The Wood Life

Thornton Cottage, Kenn, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XH

Tel: 01392 832509

The Wood Life


The Wood Life offers all the charm of camping but with the comforts of home. The secluded Woodland Camp is ideal for family holidays and the Orchard Wagon a perfect retreat for couples. Located just outside Exeter, it's five miles from the beach in one direction and Dartmoor National Park in the other.

The Woodland Camp offers exclusive use of a beautiful 8 acre Devon woodland (broadleaved not pine) with total privacy away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.  A large, well-equipped safari tent set on its own in a clearing provides everything you need to spend some quality time with the family and get back to basics.  Imagine the joy of having your own woodland and allowing your kids the opportunity to explore, build dens and roast marshmallows over the fire.

The romantic old Orchard Wagon is also set exclusively on its own in an old orchard with stunning countryside views. At the end of a little country lane, through a cobbled ford and nestled at the head of the valley under Haldon Forest Park you'll find a cosy shepherd's hut, an amazing bathing wagon and a quaint field kitchen. This is a perfect retreat for couples to get back to the good old days.  From here there are only miles of green lanes and old drovers paths to explore.

We aim to provide unforgettable happy memories in a beautiful natural setting with very low impact on the environment.  Both sites are great for wildlife watching and you might see badgers, deer, owls, buzzards, even red kites and lots of other song birds.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Orchard Wagon£64.00 per unit per night
Woodland Camp£87.00 per unit per night

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.




  • BBQ

Establishment Features

  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Linen provided

Key Features

  • In countryside

Room / Unit Features

  • Fridge
  • Kettle - Tea and coffee provided

Venue Facilities

  • Wood burning stove

Opening Times

Orchard Wagon (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
Woodland Camp (31 Mar 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)

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