Ashclyst Farm Hostel, Harepathstead Rd, Broadclyst, East Devon, EX5 3DF

Call Lorraine or Martyn on 01392 461302 or 07740 047751

Accommodation on The National Trust Killerton Estate.

Ashclyst Farm Hostel is a charming National Trust farmhouse on an organic farm currently being rewilded at the edge of Ashclyst Forest. Your hosts Martyn & Lorraine are tenant's for the Killerton Estate. Their spacious farmhouse is available for extended weekend breaks from midday Friday until Sunday evening.

Guests have the use of five private rooms, two with double and three with twin beds. The beds are fully made up with duvets and the bedrooms are spacious and quiet. You will have full use of the farmhouse kitchen, dining rooms and lounge. There is a walled courtyard which leads to the old wash-house and servants quarters which now provide secure cycle storage and space for drying wet gear.

Dogs are welcome by arrangement.

The rural location and quiet roads are ideal for families, walkers and cyclists, wanting to enjoy the Devon Countryside. Ashclyst Forest is on the doorstep and is perfect for wildlife, walks and picnics. Days at the seaside are effortless with Exmouth (15 miles) and Sidmouth (13 miles) a short drive away. It is an easy journey to both Dartmoor & Exmoor National Parks, and Exeter City is just 8 miles away. The Two Counties Way Long Distance Path is within 2 miles and the Topsham to Exmouth off road cycle route (National Cycle Route 2) is 8 miles away.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    8: 2 x doubles, 3 x twin
  • Open:

    Spring, Summer, Autumn.
  • Price per night:

    £450 per night. Check in Friday midday and check out Sunday 19:00hrs.
  • Booking:

    Please book by phone or email. Provisional
  • Directions:

    The Hostel is 2.5 miles from Broadclyst in East Devon.
  • Public Transport :

    Whimple & Cranbrook train station both 4 miles.There is a bus from Exeter to Broadclyst 20 mins which drops 2.5 miles from the hostel.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Cathedral Cycle Route Trans Euro Trail
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cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
wGroups Only


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Winter weekend offer at fab Devon farmhouse hostel

November 22nd 2023

Ashclyst Farm hostel is making weekend escapes to the East Devon countryside last even longer this winter. You can now check in at 12 noon on Friday and checkout at 7 pm on Sunday evening. It so much more fun and much easier to arrive in the day light. What’s more, you’ll have a few more daylight hours to explore the local area before you settle in to the home comforts of this wonderful hostel. Perfect for small groups of friends and extended families.

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Play Out Your Farmhouse Fantasies at Ashclyst Farm Hostel in Devon

August 25th 2023

Escape to a world of rustic charm and organic wonders at Ashclyst Farm Hostel – a delightful National Trust farmhouse nestled on the fringes of the enchanting Ashclyst Forest. Hosted by Martyn and Lorraine, the tenant farmers of Killerton Estate, this idyllic retreat offers more than just a place to lay your head.

The farmhouse exudes warmth with its spacious rooms boasting double, twin, and single beds, each adorned with fully-made duvets to cocoon you in comfort. Guests are treated to full access to the farmhouse’s heart – the kitchen, dining rooms, and lounge – where stories are exchanged and laughter echoes. A walled courtyard leads to the old wash-house and servant’s quarters, now repurposed as secure cycle storage and a drying room.

The pastoral setting and serene lanes provide an ideal haven for families, hikers, and cyclists yearning to immerse themselves in the Devon Countryside. Ashclyst Forest beckons just steps away, offering a realm of wildlife, tranquil strolls, and leisurely picnics. Effortlessly venture to the coast, with the seaside of Exmouth (15 miles) and Sidmouth (13 miles) merely a short drive away.

For those seeking wider horizons, the journey to both Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks is an easy undertaking, and Exeter City is only 8 miles away. The Two Counties Way Long Distance Path beckons within 2 miles, while the off-road cycle route from Topsham to Exmouth (National Cycle Route 2) is a mere 8 miles away.

To ensure your spot in this slice of rural paradise, bookings can be made via phone or email. You can book a stay at the farmhouse as an individual, a group or even as sole use.

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