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!
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.
This detached holiday cottage sits in the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Village, in a beautiful setting on the edge of the village. Guests can enjoy the use of the site’s two heated swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor, as well as tennis courts, entertainment nights during peak season, a children’s playground and a soft play area. After a day sightseeing, return to this cottage to relax and unwind in the indulgent hot tub.
South View is a 2 bedroom cottage located in the hamlet of Lufton near Cornwood. A handy location for moors, coast and a variety of interests (Dartmoor Zoo of TV/movie fame, golf and BBC ‘Masterchef’ winner’s gastropub, all 1 mile; riding stables, paintball centre, 1½ miles).
This attractive flat in Dawlish Warren is on the second floor, making the most of the views across the estuary to Exmouth and also of the sea towards the start of the Jurassic Coast at Orcombe Point. With so many special features throughout, this wonderfully-equipped flat is perfect for a romantic getaway.
Waterleat Farm, is situated one and half miles north of Ashburton town and is set in a woodland valley which runs up to the edge of open moorland next to the Ashburn river. It offers comfortable spacious accommodation. Sleeps 2 + Double Sofa Bed + Cot.
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.
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
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.
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.
This converted old coach house cottage that sleeps up to 5 is attached to a big Grade II listed Victorian rectory set in 40 acres of sheep grazed meadows. Lovely location to enjoy excellent walks or the nearby South Hams beaches. Inside the cottage is smart and stylish with two bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin).
One of two restored Grade II listed barn conversions with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, oak flooring and a fabulous games room and cinema area.
With a rural spot and spectacular countryside views, this cottage offers superb holiday accommodation. Situated on Dartmoor National Park and only a short drive from Ashburton, this property is in a perfect position. Golf, horse-riding and fishing are just some of the activities close by.