|Holne Community Shop and Tearoom||
Holne Community Shop and Tearoom serves delicious cream teas and cakes, a terrific all-day breakfast, plus soups, sandwiches, pies and other goodies. The shop is incredibly well stocked with most things that visitors might need. They're open from 11.00 to 5.00 every day of the year except Christmas Day and New Years Day. A brilliant community-run enterprise - run and staffed by volunteers. They are located right on the Two Moors Way and also serve as a Dartmoor National Park information point. They get fab reviews on Trip Advisor and in their comments book too! Cafes
Holne Community Shop and Tea Room nestles in the charming village of Holne in beautiful Dartmoor National Park.
In 2011 the villagers formed a co-operative and in 2014 raised enough funds to purchase the premises with the help of the Charity Bank and the support of many local shareholders.
Staffed by local volunteers and one manager the shop and tea room prides itself on being very much run by the community for the community.
The premises have been designated an official Dartmoor National Park Information Centre providing maps, leaflets and guides.
|Woodland Cafe, Yurtcamp||
The Woodland Cafe is situated in the heart of Yurtcamp Devon. It’s a great place to relax with new friends, catch up with a newspaper over a cup of coffee or simply enjoy a traditional Devon Cream Tea, whilst the children explore the adventure play areas. Cafes
Welcome To The Woodland Cafe in the Heart of Yurtcamp Devon!
|Bistro at Hannahs||
Hannahs Bistro and The Supper Rooms (their new private dining spaces) are the perfect venues to enjoy good food in truly unique surroundings. Open for breakfast, lunch and evening meals, they source from local suppliers wherever possible, while leave a space for their famous cakes, baked on site. Restaurants
Opening hours Monday – Saturday 7.30am – 10.00pm
Sunday opening hours 8.00am – 10.00pm
“The salads are amazing! I could stay here from lunch to late afternoon, and frequently do! A relaxing venue”
“I love the relaxed way the Bistro is presented with comfy chairs and newspapers. Really love it here!”
Drake's Cafe was formerly the Halfway House pub. Now it takes full advantage of being situated on Drake's Trail (Route 27 cycle path) and is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Sunday serving breakfasts, lunches, afternoon teas and a great selection of homemade cakes. Ideal stopping place for lunch or refreshments, and as it is still licensed you could even sample a local ale! Cafes
Drake's Cafe is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Sunday serving breakfasts, lunches, afternoon teas and a selection of homemade cakes.
We are fully licensed and welcome walkers, cyclists and dogs - we are accessible from drake's trail (route 27 cycle path).
Delicious Sunday roasts served from 12.00 until 4.30
Your choice of topside of beef, loin of pork or chicken breast all sourced from Palmers butchers of Tavistock
Our roast dinners are served with roast potatoes, honey roast parsnips,...
|South Devon Railway||
You can easily spend the whole day on the South Devon Railway because they're far more than a train ride! Ride the South Devon Railway and, while you are there, you can visit the Totnes Rare Breeds Farm and Dartmoor Otters & Buckfast Butterflies: 3 Great Attractions, 1 Amazing Day. A BRILLIANT ALL WEATHER ATTRACTION! Family Attraction
You can easily spend the whole day on the South Devon Railway because they're far more than a train ride! Ride the South Devon Railway and, while you are there, you can visit the Totnes Rare Breeds Farm and Dartmoor Otters & Buckfast Butterflies: 3 Great Attractions, 1 Amazing Day. A BRILLIANT ALL WEATHER ATTRACTION!
The South Devon Railway is one of Devon’s and the West Country’s best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.
The South Devon Railway, or SDR, is a seven mile former Great...
|Fox Tor Cafe||
The Fox Tor Café is a licensed cafe and is situated close to the centre of Princetown the heart of Dartmoor. Good quality, value for money food in a friendly atmosphere using local produce wherever possible. Newly refurbished tea garden with decking area - seating for 24. Muddy boots and paws very welcome. Free WiFi Cafes
The Fox Tor Café is a licensed cafe and is situated close to the centre of Princetown the heart of Dartmoor. We provide bunkhouse accommodation and have the only off-licence in Princetown. We welcome everyone in our cafe from walkers with dirty boots to businessmen in need of our free WiFi. We also welcome well behaved dogs on a lead! We have an open fire as well as a woodburner!!
Our cafe has transformed in the last year, since we took over in May 2010. We have fully redecorated and added some extras to our menu. We have an open fire and a woodburner with two comfy sofas right...
The Langage Farm Shop holds our biggest selection to date, with 36 flavours of ice cream and frozen yogurt for scooping and tasters.We now also offer milkshakes (made with Langage milk and ice cream), smoothies and yoggies made fresh while you wait, and you can even design your own recipe. Food & Drink
It holds our biggest selection to date, with 36 flavours of ice cream and frozen yogurt for scooping and tasters.We now also offer milkshakes (made with Langage milk and ice cream), smoothies and yoggies made fresh while you wait, and you can even design your own recipe.
As well as being able to purchase our full range of produce we also stock a wide variety of high quality rural products including ‘Hogs Bottom’ and ‘Otter Vale’, Chuntneys and Jams. Biscuits, Fudge, Honey and Deli Cheeses all locally sourced to support the growing return to Cottage Industries.
We also have a...
|The Devon Guild of Craftsmen||
Free entry to see lots of interesting crafty pieces of art. They have a cafe on the first floor. Arts & Crafts
Devon Guild of Craftsmen is an acclaimed exhibition space for contemporary craft and design as well as a leading charity for craft education. Located in Bovey Tracey, our large craft centre offers inspiring exhibitions and events for people to buy, make and learn about contemporary craft.
Our Craft Shop sells hand-made gifts and a wide range of contemporary craft work by 250 South West based makers.
Our Terrace Cafe has delicious local food, childrens menu and play area as well as rooftop seating with glorious views across the town. Open daily, 10am - 5.30pm
|River Dart Country Park||
Canoeing, Indoor Climbing, Mega Zip Wire, High Ropes Course, a fun and exciting tree top challenge. Beautiful parkland, all 90 acres of it. Toddler's beach, assault course, Spider's Web to climb on, Jungle fun, wooden play fort to climb and whatever you do don't miss the pirate ship! Discount voucher available on our voucher page. Family Attraction
River Dart Adventures - The great outdoors at its best!
Set in 90 acres of parkland within Dartmoor National Park, the River Dart Country Park has been one of Devon's best loved family tourist attractions and campsites for over 20 years. The park is packed with attractions, so arrive early for a great day out. All guests staying at River Dart Country Park (Camping, Touring or in our Accommodation) enjoy free access to our extensive adventure playgrounds known as River Dart Adventures!
Fun for all the family... and it's all included in the price!
Impressive Dartmoor Waterfall and woodland walks with quiz trail and letterboxing challenge for children.Cafeteria and picnics in the park. Boulders to clamber on. Craft shop and gift shop. Help feed the animals. Demonstrations and introductions to animals including the boa constrictor !!! DISCOUNT VOUCHER available on the voucher page Family Attraction
VOTED DEVON'S TOP BEAUTY SPOT AND CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE WWF'S AMAZING FAMILY DAYS OUT!
No visit to Devon would be complete without a visit to Dartmoor's famous Becky Falls, where we've been welcoming visitors since 1903. The falls are an iconic Dartmoor landmark, and a day out here can be as gentle or as adventurous as you wish. All of our activities and shows are included in the entry price, so there are no extras to pay once you're inside.
So come breathe some of the purest air in England, see the most beautiful place in Devon and enjoy a very, very warm welcome!
This is where you will find England's highest waterfall with a huge 220 foot drop. Nature and wildlife trails. Walks through woodland, wetlands, lakes and park land including an assault course and caterpillar swing. Play areas for children. Café. BBQs in summer. Cream teas. Gift shop. Dogs on leads are welcome. Free Parking. Family Attraction
There are two sets of waterfalls at Canonteign today: the natural falls which have existed in this valley since time immemorial and the spectacular Lady Exmouth Falls, named after the 3rd Lady Exmouth and built under her direction in 1890.
An impressive feat of engineeering, the Lady Exmouth Falls were created by local miners under the direction of Lady Susan Exmouth after they had been made redundant following the closure of the estate's silver mines. The waterfalls are the highest manmade waterfalls in England, measuring some 70m; they provide one of the most breathtaking...
|Pennywell Farm & Wildlife Centre||
There is always lots going on at Pennywell. Treat your family to the very best with a full day of hands on animal action at Pennywell Farm. Home of the half hourly activity and with up to 20 hands on activities, shows and displays every day, all included in the admission price, you won’t waste a single minute. There’s something new every half hour – listen for the bell! Family Attraction
A Full Day of Family Fun at Pennywell
Treat your family to the very best with a full day of hands on animal action at Pennywell Farm. Home of the half hourly activity and with up to 20 hands on activities, shows and displays every day, all included in the admission price, you won’t waste a single minute. There’s something new every half hour – listen for the bell!
There are hungry lambs and goat kids to bottle feed, ferrets to race, puppet shows, sing-a-longs, hedgehogs to meet, ponds to explore, fantastic entertainers every day during the Devon school holidays and a whole...
|RHS Garden Rosemoor||
An enchanting garden nestled in the beautiful Torridge Valley. Surrounded by woodland, the garden is rich in variety throughout every season and features inspiring planting displays enhanced by the natural beauty of North Devon. Houses & Gardens
An enchanting garden nestled in the beautiful Torridge Valley. Surrounded by woodland, the garden is rich in variety throughout every season and features inspiring planting displays enhanced by the natural beauty of North Devon, including the largest rose gardens in the South West, the stunning Hot Garden, a Devon Cottage Garden, lake and stream, walled fruit and vegetable garden, natural flower meadows and bluebell carpeted woodlands. See the month by month garden highlights on the events calendar.
Food and Drink...
|Buckland Abbey, Garden and Estate||
Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Dartmoor landscape. When you visit Buckland, you follow over 700 years of footsteps; from the Cistercians who built the Abbey and farmed the estate, to seafarers Grenville and Drake who changed the shape of the house and the fate of the country. Houses & Gardens
Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Dartmoor landscape
When you visit Buckland, you follow over 700 years of footsteps; from the Cistercians who built the Abbey and farmed the estate, to seafarers Grenville and Drake who changed the shape of the house and the fate of the country.
The Abbey is part museum, part house, and filled with treasures such as the legendary Drake’s Drum. There’s no mistaking the magnificence of the Great Barn, which has remained virtually unchanged since it was built all those centuries ago.
|National Trust - Castle Drogo||
The National Trust property Castle Drogo is at Drewsteignton where the Gardens are open all year. Do see the gardens in the Autumn when they are full of rich colour. There is an interesting seed collection day each year, when the Castle gardeners explain how to do just that later on in the year. You need to bring envelopes! Find the date on my what's on page. There is a brilliant cafe at the reception. Read my food review about it.
Houses & Gardens
Castle Drogo is situated high above the Teign Gorge. It was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for self-made millionaire Julius Drewe. It looks ancient, but this remarkable building was only constructed 100 years ago, the last castle ever built in England. From the beginning it has suffered from water penetration and is now undergoing a 5 year conservation project that will last until 2017 to make it watertight.
We're staying open during the conservation work, giving you the opportunity to go behind the scenes. Inside the castle has been redisplayed by three artists, you will see...