Find self catering accommodation on Dartmoor, and discover holiday cottages where you can explore the moors and valleys or relax by a real fire.
On the southern edge of Mary Tavy, above a quiet lane beyond the village church, is Little Torside, a pretty semi-detached cottage, once part of a terrace of miners’ cottages (the other two are now the owners’ home). A rural haven for walkers or exploring this beautiful part of Dartmoor.
A fabulous 200-year old converted threshing barn, in a rural location close to the tiny village of Zeal Monachorum near Crediton. This beautifully presented cottage is one of two on the owners' non-working farm, where there are ponies and a well-stocked fishing lake. This Crediton cottage really is an ideal rural retreat, with some beams and fantastic views of verdant pasture, and Dartmoor National Park in the distance.
Lazy Berar Cottage is located in the centre of Holne, 100 yards from the shop and tea room, a beautifully restored Victorian cottage snuggling between two other cottages. Once it was part of the village forge, now a comfortable, warm and delightful home
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!!
This barn conversion with good views gets plenty of repeat bookings. Room for 6 plus a baby. Ruth Boswell told me that the barn is very family friendly rather than chic accommodation, and looking at the prices I see that it is very competitively priced. The highest charge in the school holidays is just £678and as low as £304 in low season. Babysitting on offer and stair gate, highchair and cot on request. Bed linen is included in the price but towels are extra. Some electricity (90 units) is included in the rental then charged.
A fabulous first floor apartment in the owner’s Devon farmhouse, with spectacular views of the surrounding rolling meadows towards Dartington Church.
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.
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!
The Latches is a character country cottage in a rural area, within the small hamlet of Torbryan, near Totnes and Torquay.
This attractive holiday lodge is set amongst woodland in the beautiful grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Village in the hamlet of St Ann's Chapel near Gunnislake. In a secluded quiet setting on the edge of the site, this cottage is a perfect getaway for countryside lovers and birdwatchers.
Appletree Cottage is a 'chocolate box', semi-detached thatched cottage situated in a pretty hamlet 1.5 miles from Bovey Tracey. It is a charming cottage, full of character. Sleeps 4.
This elevated and spacious detached family home is situated in the picturesque village of Noss Mayo, in the spectacular South Hams coastal area of south Devon. This modern property has outstanding views over Noss Mayo and Newton Creek and is close to the stunning South Hams beaches and the South West Coast Path, ideal for a family wishing to explore this beautiful part of the country.
Ceylon, 2 bedroom, is one of two stylish, semi-detached, upside down cottages cleverly converted from a barn. Excellent for two family parties to share (interconnecting doors 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.
Ayshmoor was originally a Devon Longhouse, it offers an oasis of serenity with moorland walks virtually from the front door.
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.
Beechlands is an imposing Victorian detached house on the side of a hill with long views across the town of Chagford to moorland beyond. Inside, very much a county home, relaxed and comfortable. Sleeps up to 12 in 2 doubles, 1 twin and 2 family rooms. A tremendous house for gatherings of all sorts, with lots of space and generous accommodation
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!
Folland House is situated in an attractive group of barn conversion cottages situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of North Tawton, in the heart of Devon, close to Dartmoor National Park. These North Tawton cottages are located in a rural setting surrounded by green meadows full of grazing animals, and have marvellous, far-reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. These excellent, Devon stone cottages have been sympathetically designed to provide spacious accommodation of a high standard, each with their own contemporary style. There are five acres of private meadows surrounding these North Tawton cottages, where guests can walk the dog, sit and relax, or watch the abundant wildlife around the natural ponds.
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.