The Barton

Weare Gifford, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4QP

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  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Ross and Nicky Hedden, along with our 3 children Sophie (18), Oliver (15) and Charlie (7), will be delighted to offer you a warm welcome to The Barton Farm CL site. We are located in the quiet village of Weare Giffard and set in the beautiful Torridge Valley in the rolling Devon hillside. Our working diary farm gives the visitors a chance to come see the baby calves and the milking operation (by prior arrangement). We have ponies and Pygmy goats in the paddock next to the site which gives visitors hours of viewing entertainment.

The site itself is just under an acre with large pitches and hard standing. Lawned grass pitches are also available in the summer months for those who prefer these. We have a large 15 foot gateway to make access possible and easier for vehicles all year round; we have electric hook ups for all pitches and room for awnings. The Chemical Waste Point is just on the edge of the CL point. New toilet block installed on site 2018. Wifi available, £1 per night for first stay, free for returning customers.

We welcome children and dogs, we have excellent access to local walks including one just off the site itself which takes in the stunning views of the Torridge Valley and with the Tarka Trail only half a mile from the site cyclists of all abilities can cycle on traffic free paths while admiring the beauty and tranquility of the North Devon countryside.

There are plenty of activities to do in the local area for all ages and we have two sandy beaches less than 5 miles away. The RHS Rosemoor Gardens are approximately 3 miles away and the towns of Bideford and Great Torrington are also 3 miles away with a regular bus service (Stagecoach 75a) passing by the CL site. Big sheep is a family attraction and is located 3 miles away from the CL site. There is an award winning village pub within walking distance, the village park and lots more.

We look forward to welcoming you to our site.

Facilities on site ...

  • TV reception: good
  • WC (exclusive use)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi charge
  • Working farm

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0.75 acres

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Postcode:
EX39 4QP
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GPS:
Lat 50.979657 / Lon -4.183266
OS field ref:
SS467222
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest port: Plymouth (50 miles)

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Back again for another dose of 'Barton magic'

The Barton
Well, as planned, we were back on The Barton in mid May and again we pitched in 'our' corner pitch 3. The fact that it rained every day for the 2 weeks of our stay did change our plans but didn't lessen the pleasure of the site's situation, great walks and socializing. The grass field became a challenge for some visitors but Ross and the 'Disco' soon got them placed or on their way home. Running repairs and surface improvements to a muddy gateway (Now a sturdy gravel surface) provided entertainment to watch from the caravan. Nothing seems too much trouble for the owners and once again we had a great time and we'll see you both in 2022. Pete and Ev...

PeteV

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Reviewed on 18/06/2021 12:22

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Excellent C.L. in every way

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Just had our second stay on The Barton and enjoyed every minute, Plenty to do and see here, bike riding excellent, walking excellent, plenty of room, owners great,This is a farm CL so if you expect it to be pristine or manicured its not for you but if you like getting back to nature and lots and lots of cows to entertain you will not be disappointed. If your there on a Sunday do go to the Puffing Billy for lunch, its down the Tarka Trail at Great Torrington, an absolutely first class meal and not to expensive,... or anyday of the week for a cream tea.

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Reviewed on 15/06/2021 21:38

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First time staying here and I sincerely hope it wont be the last. Everything I wanted and with quite a lot of autumnal rain I really appreciated the hardstanding, the surfaced track and the excellent paths. The site is quite sheltered so autumnal winds didn't bother the awning too much. The space between pitches is generous and each has its own picnic table. It's very clear that a lot of thought and care has been put into this CL which is well run and tidily kept. With hook-ups, wifi etc it's got what you want but you're not paying for all sorts of things that aren't necessary. It suited me very well. Many thanks.

Michael

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Reviewed on 07/11/2020 12:19

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Just had another wonderful 6 nights at The Barton. Very comfortable in the paddock field. Exceptional space, peace ,tranquility . Wonderful friendly hosts have worked hard to make this a brilliant CL. Many thanks Ross, Nicky and family.

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Reviewed on 01/09/2020 16:45

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We've just spent another couple of weeks based on this site and were lucky enough to be pitched in our favourite corner. This was our 4th visit in 5 years and, as ever, we had an enthusiastic welcome from Ross and Nicky (of course there was the extra 'covid-19' paperwork which was soon completed). There have been some substantial improvements to the paths and pitches which have made the site even tidier than it had always been. We always make great use of the easy access to the Tarka Trail and, this time around, with local venues (NT mostly) only partly open we picked Ross's brain for good local walks. We can recommend the walk from Appledore (The Quay) out through Northam, the Burrows and around the Golf course; easy walking and splendid views. We'll be back next year assuming we can find a slot on this great farm CL. Looking forward to seeing you in 2021 Ross and Nicky... Pete and Ev...

PeteV

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Reviewed on 24/07/2020 12:31

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