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Swift Cottage at Newhouse Barton is ideal for holidays at any time of the year. It is cosily heated throughout & all facilities, including the indoor heated swimming pool, are open all the year round. This makes Swift perfect for weekly holidays & short breaks whatever the season.

A Comfortable Setting

Local Attractions

Within a 20 min drive the seaside town of Torquay on the ‘English Riviera’, with its palm trees & sub-tropical plants, emanate a Mediterranean feel. Salcombe with its beaches, sailing & watersports is also easily accessible, as well as Blackpool Sands, Slapton & picturesque Dittisham with its annual crab catching competition. Slightly further afield, East Cornwall & the Eden Project are within an hour’s drive, & the East Devon coast is easily accessible with its unique fishing port of Beer, etc.

Swift Cottage at Newhouse Barton

Swift Cottage was converted into holiday accommodation in 2004.

It was part of a working farm when in 2004 the existing barns were converted into 9 holiday cottages together with a indoor swimming pool and games room and known as Newhouse Barton holiday complex..

The current owner of Swift Cottage is Jacquie Quin, who purchased the property in November 2010 after spending many enjoyable family farm holidays in South Devon.

Swift Cottage has a four star rating from VisitEngland for self catering and in addition has been rated family friendly and pet friendly. One small obedient dog is welcome at Swift.

Swift  Cottage has an exposed beamed open-plan living/dining room overlooking the courtyard with wood-burning stove, sofa bed (for +1) & well-equipped kitchen area with slate floor. Twin bedroom on ground floor with en-suite. Open-tread spiral stairs to first floor: Double bedroom with king size bed & en-suite.

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Totnes is a very special and unique market town in the heart of the lush pastures of South Devon.

It is located at the head of the estuary of the River Dart and is in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’

Things to do

Turn any corner in Totnes and you’ll find something special and a stroll around the town is an attraction in itself. Totnes offers an exceptional range of small independent retailers and is famed for its restaurants, coffee shops and designer shops. River trips on the Dart, plenty of museums, a steam railway and  art galleries mean that there is always things to do in and around Totnes.


You’ll discover a wonderful range of local food shops, but as you are self-catering do not miss the Friday and Saturday markets that offers the very best in local South Devon produce in Totnes. The focus is on organic food that’s local and seasonal, but also internationally inspired.