Brownscombe Cabin

4.7 miles NE of Totnes

Sleeps 4 | dog friendly

From £157 per night

Cabin in Devon with a hot tub: Re-wild your connection with nature at this sleek cabin. Admire sweeping vistas of rural green pastures from the show stopping copper roll top bath or wood-fired hot tub, the choice is yours!


Escape the humdrum of everyday life at this unique cabin, nestled in rural south Devon. Cleverly designed to accommodate four, with quirky bunk beds for the littles ones and a luxurious bedroom with a private decking. Just a few steps from the bedroom sits the heavenly wood-fired hot tub, overlooking rolling countryside hills. The eye-catching roll top bathtub is beyond gorgeous. You can open up the bathroom wall and feel the fresh air flow through, creating the sensation of bathing outdoors… such a special feature! If you are looking for a luxurious, comfortable stay in nature, this bespoke hideaway ticks all the boxes. Even your beloved pooch is welcombe to join you on the adventure!

This dreamlike cabin is a one-of-a-kind retreat. Enter the cosy cabin and admire the beautiful blend of textures, wood, nautical references and stylish furnishings. The creative owners have used a clever design to utilise the open-plan living space, with built in bunk beds, perfect for children. They will love drawing the curtains and creating their own den, with portholes to spot wildlife through. The simple kitchen area is superbly equipped with everything you’ll need during your stay. Including a two ring electric hob, Belfast sink, microwave, fridge with icebox, kettle and toaster. Rustle up a delicious meal, light the wood-burner and enjoy a romantic dinner at the table.

The main bedroom oozes luxury, with a sumptuous bed complete with soft Egyptian cotton and a view that will simply take your breath away. It is the most idyllic place to get snug and enjoy some quality time with that special someone. Pop on the Roberts radio and embrace a long lazy morning in bed. After, sink into the stunning freestanding copper roll top bath, filled with bubbles of course! And if you want to get closer to nature, the whole bathroom wall opens out. Stay sheltered from the rain on a blustery evening or open up the space and embrace the fresh morning air. This bespoke retreat is the perfect place to call home for a little while.

With its sleek black exterior, combined with rustic, wooden touches, the whole place looks like a work of art. There is so much outside space to roam and with friendly farm animals on site, you will love spending your days here. Dine alfresco on the sheltered decking area or enjoy a delicious barbecue on a balmy summer evening at the picnic table. Just a few steps away from the main bedroom, is the heavenly wood-fired hot tub. Once the sun has disappeared beyond the hills, embrace a starlit dip with a chilled glass of bubbles or freshen up in the outdoor shower… the perfect end to any day! Oh, and did we mention, your beloved pooch is more than welcome to join you on the adventure...

There are four safari tents on site, Brownscombe Tabernacle (2907) and Brownscombe Roundhouse (5225) which are all part of Brownscombe Luxury Glamping. You are assured complete privacy at the cabin, with your own secluded area to enjoy. En-route to the cabin, you will find the owner's shop, Brownscombe Larder, where you can stock up on basics such as bread, milk, bacon, and eggs and even purchase a local gift to take home to someone special as there’s a range of amazing crafts to admire. If you wish, the owner can also provide barbecue hampers and delicious casseroles served hot in a le creuset pot (order before your holiday). Just pick up each night from the barn and take back to the cabin to eat.

Additionally, there is a games room with table-tennis and table-football (shared with the other guests). Onsite you will also find The Lodge where you can book a table to enjoy Fondue by the fire, as well as the Brownscombe Barn where pizza nights are hosted in the summer. If you fancy a little pampering during your stay, you can book in with the onsite beauty therapist for a relaxing massage, manicure and other various spa treatments.

Out and About

A stone's throw from the cabin is quirky Totnes. Full of eclectic independent shops and an array of delicious eateries, it's a brilliant town to explore for the day. On Fridays and Saturdays, you'll find the bustling weekly market in the Market Square, where you can pick up local delights to take back to your hideaway to enjoy. The Bull Inn is just the spot for a scrumptious, seasonal, local and organic breakfast, lunch or supper… the choice is yours, but the menu is not to be missed!

We wouldn't blame you for wanting to spend your days cosied up in the cabin. But, if you did want to head out and explore, you are truly spoilt for choice, with both countryside and coastal living. There is 22 miles of unspoilt coastline, boasting over 20 beaches for you to choose from. Whether you're after a long sandy beach or secluded cove, there is something for everyone. The ever-popular Brixham isn't too far. or you could spend a day at the beautiful Breakwater beach, followed by a dip in the outdoor Shoalstone seawater swimming pool.

Alternatively, take the lower ferry to Dartmouth from Kingswear and travel around the headland to Blackpool sands for plenty of stunning scenery. The combined river-boat and steam railway trip between Totnes and Dartmouth is one not to miss. There are marvellous steam train tours to neighbouring towns and villages, such as Totnes, Kingswear and Dartmouth. You also have Dartmoor National Park and the South Hams countryside is right on your doorstep. Or head to the pretty village of Stoke Gabriel, where you will come to the edge of the River Dart. Try your hand at crabbing or kayaking on the river then finish with a lovely meal at The River Shack. For cycling, head to Haldon Forest Park, with its variety of cycling trails, you are able to hire bikes if you don't have them with you. When the day is done, return to the cabin, soak in the dreamy hot tub and enjoy an undisturbed night's sleep.


There is electric car charging available onsite. Please speak with the owner to book prior to your arrival.

Important Information

Please note the extra onsite facilities such as; the games room, pizza barn, The Lodge, the shop (including hampers and hot meals), plus the beauty therapist are only available during the peak season. Please speak with the owner direct to find out more.

The cabin can accommodate up to a total of four guests including infants. If a cot is required, this can happily be arranged.

The cabin is the perfect escape for a digital detox, as there is no WiFi connection in the hideaway. Wi-Fi is available in the shared communal areas, should you wish to use it.


Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. Wood-burner. Electric two ring hob, microwave, fridge with icebox, toaster, kettele. Bunk beds (3”)

Bedroom with double bed (4’6”)

Bathroom with roll-top bath, WC and wash-basin.

Exterior shower

Availability, reservations and pricing: From £157 - £214 per night

Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.

There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break.

A non-refundable booking fee of £40 is payable per booking.

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