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!
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.
Cleave Tor is a luxury private, granite built lodge within the grounds of Bovey Castle. The lodges overlook the Edwardian gardens, lakes and tennis courts. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy during your stay including indoor heated swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, spa and restaurants.
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 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).
The Elephant's Nest Inn is a quintessentially English - and Devonshire - country pub. The 3 generously sized en-suite B&B rooms are located in a newly built extension. Beautifully furnished with solid oak floors and under floor heating, all rooms have large Vi-Spring beds, soft goosedown duvets and pillows and luxurious soft furnishings. Being located in as remote a place as it is, great emphasis is placed on good food, although the pretentious 'gastro pub' description will not be heard here! The garden at the Nest is a 'must see'.
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
Located in the Dartmoor National Park, The East Dart Hotelfeatures B&B accommodation sitting in a garden and offers a pub serving restaurant cuisine, a beer garden and shared lounge.
This detached Alpine lodge is set on a hillside within the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor holiday resort, in the Tamar Valley near Gunnislake. Surrounded by trees rich in wildlife, this Gunnislake cottage offers beautifully-presented accommodation in an upside down style, ideal for a large family.
Beechlands is an imposing Victorian detached house on the side of a hill with long views across the town of Chagford to moorland beyond. Inside, very much a county home, relaxed and comfortable. Sleeps up to 12 in 2 doubles, 1 twin and 2 family rooms. A tremendous house for gatherings of all sorts, with lots of space and generous accommodation
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.
This cosy cottage is attached to the owners’ farmhouse, in a rural location on the outskirts of Ashburton. Situated on a quiet farm that breeds and trains racehorses, along with keeping miniature Shetlands, this is the perfect spot for the family to enjoy the beauty of Dartmoor, being surrounded by acres of rolling green pastures grazed by ponies.
The Cottage is a 2 bedroom cottage attached to the owners' farmhouse on a 300 acre mixed farm. A very friendly and much appreciated place.
Quarterdeck is an aptly named property, being perched above Bigbury-on-Sea. Directly overlooking Burgh Island, it commands a stunning, south-facing panoramic view of Bigbury Bay, stretching from Bolt Tail in the east to Stoke Point in the west.
This detached, stone-built barn conversion is situated next door to the owner’s home on a rare breed farm, within the Dartmoor National Park, a mile from the small village of Peter Tavy, and close to the market town of Tavistock.
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!"
If you are looking for high-quality accommodation, with amazing far-reaching sea views across to Berry Head Lighthouse from private balconies, decking and landscaped gardens, this wonderful holiday home near Paignton could be just what you are looking for.
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.
Great Bidlake Manor is an outstanding, Grade II* listed manor house on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park, a mile from Bridestowe, recently renovated to a luxurious standard in partnership with English Heritage. Country Life magazine described Great Bidlake Manor as ‘a rural idyll’. It’s a magical place for all kinds of gatherings with bags of room for everyone and easy access from the A30. Memories are made here.
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.
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.