This pretty Grade II listed semi-detached thatched cottage, next door to the owner’s house, is set in a very peaceful area, steeped in history and situated close to the site of an old priory, in the rural hamlet of Brightley, near Okehampton.
Say hello to Karen and the happy staff at the White Hart Hotel. They are keen to welcome you to this elegant Grade II listed building at this important crossroads on the moor. Dating back as far as 1639 when it was a coaching Inn, it has a range of very comfortable bedrooms, no two the same. I especially like the large reception lounge, which is a great place for locals to drop in for a quality coffee. The menu has recently brought up to date and diners can enjoy a local jazz band here some Sunday lunchtimes.
The accommodation facilities at Brimpts are designed specifically to suit large groups of friends and family or businesses. The converted detached Barn offers the option of ten bedrooms, and if you are prepared to 'bunk up' Brimpts can sleep up to 32. Part of the joy of staying is the range of activities (extra cost) varying from farm tours by Landrover, 30' high climbing tower, mountain biking to orienteering. If this all sounds a bit energetic you can always opt to just chill out in the hot tub on the decking.
Lower Blackaton is the perfect place for family and other gatherings, an ideal base for walkers, and a relaxing setting for those who just want to enjoy the peace and quiet of Dartmoor. It was once part of a settlement with several other buildings, of which two barns have survived. One of these, originally an older longhouse, can be rented with the house as a workshop or small conference venue, or for special meals and celebrations. A walled garden and picnic area are in the ruins of another longhouse or shippen. The house, surviving barns and ruin are all Grade 2 Listed.
This detached, stone-built lodge-style holiday cottage sits in the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Village, in a beautiful wooded setting. The cottage offers modern accommodation with a sunny balcony overlooking open countryside, perfect for alfresco dining.
On the edge of South Zeal is Gardeners Cottage a 2 bedroom detached ‘upside down’ cottage surrounded by a lovingly tended flower-filled garden. A brilliant retreat and a must for garden lovers.
Individually designed and converted to a very high standard, BULLET is a special bus. Double Bentley stitched leather upholstery, 2 solar panels, central heating, pop up roof with fitted double bed, rock'n'roll rear bench to make a further double bed means this fabulous T5 can carry and sleep 4 people with ease so great for a family adventures. Based in the South West gives you perfect routes into Cornwall or around Devon and seeing as this is a V-Dub it means you can go through most of the country lanes that Motor Homes can not fit down.
The Annexe is a wonderfully private spot, excellent for walkers. The Annexe is an extension of a Victorian Farmhouse surrounded by mature trees and granite, moss-covered walls, and beyond, moorland pasture and the crystal clear East Dart River.
Jaystone is a 3 bedroom granite lodge situate on the Bovey Castle Estate. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy, including indoor heated swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, spa (beauty treatments) and restaurants.
This detached holiday chalet is in a cul-de-sac of similar chalets, in the beautiful 30-acre wooded grounds of the peaceful Honicombe Manor holiday village, a mile from St Ann's Chapel near Gunnislake.
Julia and Martin have a quality hideaway here, alongside the main house, but entirely separate, this little cottage is perfect for two. With a king size bed under oak beams and beautiful country garden plus small lake, this has to be one of my top recommendations for a romantic honeymoon on Dartmoor. The pleasant shower room is on the ground floor as the bedroom takes up most of the space up aloft. The kitchen is super too. I love it. Close enough for a steam train ride on the South Devon Railway.
I paid a visit to Penny at Brook Farmhouse and absolutely loved it! Ancient thatched farmhouse full of charm. Homemade biscuits to have with your tea. Easy access into Exeter. I thought that it had only one bedroom on offer, but actually there are 3 bedrooms which Penny will only let to one party, so it is most frequently used just as a double. Apart from the huge main bedroom there is a spacious double and a child's bedroom, again with a double bed on offer. They share a bathroom, but it's a great space at the top of your own private, steep, charming staircase plus your own roomy guest lounge.
Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome at Lydford caravan and camping park. The park has very green credentials including solar panels. Walk to 3 pubs, cycle safely to Okehampton. Visit nearby Lydford Gorge and Lydford Castle along with some walks onto the Moor.
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
Surrounded by fields, woodland and streams, you’ll feel relaxed and at home as soon as you enter the Valley Lodge. With upside down accommodation, the property has been designed to take advantage of the views from the lovely light living area, especially with the adjoining balcony. The luxury of a private hot tub is provided for your pleasure and is accessed through the French doors of the double bedroom for extra privacy.
This campsite is open all year and takes up to 75 tents and 10 motor homes. (No electric hookups) Prices are per person, not per unit. I recommend that you book well in advance in the bunkhouse as it gets full in Summer with backpackers from all over the world.
When I visited Sparrowhawks and met Alison for the first time I really liked what I saw. Sparrowhawk Backpackers is a well organised hostel in barn and flowery enclosed courtyard at the rear of her house which takes groups, families and singles. With dormitory accommodation plus a double/family bedroom. Bedding is provided. Solar heated showers, bike storage, and BBQ all in.
Situated between the charming cathedral city of Exeter and the pretty town of Okehampton, Dartmoor View is moments away from the world renowned Dartmoor National Park, ideal for walkers and cyclists. Set in 20-acres of beautiful landscaped grounds it makes for the ultimate family and pet friendly touring park.
Dartmoor View is a sanctuary for your senses. As one of Devon's most desirable holiday home locations, Dartmoor View offers you the best of both worlds. Onsite, there's a heated outdoor swimming pool and an exclusive owners' lounge which boasts spectacular views of the local area. Plus, you have 20-acres of beautiful landscaped grounds to explore. Venture offsite, and you're met by an array of outdoor pursuits. The world renowned Dartmoor National Park is on your doorstep, and the historic cathedral city of Exeter as well as the Cornish towns of Launceston and Okehampton are ripe for exploration.
This cosy, character terraced holiday home was once a fisherman’s cottage and is located on a slipway down to Back Beach, in the popular coastal resort of Teignmouth. A lovely haven for a traditional seaside holiday, ideal for a small family or group of friends.