Lux­u­ry ensuite accom­mo­da­tion for thir­ty two people

Coly­ton, Devon 

Lux­u­ry ensuite accom­mo­da­tion for thir­ty two peo­ple set with­in 52 acres of pri­vate land with­in the East Devon Nation­al Land­scape. With plen­ty of room for 32 guests to cook, dine and relax togeth­er in one space. A out­door heat­ed swim­ming pool is avail­able dur­ing the summer.

The Win­ery, plus Thatched, Flint Barn and Han­ks Annexe are spa­cious detached barn con­ver­sions sleep­ing 34 that are per­fect for large house par­ties, reunions, fam­i­ly get togeth­ers, birth­day par­ties and anniver­saries. There are sev­en­teen ensuite bed­rooms, six per­ma­nent dou­bles and eleven can be 3′ twins or 6′ dou­bles. The oak din­ing table seats up to 34 when the oth­er cot­tages are booked in con­junc­tion with the Win­ery. See our list­ings for 26 and 32 under the same High­er Wis­combe name.

Locat­ed near the South West Coast Path and the Juras­sic Coast World Her­itage Site, the prop­er­ty sits in a pri­vate val­ley at the cen­tre of East Devon’s Nation­al Land­scape, with our own 52 acres to explore, includ­ing woods, orchards, fields and streams.

Our web­site has vir­tu­al tours of each cot­tage, along with floor­plans and a wealth of infor­ma­tion about the local area. The web­site also has online avail­abil­i­ty, pric­ing and booking.

The large kitchen/​dining/​living room, com­plete with a bar is per­fect for host­ing a large group. A pantry off the liv­ing area pro­vides extra cook­ing, wash­ing up and food stor­age space and a sec­ond large liv­ing area upstairs with a wood burn­er and TV is great for mul­ti-gen­er­a­tional groups. Pro­fes­sion­al cater­ers are avail­able and we have a list that we rec­om­mend. Dur­ing the sum­mer, there is a heat­ed out­door pool which is shared by all of the cot­tages and oper­ates on a timetable sys­tem mean­ing that you have exclu­sive use with­in your slots. We have a games room which has a table ten­nis table and table football. 

We have many fab­u­lous restau­rants near­by, includ­ing Riv­er Cot­tage, The Pig at Combe, Michael Caine’s Lymp­stone Manor, Hix’s Oys­ter and Fish Restau­rant and many great local pubs. 

High­er Wis­combe have been win­ners of many awards includ­ing best Hol­i­day Cot­tages in the South West, Win­ner of the Nation­al Self Cater­ing Hol­i­day of the Year, Best Dog-Friend­­ly Busi­ness and numer­ous envi­ron­men­tal awards, includ­ing a Gold Green Tourism Busi­ness Scheme award. The two three bed­roomed cot­tages and a one bed­roomed cot­tage, all ensuite, are set around the same court­yard as The Win­ery and can be booked in con­junc­tion to take capac­i­ty to 26, 32 or 34. Our web­site is www​.high​er​wis​combe​.com

Spe­cial Features

All bed­rooms in the three cot­tages are ensuite and all can be dou­ble. Five have to be dou­ble, the rest can be 6’ dou­bles or twins. There are four bath­rooms with show­ers and baths, fif­teen bath­rooms with show­ers and one bath­room with a roll top bath. The din­ing table can seat from 2034 with ease.


Din­ing table can seat up to 34. Thir­teen ensuite bed­rooms, 4 have to be super king dou­bles, 6 can be super king dou­bles or twins. A ful­ly equipped kitchen with range cook­er and large fridge and a pantry with addi­tion­al cook­ing, wash­ing up and food stor­age facilities.


The Win­ery has a large pri­vate ter­race, which is not over­looked, with a won­der­ful view of the unspoiled val­ley below. Ample hard­wood fur­ni­ture is pro­vid­ed to sit out­side in the warmer months and a large Weber bar­beque is avail­able (gas provided). 

Vis­i­tors are free to roam the 52-acre grounds, which include wood­lands, orchards, pas­ture and streams with abun­dant wildlife. We also have a 500-year-old Oak tree that is des­ig­nat­ed one of the Great Trees of East Devon on our land that forms part of a Coun­ty Wildlife Site. Ded­i­cat­ed park­ing spaces for up to 16 cars when book­ing The Win­ery along with both Flint and Thatched with more avail­able near­by if required. 

There is a heat­ed swim­ming pool that guests have exclu­sive ses­sions allo­cat­ed and an indoor games room with full size table ten­nis and a table foot­ball table. EV Charg­ing available.

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Local Area

The prop­er­ty is per­fect­ly sit­u­at­ed for the Juras­sic Coast, with it’s beach­es at Lyme Reg­is, Beer, Branscombe and Sid­mouth, sail­ing at Exmouth and Lyme Reg­is and col­lect­ing fos­sils at Charmouth. 

Super­mar­ket deliv­er­ies can be ordered from Wait­rose, Tesco and Sains­burys. Wait­rose, Sains­bury’s and Tesco are all with­in a ten minute drive. 

Fab­u­lous local restau­rants includ­ing the two best gas­tro pubs in the South West with­in five miles, plus Hugh Fearn­ley-Whit­tingstalls Riv­er Cot­tage And Hix’s Oys­ter and Fish with­in fif­teen miles. 

The East Devon Way can be accessed on foot. The South West Coast Path is just a short dis­tance away. It is an excel­lent base to explore the West Coun­try. Near to numer­ous Nation­al Trust prop­er­ties, RSPB reserves, Dart­moor, Exmoor, Pec­o­ra­ma and The Her­itage Coast Walk. 

Guests receive a com­pre­hen­sive infor­ma­tion pack on local attrac­tions, restau­rants, take-aways, places of inter­est and where to buy the best in local and organ­ic food.

Pubs, bars, and restaurants

  • The Holt (7Km)
  • The Pig Hotel (7Km)
  • Riv­er Cot­tage (20Km)
  • Hix Oys­ter and Fish Restau­rant (20Km)


  • Wait­rose (7Km)
  • Sains­burys (7Km)
  • Tesco (7Km)

Rail­way stations

  • Honi­ton Rail­way Sta­tion (7Km)


  • Exeter Air­port (20Km)
  • Bris­tol Air­port (80Km)


Vis­it Eng­land — 5* Gold 

Green Tourism Busi­ness Scheme 

Vis­it Devon Tourism Awards 

Vis­it Devon Tourism Awards 

Vis­it Eng­land Rose Award for Out­stand­ing Cus­tomer Ser­vice 2015 

Vis­it Eng­land Nation­al Tourism Awards 

Essen­tial Information

  • Sleeps 34 peo­ple in 17 bed­rooms Bed Linen is provided
  • 5 Baths
  • 15 Showers
  • Din­ing table for 34 people
  • 16
  • Pets allowed Dogs very wel­come. Please con­tact us to dis­cuss your requirements!


View availability

Short breaks?

Out of season

Changeover day

Fri­day and Mondays

Facil­i­ties and Amenities


  • Dou­ble Rooms: 6
  • Twin Rooms: 11
  • Cots: 3

6 of the bed­rooms are fixed dou­bles — 1 in Han­ks Annexe, 1 in Thatched and 4 in The Win­ery. All of the oth­er 11 bed­rooms can be made as either twins or doubles.


  • WiFi/​Internet
  • Own­ers on site

For your entertainment

  • TV
  • Stereo sys­tem

There are log burn­ers in the sit­ting room and din­ing area in The Win­ery and in the sit­ting area of Flint – we pro­vide plen­ty of logs for you. Thatched and Han­ks both have elec­tric fires. Down­stairs in the Win­ery, there is room for 34 to all dine and relax togeth­er, com­plete with a bar. 

A smart TV with a sound­bar is also locat­ed in the liv­ing area of all of the cottages.

All of the cot­tages have sep­a­rate laun­dry rooms with wash­ing machines and tum­ble dry­ers. Each cot­tage has its own pri­vate gar­den which isn’t over­looked and has out­door fur­ni­ture and an Out­back gas BBQ.

In the kitchen

  • Cook­er
  • Range cook­er
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freez­er
  • Dish­wash­er
  • Wash­ing machine
  • Tum­ble dryer
  • Kitchen table
  • High chair provided


  • Swim­ming pool (out­door)
  • Swim­ming pool (shared)
  • Gar­den
  • Terrace/​patio
  • Gar­den furniture
  • Bar­be­cue
  • Park­ing

Near­by Activities

  • Ten­nis
  • Golf
  • Fish­ing
  • Sail­ing
  • Beach
  • Horse rid­ing
  • Water­sports


Dates Price
All 3 prop­er­ties for 1 week low season
10th Jun 2024 — 31st Dec 2024 
All 3 prop­er­ties for 1 week mid season
10th Jun 2024 — 31st Dec 2024 
All 3 prop­er­ties for 1 week high season
10th Jun 2024 — 31st Dec 2024