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!
Bluebell Cottage can be found just 300 yards from Chagford village centre. It has been lovingly restored to reflect its 1750s origins and the owner's fondness for things from a bygone age. It is cosy and homely inside, with a small gravelled patio and pretty lawned garden to the rear. It has 1 double and 1 single bedroom.
Teign View is a 2 bedroom detached bungalow within yards of the local shop and excellent pub. A light and bright holiday home in pretty countryside, with cathedral city amenities and good beaches within easy reach.
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.
This traditional seaside, detached, single-storey cottage is situated on a slope above Bigbury-on-Sea, on the south west coast of Devon. Just a short stroll from this lovely cottage, is the South West Coast Path and Bigbury Beach, one of the best beaches in the South Hams, making it ideal for families.
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.
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.
This delightful detached split-level barn conversion that can sleep up to 8, + baby/small child, nestles next to the church in Mary Tavy. The tranquil setting is only a few minutes walk from the River Tavy and the breathtaking rugged beauty of Dartmoor, and in the other direction, a good pub with delicious food. There are lovely walks from the cottage, and from the car if you drive over the moors. The accommodation offers a double bedroom, a double/twin (zip-linked), and a twin room, plus double sofabed with everyday-use mattress, and a cot/small bed. There are 2 bathrooms: - The main bathroom with a shower over the bath, and the small bathroom, which has a corner toilet and studio bath, is built into the eaves of the house. Sloping ceilings and dormer windows give a clue to its former use as a row of barns. All bed linen and towels provided free. Oil CH/HW included, and free WiFi. The sunken patio has furniture and BBQ, and there is a second raised patio with table and chairs, as well as a bike storage area. Guests are very welcome to use the owners' garden. We are very dog friendly, and pets are free-of-charge. Enjoy the peace, watching the birds feeding at the bird table in the mornings, and gazing at the stars on a clear night, perhaps while enjoying a glass on wine on the sunken patio. Away from the Barn, there is lots do in this lovely area of Devon, from theme parks to waterfalls, castles to cream teas, ponies to steam railways and boat trips, gardens to zip-wires or canoeing. Route 27 of the Sustrans Coast to Coast cycle route is right outside the gate, and the track leading to the bridge over the river Tavy is also a bridle path. Bikes can be hired locally, and there are riding stables on the edge of the village for novice or experienced riders to enjoy the beautiful scenery from the saddle. There is something for everyone!
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.
2 miles out of Chagford offering a suite on the ground floor and rooms above. Impressive house. Fresh flowers throughout summer from their own very beautiful gardens where you are invited to relax. Horse riding locally. Helpful owner keen for you to enjoy your stay.
Little Week Cottage is a super, romantic bolt hole for exploring Dartmoor's wild fringes or further afield.
2 miles from North Bovey in a lovely setting is Bovey Castle, built in 1907 as a country seat for the heir to the WH Smith empire and now a renowned hotel. Carefully hidden in the grounds are 22 private, granite-built lodges of which Fox Tor is one
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.
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.
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.
The Linhay is set in a small courtyard of converted farm buildings. To the rear there is a granite-walled enclosed garden with patio (the artist neighbour does have access through the garden to a small studio). In total you can enjoy the 5 acres to wander. Inside has been carefully furnished with lovely fabrics, colours and many original paintings which all helps to provide a restful retreat. Best for a maximum of 3 people as it has 1 double and 1 single. Perfect for walkers
Say hello to Karen and the happy staff at the White Hart Hotel. They are keen to welcome you to this elegant Grade II listed building at this important crossroads on the moor. Dating back as far as 1639 when it was a coaching Inn, it has a range of very comfortable bedrooms, no two the same. I especially like the large reception lounge, which is a great place for locals to drop in for a quality coffee. The menu has recently brought up to date and diners can enjoy a local jazz band here some Sunday lunchtimes.
Two self catering units alongside the Country House accommodation here at Harrabeer. One on the ground floor, one upstairs. Sleeping from 2 to 4 in each let with plenty of stonework and beams on show from what was once an old stone barn. Guests are welcome to enjoy the licensed bar and restaurant that the hotel offers, along with the pretty garden.
Ashbourne Woods is a beautiful woodland camping site catering for all types of camping and overnight stays but which specialises in wild and semi wild camping within the 68 acres of woods.
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.
I paid a visit to Penny at Brook Farmhouse and absolutely loved it! Ancient thatched farmhouse full of charm. Homemade biscuits to have with your tea. Easy access into Exeter. I thought that it had only one bedroom on offer, but actually there are 3 bedrooms which Penny will only let to one party, so it is most frequently used just as a double. Apart from the huge main bedroom there is a spacious double and a child's bedroom, again with a double bed on offer. They share a bathroom, but it's a great space at the top of your own private, steep, charming staircase plus your own roomy guest lounge.