This modern whitewashed cottage is situated in a quiet residential area, near the church in the pretty Dartmoor village of Horrabridge.
Offering upside down accommodation, this cottage has plenty of space for families and friends to gather for a holiday in the countryside, in an ideal village location from which to explore Dartmoor and the South Hams.
Award winning well-maintained and popular park two miles from Okehampton close to Dartmoor National Park.
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.
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
Ancient and remote with glorious views, a comfortable house that sleeps 14 – and toddlers too. It's the sort of place where you long to pull on your boots or jump on a horse and head for the horizon. This historic 400 year old Manor House, forms part of the 6 Manors of Widecombe. This important Manor has been in existence since early medieval times. It is situated half way up the hill in an isolated and quiet position, yet is within easy reach of local amenities. The views across Dartmoor and Widecombe are among the best in Devon. The property is set within its own grounds of about 30 acres and has direct access to the moor, some of which belongs to the property.
This traditional Victorian house is situated on a quiet, tree-lined road in Torquay, just a mile from the seafront and five minutes' walk from the train station. The property provides several cosy apartments, attached to the owners’ home, where you are assured a warm welcome.
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.
Yurtcamp Devon is the ultimate glamorous camping, or glamping, yurt holiday for those who seek the simplicity of living under canvas without giving up the quality and comfort of more conventional holidays.
Paradise for hyperactive kids of all ages. Campers who stay on the caravan park have free access to the adventure park which is bursting with Commando Assault course (for big and little children!), Pirate Ship, Toddlers beach, Toddlers Playground (Lilliput), Spiders web, Wooden play fort, Cows Udders, Snake Slides, Zip wires and Jungle Fun. Plenty of supervised play plus canoeing and Water Zorbs. Go for it !! Not that they welcome noisy teenagers. As their website quotes "If you are looking for late nights and wild parties, we would politely suggest you find an alternative venue!"
Townend is an elegant former farmhouse that can sleep up to 11. A welcoming and well thought out home in a friendly village setting; a great spot for exploring the wilds of Dartmoor and convivial hostelries (four pubs within a mile). It has everything you need for great for family get togethers - outdoor swimming pool (unheated), games room, cinema room, 6 bedrooms and 4 bedrooms.
Claret Tor is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom granite built lodge set in the grounds of Bovey Castle. The lodges overlook the Edwardian gardens, lake and tennis courts. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy during your stay, including indoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room, sauna, spa, golf course, tennis court, croquet lawn and playroom - so no matter what your age or pastime there will be something to keep everyone busy!
A mile from South Tawton in heavilly wooded lanes you will find this huge, stunning house converted from handsome barns once serving the farmhouse as a grain store. It is attached to its residential neighbour and farming activities continue to this day. Inside is gorgeous yet practical and very 21st century. Rock Barn sleeps up to 12 in 5 bedrooms (4 doubles and 1 twin and a sofa bed). Opposite the property is an open fronted barn providing table tennis, darts, storage for bicycles/surfboards. All in all and amazing property with that definite WOW factor.
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.
I think this is summed up by some recent feedback - Blackberry Lodge is a fantastic 'home from home' holiday cottage. From the moment you drive through the gates and make your way along the winding driveway you just know that what awaits you at the bottom will be a stunning property with friendly and welcoming owners. Inside this 2 bedroom (1 double, 1 twin) is smart, stylish and throughly well done. The 3 acre serene landscaped garden entices you to roam.
A characterful end-terrace cottage, virtually on the South West Coastal Path, within a 10 minute walk of Brixham harbour with its bustling activity on and off the water.
All very swish... this bed and breakfast is "lush". Between Chagford and Fernworthy Reservoir. Stunning detached chalet in the grounds of the main house with most impressive giant wetroom and sauna. Very fabulous indeed. Superb garden with lake and stream. Quiet, peaceful. Eat outdoors on your own decking. Top notch. I loved it.
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.
Lot Cottage is in the heart of Lydford, just 200 yards from a good food pub and Lydford Castle, a sturdy former barn transformed into a cosy and comfortable, detached cottage. A smart little cottage for two in a central village location in a good walking area within the Dartmoor National Park and on Cycle Route 27 off the Granite Way.
Set in its own 36 acres of heaven in the very heart of Dartmoor National Park, Lydgate House, built in the 1800s, is a small and unique country house hotel with spectacular views across Dartmoor moorland and river valley. Peace and quiet, spectacular Dartmoor views, delicious home cooking using the best local produce, warmly cossetting bedrooms, romantic breaks, walking, fishing, dog-friendly, child-free hotel, in a relaxed, tranquil and secluded setting. This lovely Country House Hotel offers splendid dinner bed & breakfast accommodation. The ideal break for those wishing to get away from it all within the beautiful surroundings of Dartmoor Devon.
Perfect for visiting nearby Castle Drogo, this AA 5 Pennant Gold site is for ADULTS ONLY. Camping, tourers, and dogs all welcome. Open all year. Small but well stocked shop. Calor gas agent. Smart toilet and shower block with the best disabled facilities I've seen so far. 5 minute drive from the A30 one way, 5 minute drive to Chagford the other way. Dartmoor on the doorstep.