“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

Cider House

Cider House is a luxury self catered house in Devon, set in the heart of the National Trust 700 acre Buckland Abbey Estate and the Tamar Valley Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which offers stunning surroundings, and a 5 star experience with the truly personal touch of a family run luxury self catered house.


Self Catering Luxury

Staying at Cider House is an indulgent, relaxing experience with beautiful surroundings both inside and out; the character and style make it a home that loves to be lived in and enjoyed. It is luxury accommodation at its best. There are four unique rooms named after Devon Cider Apple varieties, each one is individual and beautifully styled.

Devon Country House

With space for everyone, Cider House offers the perfect self-catered escape for up to 8 guests in four fabulous ensuite bedrooms with walk in showers and roll top baths aplenty, a relaxing, stylish drawing room with a large open fire, TV snug, beautiful country kitchen and award winning gardens beyond every window.

Steeped in history, with the magic of being in the heart of the 700 acre National Trust Buckland Abbey Estate, Cider House offers the ultimate three generation escape.

Adventures For All 

From exploring the 800 year old Abbey, the 700 acre estate, the woodland playpark, and nature trails, the award winning National Trust gardens, the artisan workshops and café on site or picking your favourite spot with a good book and birdsong, guests need not leave their haven of tranquillity.  But choose to do so and Dartmoor National Park with its wild and magical terrain lies on the door step, the stunning Devon coast line a mere 15 miles away, the local stannary town of Tavistock with thriving pannier market, farmers markets and independent shops are a short drive for an array of delicious local supplies.

Exclusively Yours

Time away is precious and time away with family and friends often yearns for that something extra, to seamlessly ensure your holiday is bespoke to you all, that something for everyone really has been considered, whether that include flexible catering options from Aga suppers for your arrival through to celebratory dinners with your own chef, the top family attractions in Devon, stunning secluded gardens to visit – besides our own! – historic properties, in house spa treatments, the best beaches, wild swimming spots and many more besides.

Owners Bertie and Bryony – “We fell in love with Cider House because of the magical location it offered for us as a family to switch off and relax, tucked away in the haven of the estate and yet fabulously accessible to all that Devon and Cornwall have to offer, we would be only too delighted to share our local knowledge at times taking you off the tourist trail to those lesser known gems and finds – simply email us and let us share our favourites, from adventures to artisan trails, boutique and antique haunts  the only challenge will be choosing which would curate the perfect break for you?”

The Rooms


Langworthy is a classically beautiful room with king size bed, with views of our gardens, linhay and valley beyond from the stunning south facing granite mullioned bay window – perfect for reading in or just relaxing and enjoying the view. Langworthy has a luxurious ensuite shower room with powerful large rainfall shower.


Woodbine is our master suite and is the epitome of luxury b and b; comprising a stylish dressing room, beautiful bedroom accommodating a super-kingsize colonial four poster bed, elegant furnishings, large south facing windows giving stunning views down the valley and a sumptuous ensuite with stunning roll top bath and large walk-in shower.


Northwood offers the best of boutique b&b in an historic building. Situated in the oldest part of the house and part of the original cider barn of the estate. Northwood is a large high ceilinged room offering the versatility of either 6’6″ Emperor-sized bed or twin beds if required. This beautifully furnished double aspect room has views of the Abbey and spectacular Great Barn as well as the Cider House gardens, a stunning ensuite with luxurious roll top bath and large powerful rainfall shower over.


Pippin offers charm and tranquillity in a boutique Dartmoor bed and breakfast. This cosy king size room feels more like a miniature suite, beautifully appointed with antique pieces and luxurious fabrics. The bathroom is stunning with a huge, spoiling roll top bath and rainfall shower over – whilst soaking in the bath guests can enjoy views of the garden and beautiful valley beyond.

Cider House is luxury self catering in Devon set in the heart of the National Trust 700 acre Buckland Abbey Estate and the Tamar Valley Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which offers stunning surroundings, and a 5 star experience with the truly personal touch of a family run luxury self catering house.