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!
Set in its own 36 acres of heaven in the very heart of Dartmoor National Park, Lydgate House, built in the 1800s, is a small and unique country house hotel with spectacular views across Dartmoor moorland and river valley. Peace and quiet, spectacular Dartmoor views, delicious home cooking using the best local produce, warmly cossetting bedrooms, romantic breaks, walking, fishing, dog-friendly, child-free hotel, in a relaxed, tranquil and secluded setting. This lovely Country House Hotel offers splendid dinner bed & breakfast accommodation. The ideal break for those wishing to get away from it all within the beautiful surroundings of Dartmoor Devon.
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
This campsite is open all year and takes up to 75 tents and 10 motor homes. (No electric hookups) Prices are per person, not per unit. I recommend that you book well in advance in the bunkhouse as it gets full in Summer with backpackers from all over the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wooder Manor is family run and has just entered it's third generation of Bell Family where they offer the perfect antidote to the stresses of modern life. This collection of self catering cottages has been awarded 4 stars by the AA. Next to a working farm within a pretty tree lined valley half a mile out of Widecombe village, with 5 lets. 3 that sleep 4 guests and 2 that sleeps 6. Bed linen is supplied by arrangement. Central heating is included in the price mid Sept to end of May and Electricity is by £1 coin meter (average £2 per day), so bring change!
Camping or glamping, tents or tourers. 35 statics, open March to October. Luxury spa facilities in a beautiful setting close to Dartmoor. Indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi,infrared therapy cabin, off license, well stocked shop, games room, petanque course children's play area, launderette, dog walking area (+dog wash!) and friendly staff. I have this from visitors Georgie and Venn who originally found the campsite on my website, and who now regularly visit Woodovis as their favourite campsite in the South West.
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.
Rockmead is a large detached Grade II listed house that sleeps up to 10 and is on the Two Moors Way. It is an extremely peaceful base for observing nature (moon and barn owl watching), moorland walks or just getting away from it all.
Campsites.co.uk is able to offer you a choice of 18 camping and glamping sites in the Dartmoor area.
Acorn Lodge is situated on the outskirts of the quaint village of Peter Tavy 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 plus a z-bed 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 horse(s) and walk or ride 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.
The Shippen is a semi-detached ‘upside down’ cottage converted from an old milking parlour that sleeps 4, it is one of many beautiful barns and stables which served Grenofen manor house. It has pretty views of well-kept flower-filled grounds and long views to the moor, and its own little secluded garden for sunbathing/snoozing. Lots of footpaths around.
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.
As it says on the tin - Truly an escape from reality. Wilson Cottage is ideal for that romantic retreat. This dog-friendly accommodation offers one double bedroom with king size bed, open plan lounge with fully equipped kitchen and separate shower room. Outside there’s a private garden with uninterrupted views of Dartmoor. The cosy, dog-friendly, centrally heated, triple glazed cottage also offers free wifi.
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.
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.
The Forest Inn is perfectly positioned with three comfortable en-suite bedrooms in which to relax and use as the ideal base to discover what’s on our doorstep.