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Bothies and bunkhouses in Devon

Discover rugged moors, secluded beaches and peaceful woodland on a holiday in Devon.

For a group getaway in a great location, why not take a look at our bunkhouses in Devon? These self-catering bunk barns sleep between six and eighteen people in simple comfort, with spacious communal areas to relax and dine in. We also have three bothies in Devon which offer basic ‘camping with walls’ accommodation, within easy reach of the South West Coast Path.

Bunkhouses and camping barns

The sitting & dining room at Butter Hill Barn, Lynmouth Devon

Butter Hill Barn, Lynmouth 

This barn conversion offers a rural retreat with a few added comforts. A stone's throw from the South West Coast Path, the barn is ideally placed for exploring North Devon. Inside, the bunkhouse has an open-plan living/kitchen area with log burning stove, bunkbeds for six people, and en-suite shower room. With the Atlantic on your doorstep, this bothy is great for surfers. The wide bay at Woolacombe offers gentle waves for novice surfers, while Croyde Bay has bigger swells to suit the more experienced.

The exterior of Exmoor Bunkhouse, Devon

Exmoor Bunkhouse, Lynmouth 

Sleeping 18 people, Exmoor Bunkhouse in Devon offers simple, self-catering accommodation for large groups. Set on the fringes of Exmoor National Park, the Bunkhouse is an ideal base for walking groups and families with a love of the outdoors. Nearby, the River Lyn is one of the best waterways in the area to catch salmon and trout. Or if you're not a fan of fishing, you could canoe or kayak down the river.

Basic bothies

The exterior of Brownsham Bothy, Devon

Brownsham Bothy, Bideford 

Surrounded by peaceful orchard, woodland and grassland, this stone bothy is perfect for a group of friends looking to get away from it all. Close to the South West Coast Path and sleeping four people and two dogs, it's ideal for a walking holiday. Explore miles of North Devon's unspoilt coastal cliffs, bays, waterfalls and woodland valleys, or take a short drive to the fishing village of Clovelly to rest in a café or traditional pub.

The exterior of Foreland Bothy, Lynton, Devon

Foreland Bothy, Lynton 

Wake up every day to stunning sea views when you stay in this bothy on the Devon coast. With basic facilities, leave your gadgets behind and enjoy quality time together in the great outdoors. Its remote position on the coast makes it a top spot for stargazing. When the sun sets, head outside the bothy and watch as the skies light up with stars.

The exterior of Heddon Orchard Bothy, Devon

Heddon Orchard Bothy, Barnstaple 

Nestled in the woodland of Heddon Valley, this Devon bothy is one for adventures. The bothy can accommodate four people and two dogs. Step out the front door and you'll find miles of excellent walking trails right on your doorstep. After a day's hike through the valley, you could enjoy a hearty meal in a welcoming pub just 20 metres downhill from the bothy.

The exterior of Berry Lawn Linhay bothy, Lynmouth, Devon

Berry Lawn Linhay Bothy, Lynmouth 

Sleep beneath a sky of stars in this remote bothy on the fringes of some of England's highest cliffs. With soaring views across Exmoor it's the perfect overnight stop for walkers exploring the South West Coast Path. Sleeping four people and two dogs, you'll share this far-flung hideaway with grazing animals and secret coves, while the comforts of a cosy pub lie just a short stroll away.

The exterior of Perppercombe Bothy, Devon

Peppercombe Bothy, Bideford 

With views across Bideford Bay, Peppercombe Bothy offers basic accommodation in a gated wooded valley. With no electricity, it's the perfect escape for those wanting to get away from the trappings of modern life. A meandering path from the bunkhouse leads down to secluded Peppercombe Beach, or you could loop onto the South West Coast Path which passes just 200 metres away.

The first double bedroom at The Slipway, Croyde, Devon

Plan your holiday

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