Chitcombe Farm Camping Barns, Chitcombe Farm, Huish Champflower, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 2EL

Call Ali Kennen on 01398 371274


A small family run farm in West Somerset, on the edge of Exmoor. Providing inexpensive basic accommodation, with an emphasis on a warm and dry place to stay after a day out in the locality. So if you're looking to have a day hiking on Exmoor, or training for an event, or just spending time in the countryside this could be the place for you. The Hay Barn, is a dormitory style open plan barn with bunks, two bathrooms with showers, a kitchen and seating area for up to 12 people, more by prior arrangement. It is centrally heated, with hot and cold running water at no extra charge. The Cart Shed is more of an open plan chalet with a kitchen, bathroom with shower, seating area and bunks for four people, if you require extra beds for this barn there is a sofa bed (double). Also centrally heated with hot and cold running water. You will need to bring everything as if you were camping, mattresses are provided but no pillows

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


  • Beds & Rooms:

    16: The Hay Barn 14, The Cart Shed 4. More by arrangement
  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    £20pp. Sole use: The Hay barn £200. The Cart Shed £75.
  • Booking:

    Book via website or phone
  • Directions:

    Don't use Sat Nav. From B3190 Raleigh's Cross to Bampton road at crossroads take turning for Huish Champflower and Wiveliscombe, Chitcombe is the second left about three hundred yards from cross roads. Chitcombe is down a steep bumpy lane, about half a mile.
  • Public Transport:

    Train to Taunton, local buses to Wiveliscombe. Pick up available from here for a small fee
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation is in a National Park and is available to individuals. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the walking festivals page, a dark sky area, the The Land's End Trail & Mary Michael Pilgrim's Way Map and the The Dartmoor National Park & Exmoor National Park map.


aMixed dormitories
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
kSelf catering facilities


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Exmoor, Less is more.

August 26th 2015

Whilst I was staying on Exmoor I took the opportunity to get to the coast at Watchet to enjoy a sunset, and to go and buy local produce from the Taunton farmers’ marke

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Chitcombe Barns are open for Autumn 2020 staycations.

June 25th 2020

A small family farm in Somerset on the edge of Exmoor, Chitcombe Farm provides inexpensive accommodation in two self contained units. BYO pillows and sleeping bag.


Quantock Walking Festival, 22nd-23rd June 2019, Somerset

June 2nd 2019

Stowey Walking, will be holding a weekend walking festival in the beautiful Quantock Hills, showcasing the unique landscape of the hills and the nearby Jurassic coast. The nearest Independent Hostel accommodation is on Chitcombe Farm.

The beautiful Quantock Hills, England’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) make an ideal location for walks to suit all abilities.  Lead by local experts with start and finish in the village of Nether Stowey.

Chitcombe Farm bunkhouses are two self contained buildings one sleeping 12 and 14.  They are situated on a small working hill farm, in the heart of the Brendon Hills, 10 miles from Stowey and on the edge of Exmoor national park.  Rich in wildlife, the red deer and famous Exmoor ponies,  you’ll be walking through heather with clouds of butterflies springing up with each step.


Quantock Hills Walking Festival

Wimbleball Lake

April 4th 2019

With lakeside walks, cycle route and all kinds of water sports and outdoor activities, somerset is your oyster.

Chitcombe Farm Camping Barns are ten minutes drive from Wimbleball lake, were you can partake in all kinds of water sports and outdoor activities. There is a 9-mile round Lake circular walk on footpaths and a cycle route which takes you around the lake, following mostly bridleways and some quiet country lanes. The cycle route passes through woodland and grassland, with tantalising glimpses of the lake. The Outdoor + Active Centre on the lake has a cafe and play area with light lunches, drinks and snacks . They also provide tuition in sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and rowing. Visitors can launch their own craft or hire boats from the centre. There is also a variety of land based activities to choose from including climbing, high ropes, archery and trout fishing.

Wimbleball Lake - Chitcombe Farm Camping Barns

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