Butter Hill Barn, Countisbury Hill, Lynmouth, Devon, EX35 6NE
Call Butter Hill Barn at National Trust Holidays on 0344 335 1296
OverviewThis cosy bunkhouse can be found at Countisbury close to Lynton and Lynmouth on the North Devon Coast. The bunkhouse is surrounded by the dramatic Watersmeet Valleys and Exmoor. From it you can easily access the coastal path, the Atlantic Surf beaches and it is a great place to experience Exmoor's dark skies. The perfect base from which to explore north Devon. With hiking from the door and lots of great places to cycle. There is salmon and trout fishing on the nearby river Lyn and in the winter there's canoeing. The bunkhouse sleeps 6 in bunks in one room so is perfect for family groups. Exmoor bunkhouse (also in this guide) which sleeps 18 is across the road so bigger groups can also be accommodated. The Blue Ball Pub is also across the road and Lynmouth is just 1.5 miles down the hill. Facilities include a well equipped kitchen, electric showers, bed linen and woodburning stoves. There is an open grassy area at the side of the bunkhouse but no formal garden. Parking is available. Children must be supervised outside as the A39 runs close by.
Photos © National Trust Images/Mike Henton
Beds & Rooms:6: 1x6
Price per night:2 nights from £120.
Booking:Book via National Trust Holidays on this page. Minimum stay 2 nights.
Directions:From Lynmouth take A39 east (Countisbury Hill) for about 1.5 miles. The barn is opposite the Blue Ball Inn just up the road from Exmoor Bunkhouse
Public Transport:Barnstaple train station is 20 miles, there is a rural bus service. Taxis from Lynton approx £5.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is in a National Park, is available only to groups and has a pub within walking distance. It is on a dark sky area, the The Dartmoor National Park & Exmoor National Park map, the Small Hostels Map, the National Trust Bunkhouses map and the SW Coast Path.
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Due to government advice in response to the coronavirus outbreak, The National Trust has canceled holiday operations from Saturday 21 March to Thursday 30 April.
March 26th 2020
We are still accepting bookings from Friday 1 May but will be monitoring the situation and reviewing on a regular basis.
Dog friendly accommodation on the delightful North Devon Coast!
April 29th 2019
Butter Hill Barn is nestled in a scene as delightful as it’s name. Where the glowing sun melts like butter over the shrubbery growing between the rolling hills.
Walk your dog in the pools of sunset that settle in the rolling hills surrounding Butter Hill Barn. Let the fresh air and summer’s warmth refresh your lungs and cradle your soul, in the freedom of the North Devon Coast.
Walks from the door at Butter Hill Barn.
December 21st 2017
Gorgeous circular walks in a stunning seaside location.
Explore stunning circular walks straight from the door at Butter Hill Barn in Countisbury. Surrounded by the dramatic Watersmeet Valleys, there are only too many ways to soak up such natural beauty, including a variety of footpaths, from challenging to gentle. Try a challenging circular walk to experience trekking through varying landscapes, or adventure out on a walk to the seaside town of Lynmouth, where you can cool down with a splash in the sea and an ice cream!