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 attractive, homely barn conversion is situated within its own enclosed gardens, on the owners' 19-acre working arable farm on the outskirts of Bow, a small village near Crediton, in the heart of Devon.
Relaxed country-house hotel with stylish rooms, lovely food, open fires and great walking all around - dogs are very welcome
Buster Barn is located in Sampford Spiney, peacefully at the end of a private drive off narrow, winding moorland lanes, a detached single-storey cottage converted from a sturdy granite barn, surrounded by an enclosed courtyard with pond, over which a bridge leads to gently sloping hillside garden and arbour with spectacular long views to a panorama of tors.
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.
This pretty Grade II listed semi-detached thatched cottage, next door to the owner’s house, is set in a very peaceful area, steeped in history and situated close to the site of an old priory, in the rural hamlet of Brightley, near Okehampton.
Between Okehampton and Tavistock, a lovely old thatched Inn serving real ale and a good range of gin and wines. Known for it's high quality flocal produce, with good West Country menus, this 800 year old hostelry also has 6 good en-suite letting rooms. 4 King size beds on offer, 3 family rooms + extra 'z' beds and cot available. Bar snacks available as well as most pleasant garden complete with stream and outdoor bar. Off road parking with pleasant flat walking and cycling on the Granite Way alongside. Bike hire close by.
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.
Ayshmoor was originally a Devon Longhouse, it offers an oasis of serenity with moorland walks virtually from the front door.
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'.
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
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.
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!!
This cosy cottage is attached to the owners’ farmhouse, in a rural location on the outskirts of Ashburton. Situated on a quiet farm that breeds and trains racehorses, along with keeping miniature Shetlands, this is the perfect spot for the family to enjoy the beauty of Dartmoor, being surrounded by acres of rolling green pastures grazed by ponies.
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 !
This modest stone-built lodge-style holiday cottage sits in the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Village near Gunnislake and St Ann's Chapel. In a beautiful wooded setting, this Honicombe Manor cottage offers simple, modern accommodation with a sunny balcony overlooking open countryside, perfect for alfresco dining.
This semi-detached cottage is a former miller’s cottage; part of an Historic England Grade II listed corn grinding water mill, set beside the River Lemon in a rural area, three miles from Newton Abbot. This well-restored three-storey house feels welcoming, spacious and light with plenty of exposed beams, stone walls, antique furniture and interesting fireplaces.
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.
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.
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.
Stunning Grade II listed Manor and Country living Cottages set on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park, surrounded by beautiful Devon countryside, so peaceful and quite. Ideal for family holidays and get-togethers/special occasions as the two larger properties interconnect sleeping up to 19, whole site 24. The grand reception rooms in the Manor provide a ‘Downton Abbey’ atmosphere where dinner is served (caterers available) on an antique mahogany dining table in-front of a roaring inglenook fireplace. Pets and children are welcome and we provide a wealth of baby equipment available free of charge. The play area/barn are perfect for entertaining all ages with table tennis, pool table, dressing up box, games and ride on toys. Our three adorable donkeys, ducks, rabbits, goats love a visit (plus carrot) anytime and our friendly village pub is just 10 min walk away.