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!
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 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"
This beautifully furnished lodge with a hot tub is situated on the Honicombe Manor resort in over 20-acres of rolling countryside, close to the village of St Ann’s Chapel near Gunnislake. Set in a perfect location for touring all of Cornwall, South Devon and both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, this property is ideal for a family or friends.
Situated in an ideal location for touring Cornwall, South Devon, Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, this Alpine-style lodge with it's own hot tub offers comfortable accommodation and is set in glorious rolling countryside on the Honicombe Manor Resort, close to Gunnislake. With all the benefits of the free leisure passes, your holiday can be as active or relaxing as you choose.
7 holiday lets on a working farm near Moretonhampstead. You'll find the makings for a cup of tea on your arrival (3pm onwards) then if it is summer why not take a dip in the outdoor heated pool and meet fellow guests? Sleeping from 2 to 6, these cottages are 'all in' which means no hidden extras to fork out for. You can safely walk into town via footpath from the farm. Our accommodation is open all year and lovely and warm in winter thanks to our biomass boiler central heating throughout. Wood burners in some of the accommodation too.
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.
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.
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.
Situated just 400 yards from the pub in Manaton you will find this beautiful cottage converted from a hayloft above granite stables. The Hayloft provides a beautiful, relaxed place to stay at any time of year with woodland and moorland walks from the door.
Barn Cottage is a characterful, detached barn conversion with high beamed ceilings, wooden floors, rustic-style furnishings and a woodburner, surrounded by stunning grounds awash with whispering pine trees, this is a wonderful place to relax, unwind and enjoy a gentle stroll to admire the magnificent views.
Self catering cottage in the garden at The Rugglestone Inn. Sleeps 4 in comfort. With a double bedroom and a twin room. Ideal for those wishing to nip into the pub in the evening for your supper and not have to worry about driving home and getting lost on Dartmoor !
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.
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!"
Blacksmith Barn is a great 2 bedroom single storey barn conversion. Itis surrounded by 17 acres of farmland with a footpath leading to the open moor. A great base for exploring the moor and visitng Plymouth and Cornwall beyond.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Luxury caravans for hire on an Award winning campsite on the banks of the River Tavy. All centrally heated and double glazed. Excellent quality campsite for families, just 2 and a half miles out of Tavistock. No slot machines here. Play park and the riverbank for children to explore. Fishing for Dad on offer. Up to date caravans and a beautiful Shepherd's hut if you want to go 'glamping' or as the owner prefers to call it 'comfortable camping'. Some caravans take dogs, some don't. Exercise field for dogs. Reception with free wifi, small array of provisions including fresh milk, papers and the all important ice creams!!
2 miles south-west of Lydford and 1 from its gorge, 400 yards of private farm-lane end at Burnville Farm, a lovely farmstead amid beech trees. It is on the side of a shallow stream-valley with supreme views of Dartmoor hills and tors and to Brentor’s peak-top church, from almost anywhere on the 250 acre working farm (direct moor access from it). There are sheep, cattle, ponies, pigs, chickens, ornamental pheasants. You can roam the farm and help is most welcome