Dogs love Dartmoor: there's so much to sniff and explore here, from long walks over the high moors to gentle walks through bluebell woods and across open grassland. Choose a place to stay where dogs are welcome; with a fenced garden, or by the number of dogs you will be bringing. Don't forget to visit our Dog Blog too!
Situated in an ideal location for touring Cornwall, South Devon, Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, this Alpine-style lodge with it's own hot tub offers comfortable accommodation and is set in glorious rolling countryside on the Honicombe Manor Resort, close to Gunnislake. With all the benefits of the free leisure passes, your holiday can be as active or relaxing as you choose.
This homely lodge is cleverly designed with the three bedrooms and bathrooms all on the ground floor to allow you to make the most of the beautiful countryside views from the first floor open plan living room and even more so from the adjoining balcony, a lovely place to relax after a day out in the stunning Tamar Valley.
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'.
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?
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.
A family run hotel with 5 differing styles of en-suite suites and rooms plus a newly refurbished stunning spa area including a12 metre indoor swimming pool, sauna,steam room, spa pool and fully equipped gym. This is a family friendly and dog friendly hotel (all dog rooms are on the ground floor). I especially like the super large garden with far reaching southerly views for cream teas. Moorland walks taking in stunning Haytor Rocks, ponies and buzzards are straight from the gate. High quality dining in the restaurant or opt for the Blue Tiger, a bistro with sun terrace offering the hotel's own smoked meat platters, dips, cheese or beef fondues and sushi selections.
2 miles from Widecombe-in-the-Moor, down 700 yards of private drive, are six cottages around a courtyard, superbly converted from an Edwardian 'model farm' and with direct access to open moorland.
This cosy cottage is attached to the owners’ farmhouse, in a rural location on the outskirts of Ashburton. Situated on a quiet farm that breeds and trains racehorses, along with keeping miniature Shetlands, this is the perfect spot for the family to enjoy the beauty of Dartmoor, being surrounded by acres of rolling green pastures grazed by ponies.
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.
Moorhaven holiday cottage near Throwleigh on Dartmoor in Devon sleeps 6 people, set close to a popular pub and has 3 bedrooms including 2 double bedrooms. Moorhaven in Wonson is ideal if you are looking for a good sized cottage that sleeps 6 people near Dartmoor with nice and spacious bedrooms, looking out over a fantastic pub that is family friendly.
Providing low cost accommodation at the Plume of Feathers Inn (by the mini roundabout). It is open all year and can house up to 38. Rooms up to 10 sharing, plus sleeps 4 and sleeps 2. Share kitchen and toilet facilities. There is also a campsite at the back of the pub. 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 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.
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.
Batavia is one of two semi-detached, 'upside down' cottages cleverly converted from a barn within an old farmstead. Offering stylish and comfy accommodation with a lovely moorland location. Excellent for two family parties to share.
This modest stone-built lodge-style holiday cottage sits in the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Village near Gunnislake and St Ann's Chapel. In a beautiful wooded setting, this Honicombe Manor cottage offers simple, modern accommodation with a sunny balcony overlooking open countryside, perfect for alfresco dining.
This comfy home-from-home wooden lodge with a private hot tub is situated on the Honicombe Manor holiday resort close to the village of Gunnislake, located on the Cornwall /Devon border.
A delightful semi-detached barn conversion, in a tranquil location, four miles from the village of Ashwater, with an enclosed lawned garden.
Townend Barn, sleeps 2 and is an elegant cottage from which to explore the magical wilderness of the highest tors.
This property is ideal for a busy active family who will appreciate the fact that there is a swimming pool with endless flow in house, an outdoor pool in summer, a tennis court, a games room, multi gym with exercise machines, pool table, table football and table tennis, and a 250 acre farm to romp around. 2 double rooms plus a twin and a cot. If you have extra guests, the farm also has bed and breakfast on offer. This is a very well equipped house with the added benefit of an evening meal menu. A five star cottage.
Acorn Lodge is situated on the outskirts of Peter Tavy village near Tavistock in Devon and is within the Dartmoor National Park. It is a Bed and Breakfast with a difference as it is separate accommodation from the main house with it's own front door and has lots of space to relax and super facilities. It sleeps from 1 to 4 guests but is only ever booked to one party of family/friends so that you will always have the lodge completely to yourselves. We accommodate stays from one night to however long you wish to stay and single occupancy is also available. Continental Breakfast is available or a Full Devonshire Breakfast is cooked each morning for guests in the main house Conservatory, if required. Outside, guests have use of an enclosed and secure garden area with a "Beach Hut" Summerhouse, table and chairs. There is secure bicycle storage for guests bringing or hiring bicycles. So, whether you like to walk, cycle, horse ride, play golf, visit historical places and eat fantastic food there is plenty here to make your holiday enjoyable. The coasts of north and south Devon and Cornwall are also within easy reach and you will find a wealth of other activities and interests nearby. Bring your dog(s) and walk across the moor.
Also available are Digital Photography Tuition / Dartmoor Bird and Wildlife Workshops. Please go to www.robinstanbridgephotography.co.uk stay locally or if you choose to stay in Acorn Lodge you will receive a discount on your tuition and accommodation.