Torwens badger faced sheep at tupping time on South Yeo Farm West, Devon


We don’t provide overnight accommodation on the farm but there are some lovely options very close by, ranging from comfy, friendly B&Bs to camp sites and seriously luxurious treats.

As local as it gets:

Elmfield B+B
B+B in our local village of Northlew. Call Martin Perry on Tel: 01409 221376 or 07843 678732

Hof Hut & Hof Cottage
Self catering cottages. Siobhan Williams, Hillside Old Forge, Northlew EX20 3NR Tel: 01409 221754. Course participants will get a discount if booking direct; just quote course name and date.

Pear Tree Cottage
Self catering cottage and Old Cob Barn b&b studio. Howards Gorhuish, Northlew, Okehampton EX20 3BT
Tel: 01837 658750

Lake Farm
Luxury B&B.  Joanna Wilson. Northlew, Okehampton, EX20 3NG
Tel: 01409 220254  Mobile: 07747 610310

Gratton Farm
B&B for up to two people. Northlew, Okehampton, EX20 3ND
Tel: 01409 221797  Mob: 07909600537

Waytown Farm
Self catering cottage less than 4 miles away run by farmers Helen and Murray Garrett. Waytown Farm, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 3BZ.
T: 07816 514667

If you are staying in Northlew, the local pub, The Green Dragon Inn, does a good hot supper Tuesday to Saturday.

The George
Pub in the nearest town of Hatherleigh 4 miles away with food and smart accommodation
Tel: 01837 811755

Devon Dens
Eco-friendly off-grid beautiful timber cabins 6 miles away run by Jo Henderson and Ben Ranson, Germansweek, EX21 5AL
Tel: 01837 871417 or 07969948631

Highfield Barn
Luxury airbnb under 10 miles away (20 minutes) hosted by past course participants Georgie & Robin, Shebbear, Devon EX21 5RR
Tel: 07734 957857

Half Moon Inn
16th century inn 5 miles away (12 minutes), Sheepwash, Devon, EX21 5NE
Tel: 01409 231 376

Middletown Farmhouse B&B
16th century thatched cottage B&B in an acre of grounds 11 miles away (20 minutes), Sampford Courtenay EX20 2SZ
Tel: 01837 880300 or 07591 529548

The Old Stable
Two lovely cottage apartments 20 minutes away. The Old Vicarage, Dowland, Winkleigh, Devon, EX19 8PB. Call Claire and Keith
Tel: 01805 804358

The Long House, Sheepwash
The Linhay, Sheepwash
The Long House is a lovely thatched holiday cottage, and The Linhay are both on a 25 acre smallholding, 15 minutes from us. Booking is via the links above.

Webber Hill Farm Cottages
Self catering holiday cottages, just outside Okehampton, Crediton Road EX20 2RU, 22 minutes from us. Normally week long breaks but 3 night stays from Oct/Nov through to end of March and 2 night stays in December and January are available.
Tel: 07519 710740

Slightly further afield

East Raddon Farm (12 Devon miles/45 minutes from South Yeo)
Lewtrenchard, Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 4PW 01566 783010

Stanbury Wharf Holiday Cottages (13 miles/21 minutes from South Yeo)
Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6LU. Tel: 07908 213356

Oxenham Arms (16 miles/27 minutes from South Yeo)
South Zeal, Nr. Okehampton, Devon EX20 2JT. 01837 840244

Gooseford Farm B&B (20 miles/31 minutes from South Yeo)
Gooseford, Whiddon Down, EX20 2QQ. Tel: 01647 231444

Coombeshead Farm (29 miles/40 minutes from South Yeo)
Farm guesthouse with stunning restaurant & bakery
Lewannick, Cornwall, PL15 7QQ. Tel: 01566 782009

Luxury Treats

If you fancy some super-luxury surroundings to contrast with getting down and dirty on the farm, you might like:

The Old Inn
Drewsteignton, Exeter EX6 6QR. 01647 281276. Stunning, extraordinary food from Duncan Walker, (rooms available if you have dinner there, and you really should)

Lewtrenchard Manor
Lewdown, Near Okehampton, Devon EX20 4PN. 01566 783222

The Dartmoor Inn
Moorside, Lydford, Nr Okehampton, Devon EX20 4AY 01822 820221

Gidleigh Park (we’re talking 2 star Michelin)
Chagford, Devon, TQ13 8HH. 01647 432367

The Arundell Arms
Lifton, Devon, PL16 0AA. 01566 784666

Hotel Endsleigh
Milton Abbot, Tavistock, PL19 0PQ. 01822 870000

Camping and Caravanning

Hideaway Camping
(also gypsy caravan, shepherd’s hut & bell tent)
Higher Melbury, Broadbury, Okehampton, Devon EX20 3PG. 01837 871777
Mobiles: 07952318382/ 07940044764/07944224968

Bundu camping and caravan park
Sourton Down, Okehampton, Devon EX20 4HT. 01837 861 611

South Breazle Farm
Bratton Clovelly, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 4JS. 01837 871752

Lydford Caravan and Camping Park
Lydford, nr Okehampton EX20 4BE. 01822 820497

Ewe and lamb at South Yeo Farm West, Devon
Sow and piglets at South Yeo Farm West in Devon
Sheep and geese at South Yeo Farm West in Devon

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