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The Old Kennels

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The Old Kennels, Stentwood, Dunkeswell, Honiton, EX14 4RW
Beautiful Four Star accommodation in the heart of the Blackdown Hills countryside, on the Devon Somerset border. In the middle of nowhere yet central to everywhere! Half an hour from the beach, Cathedral City of Exeter and close to the Market towns of Taunton, Honiton, Axminster and Tiverton. Cosy converted loft accommodation above our makers studio with roof terrace, garden and far reaching views across the fields and valley. Bed and breakfast or room only stays all year round.

The Old Kennels is a flint barn, originally part of Stentwood Estate built by Squire Eccles in the 1890’s, now home to our herd of Alpacas who are kept solely for their fibre. Woodland, wildlife and unspoiled landscapes abound. We are proud to be holders of the Green Tourism Gold Award and take part in 'Get Wild about Devon'.

While you are here why not take a course in traditional skills, hedge laying, arts or cookery, walking or cycling in ancient woodlands, flying lessons, water or motor sports, fishing, enjoy the Jurassic coastline, explore the antique shops of Honiton or Cathederal city of Exeter excellent farm shops, cafés, country pubs, breweries and restaurants in the surrounding area and of course the beautiful Blackdown Hills themselves. Walkers & cyclists are welcome, we have a secure drying area for bikes and wet weather clothes.

We also offer courses in rural and traditional skills and crafts such as silversmithing, glass bead making, stone, wood and willow work.

Accommodation is available throughout the year however, as we run short courses, accommodation rooms will be reserved for those registered on a course. Online booking will be unavailable during these times. If you have booked or are thinking about booking a course please contact us directly to confirm our room availability.
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The Loft - Sleeps up to 4 people - Double Occupancy Breakfast included
Room Notes: Cosy converted two bedroom loft apartment above our makers studio furnished with antique and vintage details, making the perfect base for a few days break in Devon. The apartment has a compact lounge area equipped with television, drink making facilities (equipped with china, glasses & cutlery, microwave oven, fridge, kettle and sink), a roof terrace and garden area with far reaching views across the fields and valley. The two bedrooms have comfortable beds dressed with clean white cotton sheets and duvets, the apartment can accommodate up to four people; Filberts is a cosy single or twin room with an en-suite shower room, the generous roof light looks high into the Filbert trees which are often alive with squirrel activity. Firs is slightly larger and can be made up as single/twin or double (queen size) occupancy, it has a private bathroom opposite the door (bath with shower over) .Our rooms are equipped with hairdryers, alarm clocks, towels and bathrooms have Scottish Fine Soap Company shower gel, handwash and moisturiser despensers. An ironing board and iron are supplied for your convenience. Bed and breakfast or room only stays are available all year round (please enquire about reductions for room only basis).
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