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!
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!
Ceylon, 2 bedroom, is one of two stylish, semi-detached, upside down cottages cleverly converted from a barn. Excellent for two family parties to share (interconnecting doors available).
A delightful semi-detached barn conversion, in a tranquil location, four miles from the village of Ashwater, with an enclosed lawned garden.
Harford Bunkhouse & Camping offers comfortable budget accommodation on the edge of South Dartmoor. An ideal choice if you are planning to start the Two Moors Way walk from south to north. Run alongside a working Dartmoor farm, the venue offers not only camping pods but a bunkhouse and camping as well, so will cater for all requirements.
The are three camping pods and a cabin in the garden. These sleep up to 6 people each and have the same facilities as camping. Small campfires in the provided fire pits and BBQs are allowed at the farm’s discretion. Children and dogs welcome (dogs must be kept on a lead at all times).
Dating back to the 19th century, this charming detached property that sleeps 6 has been thoughtfully renovated to create a delightful holiday home with woodburners and original stone flooring. Set on the edge of Harford Bridge Holiday Park, a four star camping and touring site, this delightful retreat is in a peaceful location and is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area.
An immaculately-presented detached barn conversion on a rare breed farm, just a mile from the small village of Peter Tavy, and close to the market town of Tavistock. In a rural setting up on the moor and with magnificent views of Dartmoor, this cosy cottage is ideal for a peaceful getaway close to excellent walking routes.
Perfect for visiting nearby Castle Drogo, this AA 5 Pennant Gold site is for ADULTS ONLY. Camping, tourers, and dogs all welcome. Open all year. Small but well stocked shop. Calor gas agent. Smart toilet and shower block with the best disabled facilities I've seen so far. 5 minute drive from the A30 one way, 5 minute drive to Chagford the other way. Dartmoor on the doorstep.
Award winning campsite with camping, holiday lodges, caravans and a Shepherd's Hut. Dog friendly, perfect for children with play area, games room, fishing and a wonderful riverside park surrounded by trees and Moorland country. Adjacent to cycle route 27. Nearby riding and golf. Special offers in place such as "Scrooge Breaks, 65+ all year deals and Family Summer Holiday Mid week breaks" So all good !
This attractive holiday lodge is set amongst woodland in the beautiful grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Village in the hamlet of St Ann's Chapel near Gunnislake. In a secluded quiet setting on the edge of the site, this cottage is a perfect getaway for countryside lovers and birdwatchers.
Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa is a 5* luxury manor house spa hotel in Devon where style and luxury meet the drama of Elizabethan architecture. Imposing stone towers, secret archways, and curious arrow slits hint at the hotel’s rich history. The delectable fine dining restaurant, with exquisite fine dining by Head Chef Scott Paton, lavish four-poster suites and idyllic location on the edge of Dartmoor, will make your heart flutter and your mouth water.
Harford Bunkhouse & Camping offers comfortable budget accommodation on the edge of South Dartmoor. An ideal choice if you are planning to start the Two Moors Way walk from south to north. Run alongside a working Dartmoor farm, the bunkhouse (which can sleep up to 50) offers dormitory style accommodation with bunk beds in each of the rooms. A kitchen, large seating area, toilets and showers are all within the bunkhouse.
The campsite is divided between two of the farm’s meadows. Campers can use the toilets and showers located within the bunkhouse buildings. Facilities include a wash-up area, drying room and disabled access. There are also three camping pods and a cabin in the garden. These sleep up to 6 people each and have the same facilities as camping. Small campfires in the provided fire pits and BBQs are allowed at the farm’s discretion. Children and dogs welcome (dogs must be kept on a lead at all times).
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!"
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).
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.
For that very special occasion or a treat that everyone will remember, a stay at Crocadon offers a chance to step back in time. An historic Grade II listed farmhouse, set in a stunning rural location in over 120 acres of organic farmland, Crocadon was first recorded in the 13th century when it was a notable medieval fortified mansion.
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.
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.
Moorland Garden Hotel nestles in nine acres of stunning and tranquil moorland garden. The hotel has 4 luxurious suites and 38 en-suite bedrooms, some rooms have balconies and most have views over the expansive lawn, moorland garden and their Wildflower Meadow. The hotel is dog-friendly and has a number of rooms allocated for dogs. Diners with dogs can eat in the Dartmoor Bar with their dogs.
The Moorland Garden Hotel which is also open to non-residents offers; dining, accommodation, a gorgeous wedding venue, our AA Rosette award-winning Wildflower Restaurant, and the Dartmoor Bar for drinks and snacks. Our menu is updated seasonally, and we are currently offering a two or three course set menu for the special price of £12,95 for two courses and £16,95 for three.
Campsites.co.uk is able to offer you a choice of 18 camping and glamping sites in the Dartmoor area.
Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome at Lydford caravan and camping park. The park has very green credentials including solar panels. Walk to 3 pubs, cycle safely to Okehampton. Visit nearby Lydford Gorge and Lydford Castle along with some walks onto the Moor.
On the edge of South Zeal is Gardeners Cottage a 2 bedroom detached ‘upside down’ cottage surrounded by a lovingly tended flower-filled garden. A brilliant retreat and a must for garden lovers.