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 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.
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.
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'.
This comfy home-from-home wooden lodge with a private hot tub is situated on the Honicombe Manor holiday resort close to the village of Gunnislake, located on the Cornwall /Devon border.
Hannahs Adventure Hostel offers 12 simple rooms, perfect for people looking for somewhere inexpensive to rest their heads after a busy day exploring the area.
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.
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...
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"
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.
Rose Cottage is a fine looking detached gothic style gatehouse just inside of Bovey Castle. It is a delightful cottage with quirky interior decor and overlooks the 18 hole championship golf course. All guests over 16 receive a complimentary round.
On the outskirts of Belstone you will find this lovely clematis covered, thatched, medieval Grade II listed cottage, perfect for 4!
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.
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 and bring your horse(s) and ride across the expanse of Dartmoor.
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.
The Stable is set in an attractive group of barn conversion cottages situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of North Tawton, in the heart of Devon, close to the Dartmoor National Park. These North Tawton cottages are located in a rural setting surrounded by green meadows full of grazing animals, and have marvellous, far-reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. The Stable is a nature lover’s haven.
Following on from the really fun day we had at Hannah's on Saturday celebrating Disabled Access Day, why not experience the fun yourself and try their accessible glamping. Fir Tree and Birch Tree Lodge are two wonderful luxury accessible safari tents, set side by side on elevated platforms in a little dell at Hannah's Seale Hayne. The fenced decks offer lovely views across the glorious Devon countryside towards the coast at Teignmouth and Dawlish.
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 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, laundry facilities 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).
A three-storey detached house in a quiet residential street in the Devon coastal town of Teignmouth. This family-sized Teignmouth cottage has been well-restored from its original Victorian style, to provide comfortable holiday accommodation with three bathrooms and four bedrooms
Ayshmoor was originally a Devon Longhouse, it offers an oasis of serenity with moorland walks virtually from the front door.
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.
The Horn of Plenty is a beautiful 19th century manor house on the Devon/Cornwall border. Located in stunning surroundings overlooking the Tamar Valley, 5 minutes' drive from Dartmoor, it offers a high standard of excellence to make your stay in the West Country all the more relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable.
Each of the 16 en-suite bedrooms is unique in it’s country chic design, displaying both contemporary richness and classic sophistication. Great care has been taken to restore the original period features, whilst installing all the modern comforts you expect and appreciate. Rooms are light, fresh and airy, and most enjoy panoramic views of the beautiful countryside.
Food features high on the agenda, with a 2 AA rosette fine dining restaurant featuring the best of local, seasonal produce.