The Perfect Farm Holiday Accommodation 01803 712260
Lower Collaton Farm Holiday Cottages offer excellent accommodation in two beautiful self catering cottages, with lots of character, on a traditional old Devonshire farm, nestled in the tranquil valley of the River Gara. Set in the heart of peaceful countryside it is a small working sheep farm surrounded by rolling hills where sheep and cattle graze. Perfectly placed in an Area of Great Landscape Value in the heart of the South Hams, Lower Collaton is just six miles from the coast, Dartmouth, Totnes and Kingsbridge. We are right in the centre of the South Hams Golden Triangle, with easy access to moor and shore!
The gardens of Agatha Christie’s Greenway on the River Dart and the D’Oyle Carte’s Collaton Fishacre (both National Trust) are nearby. Walkers can trek from Collaton or take a short drive to Dartmoor or the South Devon Coastal Path. Plenty of award winning restaurants (Riverford Farm Field Kitchen, Mitch Tonks’ Seahorse, Masterchef winner’s Treby Arms, the Horn of Plenty, and the California Inn) close by. If you are planning holidays in Devon there’s nothing better than a Devon farm holiday!
“Gorgeous village, green fields, starry skies!” Our village of Blackawton has just been placed in the Sunday Times’ top 50 best rural places to live in Britain, surprisingly one of only three in the whole of Devon. They say “It’s like Ambridge without the melodrama: Farms ring a village centre that has a pub, a classy restaurant, a pretty church, a primary school and a post office run by volunteers….an everyday story of (genuine) country folk.”
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The prices quoted for our self catering cottages under Availability include heating, linen and towels. There are no ‘extras’! Free Wifi is available in all cottages, and one well behaved dog is welcome in The Stables only, at a weekly charge of £20. Online booking is available through the booking form on our availability page, or email/phone if you prefer!
The Stables and The Old Granary are available from Friday to Friday, with short breaks from Friday to Monday and Monday to Friday. The Byre’s change-over day is Saturday, with short breaks available Saturday to Tuesday and Tuesday to Saturday.
The Stables and The Byre (both sleep four), are beautiful old self-catering cottages sleeping four in a double and a twin bedroom. The Byre has both bedrooms en suite, and The Stables bathroom has a bath and a separate shower. These lovely old cottages have loads of character with the original large old beams exposed in all rooms. Both cottages are “upside down” with bedrooms below the living area to take advantage of the views down the valley.
The Old Granary (sleeps just two) our smallest self catering cottage is a perfectly delightful little dog free cottage for two, tucked into a quiet corner of the grassy courtyard. An ideal base for walkers and birdwatchers, or indeed a cosy love-nest for the romantically inclined. Described by one of our guests as ‘A little gem’! A shining accolade we think!
Short Breaks are available from Fri-Mon and Mon-Fri.
Before the Norman Conquest Collaton was owned by the mother of King Harold II of England. In the seventeenth century the value of Collaton was put at just £50. More about the history of Lower Collaton Farm…
Late Availability, Short Breaks and Special Offers
The Byre (sleeps four)
We are now completely booked for The Byre for 2016. The cottage is available from early April 2017.
The Stables (sleeps four)
We are also now completely booked for The Stables for 2016.
The Old Granary (our cosy cottage for two).
Our next available week commences Friday 30th September. This is a lovely time to come to Devon, when the roads are more peaceful and the leaves are changing golden. We have a weekend break available (Fri-Mon) on 23rd September.