Devenish Pitt Farm and Stables, Farway, near Honiton
Sat 16th September 2017
Sat 23rd September 2017
35ft x 10ft
Same Sex Groups:
From £250 per week (low season) to £675 per week (high season)
Holiday Home Facilities
****SHORT BREAKS available; Discounts for Couples Enjoy wonderful views form the decked veranda. The caravan is situated in a private spot so that guests who are not interested in the horses or the farm will be equally as happy as those that may be very keen on this aspect of the holiday. We offer discounts for couples. Free Wifi. Parking right outside of caravan.
Devenish Pitt Farm and Stables is situated in the picturesque East Devon Coly Valley set in 260 acres of tranquil countryside. A peaceful country setting in an area of outstanding beauty (AOB), four miles from the market town of Honiton and close to numerous coastal towns and villages along the Jurassic coastline.
The comfortable static home is in a peaceful, private spot situated on a sheep farm with riding stables in an area of outstanding beauty. Visitors can enjoy breath-taking views across the valley and are welcome to enjoy the wonderful walks around the farm. There is a parking space beside the home and additional parking close by. There is plenty of open space around the caravan to take a stroll or for children to play safely.
The cosy home (8-berth) comfortably sleeps 6 people with three bedrooms - double, twin and bunk bedrooms all with electric heaters. There is a spacious lounge/dining area with gas heater, fully equipped kitchen, a shower room with toilet and wash basin. Visitors can relax and admire the spectacular view from the decked veranda where they can enjoy barbecues and meals outside. They also have the use of a large garden. Access to the home is by decked ramp. All equipment, bed linen, tea towels and gas are included. We ask visitors to bring their own towels or these can be hired if you prefer.
Come to enjoy the quiet tranquillity of the countryside around you. Numerous walks, bird and wildlife watching. Local places of interest with fishing, golf, sandy/pebble beaches, etc all minutes away. Stunning coastal footpaths over the cliff tops along the World Heritage Jurassic coastline just a short drive away. Devenish Pitt is an ideal base for exploring Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Dartmoor, Exmoor and the south coast.
We have many farm animals and pets. Willing volunteers can help around the farm and groom and help look after our many friendly horses and ponies.
The riding school is a short walk from the caravan. We offer lessons and hacks from a friendly team of instructors. Lessons are given in the indoor school or outside menage. Hacks and family rides are available in our beautiful countryside. For those who have never ridden before we can offer part lesson followed by part gentle ride out. However, the caravan is situated in a private spot so guests that are not interested in the horses or farm will be equally as happy as those that may be very keen this aspect of the holiday.
The Osborne Family 29/7 - 5/8 2017
We've had a wonderful week enjoying the well-equipped caravan with the most beautiful view. The garden and pony riding was also great fun. Very pleasant and helpful owners and very friendly dogs!! Even the Great British weather couldn't spoil our week - we'll definitely be back. Thank you :)
The Proctor Family 22-29/7/17
Lovely well-equipped caravan and we couldn't ask for a more peaceful, stunning setting! A great untouched area of East Devon. Alfie and Lily loved helping with the horses, riding and of course 'Cookie' the dog! Thanks for a wonderful stay.
Barbara and Ted, Essex 18-24 June 2017
Not only good weather but this lovely view too! Very comfy and well equipped caravan, great phone signal and fast internet. It was a treat to watch the horses and sheep. What a superb week so pleased to have picked this location I will not hesitate in recommending your mobile home. Thank you Alison.
Sarah and Nick, Oxfordshire 9-16/6/2017
Lovely location and fab views. Peaceful and hidden away, just perfect. Evenings spent on the decking watching the valley and on two nights we saw badgers at the bottom of the field running around, just magical! Loved waking up to the sounds of birds, sheep and horses.
The Beaney Family 27/5/2017
Absolutely fabulous mobile home – tucked away and just as advertised. Alison and Steven were welcoming and just around the corner if you need anything. The views from the decking area are stunning – what a lovely spot for breakfast. Mobile home very well equipped. My son enjoyed helping out with the horses and sheep. Hope to come back!! Many thanks
Please see more guest reviews below the Local Information section.
Honiton 6mins drive The market town of Honiton is famous for its traditional lace dating back to the 1600s, used to make Queen Victoria's wedding dress; numerous antique shops; 13th century chapel of Allhallows a grade II listed building with museum showing samples of lacemaking; Swimming pool and sports centre; new Beehive Community and Arts Centre; Honiton Golf course; Tesco, Lidl, Aldi supermarkets.
Exeter 45mins Beautiful Cathedral and modern shopping centre.
Coastal Towns and Villages along the Jurassic Coastline
Seaton 15mins Popular seaside resort in Victorian times; small shops, electric tramway, library, laundrette, golf, tennis, bowls, fishing and sailing. Its mile long beach, which is part of the Jurassic Coast, opens onto the waters of Lyme Bay. Seaton Jurassic is the new exciting visitor attraction that tells the story of the Jurassic Coast, England's first Natural World Heritage Site.
The harbour of Axmouth, lying adjacent to Seaton, offers mooring facilities for berths & small fishing boats. The harbour of Axmouth, lying adjacent to Seaton, offers mooring facilities for berths & small fishing boats.
Beer 13 mins Pretty Fishing village; Pecorama Model Railway and pleasure gardens www.pecorama; Quarry Caves where Beer stone has been quarried here since Roman times
Sidmouth 20 mins - Beach resort - pebbly town beach, sandy Jacob's ladder beach; stunning gardens at Jacobs's ladder; famous Donkey Sanctuary; swimming pool and sports centre.
Lyme Regis, Dorset 25 mins - Fossils; famous for its Cobb where the French Lieutenant's Woman was filmed. A sandy and a pebbly beach.
West Bay 40 mins, a little further up the Dorset coast where the popular TV series of Broadchurch was filmed.
There are also many nearby country villages and traditional Devon pubs with the counties of Dorset and Somerset only a short drive away. Dartmoor and Exmoor are also both on the door step.
Popular Local Attractions:-
Horse Riding on site and badger watching on our hills.
An amazing base for walking - 15mins to the South West Coast Path along the Jurassic Coast, beside beaches and along cliff tops and then the parallel inland alternative, East Devon Way 38 miles between Exmouth and Lyme Regis includes heathland, wooded areas and farm pasture - part of which runs over Devenish Pitt land.
Seaton Tramway - This historic open-top tramway runs from Seaton to Colyford & Colyton aside the River Axe Estuary where a great variety of bird life congregates.
Seaton Jurassic is the new exciting visitor attraction for East Devon that tells the uniquely powerful story of the geology and marine ecology of the Jurassic Coast, England's first Natural World Heritage Site.
Honiton Golf Club 5mins
Axe Cliff Golf Club 18mins - The Jurassic way runs straight through the course with spectacular views from every point. The club welcomes visiting golfers and walkers to enjoy food and hospitality www.axecliffgolfclub.com
Cookery courses at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage 25mins drive
Honiton's Beehive Community and Arts Centre www.beehivehoniton.co.uk
Exeter airport 25 mins
Honiton Railway Station 6 mins - rail link to London (Waterloo)
Joel Beaney 27/5/2017
Thanks for being amazing hosts and thanks to you and the other devenish pitt riding school staff for letting me help out and being patient with me and thanks for letting us play with cookie and spice and the other animals and thanks to your dad for the ride through the hills of sheep hopefully we will be able to come back next year and see you guys again but until then thank you for letting me and my family stay with you we are all very grateful have a nice rest of the year lots of love Joel (13yrs old)
The Thompson Family 10/4/17
Thank you very much for letting me my dad and my mum stay here. We really enjoyed it! I’ll miss everything here. Thank you from Lucy
Name: Ian and Carol, Derbyshire 3-10 September 2016
Review: Lovely caravan. Great views. Sidmouth, Beer, Lyme Regis well worth a visit. Got the train from Honiton to Exeter, very good. Had lunch on the green near the Cathedral - brilliant.
Name: The Whites 20-27 August 2016
Review: A beautiful holiday home in a beautiful location. Peaceful, relaxing just what we needed - thank you. Horse riding a bonus with new found muscles!! We will be back x
Name: The Fripps (again!) 13-20 August 2016
Review: Fantastic week, so busy we had more still to do that we just couldn't fit in- not least of all a ride!! (next time...) Thanks again Alison and co for a lovely stay. Caravan just perfect for our needs, complete with Cookie! See you again x
Name: Bob, Karen & Jennifer again! 6-13 August 2016
Review: Thank you for another wonderful week of peace,and tranquillity. We could never tire of that fantastic view! A little piece of heaven! We have thoroughly enjoyed all the riding and once again Jennifer has loved her time helping out at the stables. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Name: The Gibson Family Week Commencing 28/05/2016
Review: "Thank you Alison and Steven for a lovely weeks holiday. The caravan is very clean and well equipped with amazing views. We hope to return next year."
Name: Carol and Barry Skingle 21-28 May 2016
Review: "We have enjoyed our stay in your caravan, very clean with lovely surroundings and coast nearby. Alison and Steven very helpful and thank you Jodie also."
Name: Andrew and Mrs Taft 7-14 May
Review: "Had a lovely time, weather not good but the views are wonderful. We love everything about the coast."
Name: The Littlejohn Family 28 April-4 May 2016
Review: "Thank you for a BRILL time. Beautiful place you have here, very jealous! Will be coming back soon. Give our thanks to the girls for making us welcome, once again thank you."
Name: Debbie and Harry 19-26 Sept 2015 (Been visiting Devenish Pitt since 1988!)
“It was great to see everyone again, horses and dogs included. I had three great hacks and great weather too. Views from the windows were as amazing as ever, with dew and mist adding to the dramatic landscape. Harry did a few sketches and made notes on the birds we saw. Thank you for a fantastic holiday and once again we will be back, hopefully with the rest of the family. Wishing you all the best. “
Name: The Brewer Family 29th August-5th September 2015
Review: "We have had a lovely relaxing holiday - both Abbi (16) and Christopher (13) have thoroughly enjoyed their riding lessons of which has helped them no end, and also helping out around the stables in general. We will miss Cookie and the other dogs very much. Thank you for a lovely holiday."
Name: The Hansen Family 15th-22nd August 2015
Review: "Thank you for a lovely relaxing holiday. The Mobile Home is so cosy, clean and comfortable and best of all is the wonderful view. We all enjoyed our rides and Jennifer (13) has loved every minute spent helping out around the stables. Thank you to all the stable staff for being so friendly and encouraging. We will be back!"