Alison and Alan will welcome you to a delightful cosy cottage nestled next to a brook. Ideal for those that 'want to get away from it all" - no mobile signal, no wi-fi - BLISS! Instead enjoy the idyllic surroundings, chickens and geese range free on the 10 acres and you may even get to bottle feed one of the lambs. Ideal location for walkers and after a long day walking enjoy the fare at the local pubs, or take advantage of the local produce and meat that the owners sell in their shop (organic meat, eggs, preserves and cakes)
Rookwood Cottage is a 400 year old thatched romantic cottage in an attractive row by the churchyard in the pretty village of Drewsteignton. The village has an excellent pub - The Drewe Arms within walking distance. The cottage has two pretty bedrooms - a double and a twin and for those cooler nights in you can curl up in front of the inglenook fireplace in the lounge.
Hooks Cottage is not cutting edge modern, more traditional Devonshire. Mary offers two bedrooms for B&B. A double and a twin room with a Jack and Jill (between the rooms) bathroom. Separate loo. Although this property is not far from the A38, the dual carriageway junction is over two miles distant and the final stretch of the journey takes you into woodlands and the owner's large pretty garden. Meet the friendly dogs, cat and ponies.
A holiday let for 4 full of granite and wood. Some electricity free of charge and an energy log boiler. Well behaved dogs welcome. It's a good cheap and cheerful cottage where a baby is welcome.High-chair, cot, stair gate and babysitting on offer. And no charge at all for up to 2 dogs. Off road parking for 2 cars. Own certified water supply. Ruth and Chris are totally into self sufficiency and will readily explain their sustainability projects - PVs, solar thermals, log boiler system and methane gas collection.
Langstone Manor Holiday Park has two 5-star holiday cottages and an upstairs apartment in the manor house all located in the grounds of a small, family run holiday park just on the outskirts of Tavistock and offers walks directly on to the Moor. You you will benefit from the onsite Langstone Bar for evening meals and a relaxing drink (seasonal opening times). Maple and Honeysuckle Cottage both offer three bedrooms (two doubles), Maple Cottage even has a four poster if you are looking for something extra special. The apartment, Pew Tor is upstairs in the manor house and has been completely modernised transforming it into a spacious, light and airy apartment with open plan living.
Located in the peaceful Dartmoor hamlet of Horndon, a warm welcome awaits you at the 18th Century farmhouse. There are beautiful moorland views from each of the three bedrooms. With easy access to the moor Higher Rowes is ideally situated for those long walks, rides or cycles
This barn conversion with good views gets plenty of repeat bookings. Room for 6 plus a baby. Ruth Boswell told me that the barn is very family friendly rather than chic accommodation, and looking at the prices I see that it is very competitively priced. The highest charge in the school holidays is just £599 and as low as £270 in low season. Babysitting on offer and stair gate, highchair and cot on request. Bed linen is included in the price but towels are extra. Some electricity (90 units) is included in the rental then charged.
Callisham Farm is a traditional granite and stone built farmhouse, nestling in the very pretty valley of Meavy. Esme extends a warm Devonshire welcome to all her guest that stay in the three bedrooms (2 doubles and a family room all en-suite). As you would imagine the breakfast is made from tasty and wholesome local produce, and for your evening meal you are only a short stroll to The Royal Oak Inn.
Close to Castle Drogo. Charming house with garden to match. Elegant Bed and breakfast in truly excellent walking country. Tim has 3 gorgeous rooms on offer, 2 en-suites and one with a private bathroom. All rooms overlook the beautiful garden.
This sweet little cottage at Scorriton on the Two Moors Way would be ideal for anyone wanting a central base for tackling the whole walk and coming 'home' each night. Dishwasher and fully fitted kitchen, exposed rafters, cosy and comfortable. With one full size 6' wide double, cot and double futon. I liked it the minute I walked in. Wet room on the ground floor, use of drying area, washer/tumble dryer and safe bike store (2 cycle paths nearby)
The Linhay is set in a small courtyard of converted farm buildings. To the rear there is a granite-walled enclosed garden with patio (the artist neighbour does have access through the garden to a small studio). In total you can enjoy the 5 acres to wander. Inside has been carefully furnished with lovely fabrics, colours and many original paintings which all helps to provide a restful retreat. Best for a maximum of 3 people as it has 1 double and 1 single. Perfect for walkers
An enchanting Grade I fishing and hunting lodge. Olga Polizzi has beautifully restored this country house hotel situated in 108 acres of fairytale woodland gardens. Endsleigh has 16 rooms each individually designed with uncluttered elegance. Go on spoil yourself...
A real hidden gem in the heart of Chagford. Super private house within the town of Chagford but well away from the street and quiet. Off street parking for one car, and pretty garden. Guest lounge. One double bedroom with smashing en-suite and one double / twin with private bathroom. TV and hospitality trays in each room.
2 bedroom and 3 bedroom timber clad lodges in this quiet quality campsite in a most picturesque setting alongside the River Tavy. A delightful family run site which has 125 pitches for camping and touring caravans, some static caravans and these 2 upmarket lodges. I went along to see inside them on a cold January day and was very impressed. They are modern, warm and spacious, light and spotlessly clean. Very swish indeed. Well equipped with everything from microwave to outside folding chairs to make the most of the relaxing verandah. Cox Tor has a family bathroom with shower and bath, and there is an en-suite shower room in the double bedroom. Electricity and bed linen included - just bring your own towels and tea towels. The kids will love the playpark and the riverbank. Everyone loves the resident ducks. Fly fishing available.
If you're planning to visit the famous village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor to take a look at the church of St. Pancras which is known locally as the Cathedral of the Moor, or to spend the day at Widecombe Fair, then you might like to know about this wayside B&B in the village which has three rooms on offer. Two of which share a bathroom, and one, a twin/double that sports it's own private shower room. Diana offers a luggage forwarding service and packed lunches for walkers on the nearby Two Moors Way
Couldn't be more in the centre of things. An historic Inn with food, local ales, B&B, camping and bunkhouses to suit every pocket. The bed and breakfast rooms are in a separate building less than 30 yards away, which used to be the Railway Inn. Now updated and offering a wide range of double and family bedrooms, all with either bath/shower or showers. Plenty of off road parking.
Choose any of our campsites on Dartmoor and pay a visit with your own accommodation in a vintage, restored VW campervan. Collected from Southampton or Sidford you will soon be down the M5 and onto the open roads of Devon in one of the fleet - Ruby, Reginald, Gertie or Bertie. Take your pick. Hook up your MP3 player to the stereo speakers and live the dream. The campers can sleep 4 plus you can add a popup tent or awning if you wish. With cool box or fridge, gas hob and grill, crockery, cutlery, pots, pans, tea towels! Including extras such as campbeds and chairs (free) cycle racks, child seat, even a travel guitar... What more could you want for a classic Summer of Love experience?
Lower Willsworthy is a warm, traditional detached converted stone barn, situated within a 40-acre estate which has been featured and recommended by BBC Countryfile magazine. Sophia and Mike pride themselves on keeping it in excellent condition, making sure that they provide the perfect home away from home for you, your family and friends. The cottage sleeps six people and comprises of three large bedrooms, including an en-suite king-size master room and a large family bathroom. There is an open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining area with a wood-burner and every modern facility you could wish for – from dishwasher to iPod docking station. Luxury bedding, soaps and towels are provided, as is free Wi-Fi if you don’t want to completely disconnect! The cottage is the sole holiday home on the estate, so you don't have to share the lovely gardens and grounds with anyone else.
Just a short drive off Dartmoor, Lobhill Farmhouse is a charming B&B. We visited in October 2010 and were very impressed with the house and what Jane has done with her home. It has a very fresh Country Living feel with welcoming touches throughout. There is a ground floor double room with it's own access which is ideal for a wheelchair.
The Wesley is one of five splendid apartments recently converted from a Chapel right in the heart of the stannary town of Tavistock. The conversion has been done to a very high standard and the apartments are wonderfully light, hugely spacious and very comfortable. The Wesley sleeps up to 8 (1 double, 1 twin and 1 family room). A trouble free, relaxing and thoroughly modern place to stay in the heart of the town which enables you to walk to the plentiful supply of good eateries