The Horn of Plenty is a beautiful 19th century manor house on the Devon/Cornwall border. Located in stunning surroundings overlooking the Tamar Valley, 5 minutes' drive from Dartmoor, it offers a high standard of excellence to make your stay in the West Country all the more relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable.
Each of the 16 en-suite bedrooms is unique in it’s country chic design, displaying both contemporary richness and classic sophistication. Great care has been taken to restore the original period features, whilst installing all the modern comforts you expect and appreciate. Rooms are light, fresh and airy, and most enjoy panoramic views of the beautiful countryside.
Food features high on the agenda, with a 2 AA rosette fine dining restaurant featuring the best of local, seasonal produce.
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.
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).
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'.
All very swish... this bed and breakfast is "lush". Between Chagford and Fernworthy Reservoir. Stunning detached chalet in the grounds of the main house with most impressive giant wetroom and sauna. Very fabulous indeed. Superb garden with lake and stream. Quiet, peaceful. Eat outdoors on your own decking. Top notch. I loved it.
Rose Cottage is a fine looking detached gothic style gatehouse just inside of Bovey Castle. It is a delightful cottage with quirky interior decor and overlooks the 18 hole championship golf course. All guests over 16 receive a complimentary round.
Cullaford Cottage is just ½ mile from Scorriton, in the tiny hamlet of Combe through which the River Mardle meanders to the beautiful, bouldered River Dart, a stunning detached cottage, once home to the author Mary Wesley and a haven from the modern world.
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.
With stylish interiors, sumptuous bed linen and cosy rooms Hollyberry Barn Bed & Breakfast is a hidden little gem offering luxurious accommodation, all set within one mile from the pretty town of Chagford. With breathtaking views overlooking Dartmoor it is the ideal base for exploring, walking, fishing, golf, horseriding or just to unwind, relax and enjoy some of the excellent pubs and restaurants in the area.
Eastwrey Barton is a delightful Georgian country house providing the perfect country retreat..There are some super rooms with equally super bathrooms here at Eastwrey Barton. It's in such a special valley on Dartmoor. Spring and Autumn are just heavenly here. This is a country guest house with a licensed bar. Enjoy your gin and tonic on the south facing terrace taking in the view of the large attractive well tended garden. Off road car park.
This beautifully presented converted barn is in an enviable rural setting, high above the Tamar Valley with wide sweeping views across this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This cottage, attached to the owners' home, is in the pretty village of Chilsworthy, just a short stroll from the village pub.
The Shippen is a semi-detached ‘upside down’ cottage converted from an old milking parlour that sleeps 4, it is one of many beautiful barns and stables which served Grenofen manor house. It has pretty views of well-kept flower-filled grounds and long views to the moor, and its own little secluded garden for sunbathing/snoozing. Lots of footpaths around.
Townend Barn, sleeps 2 and is an elegant cottage from which to explore the magical wilderness of the highest tors.
Most of the bedrooms at this established hotel in the centre of Dartmoor boast a four poster bed, spa bath and Moorland views. Popular for weddings at any time of year and a good base for walks, especially to Wistman's Wood a fabled treat nearby. Eat in either the Tors Restaurant or the hotel lounge bar in front of a real fire. Wonderful setting with bags of history. The hotel can accommodate conferences for up to 170 with 100 car parking spaces. Check the hotel website for many breaks, offers, Murder Mystery weekends, dancing holidays, live music and birthday treats.
Kestorway is a 1 bedroom annexe to a house with the mos fabulous views. It is a fantastic place for serious walkers or simply wandering Dartmoor's valleys and tors to soak up the spectacular views and peace.
Between Okehampton and Tavistock, a lovely old thatched Inn serving real ale and a good range of wines. Known for it's high quality restaurant, with good West Country menus, this 800 year old hostelry also has 6 good en-suite letting rooms. 4 King size beds on offer, 3 family rooms + extra 'z' beds and cot available. Bar snacks available as well as most pleasant garden complete with stream and dovecote. Off road parking with pleasant flat walking and cycling on the Granite Way alongside. Bike hire close by.
Very pretty thatched cottage at Tedburn (6 miles Drewsteignton) with 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests. Grade II and listed, this 16th century cottage has a panoramic view towards Dartmoor and a superb well kept English cottage garden which is perfect for hide and seek. Inglenook fireplace, 3 bedrooms on the first floor, one double with level access on the ground floor. Boules pitch, summerhouse, BBQ, playroom over the garage. Off road parking for several cars. And with a pinch below 2 acres, this property with marquee can host a wedding reception for the top table and up to 60 guests.
Julia and Martin have a quality hideaway here, alongside the main house, but entirely separate, this little cottage is perfect for two. With a king size bed under oak beams and beautiful country garden plus small lake, this has to be one of my top recommendations for a romantic honeymoon on Dartmoor. The pleasant shower room is on the ground floor as the bedroom takes up most of the space up aloft. The kitchen is super too. I love it. Close enough for a steam train ride on the South Devon Railway.
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.
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 and bring your horse(s) and ride across the expanse of Dartmoor.
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.