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!
The Linhay is a 1 bedroom secluded, detached, 'upside down' cottage for two. It is situated in an excellent spot for those seeking peace, nature of a romantic hideaway.
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.
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.
A stunning, first floor studio apartment within Plymouth's Royal William Yard development, once the Navy's Victualling Yard. Boasting exposed limestone walls, oaks floors, high ceilings and huge floor-to-ceiling windows, this stylish apartment has been sensitively restored to provide a peaceful and fresh, yet historic living space for couples and small families wishing to explore Plymouth.
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.
Langstone Manor Holiday Park has two 5-star holiday cottages, an upstairs apartment in the manor house and a fleet of stylish static holiday homes all located in the grounds of a small, family run holiday park just on the outskirts of Tavistock and offers walks directly on to the Moor. You you will benefit from the onsite Langstone Bar for evening meals and a relaxing drink (seasonal opening times). Maple and Honeysuckle Cottage both offer three bedrooms (two doubles), Maple Cottage even has a four poster if you are looking for something extra special. The apartment, Pew Tor is upstairs in the manor house and has been completely modernised transforming it into a spacious, light and airy apartment with open plan living. The static caravans all have 2 bedrooms and can sleep up to 6 people with 2 bedrooms and a pullout bed in the lounge.
A country house hotel with smart restaurant open to non residents. I can recommend the bar which has a real fire and a good range of local ales and whiskey, for lunch after walking on nearby Haytor Rocks. Contemporary style in the bedrooms and throughout the hotel. Super gardens. Off road car park. Licenced for weddings.
20 minute drive to Dartmoor these 2 adjoining cottages are in a quiet hamlet north of Dartmoor, one cottage sleeps 5 people. One cottage sleeps 3. Views towards Dartmoor. Only 18 miles to the sea. Central heating, linen and towels included. Off road parking.
An enchanting Grade I fishing and hunting lodge. Olga Polizzi has beautifully restored this country house hotel situated in 108 acres of fairytale woodland gardens. Endsleigh has 16 rooms each individually designed with uncluttered elegance. Go on spoil yourself...
A holiday let for 4 full of granite and wood with new & very efficient log burner. Some electricity free of charge and an energy log boiler. Well behaved dogs welcome. It's a good cheap and cheerful cottage where a baby is welcome.High-chair, cot, stair gate and babysitting on offer. And no charge at all for up to 2 dogs. Off road parking for 2 cars. Own certified water supply. Ruth and Chris are totally into self sufficiency and will readily explain their sustainability projects - PVs, solar thermals, log boiler system and methane gas collection.
This charming Victorian terraced cottage lies in a quiet street in the town of Kingsbridge, within the South Hams area of South Devon. This welcoming Kingsbridge cottage boasts period features and has been furnished in a colourful style with a nautical theme, making it a very cheerful holiday home for four people.
Dartmoor View is a sanctuary for your senses. As one of Devon's most desirable holiday home locations, Dartmoor View offers you the best of both worlds. Onsite, there's a heated outdoor swimming pool and an exclusive owners' lounge which boasts spectacular views of the local area. Plus, you have 20-acres of beautiful landscaped grounds to explore. Venture offsite, and you're met by an array of outdoor pursuits. The world renowned Dartmoor National Park is on your doorstep, and the historic cathedral city of Exeter as well as the Cornish towns of Launceston and Okehampton are ripe for exploration.
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"
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.
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
Totally Dartmoor. Small privately run bed and breakfast couldn't be more central on Dartmoor. An excellent choice for walkers. Home made evening meals in the dining room, and I know that the food is good. Dogs are very welcome to stay too. They are used to taking people 'off the road' who want to stay overnight, and then stay on for longer and longer. I'm not at all surprised.
This lovely whitewashed, semi-detached farmhouse is situated on a non-working farm in a rural setting attached to the owners’ home and near the small village of Northlew on the edge of Dartmoor. Set within a tranquil setting with superb farmland and rural views, this traditional cottage provides a countryside getaway for a family or group of friends who will love the friendly pet pigs, alpacas and Ryeland sheep kept by the owners.
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
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).
A mile from South Tawton in heavilly wooded lanes you will find this huge, stunning house converted from handsome barns once serving the farmhouse as a grain store. It is attached to its residential neighbour and farming activities continue to this day. Inside is gorgeous yet practical and very 21st century. Rock Barn sleeps up to 12 in 5 bedrooms (4 doubles and 1 twin and a sofa bed). Opposite the property is an open fronted barn providing table tennis, darts, storage for bicycles/surfboards. All in all and amazing property with that definite WOW factor.