted that you all enjoyed your holiday with us and we look forward to seeing you again.
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Claire S
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“100% in every way”
Reviewed June 18, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

I've been meaning to review this amazing place for ages. We stayed with our 2 boys during the easter hols. Lovely clean accomodation which was well equipped (now has cake tins too!). Great facilities and a fabulous host called Graeme.

You'll want to get involved with the feeding of the animals daily. Our eldest loved the piglets and I think they liked him too, lol.

Playroom, outside play areas, a treasure hunt and home reared sausages to eat make this holiday a special one. Sausages and eggs also available to purchase directly from Graeme.

The pool is great addition to any holiday and although it was a little chilly because of the weather we managed a couple of swims.

You wouldn't regret booking a holiday here.

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Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 21, 2016
We are really pleased that you had a great holiday and it was wonderful to have you staying with us.
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Toad77
London / Kent
1 review
“Absolutely amazing!”
Reviewed May 7, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

WOW WOW! Where do I start.....if you're reading this review then go ahead and book your holiday, you will not regret it.

I stayed at Lower Hearson Farm in the Threshing Barn cottage for the first week in May 16 with my hubby,3 1/2 yr old son and our springer spaniel Phoebe.

The cottage was spacious, exceptionally well equipped, spotlessly clean and most of all it felt like a home from home. There were even games in the cupboard for our son to play with.

The farm has beautiful tranquil gardens with swings, a slide, sandpit and trampoline, which Samuel throughly enjoyed. There is also a great covered heated outdoor pool.

There is a great play room full of books, DVDs, table tennis table, table football and lots of toys for smaller children.

My son Samuel had a throughly amazing time helping Farmer Graeme in the mornings and afternoons to feed the chickens, sheep and pigs. In fact hubby and I enjoyed it just as much as he did.

Graeme and Marilyn have created a truly magical place for children and adults, there isn't anything they haven't thought of to make your holiday perfect.

I can not thank Graeme and Marilyn enough for giving us so many happy and wonderful memories from an outstanding holiday, which we will all treasure for years to come.

I'm not one for going back to the same place for holidays but we WILL be returning next year.....that's if we don't become your neighbours first ha ha!

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Management Response
May 8, 2016
It was a pleasure having you all stay with us and we are so pleased that you had a wonderful holiday. We are looking forward to seeing you again next year.
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Amanda F
Honiton, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Amazing Holiday”
Reviewed May 15, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Thank you Lower Hearson Farm for the most amazing family holiday, Fin has loved every single minute and has not stopped talking about the chickens (specifically clucky!!) all the way home! We are very much looking forward to visiting next year (if not sooner!).

For anyone visiting this is an amazing holiday, the cottages are fantastic and Farmer Graeme (and his lovely animals) make the holiday really magical for everyone. Fantastic places to visit near by and very easy to cater for family's with lots of supermarkets nearby.

Thank you again and see you soon!!!!

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Management Response
May 17, 2015
We really enjoyed having you stay with us and are pleased that Fin had such a wonderful time. We look forward to seeing you all again in the near future.
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llsourcer
Chorley, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great time in North Devon ”
Reviewed January 5, 2015 for a stay in June 2014

I've been meaning to post a review for ages. We visited for a week and had a great time. Cottage was well equipped and very clean. There were toys and games in the cupboard for our little girl. She loved helping to feed the animals aside when she fell over in the mud! The treasure hunt graeme organised was really enjoyable. A couple of things that could be improved is the kids play area (was looking a bit worn and I'm sure some new wooden play equipment would be well received by guests) and the electricity meter - it's a bit annoying to keep finding pound coins for it. Personally I'd prefer they up the rental cost slightly to cover this as per the other cottages. Location was great, close to some stunning beaches and great days out. Would highly recommend the milky way park and saunton sands.

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Management Response
Jan 6, 2015
We are really glad that you enjoyed your holiday. We thoroughly enjoyed having you to stay here. We are aware that the play equipment could do with some additions and have been looking into this along with whether to continue with the electric meter in this cottage. Your comments have been very helpful.
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