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Valley View

Bampton, Devon (Ref. 1000359)



Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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45 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful cottage, one of the best equipped we’ve stayed in."

    Hot tub was lovely. Rural location, lovely and quiet but not within walking distance of any amenities. Dog loved his welcome pack! Would definitely book this one again.

    Reviewed by GaryJul 2022

  • "Valley View is spotless, beautiful and so very comfortable, we had the most relaxing week ever."

    The views are incredible with sheep so close, deer in the distance, rabbits hopping around and beautiful birds. The hot tub on the amazing deck is fabulous. The cottage is a home from home with everything you need, clean towels, cozy bedding with soft snuggly blankets and views to look at all day, it’s just beautiful.

    Reviewed by ReganJul 2022

  • "Gorgeous property with stunning views."

    It was spotlessly clean, very well equipped and perfect for dogs. The garden was completely enclosed and they even got a doggy welcome pack. Would definitely recommend and would definitely stay here again

    Reviewed by AnnJul 2022

  • "The property was outstanding and had everything you needed."

    The surroundings were just perfect. The hot tub was the icing on the cake. Annie and Peter were great hosts. Their information was invaluable and were only a text away. The sheep, deer, bunnies, variety of bird life in the area was stunning. We took our binoculars and were so pleased we did both for the wildlife and the star gazing! Sat in the hot tub at night with a glass of something was truly magical. We would absolutely love to return. Cannot fault the property in any way. Thank you x

    Reviewed by TraceyJul 2022

  • "Brilliant holiday so calm and peaceful"

    Reviewed by DavidJun 2022

  • "The Lodge is fantastic, beautifully appointed with magnificent views from all windows."

    The only reason we didn’t give the stay 5 stars is because it is quite isolated and you have to open and close a gate every time you enter or leave the property.

    Reviewed by BobMay 2022

  • "Superb accommodation."

    The cottage was warm, cosy, fantastic sofa (the best we've ever experienced in any holiday cottage). Wonderful views, brilliant balcony and hot tub.

    Reviewed by JonathanMay 2022

  • "What a Beautiful place ."

    . Throughly enjoyed my stay .. everything you need, my dog was also made so welcome, with bowls,blanket & even a bed.. Hot tub with a view providing a stunning sunset or sunrise. Perfec location to explore or just sit and unwind. Untouched natural beauty, spectacular views. Sheep & lambs, deer, bunnies & pheasants Bampton Village is timming with history lovely local pubs. Will definitely book again. Annie was lovely - so helpful & friendly.❤

    Reviewed by KarlaApr 2022

  • "Spectacular views, massive decking, hot tub and viewing windows made this property amazing."

    Watching the lambs made it very special over Easter. So peaceful with noone else around. The sunsets and early mist made it magical to photograph.

    Reviewed by LisaApr 2022

  • "Fantastic stay in a beautiful location."

    The owners were very helpful both before and during our stay. Only a short drive to Exmoor National Park and the beach.

    Reviewed by FionaApr 2022

  • "Love this place, our third visit and not tired of it yet , just thinking about when we can go again!"

    Reviewed by JerryMar 2022

  • "Valley View was an amazing venue the owners went above and beyond to make sure we had a fabulous time Very thoughtful added extras, spotlessly clean, lovely and warm and Annie kept us fully updated by text both before and after our stay."

    Highly recommend

    Reviewed by SueFeb 2022

  • "We have all loved our stay at valley view, especially our dog, who laid down in protest and refused to leave."

    We stayed during storm Eunice/Franklin so the weather kept us in quite a bit but the place was so comfortable and beautifully maintained that it was a lovely sanctuary to sit and watch the storms. We will definitely return. Thankyou to Peter and Annie for all your help and making our stay the best we could hope for.

    Reviewed by JenniferFeb 2022

  • "The cottage was fabulous, great views and quiet location."

    The hot tub was perfect. Being picky, the only thing that could have been improved was the internet, could have been stronger.

    Reviewed by ShaunFeb 2022

  • "Perfect place to relax and unwind."

    Great facilities. The hot tub was perfect.

    Reviewed by RachelJan 2022

  • "We had a very enjoyable stay in this delightful accommodation."

    It was comfortably furnished, cosy and extremely well and thoughtfully equipped with all you need for self catering. We loved the views from the picture window and spotted deer and lots of birds and listening to the owls at night when relaxing in the hot tub was lovely. We stayed mid December and it was a welcome surprise to find the Lodge decorated for Christmas. It is a perfect place to relax in privacy or venture further afield to explore.

    Reviewed by LeonardDec 2021

  • "Wow! Where to start with this stunning location."

    As some other reviews have said, just bring yourselves, food and drinks, anything else you could ever need is equipped there! From the nice little touches such as dog treats and a ball when you get there, to the stunning outdoor space and amazing utilities in the kitchen. Stunning week away thoroughly enjoyed. Thanks from James, Abby and Willow (cockapoo)

    Reviewed by JamesNov 2021

  • "Valley View was just a beautiful place to stay!"

    The views were fantastic, the lodge was clean and comfortable and the owners have thought of everything to make your stay as relaxing as possible. Would highly recommend if your looking for a place to get away from the business of city life!

    Reviewed by JamieNov 2021

  • "Another relaxing week the second time this year very comfortable wonderful views lots of deer & wildlife to see hot tub lovely to sit in and take in the views ."

    Annie & Peter were lovely as ever will definitely be coming back again. Sharon & Dennis bristol

    Reviewed by SharonNov 2021

  • "The best hosts."

    Best cottage. Already booked for next year!

    Reviewed by SarahOct 2021

  • "Fantastic property in a very quiet location."

    Everything you need is there, just bring food and clothes. The hot tub is a welcome relaxation after a long day walking around the many NationalTrust properties that are within easy reach of valley view. The is very little light pollution there, so if you’re up at 4am and it’s a cloudless night the stars are amazing. We would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2021

  • "Amazing place to stay as are all the Sykes places we have stayed in before."

    We would love to return but a bit disappointed with the hike in prices for next year! Come on Sykes be reasonable with us. The new price will prohibit us from returning next year.

    Reviewed by GeoffSep 2021

  • "We've just returned from a wonderful week at Valley view with our two children and dog."

    The lodge was perfect, it was comfortable, clean and very well equipped. There were lots of extra little touches provided by the hosts that made it feel so welcoming. Located in a beautiful, rural setting surrounded by wildlife. We particularly enjoyed watching the deer and listening for the owls at night. Lots of lovely places to explore locally. We'd love to return one day.

    Reviewed by NicholaAug 2021

  • "Really super view!"

    The accommodation was really fit for purpose. Every utensil and gadget in the kitchen you could need. The beds were comfortable and all the furniture good quality. The hot tub was perfect. We really enjoyed Valley View as a family.

    Reviewed by JoAug 2021

  • "Lovely & tranquil."

    Had everything that was needed and more. Our dog made very welcome. Clean throughout. Beds were uncomfortable and driveway very overgrown.

    Reviewed by LisaJul 2021

  • "The situation of Valley View, is right out in the lovely Devon countryside, so peaceful and just amazing views of rolling country all around it."

    Everything you ever need is provided, nothing wanting at all, all so new and clean, and the hot tub was a great bonus too!. Hope to return there again soon.

    Reviewed by RogerJun 2021

  • "Fantastic holiday, we will be returning"

    Reviewed by NickolaJun 2021

  • "What a wonderful lodge."

    We'll definitely be returning. Beds were comfortable, amazing views, amazing stars as so dark, well equipped kitchen. Jacuzzi was lovely.

    Reviewed by NicolaMay 2021

  • "Fabulous light-filled cabin with stunning views across the valley during the day, and a night sky with no light pollution to spoil your stargazing from the hot tub!"

    We loved being surrounded by sheep and having no human neighbours. The owners are very welcoming, friendly and helpful. All in all, a 5 star stay

    Reviewed by SueMay 2021

  • "We went back for a second stay so it must have been good the first time."

    It was just as perfect the second time.

    Reviewed by KevinMay 2021

  • "Wonderful accommodation, fully equipped with everything you could need."

    Secure fenced area for the dog and amazing views.

    Reviewed by CharlotteMay 2021

  • "We had a lovely week at valley view the lodge is very comfortable with everything we needed hot tub was just what we needed for a relaxed time watching the wildlife all around."

    The views are amazing watching deer in the fields the lambs playing was a delight to watch. We booked for another week later in the year as we enjoyed it so much. Chatted to Annie and Dennis who were at hand if needed.

    Reviewed by SharonApr 2021

  • "This property is absolutely wonderful."

    We've stopped at all sorts of places and this is quite simply the best. Location is perfect if you want beautiful views, wildlife included deer and foxes. So quiet and secluded, and the decking and hot tub were brilliant. You're left alone but the hosts are very happy to help in any way they can, including sending me the Jean's I forgot. The cleanest place we've ever stayed in. Everything you need is already there. It was absolutely perfect for what we wanted. And we've already booked again for next year. Can't wait

    Reviewed by KeithOct 2020

  • "This holiday accommodation is in my honest opinion "outstanding."

    " The post code is slightly out and its a little further up the lane than the sat nav tells you. As soon as you open the door you know its going to be good. Decor is to a good standard and even though the owners allow dogs there was no trace of dog hairs anywhere and the place smelt really fresh. The furniture is really comfortable and the bed linen and towels are of a very high standard. Slept like a log in the large double bed. Shower was easy to use and pressure was really good. The 8 seater hot tub is just what the doctor ordered for a chill out session. There are no neighbours overlooking you and the only sounds really are the sheep in the fields behind you or the odd hoot from an owl. If you want peace and quiet with no interruptions this is definately the place for you. Had occasion to speak to the owners whilst there. They are a super couple and extremely friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend this accommodation and will definitely be booking another week to relax and chill out here.

    Reviewed by StevenSep 2020

  • "Wow! Valley view you really are like no place I've ever been to before."

    The tranquility, the stunning scenery, the beautiful cabin both inside and on the decking area outside. Was the perfect place to come back to after a day of exploring, Annie was fantastic and even organised for us to go and see the sheep which was an amazing bonus. We will 100% be back, we didn't want to ever leave. Thank you Annie, Peter and Denis

    Reviewed by HollyAug 2020

  • "Super location, helpful owners and very clean and new"

    Reviewed by JamesAug 2020

  • "What a beautiful cabin set in a stunning location!"

    Everything was just perfect! Exactly what we needed! The cabin was spotless and beautifully laid out. Really enjoyed the hot tub and the tranquility of the area Thanks to Annie and Peter's friendly messages, we knew they were to hand should we need. Since everything was spot on, we didn't ever need to make contact. Thank you!

    Reviewed by RachaelJul 2020

  • "Everything was great Owners were on hand if needed Just perfectly"

    Reviewed by GlenDec 2019

  • "Gorgeous lodge in beautiful surroundings."

    The huge decking was great for our dogs to play on whilst we relaxed in the hot tub. Although we didn't meet Annie and Peter in person they were always quick to reply to any problems we had. We will definitely return to Valley View and highly recommend it for anyone wanting a tranquil relaxing break.

    Reviewed by WendyNov 2019

  • "Perfect location for peace and quiet with fabulous views including lots of sheep, birds and even deer."

    It was much bigger than it seemed in the pictures. There were so many extras at the cottage to make life easier, including weighing scales and baking tins and Tupperware....I gave up baking on holiday years ago because no-one supplied these, but I could have happily done so here. there were instructions for every appliance well organised in a folder. It was extremely clean, everything we needed to know was explained clearly and even the bins and the shed were clean. The towels were so soft and big and luxurious; never had such quality towels in a holiday cottage before. The dog was welcomed with his own kit including treats, a bed and bowls supplied; previous cottages have left lists of rules that have made us feel like Roger was an imposition! The owners were nearby if we needed them but otherwise left us alone to enjoy our holiday; much appreciated.

    Reviewed by HNov 2019

  • "The property is amazing, clean I'd recommend booking."

    I'll be booking again! The owners and their family were amazing we got lost at 10pm and they helped, we had issues and the owners family came round to help within 15 minutes of ringing. Could not ask for a better holiday!

    Reviewed by ElizabethOct 2019

  • "Didn't disappoint, quite the opposite, exceeded our expectations."

    Everything was catered for. Beautiful location, just what we were looking for. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, can totally recommended a stay. We already have done to our friends!

    Reviewed by CraigSep 2019

  • "Cottage was very clean and extremely comfortable."

    It was equipped with everything you needed to enjoy a relaxing break, with only sheep for company and outstanding views. The owners had provided lots of little extras even down to washing powder. The decking and hot tub was lovely, the inclusion of garden games and draws full of various dvd’s and board games was very thoughtful. If you are looking for a get away from it all break we couldn’t recommend Valley View highly enough.

    Reviewed by AngelaAug 2019

  • "Absolutely perfect in every way, fantastic position in the countryside and Valley View home just Wow!"


    Reviewed by ElaineJul 2019

  • "Beautiful and scenic venue; the lodge was immaculate & comforting - felt at home very quickly."

    The facilities were great! - did not have to use much but still amazing if we wanted to cook in the lodge rather than go site-seeing/going out for food. Less than an hour drive from the shore i.e. visited Lynton/Lynmouth which was lovely. On the evening we drank in the hot tub which was amazing! - the views from the lodge are just so lovely and private. Will definitely be returning :) Thanks for the wonderful stay!

    Reviewed by DanielleJul 2019

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  • All ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms; 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV with DVD player, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking with shed storage
  • Enclosed garden with lawn area and large decked area with table and chairs and hot tub
  • One pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking allowed
  • Pub within 3.1 miles, shop within 4 miles
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on lead due to livestock

The property

Bampton 4 miles.

Boasting far-reaching views of the wonderful Devonshire countryside is this well-appointed lodge, Valley View.

This superb base comes within close reach of the majestic Exmoor National Park and a vast array of opportunities to suit a family of all ages and tastes.

The interior of the lodge enjoys contemporary styling and all the essentials you could possibly need for a week-long stay within this countryside setting.

Look forward to spending your evenings within the open-plan living room, where the designated chef of the group can rustle up a home-cooked meal before the rest of the family gather at the dining table to discuss the day’s activities and to plan the days ahead.

After dinner, sink into the L-shaped sofa, where you can catch up on your favourite TV programmes or take in the breath-taking views from the large window which rests in front of the plush sofa.

Alternatively, enjoy your evenings upon the large decked area where you can enjoy a spot of alfresco dining whilst catching the last glimpses of sunshine before dipping into the bubbling hot tub.

The property is completed with two stylish bedrooms, comprising a double and a twin bedroom.

Each bedroom boasts a refreshing colour palette, ample storage and carefully selected furnishing to ensure a delightful stay for the whole family.

As well as the impressive decked area, the lodge comes with a lawn area, where your dogs can stretch their legs, as well as ample off-road parking.

If you can tear yourself away from this outstanding base, venture to the nearby towns of Bampton and Wiveliscombe, where you will find a wonderful selection of shops, pubs and restaurants to enjoy.

For those feeling active, head to the Exmoor National Park, where you will find miles of wonderful walking routes, as well as Wimbleball Lake, where you will find opportunities for watersports including family sailing.

Alternatively, head to the nearby towns of Dulverton, Tiverton and Taunton, where you will be delighted to find further amenities and attractions.

Bring your family and friends to Valley View to share a memorable stay in Devon.

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About the location


Dulverton 6 miles; Tiverton 7.5 miles.

Bampton is a wonderfully peaceful Devon village situated in a wooded valley on the banks of the River Batherm, a tributary of the River Exe, close to the Exmoor National Park. Bampton offers lovely Georgian cottages and houses, a good range of shops and is famous for its floral displays, pony fair and folk festival. The towns of Dulverton and Tiverton are close by and offer plenty of amenities, plus there are many country pursuits on offer in this rural area, including fishing on the two reservoirs at Wimbleball and Clatworthy, Exmoor safaris through dramatic windswept moors, walking the Exe Valley Way, horseriding across the moor and cycling along the Lowman Way. Further afield is the beautiful North Devon coastline with stunning walks, small coves, sandy beaches and views across to Wales. Bampton provides an ideal base for exploring North Devon and the Exmoor National Park.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Christmas