Hillside Barns for 16 to 50 guests have been lovingly created from a former 18th-century dairy farm set in 100 acres of stunning Devon countryside. High above the village of Kilmington, five-star Hillside Barns comes with spectacular views over the Axe Valley and the Jurassic coast.
You can kick back at Hillside Barns – or seriously over-indulge. Drive some classic cars, shoot clay pigeons, dive, ride, hunt, get beautified, walk or work out whodunnit. At the end of the day soak up the Devon evening in one of the two hot tubs.
The Milking Parlour sleeps 16, but add up to six of the other barns and you’ve set the stage for up to 50 guests – with the option to hire a giant Function Room for you all to get together in. It all adds up to the perfect place for rediscovery – of your family, yourself, or of your love of chocolate, on one of our famous Chocoholics Weekends.
Hillside Barns offers the most amazing setting for a get together, with wonderful views, characterful barns and luxurious interiors.
The Milking Parlour is the largest of the barns, with six ensuite bedrooms sleeping up to sixteen, and lots of space for everyone to relax and dine together. The open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen is extremely spacious with panoramic views over the Axe Valley out to the Jurassic coastline. The Wagonshed is a second large six bedroom barn, again sleeping sixteen, with bags of space.
On the ground floor of the stable block dating back to 1750, The Stables has been modernised to accommodate up to six people in two bedrooms.
The Hayloft is a beautiful barn loft conversion with two bedrooms sleeping four guests. The Hayloft is on the upper level of a barn and is accessed by steps. The Dairy is another two bedroom barn, again sleeping four guests.
The Saddlery is a one bedroom suite – accessed by steps: the most perfect romantic hideaway. The Tack Room is a further one bedroom suite on the ground floor of the Barns, with characterful stone walls complimented by modern facilities. And for guests requiring a little more accommodation there are also two Rustic Rooms available, adding up to a fantastic package for a large group.
The Barns all have luxurious open plan reception spaces. The lounges have LCD TVs and the kitchens are well equipped, with big fridge-freezers. There stone floors combined with underfloor heating keep the Barns warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
The Milking Parlour and Wagonshed are the two largest Barns, acting as the main base for your get-together. And just a short stroll away is the Function Room, a huge space with a well-stocked bar, its own kitchen, a games area and more than enough room for everyone to dine together.
Outside there is plenty of outdoor seating for al fresco dining, and the hot tubs to enjoy. Hillside Barns has two hot tubs, set looking across the valley. One hot tub is for the use of guests at the Milking Parlour; the other is shared between the other barns – and of course both are for everyone if you are a large group taking all the barns.
We want you to enjoy every moment of your stay at Hillside Barns so whatever your desire for food and drink, we can help. If you love cooking then help yourselves to the well equipped kitchens. Alternatively, if you’d like a little or a lot of help then we offer everything from casseroles dropped off ready for the oven to waitress-served in-house catering. Or sample fine Devon cuisine at a local gastro-pub.
Looking for a special meal without any fuss? Our highly rated chefs will prepare a celebratory meal to order, all cooked and cleared out of the way. Once the plates are cleared, they’ll leave you to enjoy the rest of the evening.
For special occasions, we can arrange all kinds of catering – from a simple buffet, to a summer BBQ or a hog roast. Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll sort it out.
You can use the Function Room as an additional space. It is a huge converted barn, which is licensed, with its own well-stocked bar, WCs, games area and masses of space for everyone to dine together. For a small additional fee a bouncy castle can even be set up inside.
The bedrooms at Hillside Barns have all the character of the wonderful old stone barns, complemented by luxurious style and modern facilities.
The Milking Parlour and Wagonshed each have six bedrooms, all ensuite, sleeping 16. There are three kingsize bedrooms, one double or twin, and two family rooms, each with a kingsize bed and two singles.
The Stables has two ensuite bedrooms sleeping six. There is one kingsize bedroom and one family room with a king-size, single and sofa bed.
The Hayloft and the Dairy each have two luxurious bedrooms, both with ensuite shower rooms. One is a kingsize and the other has twin beds.
The Saddlery and Tack Room each have one bedroom, with a kingsize bed and ensuite shower room.