Self-Catering Winter Breaks in Devon at Dunsdon Farm

We can’t guarantee snow for Christmas!! – but we can guarantee a warm and cosy holiday cottage with a wood-burner to curl up in front of; and under floor heating throughout.

For those of you who enjoy eating out over the festive period we can provide a list of local pubs or restaurants where you can dine, and take away the stresses of Christmas cooking.

The cottage will have its own decorated Christmas tree inside and with lights on the main yard to create a Christmas atmosphere.

Our Devon self catering cottages for Christmas, are available for a weeks stay or a minimum of four nights stay to include Christmas Day & Boxing Day. Latest Availability

For the New Year, The Old Shippon is available for a minimum of three nights stay to include New Years Eve.


Christmas holiday @ The Old Shippon

Christmas and New Year

Why not take the stress out of Christmas and New Year by enjoying a peaceful and relaxing stay at The Old Shippon, Dunsdon Farm.

Holiday with us at The Old Shippon

Enjoy a luxury holiday on a Devon farm

Nature walks, beaches for the family, and yes you can
bring your dog.

5 Star Holiday Cottage in Devon
We have greatly enjoyed our stay in this lovely house, during our sons, wedding celebrations on the farm.
Thank you for providing for our creature comforts in such a splendid, attractive way.

Michael and Susan Pearson

We Welcome Dogs

We also love to welcome four legged guests and our pet friendly self catering cottage in Devon is available for a maximum of two dogs. 

If you bring your dog, you will have access to our 23 acre woodland reserve and nearby Bude canal –  to walk off the excess turkey!!.


Christmas holiday with your dog @ The Old Shippon

Active Guests

For guests and families who want a bit more action, you can enjoy a Christmas Day swim or surf at Bude  – or a gentle walk along the Bude canal, or the South West Coast Path.

Christmas holiday for active guests @ The Old Shippon

Christmas Dinner

If you need to order a Turkey or any meat, fish, or veggies for Christmas we highly recommend placing an early order with Riverford Organics, or if you do not want to think to far in advance we have Waitrose, Sainsbury, Morrisons and Coop – close by!

Christmas Dinner @ The Old Shippon
The Old Shippon Welcomes Cyclists
The Old Shippon Welcomes Families
The Old Shippon Welcomes Pets
The Old Shippon Welcomes Walkers