Find self catering accommodation on Dartmoor, and discover holiday cottages where you can explore the moors and valleys or relax by a real fire.
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 attractive garden apartment situated below the owner’s home and is part of a Grade II listed Georgian house, in a quiet tree-lined street in Exeter city centre, next to Belmont Park. This lovely lower ground floor apartment has its own private entrance making it an ideal city getaway for two, being a convenient base for exploring the city, discovering the famous Jurassic coastline or just visiting family and friends nearby.
This delightful detached split-level barn conversion that can sleep up to 8, + baby/small child, nestles next to the church in Mary Tavy. The tranquil setting is only a few minutes walk from the River Tavy and the breathtaking rugged beauty of Dartmoor, and in the other direction, a good pub with delicious food. There are lovely walks from the cottage, and from the car if you drive over the moors. The accommodation offers a double bedroom, a double/twin (zip-linked), and a twin room, plus double sofabed with everyday-use mattress, and a cot/small bed. There are 2 bathrooms: - The main bathroom with a shower over the bath, and the small bathroom, which has a corner toilet and studio bath, is built into the eaves of the house. Sloping ceilings and dormer windows give a clue to its former use as a row of barns. All bed linen and towels provided free. Oil CH/HW included, and free WiFi. The sunken patio has furniture and BBQ, and there is a second patio with table and chairs, as well as a bike storage area. Guests are very welcome to use the owners' garden. We are very dog friendly, and pets are free-of-charge. Enjoy the peace, watching the birds feeding at the bird table in the mornings, and gazing at the stars on a clear night, perhaps while enjoying a glass on wine on the sunken patio. Away from the Barn, there is lots do in this lovely area of Devon, from theme parks to waterfalls, castles to cream teas, ponies to steam railways and boat trips, gardens to zip-wires or canoeing. Route 27 of the Sustrans Coast to Coast cycle route is right outside the gate, and the track leading to the bridge over the river Tavy is also a bridle path. Bikes can be hired locally, and there are riding stables on the edge of the village for novice or experienced riders to enjoy the beautiful scenery from the saddle. There is something for everyone!
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
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.
This modern whitewashed cottage is situated in a quiet residential area, near the church in the pretty Dartmoor village of Horrabridge.
Offering upside down accommodation, this cottage has plenty of space for families and friends to gather for a holiday in the countryside, in an ideal village location from which to explore Dartmoor and the South Hams.
Beautifully converted barn dating back to the 17th century. But now sporting all the latest mod cons, Shaker style kitchen, dishwasher, utility room with tumble drier, washing machine etc. On three floors with spacious and modern decor, this property is ideal for 4 adults and 2 children. The owners offer a travel cot and high chair. Plenty of space outdoors, and real chickens to say hello to. Everything is included in the price, linen, electricity etc.
Ideally located for families who love the outdoors and also for touring all of Cornwall as well as South Devon and the moors, this comfortable lodge is situated on the Honicombe Manor Resort in the stunning Tamar Valley. With your own private hot tub as well as full use of all the resort's leisure facilities for which the owners’ have provided membership, you will always find plenty to do whatever the weather.
This detached, stone-built barn conversion is situated next door to the owner’s home on a rare breed farm, within the Dartmoor National Park, a mile from the small village of Peter Tavy, and close to the market town of Tavistock.
The accommodation facilities at Brimpts are designed specifically to suit large groups of friends and family or businesses. The converted detached Barn offers the option of ten bedrooms, and if you are prepared to 'bunk up' Brimpts can sleep up to 32. Part of the joy of staying is the range of activities (extra cost) varying from farm tours by Landrover, 30' high climbing tower, mountain biking to orienteering. If this all sounds a bit energetic you can always opt to just chill out in the hot tub on the decking.
Ancient and remote with glorious views, a comfortable house that sleeps 14 – and toddlers too. It's the sort of place where you long to pull on your boots or jump on a horse and head for the horizon. This historic 400 year old Manor House, forms part of the 6 Manors of Widecombe. This important Manor has been in existence since early medieval times. It is situated half way up the hill in an isolated and quiet position, yet is within easy reach of local amenities. The views across Dartmoor and Widecombe are among the best in Devon. The property is set within its own grounds of about 30 acres and has direct access to the moor, some of which belongs to the property.
Valley View is a new family apartment situated within the grounds of Hannah's at Seale Hayne. All on one floor with an open plan living-room furnished in soft greys and whites, a fully equipped contemporary kitchen-area and three pretty bedrooms, Valley View is certainly not institutional in any way; however it is fully set up for any range of disabilities.
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.
The Latches is a character country cottage in a rural area, within the small hamlet of Torbryan, near Totnes and Torquay.
This detached Norwegian log cabin is situated in the grounds of Fingle Glen Golf Hotel near Tedburn St Mary in the heart of Devon.
Ideal for golf enthusiasts, but also offering other fabulous on-site facilities, this Tedburn St Mary holiday lodge overlooks the 18-hole golf course and provides cosy accommodation with two double bedrooms and a generous open plan living space.
This elevated and spacious detached family home is situated in the picturesque village of Noss Mayo, in the spectacular South Hams coastal area of south Devon. This modern property has outstanding views over Noss Mayo and Newton Creek and is close to the stunning South Hams beaches and the South West Coast Path, ideal for a family wishing to explore this beautiful part of the country.
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.
Townend is an elegant former farmhouse that can sleep up to 11. A welcoming and well thought out home in a friendly village setting; a great spot for exploring the wilds of Dartmoor and convivial hostelries (four pubs within a mile). It has everything you need for great for family get togethers - outdoor swimming pool (unheated), games room, cinema room, 6 bedrooms and 4 bedrooms.
Hay Tor Cottage is single-storey with uninterrupted panoramic views to Haytor from every window. It is situated down a 700 yard private drive along with 5 other cottages. It's a fantastic place for star-gazing, relaxing and finding your own space.
Bracondale is a 3 bedroom, terraced, Grade II listed, 17th century thatched cottage situated in the heart of South Zeal. Best for maximum of 4 adults. A welcoming base for exploring Dartmoor and beyond or simply relaxing in a traditional Dartmoor village.