Luxury glamping with panoramic valley views located in the historic village of Bickleigh-on-Exe, in the heart of Devon.
Valleyside Escapes is a hidden gem, located in the village of Bickleigh-on-Exe, close to nature but ideally positioned to explore north and south Devon.
Our permanent residents include sheep and chickens but you will see all sorts of nature while staying with us.
Situated in our top paddock overlooking the Exe Valley we have three fully-equipped luxury safari tents – Oak, Maple and Birch.
Each tent has hot running water, electricity and Wi-Fi connectivity.
They sleep up to six and one large dog or two small. There are two bedrooms – one king, one twin plus a king-sized cabin bed which accommodates two children or adults! Each tent has a bathroom at the rear containing a shower, toilet and sink.
There is a fully equipped kitchen with everything you need from pans to a cafetiere, a fridge freezer and gas hob. As night time falls you can get cosy next to the wood burning stove and play games, read a book or just chill out in the lounge area.
Outside there is a BBQ area for creating some culinary delights and the traditional custom of marshmallow toasting.
For children there is a play area with bespoke mud kitchen and box of garden games to really make the most of being outdoors. Adults also have the chance to get competitive on the boule court.
The best spot is probably a drink on the veranda overlooking the picturesque Exe Valley and you can even see a vineyard.
We can provide a paella meal kit, perfect for an alternative to a BBQ or for groups hiring all three tents.
There is a pub on the river and bistro within a five minute walk and other country pubs a short drive away.
There are many local attractions – next door is the Devon Railway Centre, Bickleigh Mill and access to the Exe Valley Way walk. A short drive takes you to two national Trust properties - Knightshayes and Killerton, the Bear Trail, Diggerland and a number of local breweries.
Within an hour you can also reach Dartmoor and Exmoor national parks and award-winning sandy beaches on both coasts.
Devon has so many places to explore and Valleyside Escapes provides a perfect base.
Each tent has its own fire pit for BBQ-ing and toasting marshmallows. You can either dine inside or out on the veranda. The outside space provides the chance for little one's to explore and have fun in the play area or with the box of garden games, and really make the most of being outdoors. Dogs can also run free in the enclosed field. For adults there's the chance to get competitive on the boule court. WiFi is also available giving you the choice to tune in or out!
The tents are beautifully decorated - a home from home. Each tent has a bathroom at the rear containing a shower, toilet and sink. Natural shower gel and hand wash are provided. The bed linen is high quality and duvets cosy. Fleece blankets and hot water bottles are provided for chillier nights. Fully equipped kitchen with gas hob and fridge freezer including essentials like tea and coffee. Wood burning stove to get cosy as night time falls. Welcome pack with local and home made.
We supply natural hand wash and shower gels. We encourage all of our guests to recycle.
We endeavour to provide most things to make your stay as easy and comfy as possible including bedding, towels and children's equipment (travel cots, high chairs, step stools). Clothes for all weathers is highly recommended. You will need to bring charcoal for the BBQ or you can buy a bag in the honesty shop. Additional food supplies can be bought from the Exe Valley Farm shop (7 minute drive) or supermarkets in Tiverton (10 minute drive). Further information can be found on our webs
So much to see and do! Whether it is a cream tea at the National Trust, swimming at a river beach, testing endurance at the Bear Trail, a ride on a steam train or a boat trip down the Great Western canal, we have it all locally. The perfect base to explore North and South Devon. Check out our places to discover page on our website.
Prices are dependent on season, duration and timing. Please refer to our website for breakdown of pricing.
If we are able to re-let your accommodation we will refund your deposit as well as any other monies paid, or alternatively reschedule your stay to another date. If this is not possible a cancellation charge of between 30%-100% applies depending on time to booking when cancellation made. Please refer to the terms and conditions on our website.
The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Emma Wright, the owner/manager of Valleyside Escapes.
Valleyside Escapes has been advertising on Go Glamping since June 26, 2018
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3 units. Each unit sleeps 6
Minimum stay - 2 nights
Three luxury safari tents - Oak, maple and birch - the same layout but themed differently. Each tent sleeps up to six with two bedrooms - one king, a twin and a separate king-sized cabin bed situated in living space but fully enclosed. The duvets are warm and cosy and there are fleece blankets and hot water bottles for chillier nights. There is a bathroom at the rear containing a shower, toilet and sink. Natural shower gel and hand wash provided as well as Egyptian cotton towels.
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