The Beehive is a cosy wooden cabin built with eco-consciousness in mind! Located on a farm in the village of Bere Aston in the Tamar Valley, this unique property is surrounded by nature and wildlife. The River Tamar runs alongside and provides the most perfect opportunities for fishing, kayaking, boating and walking.

Inside, The Beehive has been furnished with all of the basic necessities and can accommodate two adults comfortably with space for two children (charged at £20 per child, per night, if over 2 years old. Please contact us if you are bringing children before placing your booking via the website).

The Beehive is one of three holiday properties at this location situated in a beautiful part of Devon, an extremely popular holiday destination, the perfect base for exploring all the delights of Devon and neighbouring Cornwall.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

One double bed.

One sofabed.

One bunk bed.

Attached shower with glass ceiling to allow in natural light.

Separate compost toilet.


Pets are accepted at this property at a cost of £5 per pet per night.

Terms & Conditions

A 33% deposit is required on booking, balance is due 8 weeks beforehand.

Sorry, no smoking.

Check in - 4.00pm & check out is 9.00am.

Electricity is included.

Bed linen & towels are provided.

Weekly breaks: Fri - Fri or Mon - Mon
Weekend breaks 3 nights: Fri - Mon
Midweek breaks 4 nights: Mon - Fri

Location Information

The Beehive is nestled in the nook of a beautiful farm, with nature all around.

On-site there are much-loved ducks and chickens roaming around the grounds.

There is a small stoney beach around 50m from the property where you can launch and swim.

The River Tamar is perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding and fishing.

Bere Alston train station is only 1.3 miles from the property.

The village of Bere Alston is a 10 minute drive and has a supermarket & fish and chip shop.

Multiple pubs & restaurants within a 30 minute drive.

The City of Exeter is just over an hour away by car.

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Optional Extras

  • Pets are accepted at this property at a cost of £5 per pet per night.

Terms & Conditions

Please fully read these terms and conditions below.


Full payment is required if the booking is done within 60 days from the arrival date. If more than 60 days, an advance deposit of 1/3rd of the total rental cost is required. These must be done within 4 hours upon confirmation in order to secure the booking. Failure to do so may render your booking invalid. All reservations are subject to written confirmation. If the application is not accepted, the advanced deposit will be refunded in full. The deposit is non-refundable. Please take out adequate insurance to cover all eventualities.


The balance of the total rental cost must be paid in full at least 8 weeks before the holiday is due to commence. Failure to send the required amount by the due date may be (at our discretion) regarded, as cancellation of the holiday by you and the advance deposit will not be refunded. Special offers: If we have quoted a special offer, then the total becomes payable with your booking.


The property is available after 4:00 p.m on the day of arrival. Accommodation in our property is restricted to the number of persons stated on the booking form. The Property is to be vacated by 9.00 a.m on the day of departure.


The clients are responsible for keeping and leaving the property in a clean and tidy condition. Cleaning and breakages will be charged for. Please check the inventory on arrival and report any discrepancies within 24 hours.


If for any reason beyond the owner’s control (e.g. fire damage) the property is not ready on the date booked, all rent and charges paid in advance by the client will be refunded in full but the client shall have no further claim against the owner.


Reservations for all male or female parties of people (10+ people) must give all names of the party. Booking must be pre-approved by us.


Pets are only accepted under special circumstances, pet owners are totally responsible for their pets and any damage caused by their pets.


We (the owners) cannot accept liability for injury or loss of life to any person or animal or for loss or damage to any property brought onto the premises, or for any loss or damage caused by any vehicle on the premises.


The facilities may only be used by persons actually residing in our property and not by visiting guests. Please ensure adequate parental guidance when using our facilities. We cannot take responsibility for accidents on our property.


Any breakdown of amenities or equipment cannot be held the responsibility of the owners. We shall make every effort to rectify any faults or make repairs as soon as possible.


Where applicable, prices quoted in the tariff, including VAT and insurance Premiums include insurance premium tax.


Payment is only accepted in UK sterling.

Property Features

  • Unique wooden cabin.
  • Perfect for those looking to reconnect and be surrounded by nature and wildlife.
  • Open plan design.
  • Furnished kitchenette with all utensils, plates & cutlery provided.
  • Sofa with a moveable table for dining.
  • Sofa converts to a single bed in the evening.
  • Double bed.
  • Singe bunk.
  • Attached shower room with glass ceiling.
  • Separate compost toilet.
  • Outside area with table, chairs and BBQ grill.

Local Fishing Information

Fishing at the Beehive

Important Information

  • Fishing is not available on site.
  • Salmon, trout and sea bass can be caught in the River Tamar, accessed via a path next to the property.

Local Attractions

Local Walks

Local Supermarkets - Co-op is within a 10 minute drive.

Local Pubs/Restaurants/Takeaway - There is a cafe, a butchers and a fish & chip shop within 10 minutes drive of the cabin.

Exeter - Only 50 miles away, an interesting city, great for culture, shopping, restaurants and pubs.

Beaches - The cabin is only a 60 minute drive from the coastline.

Dartmoor National Park - Dartmoor National Park is the largest, wildest area of open country in Southern England, with free-roaming ponies.

Paignton Zoo - Only a 75 minute drive from the property.

Horse Riding - There is a friendly stables catering to novice and experienced riders only 45 minutes away.

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam - Boat trips along the Torbay Coastline.

Golf - There is a golf course within 30 minutes of the cabin.

Pennywell Farm & Wildlife Centre - Award winning farm activity park, great for families.

Berry Pomeroy Castle - Said to be one of the most haunted castles in Britain.

Greenway - Agatha Christie's house and gardens.

Quay West - Water park set on Goodrington beach in Paignton.

Woodlands Leisure Park - Watercoasters, Toboggan Run, Arctic Gliders & Bumper Boats and one of the biggest indoor venture zone around.