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 Coachhouse is set on a lovely farmstead just 2 miles south-west of Lydford. You are invited to go anywhere on the 250 acre working farm and help is always accepted, or alternatively you can enjoy lazing by the outdoor heated swimming pool! If the weather takes a turn for the worse, never fear the Coachhouse has it's own indoor 'endless' pool, sauna and games room. The property has 5 bedrooms (1 ensuite, double, twin, single and children's room with two sets of 3' bunk beds). Tremendous freedom is offered and there are a number of activities for both children and adults. Meals are also available in the owners house that is a B&B.
2 bedroom and 3 bedroom timber clad lodges in this quiet quality campsite in a most picturesque setting alongside the River Tavy. A delightful family run site which has 125 pitches for camping and touring caravans, some static caravans and these 2 upmarket lodges. I went along to see inside them on a cold January day and was very impressed. They are modern, warm and spacious, light and spotlessly clean. Very swish indeed. Well equipped with everything from microwave to outside folding chairs to make the most of the relaxing verandah. Cox Tor has a family bathroom with shower and bath, and there is an en-suite shower room in the double bedroom. Electricity and bed linen included - just bring your own towels and tea towels. The kids will love the playpark and the riverbank. Everyone loves the resident ducks. Fly fishing available.
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.
Kent Barn is a bright. comfortable, 'upside down' cottage neatly converted from a stable block tucked behind the owners' fine Grade II listed house. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom property is a great place to come back to after a day exploring the wilds of Dartmoor or further afield.
The Bothy is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom detached cottage beautifully converted from an old barn but all has all modern day creature comforts. It is set within 14 acres of woods and fields and has fine walks and a good pub on the doorstep!
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.
Hamel Down Hideaway is a semi detached cottage attached to a Grade II listed farmhouse just two miles from Widecombe. There are family ponies, friendly dogs and small children. An oasis of wild beauty and calm.
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.
This luxurious wooden lodge is set in the owners' grounds, less than two miles from the village of Copplestone and thirteen miles from Exeter. The beautifully furnished, single-storey holiday home feels spacious, light and has views of green Devon meadows from all windows, so you really feel away from it all.
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.
A superb detached house situated in the village of Harrowbarrow overlooking the beautiful Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in south east Cornwall. This immaculate cottage in Harrowbarrow is situated adjacent to the owners' home and has extensive sloping lawned gardens with wonderful far reaching views.
Just 1/2 mile from the pub at Belstone you will find Tawcroft Cottage - a dear little 1 bedroom detached house close to the friendly owners' handsome house. A welcoming hideaway, just right for walking, relaxing and watching birds.
Chapel Heights is a well-presented and modern first floor apartment situated in a quiet street in the charming town of Tavistock, yet is close to the bustling market square. The open plan living area provides a sociable living space with a balcony, a sunny south-facing spot to sit and enjoy a drink whilst taking in the lovely views of Dartmoor.
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.
Quarterdeck is an aptly named property, being perched above Bigbury-on-Sea. Directly overlooking Burgh Island, it commands a stunning, south-facing panoramic view of Bigbury Bay, stretching from Bolt Tail in the east to Stoke Point in the west.
Very pretty thatched cottage at Tedburn (6 miles Drewsteignton) with 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests. Grade II and listed, this 16th century cottage has a panoramic view towards Dartmoor and a superb well kept English cottage garden which is perfect for hide and seek. Inglenook fireplace, 3 bedrooms on the first floor, one double with level access on the ground floor. Boules pitch, summerhouse, BBQ, playroom over the garage. Off road parking for several cars. And with a pinch below 2 acres, this property with marquee can host a wedding reception for the top table and up to 60 guests.
Julia and Martin have a quality hideaway here, alongside the main house, but entirely separate, this little cottage is perfect for two. With a king size bed under oak beams and beautiful country garden plus small lake, this has to be one of my top recommendations for a romantic honeymoon on Dartmoor. The pleasant shower room is on the ground floor as the bedroom takes up most of the space up aloft. The kitchen is super too. I love it. Close enough for a steam train ride on the South Devon Railway.
This comfortable end-terrace bungalow is located in the beautiful grounds of Honicombe Manor Park, on the outskirts of the small village of Gunnislake in the beautiful Tamar Valley.
Hayloft is a relaxing upside down' cottage, one of two converted from a big barn. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom property is set in a truly beautiful location in the heart of the southern moor.
Yelfords Cottage backs on to the moor, 2 miles from Chagford in a very peaceful setting with outstanding views, a superbly renovated, detached cottage with its own enclosed garden, in the 15 acre grounds of the owner’s country house and hidden by a high screen of rhododendrons.