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!
2 miles south-west of Lydford and 1 from its gorge, 400 yards of private farm-lane end at Burnville Farm, a lovely farmstead amid beech trees. It is on the side of a shallow stream-valley with supreme views of Dartmoor hills and tors and to Brentor’s peak-top church, from almost anywhere on the 250 acre working farm (direct moor access from it). There are sheep, cattle, ponies, pigs, chickens, ornamental pheasants. You can roam the farm and help is most welcome
This lodge-style holiday cottage with its own hot tub sits in the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor holiday resort.
The Annexe is a wonderfully private spot, excellent for walkers. The Annexe is an extension of a Victorian Farmhouse surrounded by mature trees and granite, moss-covered walls, and beyond, moorland pasture and the crystal clear East Dart River.
The Stone Barn Cottage is a 3 bedroom 'upside down' cottage situated on the edge of Holne. A really well considered and very welcoming base from which to explore both Dartmoor and the South Hams.
Ideal for touring all of Cornwall, Dartmoor and South Devon, this detached, family-friendly lodge is located at Honicombe Manor, in the stunning Tamar Valley, near the rural village of Gunnislake and town of Tavistock. With the lodge being situated right opposite a children's play area and only a short stroll from the facilities at Honicombe Manor, Eden Valley Lodge could not have a better location on the park
Buster Barn is located in Sampford Spiney, peacefully at the end of a private drive off narrow, winding moorland lanes, a detached single-storey cottage converted from a sturdy granite barn, surrounded by an enclosed courtyard with pond, over which a bridge leads to gently sloping hillside garden and arbour with spectacular long views to a panorama of tors.
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.
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.
This attractive, homely barn conversion is situated within its own enclosed gardens, on the owners' 19-acre working arable farm on the outskirts of Bow, a small village near Crediton, in the heart of Devon.
Paradise for hyperactive kids of all ages. Campers who stay on the caravan park have free access to the adventure park which is bursting with Commando Assault course (for big and little children!), Pirate Ship, Toddlers beach, Toddlers Playground (Lilliput), Spiders web, Wooden play fort, Cows Udders, Snake Slides, Zip wires and Jungle Fun. Plenty of supervised play plus canoeing and Water Zorbs. Go for it !! Not that they welcome noisy teenagers. As their website quotes "If you are looking for late nights and wild parties, we would politely suggest you find an alternative venue!"
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.
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.
This campsite is open all year and takes up to 75 tents and 10 motor homes. (No electric hookups) Prices are per person, not per unit. I recommend that you book well in advance in the bunkhouse as it gets full in Summer with backpackers from all over the world.
Between Okehampton and Tavistock, a lovely old thatched Inn serving real ale and a good range of gin and wines. Known for it's high quality flocal produce, 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 outdoor bar. Off road parking with pleasant flat walking and cycling on the Granite Way alongside. Bike hire close by.
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.
This cosy Sticklepath cottage is situated at the rear of the owner's home, but boasts its own entrance, driveway and private patio area. The open plan living area has lovely views out to the garden, and the patio area is a perfect spot to plan the day ahead over a leisurely breakfast.
The new Bradbury Holiday Apartments at Hannah's at Seale Hayne offer accessible accommodation in fresh and bright surroundings. They offer stunning views from both the front and rear of the surrounding rolling Devon hills.
On the southern edge of Mary Tavy, above a quiet lane beyond the village church, is Little Torside, a pretty semi-detached cottage, once part of a terrace of miners’ cottages (the other two are now the owners’ home). A rural haven for walkers or exploring this beautiful part of Dartmoor.
Mill House Barn is a sweet little detached cottage converted from a barn tucked behind the friendly owners' former mill house. A trouble free bolt hole for two in a beautiful, rural oasis with great walking locally.
Stunning Grade II listed Manor and Country living Cottages set on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park, surrounded by beautiful Devon countryside, so peaceful and quite. Ideal for family holidays and get-togethers/special occasions as the two larger properties interconnect sleeping up to 19, whole site 24. The grand reception rooms in the Manor provide a ‘Downton Abbey’ atmosphere where dinner is served (caterers available) on an antique mahogany dining table in-front of a roaring inglenook fireplace. Pets and children are welcome and we provide a wealth of baby equipment available free of charge. The play area/barn are perfect for entertaining all ages with table tennis, pool table, dressing up box, games and ride on toys. Our three adorable donkeys, ducks, rabbits, goats love a visit (plus carrot) anytime and our friendly village pub is just 10 min walk away.