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!
Tavistock's most established hotel and well worth visiting for good food and accommodation. Generously sized bedrooms including some four posters choices, family rooms and pet friendly options. There's an easy to use 'check availability' feature on the hotel website but don't forget to ring and ask if they have any last minute deals - you could benefit from a late deal. Most impressive conference room now at the rear of the hotel and this hotel has a sensible car park for guests.
If you can visit this country house in Spring when the primroses are out then you will be in for a treat. 2 of the 3 bedrooms are wonderfully large. Two of the rooms can be taken as double or a twin, and the Garden Suite has access through French Windows into the most stunning garden with your own private seating area and ideal for dog lovers as it is dog friendly too!. Maddy's happy to take families and you won't find a better garden for tennis or hide and seek.
Nestled on the edge of South Dartmoor, the dog friendly Dartmoor Lodge Hotel is easily accessible from The A38, midway between Exeter and Plymouth. The friendly atmosphere of this family run business is proving popular with both commercial and holidaymakers.
We are a “locals” pub, open from midday every day, best described as traditional without being old-fashioned. We are family and dog friendly ensuring that all members of the clan can enjoy a visit to our cosy pub or fabulous garden! Regular live music events also form part of our weekly programme. We specialise in Real Ale, and feature in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide for 2017, but also offer a fine selection of local ciders, premium lagers & wines. Our accommodation features three charming double en-suite B&B rooms
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.
This semi-detached cottage is a former miller’s cottage; part of an Historic England Grade II listed corn grinding water mill, set beside the River Lemon in a rural area, three miles from Newton Abbot. This well-restored three-storey house feels welcoming, spacious and light with plenty of exposed beams, stone walls, antique furniture and interesting fireplaces.
This pretty Grade II listed semi-detached thatched cottage, next door to the owner’s house, is set in a very peaceful area, steeped in history and situated close to the site of an old priory, in the rural hamlet of Brightley, near Okehampton.
This charming, semi-detached cottage is situated in a quiet street, half a mile outside Kingsbridge town centre, within the South Hams area of South Devon. The cottage is beautifully presented with light and airy, modern décor, and provides a cosy holiday home for five people.
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.
The accommodation facilities at Brimpts are designed specifically to suit large groups of friends and family or businesses. The converted detached Barn offers the option of ten bedrooms, and if you are prepared to 'bunk up' Brimpts can sleep up to 32. Part of the joy of staying is the range of activities (extra cost) varying from farm tours by Landrover, 30' high climbing tower, mountain biking to orienteering. If this all sounds a bit energetic you can always opt to just chill out in the hot tub on the decking.
Ideal location for visiting Dartmoor and South Devon, A choice of 6 self catering Cottages ( AA4star ) with 1, 2,3 or 10 en suite bedrooms.
Blacksmith Barn is a great 2 bedroom single storey barn conversion. Itis surrounded by 17 acres of farmland with a footpath leading to the open moor. A great base for exploring the moor and visitng Plymouth and Cornwall beyond.
Butterdon Barn has 2 bedrooms and has been converted from an ancient barn and offers it's own private hot tub and great views across fields to Dartmoor. A great base for walking or for simply enjoying the tranquillity.
Beechdene Lodge is situated on the Honicombe Manor resort near to Gunnislake, just across the border into Cornwall. Cleverly designed in a upside down style to make the most of the beautiful views, the bedrooms and bathroom are on the ground floor with the double bedroom having the benefit of French doors leading directly out on to the decked terrace and patio, a lovely spot for breakfast. Honicombe Manor has both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, as well as a fully equipped gym, tennis court and children’s play area.
Michaelmas Cottage is on the edge of Drewsteignton, just 400 yards fron a good pub and village shop. It is a pretty, spacious, thatched cottage. A wonderfully peaceful place with woodland and riverside walks from the door.
The Hemphouse has a delightful open-plan living room, kitchen and dining area, fronted with beautiful windows looking out over the valley towards Brentor. Situated in a smallholding where Chris and Ruth have their own chickens, goats, horses and sheep and lead a very sustainable way of life. The Hemphouse has one single bedroom downstairs, with an en suite toilet and shower room. This room also contains the washing machine and tumble dryer. Upstairs, the landing area is bookended by a double bedroom on one end, and a twin bedroom on the other. There is one upstairs bathroom with sink, toilet and bath. “These are basic, without frills, solid and worthy lets. The curtains may well be slightly faded, but the welcome from Ruth and Chris is completely genuine. They want you to share their way of life, get close to their much loved livestock, go out and discover Dartmoor for yourself. Stay here and you will have a taste of the Good Life"
Honeyford Cottage is situated on the edge of Dartmoor, ½ mile from the small hamlet of Crockernwell and 1½ miles from Drewsteignton, a quirky, detached, Grade II* cottage sitting snug within its own 3 acre valley. Surrounded by cottage-style garden with small, enclosed area (chairs) to the front, and the rest roughly mown and well-stocked with stream and large pond (unfenced) with ducks. Paddock for ball kicking and running off steam, shared with the two cats, guinea fowl and hens that live in the barn at the end of the drive (tended regularly).
This barn conversion with good views gets plenty of repeat bookings. Room for 6 plus a baby. Ruth Boswell told me that the barn is very family friendly rather than chic accommodation, and looking at the prices I see that it is very competitively priced. The highest charge in the school holidays is just £678and as low as £304 in low season. Babysitting on offer and stair gate, highchair and cot on request. Bed linen is included in the price but towels are extra. Some electricity (90 units) is included in the rental then charged.
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.
This elevated and spacious detached family home is situated in the picturesque village of Noss Mayo, in the spectacular South Hams coastal area of south Devon. This modern property has outstanding views over Noss Mayo and Newton Creek and is close to the stunning South Hams beaches and the South West Coast Path, ideal for a family wishing to explore this beautiful part of the country.