Families love holidays at Butterdon. It's one of three beautiful Dartmoor self-catering cottages on the Clifford Barton estate in the Teign Valley, a short walk from the River Teign and Fingle Bridge. The converted barn sleeps five people in two bedrooms and is ideal for families, friends and couples. Dogs are also welcome. Exeter is 25 minutes away, and the South Devon coast is around 45 minutes by car. There's plenty to do in all seasons, whether you're the adventurous type and love to hike, climb, abseil, and mountain bike, or you enjoy sitting with a picnic and a great view.
You'll instantly feel welcome in this home-from-home holiday cottage on Dartmoor. Mardon sleeps five people in two bedrooms and is perfect for couples, families or friends, especially those who enjoy walking, wildlife, cycling and wild swimming. It's child and pet-friendly, with guests having access to a 50-acre nature reserve with a lake, games barn, mountain bikes, and a wood-fired outdoor hot tub. Mardon is a semi-detached barn conversion and one of three superb self-catering properties on the Clifford Barton Estate close to Drewsteignton and a short walk from the River Teign and Fingle Bridge.
Bridesmere is a beautifully presented Dartmoor barn conversion. It sleeps eight people in three bedrooms and is one of three welcoming properties on the Clifford Barton Estate, where facilities include 50-acres of private nature reserve with a lake, a games room and a wood-fired hot tub. The area is perfect for families and friends, especially those who enjoy walking, wildlife, cycling, wild swimming, and scenic views. Exeter is around 25 minutes away, and you can reach the coast in 45 minutes. Local attractions include Go Ape and mountain biking at Haldon Park, Castle Drogo, and Crealy Adventure Park.
A holiday in Exeter lets you mix city life with coastal relaxation and the wilderness of Dartmoor all in one fantastic package. Isca House is a two-bedroom redbrick terraced cottage within walking distance of the city centre, cathedral, The Quay, and a range of welcoming bars, cafes, pubs, and restaurants. It sleeps up to five people and is ideal for families but also suits couples who like having the space of a second bedroom. Exeter always has something fun happening and is a great place to visit at any time of the year.
Relax in the comfortable surroundings of Lockhouse Farm Cottage in the gorgeous Teign Valley. It's a stone's throw from Dartmoor National Park and only a mile and a half from the famous Steps Bridge that crosses the River Teign. Guests have direct access to beautiful walks and bike rides from the holiday rental, which sleeps five people in two bedrooms and is dog-friendly. The self-catering cottage is ideal for couples or families and is self-contained with its own enclosed garden, sitting in the grounds of the owner's farmhouse. Exeter and Teignmouth are both within easy reach.
Accommodating large groups of up to 40 guests, Bickleigh Castle is a great choice if you are looking for a more intimate wedding, conference or staycation with your family and friends. Comprising of the Norman Castle, Saxon Chapel and cottages this fabulous venue stands in extensive grounds with the River Exe running through, nestling in the Exe Valley within a leafy unspoilt part of Mid-Devon's glorious rolling hills.
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