A spacious holiday home set on a farm in the very heart of the North Devon countryside with hot tub for guests use. With the Tark Trail running past the drive, this is an ideal location for walkers, cyclists and those wanting to explore Devon and its many attractions. Sitting on the fringe of Datmoor's stunning national park, there are plenty of attractions for days out and excellent facilities back at base including a games room, hot tub and plenty of outside space to relax when the sun shines. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.
Whatever your reason for visiting Dartmoor National Park, you will find a warm welcome at Wooder Manor where five fantastic holiday properties sleep between four and six people and are as popular with couples as they are with families. The cottages are along a private driveway that leads off a quiet country lane just a flat, half-mile walk from the village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. Here you will find two excellent pubs (The Old Inn and the Rugglestone Inn) and two great cafes, one of which, the Cafe on the Green, has been in business for over 90 years. All of Dartmoor's best attractions are virtually on the doorstep whether you want to walk, horse ride, climb, mountain bike, or just make your way from pretty village to lovely town, tucking into fresh local produce at the wealth of cafes and pubs in the area. Wooder Manor's central location in the heart of Dartmoor National Park means you are never far from a fun-filled day out at places like Pennywell Farm, Buckfast Butterfly Farm, Haldon Forest Activity Park and Castle Drogo.
Sitting in the pretty Devonshire village of Chillaton on the outskirts of Dartmoor's stunning national park, this welcoming holiday cottage is perfectly placed for exploring the many attractions of both North and South Devon (including their stunning coastlines), the Tamar Valley and also Cornwall. Excellent opportunities for outdoor activities and plenty to see and do at any time of the year.
Offering 'upside down' accommodation so you can enjoy the views, this comfy self-catering barn conversion is ideal for a family holiday and provides easy access to the many attractions of the West Country. Sitting on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, there are wonderful walks (including a twenty minute walk to the popular 15th Century Peter Tavy Inn), bike rides, pony trekking and fishing on offer. Tavistock is five miles away. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
Comfy and homely, The Lower Barn welcomes couples and offers the chance to experience a taste of country life in Devon. With direct access out onto Dartmoor from the farm, guests can enjoy their days exploring the plethora of footpaths and byways and return home to enjoy supper in front of the Aga. A rare opportunity to enjoy isolated beauty and escape from the outside world!
A unique romantic yurt for two on the fringes of Dartmoor National Park in Okehampton. Ideal for those who are looking for something a little different and special and who enjoy walking or want to explore Devon and Cornwall's many attractions. Enjoy glamping with the many comforts of self-catering. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.
A quaint 'bird box' for those looking for a romantic love nest on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in Okehampton within easy reach of Devon and Cornwall's many attractions. Self-catering with a difference that is sure to offer an unforgettable fairy-tale self-catering experience.
Plan a romantic escape with a twist at Humble Bee. This unique human-size beehive is ideal for two, with its quirky design and luxurious touches that include a suspended king-sized bed and private outdoor stone bath to bubble your aches away as you sip champagne under the trees. Tucked away in a tranquil setting, this magical retreat feels peaceful and remote, yet is only ten minutes walk from the centre of Okehampton with the Dartmoor National Park just waiting to be explored on the doorstep. Whether you spend your time discovering the spectacular scenery that makes this part of Britain so famous or just enjoy your time soaking up the charm of Humble Bee, one thing is certain - this will be a holiday you will always remember.
The Forge at Bedford Cottage is a superb base for exploring Dartmoor's stunning national park and provides a warm welcome for two guests (and singles) at any time of the year. Just 100 metres from The Drake Manor pub in the peaceful Devon village of Buckland Monachorum, guests can enjoy superb walking, cycling and an abundance of attractions for day trips out.
Discover Dartmoor from The Lodge at Bedford Cottage. Located just 100 metres from The Drake Manor pub in the peaceful village of Buckland Monachorum, it is ideal for two guests and singles who want to discover the beauty of this stunning part of the UK. Tavistock and Plymouth are within easy reach, as are numerous beautiful footpaths and cycling trails. Short breaks are possible so take the opportunity to get away and enjoy the beauty of West Devon and Dartmoor National Park.
A charming sunlit cottage providing very comfortable and attractive holiday accommodation just a few miles from Dartmoor National Park. Located right beside the river in picturesque surroundings, it has a log burner and a special feel, making it ideal for couples seeking a romantic getaway.
Escape the stress in the beautiful Devon countryside. On the edge of Dartmoor National Park with fantastic walks from your doorstep, idyllic villages and great pubs, at Honeysuckle cottage you can do as much or as little as you like.
Just for two guests, Wilson Cottage sits within the Dartmoor National Park close to Mary Tavy and is within easy reach of a host of attractions including the Devon and Cornish coastlines. Great opportunities for walking and traffic free cycling on the doorstep.
Let the stresses and strains of everyday life fade away as you immerse yourself in the laid back Devon life style. With Dartmoor National Park on the doorstep you can enjoy peaceful walks, great food and lively pubs in the heart of a county rich in stunning landscapes and incredible history.
An idyllic retreat for large groups of up to ten in a tranquil country setting just four miles from Tavistock and within easy reach of Devon's many attractions including Dartmoor National Park. Ideal for a holiday with friends or family with outdoor heated pool (April - Oct), heaps of charm and modern conveniences.
Crabadon Manor is a gorgeous country house in an idyllic position in the heart of the South Hams in Devon. Formerly the holiday residence for the monks of Buckfast Abbey, this historic house has been welcoming people since the 13th Century and today provides a great venue for those who enjoy the simplistic pleasures of rural life. Full of historic charm, the manor house (and Lily Pond Cottage) sleep up to fourteen guests and are surrounded by a tranquil oasis of 240 acres of natural grounds. Perfect for a family get together, reunion of friends or milestone event, this popular part of South Devon offers a stunning coastline with wonderful beaches, glorious countryside for walking and an abundance of attractions for day trips out.
A delightful dog-friendly cottage full of character in the pretty village of Ponsworthy in the Dartmoor National Park. A perfect retreat for small families or couples who enjoy the great outdoors and want to explore this beautiful part of Devon and its many attractions.
A spacious barn conversion providing self-catering for parties of up to eight conveniently located in the Tamar Valley AONB just a short drive from the Dartmoor National Park. Both the north and south coasts of Cornwall with their abundance of attractions, beautiful beaches and fishing villages are within easy reach by car as well as the many attractions of Devon.
Cosy and comfy, this self-catering barn conversion provides the ideal place to relax and unwind within the boundaries of Dartmoor National Park. With lovely views, guests can enjoy superb walking and an abundance of outdoor activities, as well as a host of attractions throughout both Devon and East Cornwall. Peter Tavy village is nearby with an excellent food pub.
With immense character and charm, this traditional barn conversion sits within the Dartmoor National Park, and offers a comfortable base for enjoying the stunning scenery and outdoor activities available in the area, as well as the many attractions of Devon and East Cornwall. Close to Peter Tavy with an excellent pub serving food, the barn is a good choice for walkers, horse riders (stabling available for those looking for a riding holiday) and those wanting to discover the magic of Dartmoor. Tourist board rating: 3 Star.
Whether on foot, by bike or by horse, Dartmoor has an abundance of on and off-road routes to offer those in search of outdoor pursuits. Your exploration can be as challenging or as relaxed as you wish. Make your way to the Tors - stunning hills characterised by outcrops of bedrock, due to the granite-rich area. Be sure to look out for the pretty Dartmoor Ponies grazing in the rolling valleys along the way.
Venture to the many historical (and prehistoric) landmarks that make up this fascinating area, such as the ‘Standing Stones’ and the remnants of Bronze Age houses, now preserved as hut circles, many of which can be found at Grimspound.
If you want to stray from dry land and into the water, there are a variety of activities in the area. Kayakers and canoeists will enjoy some of the best mid-grade white water in the UK, gorge-scramblers and wild swimmers will also be able to explore Dartmoor from a different perspective.
Dartmoor is much loved for its tiny hamlets and pretty little villages with thatched cottages such as Moretonhampstead and Lustleigh. It also has its fair share of historic towns to visit including Chagford, Tavistock and Okehampton where you will find traditional shops with a warm welcome.
A stunning area with a long history and fascinating stories to tell, Dartmoor is an intriguing wilderness to discover.