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6 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

The Milking Parlour

3.5 out of 5

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSeaton Wetlands7 min drive
    Popular LocationLyme Bay Winery8 min drive
    Popular LocationCastlewood Vineyard8 min drive
    AirportExeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.)33 min drive

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House, Multiple Beds

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 5 King Beds and 6 Single Beds

About this area


This cottage is located in Axminster. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lyme Regis Beach and West Bay Beach, while The Gateway Theatre and Marine Theatre are cultural highlights. Seaton Jurassic and Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Seaton Wetlands - 7 min drive
  • Lyme Bay Winery - 8 min drive
  • Castlewood Vineyard - 8 min drive
  • Uplyme Church - 9 min drive
  • Axe Cliff Golf and Country Club - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Axminster Station - 8 min drive
  • Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.) - 33 min drive


  • Le Pisani - Axminster - 4 min drive
  • Sublyme Cafe - 4 min drive
  • The Tytherleigh Arms - 9 min drive
  • River Cottage - 10 min drive
  • The Millside Restaurant - 11 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Milking Parlour

3.5-star Cottage with private spa tub and kitchen
Get together at Milking Parlour, one of seven barns and cottages sensitively converted from a former 18th century dairy farm at Kilmington Barns.Sleeping 16 in six en suite bedrooms, The Milking Parlour offers the ultimate bolthole for families and groups of friends, with lots of activities on hand. Or champion the inviting hot tub – and relax!The stunning barns are located on a hillside above the village of Kilmington with wonderful views over the Axe Valley and the Jurassic Coast. Situated on the edge of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the barns are set amongst 100 acres of beautiful private countryside on the Devon/Dorset border.The Milking Parlour makes an ideal base for discovering this delightful, unexplored corner of Devon, bordering both Somerset and Dorset.Originally used as the Milking Parlour for the farm, the barn has been beautifully renovated to retain its original character - with luxurious style and modern facilities thoughtfully inserted.The Milking Parlour benefits from a generous open plan reception space comprising a well-equipped kitchen, lounge and dining area. Offering plenty of space for everyone to relax and dine together, panoramic views over the Axe Valley serve the perfect backdrop.The Milking Parlour has three king-size bedrooms (two of which are on the ground floor), one twin, and two family rooms, each with a king-size bed and two singles.Outside, Milking Parlour has plenty of outdoor seating for al fresco dining plus an inviting hot tub. With views over the valley, it’s perfect for unwinding or a spot of stargazing at the end of the day.You’ll also find the Hideaway Spa nestled within the tranquil settings, offering the most luxurious products and unique treatments delivered by highly trained therapists. A superb range of activities can also be arranged both on and off site, promising anything from cocktail making to canoeing! We’ve detailed more in the “Things to Do” section.If you want to switch off and take a rest from cooking, the highly rated chefs onsite can drop off meals direct to your door, or prepare a celebratory meal in your kitchen (clearing away included!). Alternatively, just a short stroll away is an onsite bar with adjoining new restaurant offering freshly prepared, locally sourced seasonal ingredients.THE LAYOUTGround floor:Open plan reception space with tiled floor comprising a lounge, dining and kitchen area. Extremely spacious, with panoramic views over the Axe Valley out to the Jurassic coastline.Bedroom 1: King-size bed and full-length window with views of the courtyard. The en suite has a bath with an overhead shower.Bedroom 2: King-size bed and en suite with a Jacuzzi bath and separate shower.First floor:Bedroom 3: Family room with a king-size bed, two full-size single beds and an en suite with separate bath and shower.Bedroom 4: Twin bedroom with a roof light. The en suite has a large bath with overhead shower.Bedroom 5: King-size bed and floor-to-ceiling window with views towards the sea. The en suite has a bath with overhead shower.Bedroom 6: Family room with a king-size bed, two full-size single beds and an en suite with bath and overhead shower.IN A NUTSHELL16 GuestsSix bedrooms, all en suiteThree double bedrooms with king-size beds, two family bedrooms each with a king-size bed and two singles, one twin bedroomTwo of the double bedrooms are on the ground floorSuitable for a baby (travel cot and highchair available for hire*)Children are welcomeUp to four w
This cottage offers 13 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature private hot tubs and washers/dryers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodation at this 3.5-star cottage has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and dishwashers. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a deep soaking bath.

This Axminster cottage provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with cable channels.

Property amenities


  • Private hot tub


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free off-site parking


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster


  • 6 bedrooms


  • 6 bathrooms
  • Bath or shower
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Towels provided


  • LCD TV with cable service

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Washer/dryer


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • No lifts
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board


  • 13 rooms
  • Access via exterior cooridors



Check-in from 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets stay for free

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    A damage deposit of GBP 350 will be collected before check-in.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Property is also known as

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The Milking Parlour Cottage Axminster

Frequently asked questions

Is The Milking Parlour pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Milking Parlour?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at The Milking Parlour?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 3:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The Milking Parlour?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is The Milking Parlour located?
Situated in Axminster, this cottage is within 3 miles (5 km) of Blackdown Hills, Lyme Bay Winery and East Devon. Castlewood Vineyard is 2.7 mi (4.4 km) away.

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