For Families


Dunsdon Farm: For families
Dunsdon Farm: For families

Five Star Family Cottages in Devon

At The Old Shippon, Dunsdon Farm we pride ourselves on our facilities for families with young children. The Old Shippon is a luxury family friendly holiday cottages in Devon, suitable for babies and toddlers.

We have received our Five Star “Families Welcome” recognition from Visit England and are assessed every year to ensure we maintain the high standards.

“A lovely five star family self catering cottage in Devon” – (Joanne Smith June 2015)

“Great for surfing families – a brilliant five star family holiday cottage in Bude” – (Mike Nesmith April 2015)

For Families We Provide:

  • Baby Pack – Including Cot, high chair and baby monitors
  • Large secure garden
  • Pond dipping equipment – for our woodland conservation area
  • Dvd’s, Games and Books
  • Gallery, den that children can make their own, set up above the living space

For the older children we also have a gallery, they can use as their own space, complete with bookshelves and beanbags, and also available on the TV is a direct link to our owl cam which is situated in the owl box on the barn directly opposite.(we had two fledglings last year).

Outside at The Old Shippon there is a secure fenced garden, mainly laid to lawn with flower borders and two patio areas, perfect for those summer family barbecues.
As a working farm we also have animals including our Donkeys, Santa and Lola, our Highland cows, Geraldine, Letticia and Alice (due to calf soon) and horses.
Dunsdon Farm also adjoins the Dunsdon National Nature Reserve, an area of rare culm grassland supporting a diverse range of flora and fauna, a great place for all of the family to get closer to nature.

We wish to encourage families with young children and are always interested to hear of ways to further improve our facilities in this area, and become the first choice for child friendly holiday cottages in Devon.

So if you are looking for five star family holiday cottages in Bude, or one of the nicest five star family friendly self catering cottages in Devon. The Old Shippon at Dunsdon Farm will be just for you!

What some of our guests say

“A brilliant place if you’re looking for Five Star self catering cottage in Bude”

“One of the nicest five star family holiday cottages in Bude”

“This holiday barn in Devon, is one of the best kept five star family holiday cottages in Devon, we have ever stayed in”