Welcome to Child Friendly Dartmoor!
Welcome to Child Friendly Dartmoor!
Lower Blackaton is the perfect place for family and other gatherings, an ideal base for walkers, and a relaxing setting for those who just want to enjoy the peace and quiet of Dartmoor. It was once part of a settlement with several other buildings, of which two barns have survived. One of these, originally an older longhouse, can be rented with the house as a workshop or small conference venue, or for special meals and celebrations. A walled garden and picnic area are in the ruins of another longhouse or shippen. The house, surviving barns and ruin are all Grade 2 Listed.
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.
Hay Tor Cottage is single-storey with uninterrupted panoramic views to Haytor from every window. It is situated down a 700 yard private drive along with 5 other cottages. It's a fantastic place for star-gazing, relaxing and finding your own space.
Hay Tor is a granite built lodge that sleeps 6 located in the grounds of the stunning Bovey Castle estate. The lodge overlooks the Edwardian gardens, lakes and tennis courts. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy and these include an indoor heated swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, spa and restaurants. Hay Tor is semi-detached and offers smar,stylish open plan living. There are 3 bedrooms all of which are en-suite. Optional activities for adults include archery, rifle shooting, fly fishing, falconry (daily display), riding, clay pigeon shooting and cider and sloe gin making. Wrapped around the hotel and lodges is a championship 18 hole golf course with driving range and pro shop; complimentary round (subject to availability, non-transferable) for all guests over 16. If you’d rather something a little quieter, roam the 400 acre estate (wellies provided). If you don’t feel like cooking, order a restaurant meal or pizza to be delivered to your lodge, or, for a special occasion, book a table at the hotel’s restaurant. The friendly hotel staff will help you arrange any activities you wish.
Clampitts is a 3 bedroom semi-detached house with glorious views. A lovely quiet spot with walking from the door; good food pub at Wonson (1 mile)
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.
Following on from the really fun day we had at Hannah's on Saturday celebrating Disabled Access Day, why not experience the fun yourself and try their accessible glamping. Fir Tree and Birch Tree Lodge are two wonderful luxury accessible safari tents, set side by side on elevated platforms in a little dell at Hannah's Seale Hayne. The fenced decks offer lovely views across the glorious Devon countryside towards the coast at Teignmouth and Dawlish.
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.
Yelfords Cottage backs on to the moor, 2 miles from Chagford in a very peaceful setting with outstanding views, a superbly renovated, detached cottage with its own enclosed garden, in the 15 acre grounds of the owner’s country house and hidden by a high screen of rhododendrons.
Primrose Cottage is a detached thatched, Grade II listed cottage situated next the the churchyard in Drewsteignton. Inside it is surprisingly light and has some pretty furnishings. The two bedrooms are up some steep stairs - 1 double and 1 twin. Nice and convenient for The Drewe Arms pub.
This pretty thatched cottage is situated on the edge of North Tawton village, down a quiet narrow country lane in a terrace of similar properties within walking distance of the village shops and pubs.An ideal base for exploring Dartmoor and its historic villages, this beautifully-presented cottage is ideal for couples and small families.
Great Bidlake Manor is an outstanding, Grade II* listed manor house on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park, a mile from Bridestowe, recently renovated to a luxurious standard in partnership with English Heritage. Country Life magazine described Great Bidlake Manor as ‘a rural idyll’. It’s a magical place for all kinds of gatherings with bags of room for everyone and easy access from the A30. Memories are made here.
Rockmead is a large detached Grade II listed house that sleeps up to 10 and is on the Two Moors Way. It is an extremely peaceful base for observing nature (moon and barn owl watching), moorland walks or just getting away from it all.
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.
I think this is summed up by some recent feedback - Blackberry Lodge is a fantastic 'home from home' holiday cottage. From the moment you drive through the gates and make your way along the winding driveway you just know that what awaits you at the bottom will be a stunning property with friendly and welcoming owners. Inside this 2 bedroom (1 double, 1 twin) is smart, stylish and throughly well done. The 3 acre serene landscaped garden entices you to roam.
This modern and convenient detached log cabin is set in the grounds of Fingle Glen Golf Hotel, near Tedburn St Mary in the heart of Devon. This Tedburn St Mary log cabin overlooks the prestigious golf course and visitors are welcome to make use of the fabulous on-site facilities.
This detached holiday lodge is located in the beautiful sloping wooded valley of the Honicombe Manor Holiday Village, near Gunnislake. With a private hot tub set on the veranda where views across the fabulous surrounding countryside can be enjoyed, this Gunnislake cottage is ideal for a relaxing break in the stunning Tamar Valley.
Situated just 400 yards from the pub in Manaton you will find this beautiful cottage converted from a hayloft above granite stables. The Hayloft provides a beautiful, relaxed place to stay at any time of year with woodland and moorland walks from the door.
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.
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!