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!
In a small hamlet away from busy traffic. Trudie has been an excellent landlady for many years. Quality bedrooms. This is a real working farm in the heart of a quiet Dartmoor hamlet where the farming family keep their horses. Free range eggs, local bacon and wonderful home made marmalade on the breakfast table.
Yennadon House sits on the moorland edge of Dousland, set within 2 acres of private garden (level lawn, orchard, hard tennis court - available to 7:30pm). This handsome late Victorian family house sleeps up to 13 in 7 bedrooms (3 doubles, 3 twins and 1 single). A spacious and light family home, splendid at anytime of the year, with wonderful moorland walks from the doorstep.
This traditional stone cottage is next door to the owners’ farmhouse on a non-working farm in a rural setting close to Dartmoor National Park, 7 miles from Okehampton.
Set within a quiet setting surrounded by meadows grazed by the owners’ ponies, this spacious cottage provides a countryside getaway for a family or group of friends who will enjoy horse riding, walking or cycling in this picturesque area in the heart of Devon.
Most of the bedrooms at this established hotel in the centre of Dartmoor boast a four poster bed, spa bath and Moorland views. Popular for weddings at any time of year and a good base for walks, especially to Wistman's Wood a fabled treat nearby. Eat in either the Tors Restaurant or the hotel lounge bar in front of a real fire. Wonderful setting with bags of history. The hotel can accommodate conferences for up to 170 with 100 car parking spaces. Check the hotel website for many breaks, offers, Murder Mystery weekends, dancing holidays, live music and birthday treats.
Deep in Lord Roborough's 6000 acre estate you will find Maristow Barton, a large detached Georgian house that sleeps up to 16. The house is hugely comfy with bright modern decor. The house offers 5 doubles and 3 twins all with own private/en-suite bathrooms. The standard of luxury and comfort in the house is exceptional, the atmosphere relaxing and casual, the surrounding tranquil - great for those family get togethers. If you don't fancy making use of the well equipped kitchen professional catering is available.
Tents, statics & Glamping pods to hire, dogs welcome, open March to November, near Tavistock. Walk straight onto Dartmoor from this site and there are cycleways nearby. Level, well-drained pitches and new FIVE star facilities. The Langstone Restaurant (check their website for opening times) with a woodburning stove, terrace and games room offers evening meals and is a perfect place to relax and unwind at the end of the day. No loud music, no traffic noise, stunning starry skies, peace and quiet and of course, a friendly atmosphere.
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.
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.
Jaystone is a 3 bedroom granite lodge situate on the Bovey Castle Estate. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy, including indoor heated swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, spa (beauty treatments) and restaurants.
The Shippen is a fabulous, detached barn conversion, this North Tawton cottage provides cosy, ground floor accommodation, ideal for a family holiday.
Three comfortable bedrooms, one with a shower and basin, offer flexible sleeping arrangements at this Devon cottage, whilst the sitting room has south-facing views across lush meadows.
With walking and cycling available from the doorstep, and wonderful star-lit skies, this is a fabulous rural cottage in Devon, perfect for a taste of country living.
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.
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.
Say hello to Karen and the happy staff at the White Hart Hotel. They are keen to welcome you to this elegant Grade II listed building at this important crossroads on the moor. Dating back as far as 1639 when it was a coaching Inn, it has a range of very comfortable bedrooms, no two the same. I especially like the large reception lounge, which is a great place for locals to drop in for a quality coffee. The menu has recently brought up to date and diners can enjoy a local jazz band here some Sunday lunchtimes.
2 miles from Widecombe-in-the-Moor, down 700 yards of private drive, are six cottages around a courtyard, superbly converted from an Edwardian 'model farm' and with direct access to open moorland.
This detached holiday cottage sits in the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Village, in a beautiful setting on the edge of the village. Guests can enjoy the use of the site’s two heated swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor, as well as tennis courts, entertainment nights during peak season, a children’s playground and a soft play area. After a day sightseeing, return to this cottage to relax and unwind in the indulgent hot tub.
Moorhaven holiday cottage near Throwleigh on Dartmoor in Devon sleeps 6 people, set close to a popular pub and has 3 bedrooms including 2 double bedrooms. Moorhaven in Wonson is ideal if you are looking for a good sized cottage that sleeps 6 people near Dartmoor with nice and spacious bedrooms, looking out over a fantastic pub that is family friendly.
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.
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.
Folland House is situated 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 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. These excellent, Devon stone cottages have been sympathetically designed to provide spacious accommodation of a high standard, each with their own contemporary style. There are five acres of private meadows surrounding these North Tawton cottages, where guests can walk the dog, sit and relax, or watch the abundant wildlife around the natural ponds.