If you or your friend is in a wheelchair or if you have limited mobility or other disabilities then I hope that some of these suggestions are helpful to you.
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Just minutes from the A38 you'll will find Woodpecker Cottage tucked away in the peaceful hamlet of Harbourneford. Woodpecker Cottage is a ground floor converted barn that sleeps up to 5. If your family is slightly larger there is anothr holiday cottage right next door (Swallow) that can be let out too. Swallow Cottage can sleep a further 2 people. Ideal for those family gatherings.
Waterleat Farm, is situated one and half miles north of Ashburton town and is set in a woodland valley which runs up to the edge of open moorland next to the Ashburn river. It offers comfortable spacious accommodation. Sleeps 2 + Double Sofa Bed + Cot.
Moorland Garden Hotel nestles in nine acres of stunning and tranquil moorland garden. The hotel has 4 luxurious suites and 38 en-suite bedrooms, some rooms have balconies and most have views over the expansive lawn, moorland garden and their Wildflower Meadow. The hotel is dog-friendly and has a number of rooms allocated for dogs. Diners with dogs can eat in the Dartmoor Bar with their dogs.
The Moorland Garden Hotel which is also open to non-residents offers; dining, accommodation, a gorgeous wedding venue, our AA Rosette award-winning Wildflower Restaurant, and the Dartmoor Bar for drinks and snacks. Our menu is updated seasonally, and we are currently offering a two or three course set menu for the special price of £12,95 for two courses and £16,95 for three.
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.
A stunning, first floor studio apartment within Plymouth's Royal William Yard development, once the Navy's Victualling Yard. Boasting exposed limestone walls, oaks floors, high ceilings and huge floor-to-ceiling windows, this stylish apartment has been sensitively restored to provide a peaceful and fresh, yet historic living space for couples and small families wishing to explore Plymouth.
We are an award-winning bed and breakfast on the fringes of Devon and Cornwall - perfect for exploring the length and breadth of the South West! We offer a premium bed and breakfast escape, as well as a range of unique extra experiences that our guests may choose to enjoy. Traditionally a working farm, this beautiful conversion dates back to 1750! Coryton is just a 10 minute drive from the A30 dual carriageway and offers great access to Dartmoor National Park and the surrounding area.
The Shippen is a fabulous, detached barn conversion, this North Tawton cottage provides cosy, ground floor accommodation, ideal for a family holiday.
Three comfortable bedrooms, one with a shower and basin, offer flexible sleeping arrangements at this Devon cottage, whilst the sitting room has south-facing views across lush meadows.
With walking and cycling available from the doorstep, and wonderful star-lit skies, this is a fabulous rural cottage in Devon, perfect for a taste of country living.
There are 14 bedrooms at the Cromwell Arms in the heart of Bovey Tracey. One of them is a family room that can sleep up to 6, and the thing that I like is that they offer this room as "ideal for a group of people who are on a budget and don't mind sharing." What a wonderful way of putting it! Many groups of walkers are on a budget, so it's right, this is a good option. Add to that the fact that the pub offers good food, a pub quiz every Tuesday AND THAT there is also a therapy room for aromatherapy massage, reflexology and Reiki natural healing, then this looks just the place for a few nights away doesn't it?
Little Arrish is located on the road to Haytor and is a smart single-storey cottage, newly created and thoughtfully designed for easy mobility. It provides an excellent base for exploring Dartmoor and the south coast; particularly for anyone with limited mobility.
Rockmead is a large detached Grade II listed house that sleeps up to 10 and is on the Two Moors Way. It is an extremely peaceful base for observing nature (moon and barn owl watching), moorland walks or just getting away from it all.
Valley View is a new family apartment situated within the grounds of Hannah's at Seale Hayne. All on one floor with an open plan living-room furnished in soft greys and whites, a fully equipped contemporary kitchen-area and three pretty bedrooms, Valley View is certainly not institutional in any way; however it is fully set up for any range of disabilities.
Wooder Manor is family run and has just entered it's third generation of Bell Family where they offer the perfect antidote to the stresses of modern life. This collection of self catering cottages has been awarded 4 stars by the AA. Next to a working farm within a pretty tree lined valley half a mile out of Widecombe village, with 5 lets. 3 that sleep 4 guests and 2 that sleeps 6. Bed linen is supplied by arrangement. Central heating is included in the price mid Sept to end of May and Electricity is by £1 coin meter (average £2 per day), so bring change!
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.
This detached, stone-built barn conversion is situated next door to the owner’s home on a rare breed farm, within the Dartmoor National Park, a mile from the small village of Peter Tavy, and close to the market town of Tavistock.
This whole cottage in the country is available to let, OR you can book just the ground floor. On site are productive glasshouses and stock, sheep, ponies called Juniper and Jester, ducks and hens, ideal for visiting children. With a very strong self sufficiency ethic they sell surplus fruit and vegetables to lucky visitors. Do have a look at our review to see large photos and our own enthusiastic write up about this green and friendly accommodation.
Hannahs Adventure Hostel offers 12 simple rooms, perfect for people looking for somewhere inexpensive to rest their heads after a busy day exploring the area.
Hannahs at Seale-Hayne boasts an exciting range of accommodation options to suit all budgets, from tent cabin “glamping” units to stylish en-suite rooms, a family apartment and even a hiker’s hostel. Our Seale-Hayne site also makes a beautiful, tranquil and inspiring place to stay, with plenty of things to do in the surrounding area, as well as places to explore.
Blacksmith Barn is a great 2 bedroom single storey barn conversion. Itis surrounded by 17 acres of farmland with a footpath leading to the open moor. A great base for exploring the moor and visitng Plymouth and Cornwall beyond.
As it says on the tin - Truly an escape from reality. Wilson Cottage is ideal for that romantic retreat. This dog-friendly accommodation offers one double bedroom with king size bed, open plan lounge with fully equipped kitchen and separate shower room. Outside there’s a private garden with uninterrupted views of Dartmoor. The cosy, dog-friendly, centrally heated, triple glazed cottage also offers free wifi.
This is a bright and airy luxury apartment, directly overlooking the sea in Exmouth Quay, South Devon. A romantic getaway for two, this studio-style, open plan Exmouth apartment has a well-fitted kitchen and luxury Jacuzzi bath, plus the living area boasts magnificent views across the Exe Estuary.