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Surrounded by the rugged beauty of Dartmoor, the glorious countryside of the South Hams and the vibrant scenery of the South Devon coast, Plymouth offers the perfect mixture of maritime heritage and natural beauty in a vibrant city environment. Wander through the maze of narrow streets with their shops, restaurants and art galleries and down to the Barbican quayside, where the city's maritime history begins. Take a stroll up to the Hoe with its unsurpassed view across one of the world's finest natural harbours and where Francis Drake played bowls as the Armada sailed into view! Take a tour of the Plymouth Gin distillery, watch a show at the Theatre Royal or spend a fascinating few hours at the National Marine Aquarium. There are also boat trips around the Sound and Naval dockyards, watersports at the Mountbatten Centre and the city centre shopping mall to explore. The wild tors of Dartmoor, the beach resorts of Torbay, several stately homes and gardens and the splendid coastal scenery of South Cornwall can all be reached in under 45 minutes.

The Miners Arms The Miners Arms is a unique 17th century pub and restaurant at the foot of Dartmoor, serving the best in local food and real ales. Beautifully positioned in the secluded hamlet of Hemerdon near Plympton, The Miners Arms gives you the perfect moorland pub setting with fabulous views looking out over Plymouth Sound. Aside from their wonderful food, they take pride in being a real ale pub, and offer some fine drops to bend one’s elbow! Serving five real ales, they mix things up by taking in two guest ales each month. Their established three are a prime choice of Bass Pale Ale, local Jail Ale, and their own exclusive ‘Tungsten Tipple’. Pubs

Welcome to The Miners Arms. A unique 17th century pub and restaurant at the foot of Dartmoor, serving the best in local food and real ales.

Beautifully positioned in the secluded hamlet of Hemerdon near Plympton, The Miners Arms gives you the perfect moorland pub setting with fabulous views looking out over Plymouth Sound.

For a bite to eat, you can satisfy your taste buds with some of our gastro pub food in our relaxing bar and restaurant. Indulge yourself with our locally sourced, seasonal menu and extensive wine cellar. Or try one of our real ales, including our own,...

The White Thorn Inn Run by renowned local musician Michael ‘Mad Dog’ Mathieson, the White Thorn Inn is a newly refurbished haven in the tranquil Dartmoor village of Shaugh Prior. Expect a friendly welcome, a selection of fast-selling, top-notch real ale, cider and Guinness, a cosy fire and plenty of craic. There’s a big focus on quality live music, with bands playing every Saturday night and spontaneous acoustic sessions whenever musical friends are passing through. Dogs, children and horses are all very welcome Pubs

Run by renowned local musician Michael ‘Mad Dog’ Mathieson, the White Thorn Inn is a newly refurbished haven in the tranquil Dartmoor village of Shaugh Prior. Expect a friendly welcome, a selection of fast-selling, top-notch real ale, cider and Guinness, a cosy fire and plenty of craic. There’s a big focus on quality live music, with bands playing every Saturday night and spontaneous acoustic sessions whenever musical friends are passing through. Dogs, children and horses are all very welcome.

VW Campervan The Silver Bullet The Silver Bullet

Individually designed and converted to a very high standard, BULLET is a special bus. Double Bentley stitched leather upholstery, 2 solar panels, central heating, pop up roof with fitted double bed, rock'n'roll rear bench to make a further double bed means this fabulous T5 can carry and sleep 4 people with ease so great for a family adventures. Based in the South West gives you perfect routes into Cornwall or around Devon and seeing as this is a V-Dub it means you can go through most of the country lanes that Motor Homes can not fit down. 

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Individually designed and converted to a very high standard, BULLET is a special bus. Double Bentley stitched leather upholstery, 2 solar panels, central heating, pop up roof with fitted double bed, rock'n'roll rear bench to make a further double bed means this fabulous T5 can carry and sleep 4 people with ease so great for a family adventures. Based in the South West gives you perfect routes into Cornwall or around Devon and seeing as this is a V-Dub it means you can go through most of the country lanes that Motor Homes can not fit down. LED lighting, USB charging points, electric hook up...

Dartmoor Zoo Dartmoor Zoo is the zoo that the Hollywood film starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johannson is based upon. in 33 acres of beautiful woodland with some stunning views of the surrounding countryside and a fantastic collection of animals, Dartmoor Zoo is a unique family day out in the beautiful South Hams of Devon. Immerse yourself in a fun day out with the kids: see the big cats feed, hear the wolves howl and feel the snakes wriggle through your fingers in Close Encounters. Follow the daily timetable of events including public talks at feeding times and animal encounters, with falconry displays and kids activities during the holidays such as quiz-trails and face-painting. And when you need a rest, visit the Jaguar Restaurant for a freshly prepared lunch or a hot drink and delicious cake made right here on site. Family Attraction

Set in 33 acres of beautiful woodland with some stunning views of the surrounding countryside, Dartmoor Zoological Park is a unique family owned zoo with a fantastic collection of animals. These include tigers, lions, jaguar and lynx (the largest collection of big cats in the region), bears, wolves, tapir, capybara, racoons, meerkats, monkeys, a fantastic collection of bugs and reptiles and much more.

We work very hard to ensure that the development of the zoo does not have an adverse effect on the beautiful woodland environment which makes it quite unique among zoos. As a...

Acorn Lodge, Peter Tavy, sleeps 4 Acorn Lodge

Acorn Lodge is situated on the outskirts of Peter Tavy village near Tavistock in Devon and is within the Dartmoor National Park. It is a Bed and Breakfast with a difference as it is separate accommodation from the main house with it's own front door and has lots of space to relax and super facilities. It sleeps from 1 to 4 guests but is only ever booked to one party of family/friends so that you will always have the lodge completely to yourselves. We accommodate stays from one night to however long you wish to stay and single occupancy is also available. Continental Breakfast is available or a Full Devonshire Breakfast is cooked each morning for guests in the main house Conservatory, if required. Outside, guests have use of an enclosed and secure garden area with a "Beach Hut" Summerhouse, table and chairs. There is secure bicycle storage for guests bringing or hiring bicycles. So, whether you like to walk, cycle, horse ride, play golf, visit historical places and eat fantastic food there is plenty here to make your holiday enjoyable. The coasts of north and south Devon and Cornwall are also within easy reach and you will find a wealth of other activities and interests nearby. Bring your dog(s) and walk across the moor.

Also available are Digital Photography Tuition / Dartmoor Bird and Wildlife Workshops. Please go to www.robinstanbridgephotography.co.uk stay locally or if you choose to stay in Acorn Lodge you will receive a discount on your tuition and accommodation.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Being a completely separate cottage with the freedom of having your own front door means that you can come and go as you please making it feel more like a holiday home but with breakfast included, if required, and offers a perfect home away from home experience for you, your family or friends. The accommodation sleeps from 1 to 4 people and is only ever booked to one party of family or friends so that you will always have the lodge completely to yourselves, so why not enjoy a holiday, short break or a romantic break more often. The accommodation consists...

Escape @ Royal William Yard, 1 bedroom, sleeps 3, Plymouth, Devon Escape @ Royal William Yard

A stunning, first floor studio apartment within Plymouth's Royal William Yard development, once the Navy's Victualling Yard. Boasting exposed limestone walls, oaks floors, high ceilings and huge floor-to-ceiling windows, this stylish apartment has been sensitively restored to provide a peaceful and fresh, yet historic living space for couples and small families wishing to explore Plymouth.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

A stunning, first floor studio apartment within Plymouth's Royal William Yard development, once the Navy's Victualling Yard.

Boasting exposed limestone walls, oaks floors, high ceilings and huge floor-to-ceiling windows, this stylish apartment has been sensitively restored to provide a peaceful and fresh, yet historic living space for couples and small families wishing to explore Plymouth.

The apartment is on the first floor and is accessed via the nearby pedestrian stairs or the lift which is but a short distance from the flat.

A large hallway leads into a bright and...

Nevills, 5 bedroom, sleeps 11, Plymouth, Devon Nevills

This attractive Edwardian family house is in a lovely residential street near the centre of Plymouth. With plenty of space, and spread over three floors, this delightful cottage provides an ideal getaway for families, being a convenient base for exploring the city, discovering the south Devon coastline or just visiting family and friends nearby.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

This attractive Edwardian family house is in a lovely residential street near the centre of Plymouth.

With plenty of space, and spread over three floors, this delightful cottage provides an ideal getaway for families, being a convenient base for exploring the city, discovering the south Devon coastline or just visiting family and friends nearby.

The spacious living room and dining room are linked by an attractive archway and both rooms have high ceilings with authentic plaster cornices, feature fireplaces, chandeliers and a large bay window at the front, making this a special...

Relax @ Durnford, 1 bedroom, sleeps 3, Plymouth, Devon Relax @ Durnford

 A second floor period apartment, in an attractive, quiet terraced Victorian townhouse in the historic waterside Stonehouse area of Plymouth, 200 yards from the shingle beach.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The property

A second floor period apartment, in an attractive, quiet terraced Victorian townhouse in the historic waterside Stonehouse area of Plymouth, 200 yards from the shingle beach.

This traditional, self-catering apartment provides everything you need for an enjoyable, comfortable holiday, making a lovely place to relax and rest between exploring all that Plymouth and the surrounds have to offer.

There is one comfortable bedroom and an open plan living area with a fitted kitchen, a dining area and a sitting area with a gas fire in an attractive Victorian...

Estuary View, 4 bedrooms, sleeps 10, Newton Ferrers Estuary View

This is a magnificent, elevated, detached family house situated in the picturesque village of Newton Ferrers, Devon. This lovely cottage has outstanding views over Noss Mayo and the estuary and is close to the stunning South Hams beaches, ideal for a family wishing to explore this beautiful part of the country.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

This is a magnificent, elevated, detached family house situated in the picturesque village of Newton Ferrers, Devon.

This lovely cottage has outstanding views over Noss Mayo and the estuary and is close to the stunning South Hams beaches, ideal for a family wishing to explore this beautiful part of the country.

There are a few steps from the driveway down to the entrance, and once inside, this delightful cottage feels light, spacious and modern.

The sitting room has comfy sofas and doors to the veranda, making it a light and sunny room with views over the garden...

Acorn Lodge Bed and Breakfast, Peter Tavy, Tavistock, Devon. Dartmoor. Dartmoor. Acorn Lodge

Acorn Lodge is situated on the outskirts of Peter Tavy village near Tavistock in Devon and is within the Dartmoor National Park. It is a Bed and Breakfast with a difference as it is separate accommodation from the main house with it's own front door and has lots of space to relax and super facilities. It sleeps from 1 to 4 guests but is only ever booked to one party of family/friends so that you will always have the lodge completely to yourselves. We accommodate stays from one night to however long you wish to stay and single occupancy is also available. Continental Breakfast is available or a Full Devonshire Breakfast is cooked each morning for guests in the main house Conservatory, if required. Outside, guests have use of an enclosed and secure garden area with a "Beach Hut" Summerhouse, table and chairs. There is secure bicycle storage for guests bringing or hiring bicycles. So, whether you like to walk, cycle, horse ride, play golf, visit historical places and eat fantastic food there is plenty here to make your holiday enjoyable. The coasts of north and south Devon and Cornwall are also within easy reach and you will find a wealth of other activities and interests nearby. Bring your dog(s) and walk across the moor and bring your horse(s) and ride across the expanse of Dartmoor.                                                                                                                                            

Also available are Digital Photography Tuition / Dartmoor Bird and Wildlife Workshops. Please go to www.robinstanbridgephotography.co.uk stay locally or if you choose to stay in Acorn Lodge you will receive a discount on your tuition and accommodation.

 

Bed & Breakfast

Being a completely separate cottage with the freedom of having your own front door means that you can come and go as you please making it feel more like a holiday home but with breakfast included, if required, and offers a perfect home away from home experience for you, your family or friends. The accommodation sleeps from 1 to 4 people and is only ever booked to one party of family or friends so that you will always have the lodge completely to yourselves, so why not enjoy a holiday, short break or a romantic break more often. The accommodation consists...

Boringdon Hall Hotel, near Dartmoor Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa

 

Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa is a 5* luxury manor house spa hotel in Devon where style and luxury meet the drama of Elizabethan architecture. Imposing stone towers, secret archways, and curious arrow slits hint at the hotel’s rich history. The delectable fine dining restaurant, with exquisite fine dining by Head Chef Scott Paton, lavish four-poster suites and idyllic location on the edge of Dartmoor, will make your heart flutter and your mouth water.

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Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa is a 5* luxury manor house spa hotel in Devon where style and luxury meet the drama of Elizabethan architecture. Imposing stone towers, secret archways, and curious arrow slits hint at the hotel’s rich history. The delectable fine dining restaurant, with exquisite fine dining by Head Chef Scott Paton, lavish four-poster suites and idyllic location on the edge of Dartmoor, will make your heart flutter and your mouth water.

Afternoon Tea at Boringdon Hall Hotel and Spa is something of a ritual and traditional and monthly special edition Afternoon Tea...

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