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Whiddon Down Just off the A30 on the way from Exeter to Cornwall. 

There is a well stocked Service Station at Whiddon Down with a good range of shelf groceries, fresh milk, Costa coffee, Subway fuel (including for trucks), daily newspapers, and probably most helpful of all, a cash point which is FREE for debit cards.  Great places to eat? See my food reviews of The Post Inn  and the Northmore Arms (2.7miles). THIS IS THE VERY EDGE OF DARTMOOR NATIONAL PARK - ENJOY

The Post Inn The Post Inn, a traditional 16th century village inn and pub is situated just off the A30 at Whiddon Down, Devon, 20 miles from Exeter and 7 miles from Okehampton. It offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere and boasts an excellent range of real ales and ciders. Our lovely pub grub is prepared to the highest standards and will really whet your appetite (and you won’t go hungry). A perfect place to relax and unwind for locals and visitors to our beautiful county of Devon. Pubs

The Post Inn, a traditional 16th century village inn and pub is situated just off the A30 at Whiddon Down, Devon, 20 miles from Exeter and 7 miles from Okehampton. It offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere and boasts an excellent range of real ales and ciders. Our lovely pub grub is prepared to the highest standards and will really whet your appetite (and you won’t go hungry). A perfect place to relax and unwind for locals and visitors to our beautiful county of Devon.

Mike and Deb took over in 2015 and have already built a local reputation for good pub grub and generous portions....

104 Tor View, Dartmoor View Touring Park 104 Tor View

104 Tor View is a two bedroom static caravan that can sleep up to 6 people on the delightful and tranquil 'Dartmoor View' Touring Park. 

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A two bedroom static home that can sleep up to six people.  104 Tor View is located on the tranquil and picturesque site of Dartmoor View Touring Park and offers 180 degree views overlooking Dartmoor.

Caravan offers FREE wi-fi - no need to go to a ClubHouse to connect,

A Dog is Allowed.

On the outside of the caravan there is a dedicated parking space, patio table and chairs, and some comfy chairs on the decked terrace.

Inside the kitchen is well stocked with mircowave,oven, slow cooker, low fat fryer, etc.

Bed 1:- King sided bed, wardrobe, mirror, clock,...

Dartmoor View Holiday Park

Dartmoor View is a sanctuary for your senses. As one of Devon's most desirable holiday home locations, Dartmoor View offers you the best of both worlds. Onsite, there's a heated outdoor swimming pool and an exclusive owners' lounge which boasts spectacular views of the local area. Plus, you have 20-acres of beautiful landscaped grounds to explore. Venture offsite, and you're met by an array of outdoor pursuits. The world renowned Dartmoor National Park is on your doorstep, and the historic cathedral city of Exeter as well as the Cornish towns of Launceston and Okehampton are ripe for exploration.

 

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Situated between the charming cathedral city of Exeter and the pretty town of Okehampton, Dartmoor View is moments away from the world renowned Dartmoor National Park, ideal for walkers and cyclists. Set in 20-acres of beautiful landscaped grounds it makes for the ultimate family and pet friendly touring park.

Dartmoor View is a sanctuary for your senses. As one of Devon's most desirable holiday home locations, Dartmoor View offers you the best of both worlds. Onsite, there's a heated outdoor swimming pool and an exclusive owners' lounge which boasts spectacular views of the local...

Moorhaven, sleeps 6, Throweigh, Dartmoor, Devon Moorhaven

Moorhaven holiday cottage near Throwleigh on Dartmoor in Devon sleeps 6 people, set close to a popular pub and has 3 bedrooms including 2 double bedrooms. Moorhaven in Wonson is ideal if you are looking for a good sized cottage that sleeps 6 people near Dartmoor with nice and spacious bedrooms, looking out over a fantastic pub that is family friendly.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Moorhaven holiday cottage near Throwleigh on Dartmoor in Devon sleeps 6 people, set close to a popular pub and has 3 bedrooms including 2 double bedrooms. Moorhaven in Wonson is ideal if you are looking for a good sized cottage that sleeps 6 people near Dartmoor with nice and spacious bedrooms, lookingout over a fantastic pub that is family friendly.

Moorhaven holiday cottage is in the tiny edge-of-the-moor hamlet of Wonson, alongside a small pub and a lane-mile from Throwleigh, a comfortable and very welcoming cottage, one of three carefully and lovingly renovated from a long barn...

Dartmoor View Holiday Park Dartmoor View Touring Park

Situated between the charming cathedral city of Exeter and the pretty town of Okehampton, Dartmoor View is moments away from the world renowned Dartmoor National Park, ideal for walkers and cyclists. Set in 20-acres of beautiful landscaped grounds it makes for the ultimate family and pet friendly touring park.

Camping & Caravan Sites

Situated between the charming cathedral city of Exeter and the pretty town of Okehampton, Dartmoor View is moments away from the world renowned Dartmoor National Park, ideal for walkers and cyclists. Set in 20-acres of beautiful landscaped grounds it makes for the ultimate family and pet friendly touring park.

Onsite social facilities ensures Dartmoor View Holiday Park is your ultimate choice when searching for a touring pitch in Devon. Furthermore, there’s a whole host of outdoors activities on tap, including hiking, cycling, horse riding, golf, climbing and fishing. So you can...

Leat Cottage Newland Mill, 2 bedroom, sleeps 4, North Tawton, Dartmoor, Devon Leat Cottage Newland Mill

This attractive cottage is part of a converted mill and is situated within its own enclosed gardens, amongst similar properties on the outskirts of North Tawton near Okehampton. This cosy cottage makes an ideal base from which to explore the splendour of the Dartmoor Tors or the gentleness of Abbeyford Woods, which is fantastic for dog walks.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

This attractive cottage is part of a converted mill and is situated within its own enclosed gardens, amongst similar properties on the outskirts of North Tawton near Okehampton.

This cosy cottage makes an ideal base from which to explore the splendour of the Dartmoor Tors or the gentleness of Abbeyford Woods, which is fantastic for dog walks.

Inside the cottage is a contemporary open plan living area with a well-equipped kitchen, dining area and sitting area with a woodburner, as well as exposed oak beams.

The two spacious bedrooms share a bathroom and, for added...

Lavender Cottage, 1 bedroom, sleeps 2, Sticklepath, Dartmoor, Devon Lavender Cottage

This cosy Sticklepath cottage is situated at the rear of the owner's home, but boasts its own entrance, driveway and private patio area. The open plan living area has lovely views out to the garden, and the patio area is a perfect spot to plan the day ahead over a leisurely breakfast.

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Lavender Cottage is one of two romantic cottages situated in the pretty Dartmoor village of Sticklepath. Both very different, yet as comfortable and welcoming as each other, Barn Cottage is a characterful, detached barn conversion with high beamed ceilings, wooden floors, rustic-style furnishings and a woodburner, while Lavender Cottage is a bright and airy, self-contained apartment adjoining the owner’s home, set high on a grassy knoll overlooking the village. Both these Sticklepath holiday homes have an open plan living area, an en-suite bedroom...

Barn Cottage, 1 bedroom, sleeps 2, Sticklepath, Dartmoor, Devon Barn Cottage

Barn Cottage is a characterful, detached barn conversion with high beamed ceilings, wooden floors, rustic-style furnishings and a woodburner, surrounded by stunning grounds awash with whispering pine trees, this is a wonderful place to relax, unwind and enjoy a gentle stroll to admire the magnificent views. 

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Barn Cottage is one of two romantic cottages situated in the pretty Dartmoor village of Sticklepath. Both very different, yet as comfortable and welcoming as each other, Barn Cottage is a characterful, detached barn conversion with high beamed ceilings, wooden floors, rustic-style furnishings and a woodburner, while the other, Lavender Cottage is a bright and airy, self-contained apartment adjoining the owner’s home, set high on a grassy knoll overlooking the village. Both these Sticklepath holiday homes have an open plan living area, an en-...

The Stable, 1 bedroom, sleeps 2, North Tawton, Dartmoor, Devon The Stable

The Stable is set in an attractive group of barn conversion cottages situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of North Tawton, in the heart of Devon, close to the Dartmoor National Park. These North Tawton cottages are located in a rural setting surrounded by green meadows full of grazing animals, and have marvellous, far-reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. The Stable is a nature lover’s haven.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

An attractive group of barn conversion cottages situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of North Tawton, in the heart of Devon, close to the Dartmoor National Park. These North Tawton cottages are located in a rural setting surrounded by green meadows full of grazing animals, and have marvellous, far-reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. These excellent, Devon stone cottages have been sympathetically designed to provide spacious accommodation of a high standard, each with their own contemporary style. There are five acres of private meadows surrounding these North...

The Shippen, 3 bedroom, sleeps 6, North Tawton, Dartmoor, Devon The Shippen

The Shippen is a fabulous, detached barn conversion, this North Tawton cottage provides cosy, ground floor accommodation, ideal for a family holiday.

Three comfortable bedrooms, one with a shower and basin, offer flexible sleeping arrangements at this Devon cottage, whilst the sitting room has south-facing views across lush meadows.

With walking and cycling available from the doorstep, and wonderful star-lit skies, this is a fabulous rural cottage in Devon, perfect for a taste of country living.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The Shippen is located in an attractive group of barn conversion cottages situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of North Tawton, in the heart of Devon, close to the Dartmoor National Park. These North Tawton cottages are located in a rural setting surrounded by green meadows full of grazing animals, and have marvellous, far-reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. These excellent, Devon stone cottages have been sympathetically designed to provide spacious accommodation of a high standard, each with their own contemporary style. There are five acres of private meadows...

Bale House, 4 bedroom, sleeps 8, North Tawton, Dartmoor, Devon Bale House

Bale House has been converted from a stone granary and hayloft, this North Tawton cottage provides cosy, elegant accommodation with plenty of character and a scattering of antiques for an authentic rustic feel. There are five acres of private meadows surrounding Bale House, where guests can walk the dog, sit and relax, or watch the abundant wildlife around the natural ponds. 

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

An attractive group of barn conversion cottages situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of North Tawton, in the heart of Devon, close to the Dartmoor National Park. These North Tawton cottages are located in a rural setting surrounded by green meadows full of grazing animals, and have marvellous, far-reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. These excellent, Devon stone cottages have been sympathetically designed to provide spacious accommodation of a high standard, each with their own contemporary style. There are five acres of private meadows surrounding these North...

Folland House, 4 bedroom, sleeps 8, North Tawton, Dartmoor, Devon Folland House

Folland House is situated in an attractive group of barn conversion cottages situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of North Tawton, in the heart of Devon, close to Dartmoor National Park. These North Tawton cottages are located in a rural setting surrounded by green meadows full of grazing animals, and have marvellous, far-reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. These excellent, Devon stone cottages have been sympathetically designed to provide spacious accommodation of a high standard, each with their own contemporary style. There are five acres of private meadows surrounding these North Tawton cottages, where guests can walk the dog, sit and relax, or watch the abundant wildlife around the natural ponds. 

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Folland House is situated in an attractive group of barn conversion cottages situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of North Tawton, in the heart of Devon, close to Dartmoor National Park. These North Tawton cottages are located in a rural setting surrounded by green meadows full of grazing animals, and have marvellous, far-reaching countryside views towards Dartmoor. These excellent, Devon stone cottages have been sympathetically designed to provide spacious accommodation of a high standard, each with their own contemporary style. There are five acres of private meadows...

Swallows at Falkedon, 1 bedroom, sleeps 2, Spreyton, Dartmoor, Devon Swallows at Falkedon

A perfect romantic retreat, this Devon self-catering apartment has use of a sunny courtyard, which provides a relaxing place to sit and watch the swallows swooping near their nest. The delightful first floor apartment is set within the owners' Grade II listed Devon farmhouse, near the tranquil, rural village of Spreyton, close to the boundary of Dartmoor National Park.

The well-furnished interior of this Spreyton self-catering apartment, with a blend of character and contemporary, feels light and airy, and is reached by an external stone staircase, plus this holiday home has its own entrance separate from the main house.

 

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

A delightful first floor apartment set within the owners' Grade II listed Devon farmhouse, near the tranquil, rural village of Spreyton, close to the boundary of Dartmoor National Park.

The well-furnished interior of this Spreyton self-catering apartment, with a blend of character and contemporary, feels light and airy, and is reached by an external stone staircase, plus this holiday home has its own entrance separate from the main house.

A perfect romantic retreat, this Devon self-catering apartment has use of a sunny courtyard, which provides a relaxing place to sit and...

Camping Pods at Woodland Springs

Camping Pods new to Woodland Springs Touring Park, Dartmoor Devon. If you fancy trying Glamping or just don’t want to deal with a wet tent then try one of the new Camping Pods at the Adults Only Woodland Springs Tranquil Touring Park.

Glamping

Camping Pods in the beautiful Dartmoor National Park, Devon. Glamping now at Woodland Springs so come and enjoy the peace and quiet in our Pods. These family sized pods are a great alternative for 2 adults to Camping. You can forget about having to pitch your tent when its windy or wet, or even sunny, and the taking down of it as well. Come to Woodland Springs and your wooden, insulated tent is ready for you.

They are fully insulated with the extra “sub zero” pack fitted, carpeted and double glazed. They also have heating and light as well as 2 electric sockets with 2 x 2.5 amp USB...

The New Inn Restaurant & Bar The New Inn is extremely popular, particularly during summer, so it might be worth booking a table if you’re planning a visit! Situated on the edge of Dartmoor and owned and run by Master Chef Malcolm Whybrow, wife Karen and Mathew Buscombe Michelin trained chef from the New Angel bringing his expertise in pastry and puddings. The New Inn restaurant & bar is everything you would expect from an old country inn, with its log fires in the Winter, local ales, a relaxed ambiance full of style, comfort and charm with its smart refurbished interior and candlelit tables. It is also very dog friendly as the owner and chef both have dogs themselves, so you can be sure of their hospitality, and there’s a fairly large garden area if your pet fancies a stroll while you stop for a drink and some food. Pubs

THE NEW INN RESTAURANT & BAR

Open all day Tuesday to Sunday with an Afternoon and Garden Menu and serving Sunday Roast all day Sunday

Welcome to The New Inn Restaurant & Bar set in the beautiful village of Sampford Courtenay near Okehampton Devon.

Situated on the edge of Dartmoor and owned and run by Master Chef Malcolm Whybrow, wife Karen and Mathew Buscombe Michelin trained chef from the New Angel bringing his expertise in pastry and puddings. The New Inn restaurant & bar is everything you would expect from an old country inn, with its log fires in the...

Honeyford Cottage, self catering, sleeps 6, Drewsteignton Honeyford Cottage

Honeyford Cottage is situated on the edge of Dartmoor, ½ mile from the small hamlet of Crockernwell and 1½ miles from Drewsteignton, a quirky, detached, Grade II* cottage sitting snug within its own 3 acre valley. Surrounded by cottage-style garden with small, enclosed area (chairs) to the front, and the rest roughly mown and well-stocked with stream and large pond (unfenced) with ducks. Paddock for ball kicking and running off steam, shared with the two cats, guinea fowl and hens that live in the barn at the end of the drive (tended regularly).

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Honeyford Cottage is situated on the edge of Dartmoor, ½ mile from the small hamlet of Crockernwell and 1½ miles from Drewsteignton, a quirky, detached, Grade II* cottage sitting snug within its own 3 acre valley. Surrounded by cottage-style garden with small, enclosed area (chairs) to the front, and the rest roughly mown and well-stocked with stream and large pond (unfenced) with ducks. Paddock for ball kicking and running off steam, shared with the two cats, guinea fowl and hens that live in the barn at the end of the drive (tended regularly).

Inside and out the...

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.

The property:

… 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...

Rock Barn, Sleeps 12, South Tawton, Dartmoor Rock Barn

A mile from South Tawton in heavilly wooded lanes you will find this huge, stunning house converted from handsome barns once serving the farmhouse as a grain store.  It is attached to its residential neighbour and farming activities continue to this day.  Inside is gorgeous yet practical and very 21st century.  Rock Barn sleeps up to 12 in 5 bedrooms (4 doubles and 1 twin and a sofa bed).  Opposite the property is an open fronted barn providing table tennis, darts, storage for bicycles/surfboards.  All in all and amazing property with that definite WOW factor.

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The place:
South Tawton: old and pretty little village (good food pub) about ¾ mile from South Zeal and Sticklepath; Chagford, 7 miles: Okehampton (small town, leisure centre, cinema), 4 miles; Exeter, 20; sea/sand, about 30.

The property:
… a mile from South Tawton in heavily wooded lanes, a huge, stunning house converted from handsome barns once serving the farmhouse as a grain store. It is attached to its residential neighbour and farming activities continue in 20th cent. open barns across the access lane. Enclosed lawned garden...

Woodland Springs Touring Park, Adult only,  Dartmoor Woodland Springs Touring Park

Perfect for visiting nearby Castle Drogo, this AA 5 Pennant Gold site is for ADULTS ONLY. Camping, tourers, and dogs all welcome. Open all year. Small but well stocked shop. Calor gas agent. Smart toilet and shower block with the best disabled facilities I've seen so far. 5 minute drive from the A30 one way, 5 minute drive to Chagford the other way. Dartmoor on the doorstep.  

Camping & Caravan Sites

Woodland Springs is a caravan and camping site set in the Dartmoor National Park in Devon, England. They are exclusively for adults (18+) and cater for caravans, motor homes and tents up to 8.5m in length (28 feet). They are surrounded by farm and woodland in a tranquil setting in the hamlet of Venton which is in the parish of Drewsteignton. Their location just 1.5 miles from the A30 Whiddon Down, Moretonhampstead and Services junction and off the A382 makes us easy to get to with no narrow lanes to navigate.

Dartmoor is on your doorstep. They provide a natural setting to encourage...

Monks Withecombe Bed and Breakfast, Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon Monks Withecombe

2 miles out of Chagford offering a suite on the ground floor and rooms above. Impressive house. Fresh flowers throughout summer from their own very beautiful gardens where you are invited to relax. Horse riding locally.  Helpful owner keen for you to enjoy your stay.

Bed & Breakfast

This top quality Dartmoor bed and breakfast offers 3 bedrooms.  The Downstairs suite has a Sitting room with easy access from the front door, with cosy seating area and table in the window. Flat screen television. 
Leading through large folding doors to a comfortable double bedroom with bathroom en-suite. Fold back the screen doors as and if you wish.

3 options on where to take breakfast. You might like to eat in your own sitting room, in which case breakfast will be delivered at a time to suit you. You might prefer to eat in the kitchen or in the dining room. It's entirely...

Easton Court Bed and Breakfast, Chagford Easton Court

Evelyn Waugh wrote Brideshead Revisited whilst staying here. 5 en-suite rooms, all with flat screen TV and Sky freeview channels. Views over the garden to the Deer Park. Good walking area. Castle Drogo and the wonderful River Teign are all within walking reach. Open all year round. Chagford is a just a short drive. 

Bed & Breakfast

Easton Court is a Devon Longhouse that stands inside the boundaries of the Dartmoor National Park just one mile outside the delightful Dartmoor village of Chagford and close to the Teign Valley gorge and Castle Drogo, two of Dartmoor's best loved attractions. The "High Moor" can be seen from the door, and the coastlines of both Devon and Cornwall are about one hour's drive away. 

Easton Court has five well presented en-suite double/twin bedrooms decorated in a traditional style that complements the age of the property yet have modern touches to make your stay more comfortable.  The...

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