How does this sound? Private hot tub and shower right next to your tent in secluded woodland.

Part of the hugely successful Feather Down Farms concept, Billingsmoor Farm is camping for those who like their creature comforts – rustic decor and outdoor living but with comfy bedding and all mod cons thrown in including a hob, wood burner and coffee grinder. Feather Down takes pride in the details, making sure you always get a jaw-dropping view, the eggs are always ready to be collected from the chicken coop; and fresh bacon and milk is only a larder trip away. This leaves you more time to concentrate on enjoying yourself and making the most of your surroundings. You don't need a tent, as they come pre-erected, fully furnished and look somewhat close to a rural pop up palace. Feather Down use redundant land from farmers, build the tents, and then let the (more authentic) farmers look after you.

Billingsmoor Farm is one of the few Feather Down campsites to offer an extra dollop of luxury. It comes in the shape of a private hot tub and shower right next to your tent in secluded woodland, making it a perfect treat for a loved one. It's a proper working farm too, with a wide range of animals, from kune kune pigs to Friesian cows – you even get your own chicken to look after. Nearby Dartmoor and Exeter provide plenty of walking opportunities and outdoor activities in droves.

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The Owner Says

Billingsmoor Farm is a 400 acre Organic Dairy Farm situated in Mid Devon, otherwise known as the Heartland of Devon. We milk 200 British Frisian cows.

Our farm is run on an organic system and is registered with the Organic Farmers and Growers association. All of our milk is sold to Muller Wiseman Dairies who bottle it and distribute it to retail outlets and doorstep delivery.

We also have calves, pet pigs and chickens. Our farm attracts an abundance of wildlife and with our woodland we are very popular with the local birdlife who make their nests in the woods.

We were one of the first farms to work in conjunction with Featherdown farms to be able to offer people the chance to come and stay on a working farm and see for themselves how food is produced and how farmers manage the countryside.

Billingsmoor Farm in Butterleigh is a traditional Organic Dairy Farm and is on the Bradninch Estate, which forms part of the Duchy of Cornwall estate.

The Duchy of Cornwall and Prince Charles are well known for supporting both farming and the conservation of the countryside, and we here at Billingsmoor like to think that we can support this ethos in the work that we do here.

Our favourite spot

Tents, families, couples, dogs (on a lead at all times) – yes. Campervans, caravans, motorhomes and walk-in bookings – no. Single-sex parties and large groups by pre-arrangement only (must book the entire site).

The local area

The nearby town of Tiverton boasts plenty of attractions, not least the Tiverton Museum (01884 256295) and Great Western Canal where you can take a traditional horse-drawn barge courtesy of the Tiverton Barge Co. (01884 253345). For little ones, the Devon Railway Centre (01884 855671) promises hours of train-based fun, while The Bear Trail (01392 881780) is a muddy all-ages obstacle course that all the family will love. For walkers the Devonshire Heartland Way can be picked up easily from the site, and there are two stately National Trust properties nearby in Knightshayes and Killerton. Keep things simple with a spot of wild swimming, or go to Coryton Cove, a secluded beach close to Dawlish, where dolphins have been spotted. Exmoor and Dartmoor are both within a 40-minute drive, and there's a weekly cattle market at Newton Abbot. There are photo opportunities aplenty at Clovelly, a pretty fishing village where Charles Kingsley was inspired to write the Water Babies.

Best local places to eat and drink

The Butterleigh Inn (01884 855433) – a 400 year old longhouse with log fires and a peaceful garden – is the pick of the local pubs. The Lamb Inn (01392 860272) in Silverton and the Fisherman's Cot (01884 855237) also come highly recommended, with both serving a varied menu of pub grub favourites. The Bakehouse (01884 35222) in Collumpton serves delicious cakes and fresh coffee and is a great spot to stop and watch the world pass by. For fine dining, head to the HH Restaurant (01392 461472) in Broadclyst, just outside of Exeter, which serves modern British food with a French twist. Celeb-chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage empire is also based round these parts, with the River Cottage Canteen & Deli (01297 631715) found in Axminster. Billingsmoor also operate a small onsite honesty pantry and pre-prepared meals can be arranged for your arrival (pre-booking essential).

Why stay with us?

Each pitch is set within a 9mx 5m deep wooded area, with a private toilet and sink (with cold running water). Firepit and picnic bench included. There's a modern, centrally-heated shower block, as well as laundry facilities, and undercover washing up facilities. There is no electric hook-up, but electricity is available in both the communal shower block and kitchen area. Other highlights include the onsite honesty pantry and a forest school (pre-booking essential).

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