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.
Please get in touch with me if you want to make any recommendations for this page
The new Bradbury Holiday Apartments at Hannah's at Seale Hayne offer accessible accommodation in fresh and bright surroundings. They offer stunning views from both the front and rear of the surrounding rolling Devon hills.
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.
Tavistock's most established hotel and well worth visiting for good food and accommodation. Generously sized bedrooms including some four posters choices, family rooms and pet friendly options. There's an easy to use 'check availability' feature on the hotel website but don't forget to ring and ask if they have any last minute deals - you could benefit from a late deal. Most impressive conference room now at the rear of the hotel and this hotel has a sensible car park for guests.
If you love traditional Dartmoor, then you will love this bijou self contained annexe decorated in Shaker style. Sleeps just two. Good food pubs nearby. Completely private with very pretty garden and fresh produce which you are invited to gather. Off road parking. Bliss for artists, cyclists and walkers
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.
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.
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.
Award winning well-maintained and popular park two miles from Okehampton close to Dartmoor National Park.
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.
Award winning campsite with camping, holiday lodges, caravans and a Shepherd's Hut. Dog friendly, perfect for children with play area, games room, fishing and a wonderful riverside park surrounded by trees and Moorland country. Adjacent to cycle route 27. Nearby riding and golf. Special offers in place such as "Scrooge Breaks, 65+ all year deals and Family Summer Holiday Mid week breaks" So all good !
The Elephant's Nest Inn is a quintessentially English - and Devonshire - country pub. The 3 generously sized en-suite B&B rooms are located in a newly built extension. Beautifully furnished with solid oak floors and under floor heating, all rooms have large Vi-Spring beds, soft goosedown duvets and pillows and luxurious soft furnishings. Being located in as remote a place as it is, great emphasis is placed on good food, although the pretentious 'gastro pub' description will not be heard here! The garden at the Nest is a 'must see'.
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.
Foxgloves is a 1 bedroom stylish, single-storey detached cottage converted from a barn within the grounds of the owners' Georgian house. A dear little cottage in a quiet, tranquil setting, well placed for exploring the Tamar Discovery Trail on foot and the Bere Peninsula route by bicycle.
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.
This detached Norwegian log cabin is situated in the grounds of Fingle Glen Golf Hotel near Tedburn St Mary in the heart of Devon.
Ideal for golf enthusiasts, but also offering other fabulous on-site facilities, this Tedburn St Mary holiday lodge overlooks the 18-hole golf course and provides cosy accommodation with two double bedrooms and a generous open plan living space.
Camping or glamping, tents or tourers. 35 statics, open March to October. Luxury spa facilities in a beautiful setting close to Dartmoor. Indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi,infrared therapy cabin, off license, well stocked shop, games room, petanque course children's play area, launderette, dog walking area (+dog wash!) and friendly staff. I have this from visitors Georgie and Venn who originally found the campsite on my website, and who now regularly visit Woodovis as their favourite campsite in the South West.
This attractive detached bungalow is set in the owners' grounds, just one mile from the village of Copplestone and thirteen miles from Exeter. It has its own garden where you can sit, watch and listen to the multitude of birds and wildlife, whilst enjoying a cold drink or a morning coffee, plus you're welcome to wander around the owners' field down towards the lake.
Luxury caravans for hire on an Award winning campsite on the banks of the River Tavy. All centrally heated and double glazed. Excellent quality campsite for families, just 2 and a half miles out of Tavistock. No slot machines here. Play park and the riverbank for children to explore. Fishing for Dad on offer. Up to date caravans and a beautiful Shepherd's hut if you want to go 'glamping' or as the owner prefers to call it 'comfortable camping'. Some caravans take dogs, some don't. Exercise field for dogs. Reception with free wifi, small array of provisions including fresh milk, papers and the all important ice creams!!
Moorside Cottage is a spacious, detached 4 bedroom single storey cottage. A haven for nature and garden lovers with Dartmoor on the doorstep and interesting towns and the coast within easy reach.
Set within idyllic ‘Hogwarts’ style grounds within the Hannah's at Seale Hayne complex, you will not need nor want to leave this stunning location. Forest View is a newly renovated block of nine ground floor rooms, six of which are fully accessible.