Belstone - A quiet village on the north of the Moor, very handy from the A30.
Belstone, a sleepy Dartmoor village with a local cricket team, horse riders clopping past the village green, and two super private gardens open to the public for charity for the National Gardens Scheme each year. The village green has sheep and pony visitors all year round. Recommended for those walkers heading off over the Moors in search of nearby Belstone Common and the Nine Maidens cairn circle which is shown on the Ordnance Survey map as 'Nine stones' not to be confused with the nine stones at nearby South Zeal !
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.Holiday Cottages & Self Catering
About ½ mile from the pub at Belstone, a dear little detached house close to the friendly owners’ handsome house in a large, well-ordered garden (use of astro turf tennis court). At the back, a small, private garden (table/chairs, barbecue) with gate to the open moor – brilliant for walkers.
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On the outskirts of Belstone you will find this lovely clematis covered, thatched, medieval Grade II listed cottage, perfect for 4!Holiday Cottages & Self Catering
The perfect escape: a private drive off a lane on the outskirts of Belstone leads to a clematis-covered, detached, thatched, medieval, Grade II listed single-storey cottage 100 yards from the open moor. Small, flower-filled front garden and, behind, a larger, sheltered, enclosed, mainly lawned, private garden (picnic bench, table/chairs, garden games for all ages). You are also welcome to wander the 3 acres of gardens (pond, petanque/boules area) around the friendly owners' house (through gates), once home to author Doris Lessing. The...
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