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Claret Tor, sleeps 6, North Bovey, Dartmoor, Devon Claret Tor

Claret Tor is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom granite built lodge set in the grounds of Bovey Castle. The lodges overlook the Edwardian gardens, lake and tennis courts. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy during your stay, including indoor heated swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room, sauna, spa, golf course, tennis court, croquet lawn and playroom - so no matter what your age or pastime there will be something to keep everyone busy!

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2 miles from North Bovey in a lovely setting is Bovey Castle, built in 1907 as a country seat for the heir to the WH Smith empire and now a renowned hotel. Carefully hidden in the grounds are 22 private, granite-built lodges. These smart, stylish, comfy properties overlook the Edwardian gardens, lake and tennis courts; parking is a 5 minute walk from the lodges (unloading/loading closer). All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy, including indoor heated swimming pool (65’ x 19'6" x 4'6" deep; no children before 9am or after 5.30pm), gym, steam room, sauna, spa (beauty treatments) and...

The Annexe, Higher Lydgate Farmhouse, sleeps 4, Postbridge The Annexe - Higher Lydgate Farmhouse

The Annexe is a wonderfully private spot, excellent for walkers.  The Annexe is an extension of a Victorian Farmhouse surrounded by mature trees and granite, moss-covered walls, and beyond, moorland pasture and the crystal clear East Dart River.

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Tucked at the end of an uneven private track, about ½ mile from the shop and pub in Postbridge, an extension of a Victorian farmhouse surrounded by mature trees and granite, moss-covered walls, and beyond, moorland pasture and the crystal clear East Dart River (small trout fishing). At the back, accessed via the track, an enclosed tree-sheltered large lawn and shrub garden; to the front, a footpath leading to the village and pub (about 5 minutes, but remember torch!).

Steps up to covered porch and French windows; large, comfy open-plan living/dining/kitchen with huge inglenook (...

Herb Cottage, sleeps 5, Dartmeet, Dartmoor, Devon Herb Cottage

Herb Cottage is ideally suited for a maximum of 4 adults and is set in a superbly secluded situation just 200 yards from Dartmeet.  It is great for walking, tor-climbing, riverside picnicking or just soaking up the cenery.

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Located about 200 yards up the hillside from Dartmeet, hidden amid trees up a private drive, a handsome granite semi-detached cottage, built in 1893 and part of an estate purchased by the current owner from HRH Prince Charles who leased it to the owner of Plymouth Gin. Herb Cottage, once the gardener's, is attached to Bentley Cottage, once the chauffeur's. Twelve acres of woods and meadows (bluebells in spring) to explore, stretching to the river (private salmon/trout fishing). Gardens surround the cottage with, at the back, a large meadow with patio (table/chairs, barbecue), leading...

Cleave Tor, sleeps 6, North Bovey, Dartmoor, Devon Cleave Tor

Cleave Tor is a luxury private, granite built lodge within the grounds of Bovey Castle. The lodges overlook the Edwardian gardens, lakes and tennis courts. All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy during your stay including indoor heated swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, spa and restaurants.

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2 miles from North Bovey in a lovely setting is Bovey Castle, built in 1907 as a country seat for the heir to the WH Smith empire and now a renowned hotel. Carefully hidden in the grounds are 22 private, granite-built lodges of which we offer 10. These smart, stylish, comfy properties overlook the Edwardian gardens, lake and tennis courts; parking is a 5 minute walk from the lodges (unloading/loading closer). All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy, including indoor heated swimming pool (65’ x 19'6" x 4'6" deep; no children before 9am or after 5.30pm), gym, steam room, sauna,...

Lakeview, 2 bedroom, sleeps 4 Lakeview Highampton

This cosy, single-storey detached lodge sits on the edge of a cluster of a dozen chalets on a small, quiet site, near the small village of Highampton.

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This cosy, single-storey detached lodge sits on the edge of a cluster of a dozen chalets on a small, quiet site, near the small village of Highampton.

The open plan living area is an ideal space for families to gather after a day in the countryside and the two bedrooms share a shower room.

Outside, the cottage has its own decking area which is ideal for relaxing, listening to the birds or having a BBQ in the evening.

This is an ideal rural getaway for families as no matter what the weather you can enjoy the on-site heated indoor swimming pool and coin-operated sauna....

Stables Cottage, 2 bedroom, sleeps 4, Dartmoor, Devon Stables Cottage

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.

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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.

Nestled amidst superb farmland, with feature beams and wooden flooring, this cosy cottage near Crediton provides the perfect country getaway for families and small groups of friends exploring Devon.

This Devon cottage offers a delightful king-size double room, a pretty twin room and a shower room.

Prepare delicious home-cooked meals in the spacious, well-equipped...

Lakeside, 2 bedroom, sleeps 4, Dartmoor, Devon Lakeside

A semi-detached converted stone barn, originally built more than 200 years ago and standing in a rural position on the owners' non-working farm near the tiny village of Zeal Monachorum, near Crediton. This stunning cottage is presented to a high standard, and has fabulous views of the Devon countryside around the farm, where there are ponies and a well-stocked fishing lake.

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A semi-detached converted stone barn, originally built more than 200 years ago and standing in a rural position on the owners' non-working farm near the tiny village of Zeal Monachorum, near Crediton in mid Devon.

This stunning cottage is presented to a high standard, and has fabulous views of the Devon countryside around the farm, where there are ponies and a well-stocked fishing lake.

The open plan tiled living area combines character features and luxurious furnishings, creating a cosy warm atmosphere ideal for relaxing and dining.

The first floor of this Devon...

Lake View, 3 bedroom, sleeps 5, Dartmoor, Devon Lake View

A fabulous 200-year old converted threshing barn, in a rural location close to the tiny village of Zeal Monachorum near Crediton. This beautifully presented cottage is one of two on the owners' non-working farm, where there are ponies and a well-stocked fishing lake. This Crediton cottage really is an ideal rural retreat, with some beams and fantastic views of verdant pasture, and Dartmoor National Park in the distance.

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A fabulous 200-year old converted threshing barn, in a rural location close to the tiny village of Zeal Monachorum near Crediton in mid Devon.

This beautifully presented cottage is one of two on the owners' non-working farm, where there are ponies and a well-stocked fishing lake.

This Crediton cottage really is an ideal rural retreat, with some beams and fantastic views of verdant pasture, and Dartmoor National Park in the distance.

The open plan living area is tiled, and furnished with sumptuous red leather sofas, soft rugs and cushions.

There are three...

Lydgate House Hotel, Postbridge Lydgate House Hotel

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.

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Lydgate House is perfectly situated to enjoy all that Dartmoor has to offer. A stroll down the pretty lane from Lydgate House brings our guests to the small but beautiful village of Postbridge with its famous Clapper Bridge that straddles the East Dart River. This is the very heart of Dartmoor with its sunning scenery and ancient history, this is the place to free the mind of the stresses of modern day life. Stroll, Ramble, Hike, Bike, Bird Watch, Fish, see the Dartmoor Ponies, ride a horse over the moors, Climb a Tor, you choose and we’ll organize it for you.

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Mill End Hotel and Restaurant, Chagford Mill End Hotel & Restaurant

Relaxed country-house hotel with stylish rooms, lovely food, open fires and great walking all around - dogs are very welcome

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A Dartmoor hotel on the banks of Devon's majestic River Teign, Mill End Hotel and Restaurant is your perfect Country House hideaway.  Escape to Dartmoor.  Immerse yourself in the wild glory of Devon’s own Dartmoor National Park, whilst soaking up the hospitality, comfort and warmth on which we pride ourselves here at Mill End.

Fifteen individually-styled bedrooms, comfy lounges, log fires and beautiful riverside gardens. Book your hotel room on-line or call to choose your perfect room.

Our hotel restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (and non-residents are very...

Red Barn, sleeps 6, Brentor, Dartmoor The Red Barn

This property is ideal for a busy active family who will appreciate the fact that there is a swimming pool with endless flow in house, an outdoor pool in summer, a tennis court, a games room, multi gym with exercise machines, pool table, table football and table tennis, and a 250 acre farm to romp around. 2 double rooms plus a twin and a cot. If you have extra guests, the farm also has bed and breakfast on offer. This is a very well equipped house with the added benefit of an evening meal menu. A five star cottage.

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The place:

Lydford: village (two good food pubs, farm shop, church) on Dartmoor’s western edge, famous for its gorge/waterfall (Nat. Trust, very beautiful walk deep in woods). Trout fishing in the Lyd; riding stables locally. Sea/beaches, about 25 miles, north or south coasts. Roadford Lake, 9 miles. Tavistock, 5. Brentor’s tor-top church, 3.

The property:

... 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...

The Linhay, Sleeps 4, Throwleigh, Dartmoor The Linhay

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

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The place:
Throwleigh: little village (modest PO/shop, pretty church) in lanes below Dartmoor’s edge, on the lovely Mariners’ Way walk. ½ mile to pub, and to open moor; 2 to service station (shop); 5 to Chagford and Okehampton (golf, tennis, indoor pool, leisure centre, cinema). Exeter, 18. Fishing and riding not far.

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… a mile from Throwleigh, in the tiny hamlet of East Ash, a beautifully refurbished linhay in a small courtyard of converted farm buildings. To the rear, a granite-walled, enclosed garden with patio and...

The Granary - gorgeous grown up barn conversions for couples The Granary at Lurcombe

Gorgeous Grown-Up Barn conversions for couples. Set in a fabulous location, Lurcombe remains totally secluded, charming & rustic. Hike, Bike, ride or simply switch off and relax. If you’re looking for a romantic break in Devon that’s peaceful and surrounded by nature, Lurcombe is a perfect countryside retreat. The Granary is a 5*  barn conversion on the first floor of the 'Shippon', built in 1851.  Ideal for couples, the barn oozes character and charm, and the extra little touches make it a real home from home. 

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Lurcombe is a working Farm on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. Parts of the buildings have been lovingly converted into luxury 5* boutique cottages.

They are located in a hidden valley, 5 mins from the A38 Devon Expressway in Bickington. The hidden valley slopes down to a small stream. There are four ponds along the stream. The ground is slightly sloping and we also have big ‘Devon Hills’!
They pride ourselves on being able to offer short breaks and long stays on Dartmoor. 

The land and animals are tended and looked after very well and they take great pride in...

The Coachhouse, sleeps 11, near Lydford, Dartmoor The Coachhouse

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.

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The place:
Lydford: village (two good food pubs, farm shop, church) on Dartmoor’s western edge, famous for its gorge/waterfall (Nat. Trust, very beautiful walk deep in woods). Trout fishing in the Lyd; riding stables locally. Sea/beaches, about 25 miles, north or south coasts. Roadford Lake, 9 miles. Tavistock, 5. Brentor’s tor-top church, 3.

The property:
... 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-...

Sandsgate, sleeps 12, Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon Sandsgate

Sandsgate, a magnificent detached house with superb sweeping views across the river Teign valley to Chagford, Castle Drogo and the moors beyond. It has been beautifully refurbished and extended with attention to detail and is large and roomy for one family, or flexible accommodation for groups of friends or family gatherings. Swanky, large, with kitchen to die for, beautiful well kept garden with terrace. Private, sheltered, electricity and heating included in the price. All the white goods you could possibly want. All bedlinen and towels provided. 6 bedrooms in total. 4 twins, one a master bedroom with 4' beds. 1 double and another double with an extra single bed, so great as a family room, or as a twin with one extra size guest! Jacuzzi bath, games room, large comfy sofas, dining area perfect for a family get together. 3 storeys high sitting in 18 acres.  What a treat for some lucky guests.

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The place:
Chagford: lively, friendly little town (pubs, shops, outdoor swimming pool, tennis) away from main roads in the shelter of high Dartmoor. Past it the river Teign (fishing) hurries through woods and meadows below Castle Drogo (Nat. Trust). Excellent walking; superb views. Open moor, 2 miles; golf, 3; Exeter (city amenities), 17; sea/beaches, about 20.

The property:
… 3 miles from Chagford is Sandsgate, a magnificent detached house with superb sweeping views across the river Teign valley to Chagford, Castle Drogo and the moors...

Hay Tor self catering lodge sleeps 6, Bovey Castle, North Bovey, Dartmoor Hay Tor

Hay Tor is a granite built lodge that sleeps 6 located in the grounds of the stunning Bovey Castle estate.  The lodge overlooks the Edwardian gardens, lakes and tennis courts.  All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy and these include an indoor heated swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna, spa and restaurants.  Hay Tor is semi-detached and offers smar,stylish open plan living.  There are 3 bedrooms all of which are en-suite. Optional activities for adults include archery, rifle shooting, fly fishing, falconry (daily display), riding, clay pigeon shooting and cider and sloe gin making. Wrapped around the hotel and lodges is a championship 18 hole golf course with driving range and pro shop; complimentary round (subject to availability, non-transferable) for all guests over 16. If you’d rather something a little quieter, roam the 400 acre estate (wellies provided). If you don’t feel like cooking, order a restaurant meal or pizza to be delivered to your lodge, or, for a special occasion, book a table at the hotel’s restaurant. The friendly hotel staff will help you arrange any activities you wish. 

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The place:

North Bovey: postcard-pretty village (good food pub, medieval church) with tree-shaded green in the beautiful wooded valley of the mini river Bovey, two lane-miles from the spectacular open moor around Manaton or Moretonhampstead. Bovey Castle (hotel, good restaurant, golf), about 2 miles.

The property:

... 2 miles from North Bovey in a lovely setting is Bovey Castle, built in 1907 as a country seat for the heir to the WH Smith empire and now a renowned hotel. Carefully hidden in the grounds are 22 private, granite-...

Harford Bridge Park, near Tavistock Harford Bridge Holiday Lodges

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.

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Vixen Tor Holiday Lodge

A spacious (680 sq ft) two bedroom holiday lodge that sleeps up to 4 persons.  It has panoramic views of the Harford Bridge and Dartmoor from the south-east facing lounge windows and outside deck.  Positioned in a quiet part of the park with adjacent parking for up to 2 cars.

This lodge is fully insulated, with double glazing and radiator central heating. The comfy lounge-diner has Freeview TV, DVD player and music system. The fitted kitchen adjoins the dining area. The sleeping accommodation...

Harford Bridge Park, near Tavistock Harford Bridge Caravans

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!!

 

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Caravan Holiday Homes & Holiday Lodges

The self-catering luxury holiday caravans, holiday homes and holiday lodges provide great value for money and are available all year.

All holiday caravans are 12ft wide and a minimum of 35ft long with central heating & double glazing.  All self-catering accommodation at Harford Bridge Park is available for year round holiday use. Short breaks available Friday to Monday (3 nights) & Monday to Friday (4 nights);  7 night stays may start on a Friday, Saturday or a Monday.

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Two Bridges Hotel, Dartmoor, Devon Two Bridges Hotel

Most of the bedrooms at this established hotel in the centre of Dartmoor boast a four poster bed, spa bath and Moorland views. Popular for weddings at any time of year and a good base for walks, especially to Wistman's Wood a fabled treat nearby. Eat in either the Tors Restaurant or the hotel lounge bar in front of a real fire. Wonderful setting with bags of history. The hotel can accommodate conferences for up to 170 with 100 car parking spaces. Check the hotel website for many breaks, offers, Murder Mystery weekends, dancing holidays, live music and birthday treats.

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"An oasis at the heart of Dartmoor" (Sunday Times)

Looking for that special hotel to escape the everyday rat race ? Then you have found it. To enter the Hotel is like stepping back in time.. cosy lounges, blazing log fires, award winning food and beautiful rooms. Situated within its own 60 acres with sweeping lawns down to The River Dart.

They have 32 unique bedrooms, many of which enjoy views of the West Dart River and the moorland beyond. The rooms are a delightful combination of modern facilities and traditional charm, capturing something of the splendour of Dartmoor and...

Hotel Endsleigh, near Tavistock, Dartmoor Hotel Endsleigh

An enchanting Grade I fishing and hunting lodge. Olga Polizzi has beautifully restored this country house hotel situated in 108 acres of fairytale woodland gardens. Endsleigh has 16 rooms each individually designed with uncluttered elegance.  Go on spoil yourself...

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An oasis of peace and beauty

Hotel Endsleigh is a Grade I historic house set in 100 acres of fairytale woodland, follies and grottos created by Humphry Repton. The Duke of Bedford, who owned a third of Devon, chose this spot for his fishing and hunting lodge.

In 2005 Olga Polizzi bought the hotel and restored it with a touch of modern luxury. Hidden on the edge of the Dartmoor, many of the 16 bedrooms have magnificent views of the gardens, the river Tamar and beyond into Cornwall.
 

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River Dart Country Park, Ashburton, Dartmoor River Dart Country Park

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!"

 

Camping & Caravan Sites

What better way to experience the beauty of Devon and Dartmoor than to pitch a tent and set up camp at the award winning campsite on the edge of the River Dart. Rated  AA 4 pennants this is the perfect base for a camping holiday to explore Devon and Cornwall.

They offer everything that camping in the great outdoors is all about: nights under canvas, open air cooking and perhaps even a little star gazing!

Camping pitches and facilities

Set within mature parkland and bordered by woodland, the campsite has generous, neat and individually marked and...

Harford Bridge Park, near Tavistock Harford Bridge Park

Award winning campsite with camping, holiday lodges, caravans and a Shepherd's Hut. Dog friendly, perfect for children with play area, games room, fishing and a wonderful riverside park surrounded by trees and Moorland country. Adjacent to cycle route 27. Nearby riding and golf. Special offers in place such as "Scrooge Breaks, 65+ all year deals and Family Summer Holiday Mid week breaks" So all good ! 

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The award winning, 4 Star Devon holiday park set in Dartmoor National Park with delightful views of the moor. The River Tavy forms a boundary offering riverside and other level spacious pitches for camping and touring.

Camping and Touring opened on 15th March 2015.  The self-catering accommodation is available all year.

If you're thinking of a Devon camping holiday then you couldn't choose a more beautiful area than Harford Bridge Holiday Park and campsite, an independently run park set in Dartmoor National Park. 

The pitch prices have been structured to provide best...

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