Find self catering accommodation on Dartmoor, and discover holiday cottages where you can explore the moors and valleys or relax by a real fire.
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.
Hamel Down Hideaway is a semi detached cottage attached to a Grade II listed farmhouse just two miles from Widecombe. There are family ponies, friendly dogs and small children. An oasis of wild beauty and calm.
Surrounded by fields, woodland and streams, you’ll feel relaxed and at home as soon as you enter the Valley Lodge. With upside down accommodation, the property has been designed to take advantage of the views from the lovely light living area, especially with the adjoining balcony. The luxury of a private hot tub is provided for your pleasure and is accessed through the French doors of the double bedroom for extra privacy.
This detached Alpine lodge is set on a hillside within the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor holiday resort, in the Tamar Valley near Gunnislake. Surrounded by trees rich in wildlife, this Gunnislake cottage offers beautifully-presented accommodation in an upside down style, ideal for a large family.
Cleave Tor is a luxury private, granite built lodge within the grounds of Bovey Castle. The lodges overlook the Edwardian gardens, lakes and tennis courts. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy during your stay including indoor heated swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, spa and restaurants.
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 is a magnificent, elevated, detached family house situated in the picturesque village of Newton Ferrers, Devon. This lovely cottage has outstanding views over Noss Mayo and the estuary and is close to the stunning South Hams beaches, ideal for a family wishing to explore this beautiful part of the country.
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.
Bale House has been converted from a stone granary and hayloft, this North Tawton cottage provides cosy, elegant accommodation with plenty of character and a scattering of antiques for an authentic rustic feel. There are five acres of private meadows surrounding Bale House, where guests can walk the dog, sit and relax, or watch the abundant wildlife around the natural ponds.
Moorhayes is a family owned property in the heart of Dartmoor National Park in a secluded, quiet location between Bowerman's Nose and Hound Tor. Sleeping 7-10, the spacious bungalow offers private, enclosed gardens with direct access to the explore the moor by foot. It is a short drive to Widecombe-in-the Moor and Bovey Tracey and exploring Devon is part of the variety this holiday accommodation offers. The location is popular with families, stargazers, cyclists, and photographers. Wifi available.
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.
Honeyford Cottage is situated on the edge of Dartmoor, ½ mile from the small hamlet of Crockernwell and 1½ miles from Drewsteignton, a quirky, detached, Grade II* cottage sitting snug within its own 3 acre valley. Surrounded by cottage-style garden with small, enclosed area (chairs) to the front, and the rest roughly mown and well-stocked with stream and large pond (unfenced) with ducks. Paddock for ball kicking and running off steam, shared with the two cats, guinea fowl and hens that live in the barn at the end of the drive (tended regularly).
Water Barn is situated on the edge of Manaton and is an exceptional conversion of an ancient granite barn into a spacious cottage in a beautiful place. Peaceful, sheltered, it is on a lane in an hamlet of old cottages, farmhouses and trees, just 400 yards from Manaton's pub and about half a mile walk through woods from Lustleigh Cleave and the River Bovey.
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 detached Alpine lodge sits within the grounds of Honicombe Manor holiday resort, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near Gunnislake. Nestled in a peaceful woodland setting with lovely valley views, the cottage offers comfy accommodation in an upside down style, ideal for families.
Just minutes from the A38 you'll will find Swallow Cottage tucked away in the peaceful hamlet of Harbourneford. Swallow Cottage is a ground floor converted barn that sleeps 2. If your family is slightly larger there is anothr holiday cottage right next door (Woodpecker) that can be let out too. Woodpecker can sleep up to 5. Ideal for those family gatherings.
This cosy, character terraced holiday home was once a fisherman’s cottage and is located on a slipway down to Back Beach, in the popular coastal resort of Teignmouth. A lovely haven for a traditional seaside holiday, ideal for a small family or group of friends.
Sandsgate, a magnificent detached house with superb sweeping views across the river Teign valley to Chagford, Castle Drogo and the moors beyond. It has been beautifully refurbished and extended with attention to detail and is large and roomy for one family, or flexible accommodation for groups of friends or family gatherings. Swanky, large, with kitchen to die for, beautiful well kept garden with terrace. Private, sheltered, electricity and heating included in the price. All the white goods you could possibly want. All bedlinen and towels provided. 6 bedrooms in total. 4 twins, one a master bedroom with 4' beds. 1 double and another double with an extra single bed, so great as a family room, or as a twin with one extra size guest! Jacuzzi bath, games room, large comfy sofas, dining area perfect for a family get together. 3 storeys high sitting in 18 acres. What a treat for some lucky guests.
Perfectly located for touring both Devon and Cornwall, this spacious 'upside down' A-frame lodge is set amongst 20 acres of rolling countryside at the Honicombe Manor resort close to the Devon/Cornwall border, and close to both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor. Your own private hot tub awaits you downstairs on the terrace, a lovely spot to relax with the family after a day exploring this stunning area.
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.