Welcome to Devon Country Barns

The Barns, Barbaryball House, Lifton, Devon


Welcome to Devon Country Barns holiday cottages, our five luxury self-catering holiday cottages, are situated in the stunning Devon countryside, near the Devon Cornwall border, within easy reach of Dartmoor along with Devon and Cornwall coastlines. Our exceptional, dog-friendly cottages can sleep up to six guests, each with their own hot tub and private garden. DCB offers a fantastic hideaway for all and is a great base for walking in spectacular countryside or visiting picturesque seaside towns & beaches.

The charming Thrushell valley is home to Devon Country Barns five exceptional luxury self-catering holiday cottages. Awarded with a four and five star Gold quality rating by the national tourism agency, Visit Britain, the cottages are tucked away in 12 acres of vibrant green pasture and the luxurious self-catering accommodation enjoys unspoilt views across the river Thrushell. Access to this rural peace is simple by road, rail or air and the barns are open all year round.

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Covid Refund Guarantee

Covid Refund Guarantee at DCB.  Comforted by the knowledge that if you are unable to travel to take your holiday because of a national lockdown due to Covid, or because you are put into a Tier where you are unable to travel, we will give you a full refund.  Please see our Terms and Conditions for full detail.

We’re Good to Go

We are delighted to be able to welcome guests back to Devon Country Barns our holiday cottages and to reassure our guests, we have been certified by Visit Britain’s COVID-19 Good to Go scheme.  This means that we have meet their standards for having cleaning protocols and processes, to ensure a safe stay for our guests at Devon Country Barns.  This includes how we clean, safety items and in our method of greeting you when you arrive.  We hope this demonstrates the actions we have taken and hope this helps you book with confidence.


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Luxury Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Devon

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The perfect location for couples and families

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Dog Friendly Holiday Cottages

We welcome dogs in all of our cottages

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Luxury Cottages With Hot Tubs

All of our cottages have private hot tubs

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Choice of 5 Luxury Cottages

All five luxury Barns are furnished to an exceptional standard with many quirky individual touches that will help make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. They have been converted using traditional building materials such as lime plaster, oak lintels and slate floor tiles but at the same time provide exceptional levels of comfort with underfloor heating throughout, woodburners in each barn, kitchens equipped with the most modern appliances and wall mounted flatscreen home cinema systems. All of our barns now have their own private hot tubs.

For a full list of what we provide, visit our Information section.

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1 month ago

Devon Country Barns

This afternoon we had the beach all to ourselves… not greedy at all! The boys were in doggy heaven 🐕❤️😍🐕
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This afternoon we had the beach all to ourselves… not greedy at all! The boys were in doggy heaven 🐕❤️😍🐕

2 months ago

Devon Country Barns

Our guests are settling in to a beautiful sunset at the barns tonight. ... See MoreSee Less

Our guests are settling in to a beautiful sunset at the barns tonight.

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Absolutely LOVED our break there this year. Can’t wait to go again!!!

Can’t wait til our visit!!

Amazing 🤩

4 months ago

Devon Country Barns

Our 4 new Aylesbury ducks enjoying the September sun!🦆☀️❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy family! Lovely to see! X❤️

How lovely! xx

Steve Allinson