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Buckland Farm Log Cabins

Nestled in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Buckland Farm Log Cabins provides the perfect setting for a tranquil getaway with your four-legged friends.

Our authentic Scandinavian log cabins offer deluxe self-catering accommodation. Foxglove and Primrose cabins are extremely dog friendly, upon arrival you will find a jar of doggy biscuits, a doggy blanket and complementary poo bags. We even have and separate warm water dog shower with doggy towels to wash those muddy paws.

Situated on the Somerset and Devon border, Buckland Farm Log Cabins provide the perfect location to visit this wonderful part of the west country with miles of walks on our doorstep. Visit www.bucklandfarmlogcabins.co.uk and read our blog on one of our favourite walks.

Book a break in one of our discretely located luxurious cabins in the heart of the Blackdown Hills, and we can guarantee you’ll feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

To find out more about our lovely log cabins or book your stay visit our website www.bucklandfarmlogcabins.co.uk you can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see what we get up to with our own four-legged family.

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Foxglove Cabin

• Sleeps up to Four adults and Two children (three bedrooms)

• Master bedroom (king-sized bed with ensuite)

• Second bedroom (king-sized bed or twin)

• Children’s bunkbed room

• Family bathroom (bath with shower)

• Fully equipped, modern kitchen

• Dining table seats six comfortably

• Free Wi-Fi

• Dog friendly (two dogs maximum) with enclosed garden

• Separate dog shower to wash those muddy paws

• Charcoal BBQ with picnic table

• Panoramic views across the valley

Primrose Cabin

• Sleeps two people – perfect for couples

• Travel cot available for couples with a baby or toddler

• King-sized bed, with sumptuous deep mattress

• Free Wi-Fi

• Fully equipped, modern kitchen

• Veranda, providing sheltered outdoor dining space

• Towels provided

• Free access to washing machine and tumble dryer

• Dog friendly (two dogs maximum), with enclosed garden

• Separate dog shower to wash those muddy paws

• Charcoal BBQ

• Panoramic views across the valley

While you may never want to leave our lovely log cabins, we are in a perfect location to enjoy some of the wonderful sights, tastes and experiences the west country has to offer. Here are just some of our top tips.

Wonderful west country walks

Our farmland extends to Staple Hill, part of the Forestry Commission’s Neroche Castle. Staple Hill is perfect for a short walk, where views stretch for miles across the Vale of Taunton – on a clear day you can see all the way to Wales. But if you feel in the mood for a more challenging walk, Staple Hill is part of the Staple Fitzpaine Herepath trail, stretching over 13 miles.

If you want to explore further afield, Exmoor National Park, the Quantocks and the World Heritage Jurassic coastline are all within an hour’s drive, where you can enjoy miles of walks and wonderful west country views.

Shop ‘til you drop

If you prefer your walking to include shopping, we are in easy reach of Taunton (15 minute drive) – the county town of Somerset. Here you’ll find a large range of shopping and dining choices. Clarkes Village Designer Retail Outlet, is 40 minutes away. The cities of Exeter and Bristol are within an hour’s drive and well worth a visit.

For groceries, the small market town of Ilminster is a delight, with local butchers, bakers, greengrocers, delis and cafes, plus supermarkets. We also permit supermarket deliveries (strictly between the hours of 10am & 6pm) if you prefer to get your groceries online.

Eating & drinking

If you don’t fancy cooking in the fully equipped, modern kitchen, there are is a lovely range of local pubs, cafes, and places worth a visit:

Local pubs:

• The Candlelight Inn – lovely food, specialist gins, cosy, dog friendly. 3 miles away, (TA20 3RS)

The Eagle Tavern – pub grub, ideal for families. Large beer garden, dog friendly. 3 miles away, (TA20 3JE)

The Five Dials – warm and cosy, offering fresh, seasonal food. 6 miles away, (TA19 9QH)

Local cafes:

• Monks Yard, Ilminster – ideal for traditional breakfasts, sumptuous lunches, and delicious afternoon teas. (TA19 9PT)

• Barleymow’s Farm Shop, Chard – farm shop and café offering lovely, local produce. (TA20 3PS)

• River Cottage, Axminster – Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s canteen & deli (EX13 5AN)

Coastal gems:

• Lyme Regis offers a wide range of dining options from fish and chips on the beach, sea view pubs and restaurants, and fine dining at Hicks Oyster bar.

• Anchor Inn, Seatown – multiple award-winning pub. Fantastic food with an unbeatable coastal view (DT6 6JU)

Of course, you shouldn’t visit the west country without trying award winning local ales, ciders and cheeses.

Fabulous days out

We are in easy reach of many west country visitor attractions, perfect for day trips.

Visit the wonderful west country coast – Lyme Regis, Westbay (Broadchurch location), Seaton (Pecorama & tram), Beer (runner up for village of the year 2018), and Sidmouth (home to the Donkey Sanctuary), with many coastal villages in between worth exploring.

Perfect for the kids – Longleat Safari Park, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Diggerland, Crealy Adventure Park, The Bear Trail, West, Wookey Hole and Haldon Forest (forest walks, Segway, extreme cycle trails, Go Ape, and disability tramper hire).

Art & Heritage – There are many National Trust properties including Barrington Court, Montacute House and Cheddar Gorge. Travel under steam power along the Somerset Heritage Railway (Bishops Lydeard to Minehead) with many beautiful stops along the way including the medieval town of Dunster. Glastonbury, Hestercombe Gardens, Wildwood Escot, the beautiful city of Bath are also all worth a visit. We’ve even managed to get to Stonehenge within an hour (we recommend setting off early).

1 Review(s)

Carley, February 2020

Fantastic place to stay, beautiful countryside and very well catered for dogs could not ask for more. Will definitely be back soon.

The best log cabins we have ever stayed in.

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Listing Address

Buckland Farm Log Cabins
Buckland St Mary
TA20 3QZ

Listing Details

Can Leave Dog Unattended


Exercise Area


Wheel Chair Access


Owner Has A Dog


Limit On Dog Size

No Limit

No. Of Dogs Allowed


Charge For Dogs


Miscellaneous Notes

Dog shower for those muddy paws and boots.

Enclosed Garden


Welcome Pack


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Unit 4 Bramley Road
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PE27 3WS
+44 (0)1480 570009