Dogs love Dartmoor: there's so much to sniff and explore here, from long walks over the high moors to gentle walks through bluebell woods and across open grassland. Choose a place to stay where dogs are welcome; with a fenced garden, or by the number of dogs you will be bringing. Don't forget to visit our Dog Blog too!
The Hemphouse has a delightful open-plan living room, kitchen and dining area, fronted with beautiful windows looking out over the valley towards Brentor. Situated in a smallholding where Chris and Ruth have their own chickens, goats, horses and sheep and lead a very sustainable way of life. The Hemphouse has one single bedroom downstairs, with an en suite toilet and shower room. This room also contains the washing machine and tumble dryer. Upstairs, the landing area is bookended by a double bedroom on one end, and a twin bedroom on the other. There is one upstairs bathroom with sink, toilet and bath. “These are basic, without frills, solid and worthy lets. The curtains may well be slightly faded, but the welcome from Ruth and Chris is completely genuine. They want you to share their way of life, get close to their much loved livestock, go out and discover Dartmoor for yourself. Stay here and you will have a taste of the Good Life"
Lazy Berar Cottage is located in the centre of Holne, 100 yards from the shop and tea room, a beautifully restored Victorian cottage snuggling between two other cottages. Once it was part of the village forge, now a comfortable, warm and delightful home
Harford Bunkhouse & Camping offers comfortable budget accommodation on the edge of South Dartmoor. An ideal choice if you are planning to start the Two Moors Way walk from south to north. Run alongside a working Dartmoor farm, the venue offers not only camping pods but a bunkhouse and camping as well, so will cater for all requirements.
The are three camping pods and a cabin in the garden. These sleep up to 6 people each and have the same facilities as camping. Small campfires in the provided fire pits and BBQs are allowed at the farm’s discretion. Children and dogs welcome (dogs must be kept on a lead at all times).
Sandsgate, a magnificent detached house with superb sweeping views across the river Teign valley to Chagford, Castle Drogo and the moors beyond. It has been beautifully refurbished and extended with attention to detail and is large and roomy for one family, or flexible accommodation for groups of friends or family gatherings. Swanky, large, with kitchen to die for, beautiful well kept garden with terrace. Private, sheltered, electricity and heating included in the price. All the white goods you could possibly want. All bedlinen and towels provided. 6 bedrooms in total. 4 twins, one a master bedroom with 4' beds. 1 double and another double with an extra single bed, so great as a family room, or as a twin with one extra size guest! Jacuzzi bath, games room, large comfy sofas, dining area perfect for a family get together. 3 storeys high sitting in 18 acres. What a treat for some lucky guests.
Deep in Lord Roborough's 6000 acre estate you will find Maristow Barton, a large detached Georgian house that sleeps up to 16. The house is hugely comfy with bright modern decor. The house offers 5 doubles and 3 twins all with own private/en-suite bathrooms. The standard of luxury and comfort in the house is exceptional, the atmosphere relaxing and casual, the surrounding tranquil - great for those family get togethers. If you don't fancy making use of the well equipped kitchen professional catering is available.
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.
Recharge your batteries and breathe some fresh moorland air when you stay at The Rosemont in the heart of Yelverton. Range amongst the granite Tors, valleys, streams and beautiful countryside of Dartmoor National Park. Return to a friendly welcome from Nick and Heather & enjoy their comfortable rooms; kick off your shoes and unwind in a relaxed atmosphere.
This detached, stone-built lodge-style holiday cottage sits in the peaceful grounds of Honicombe Manor Holiday Village, in a beautiful wooded setting. The cottage offers modern accommodation with a sunny balcony overlooking open countryside, perfect for alfresco dining.
On the edge of South Zeal is Gardeners Cottage a 2 bedroom detached ‘upside down’ cottage surrounded by a lovingly tended flower-filled garden. A brilliant retreat and a must for garden lovers.
In a small hamlet away from busy traffic. Trudie has been an excellent landlady for many years. Quality bedrooms. This is a real working farm in the heart of a quiet Dartmoor hamlet where the farming family keep their horses. Free range eggs, local bacon and wonderful home made marmalade on the breakfast table.
Moorview Cottage Near Tavistock. Self Catering holiday cottage sleeps a maximum of five people. Moorview is ideally suited to anyone wishing to enjoy walking cycling or riding over Dartmoor or exploring the local area. Moorview Cottage is open all year around and you will receive a warm welcome when you come and stay
An immaculately-presented detached barn conversion on a rare breed farm, just a mile from the small village of Peter Tavy, and close to the market town of Tavistock. In a rural setting up on the moor and with magnificent views of Dartmoor, this cosy cottage is ideal for a peaceful getaway close to excellent walking routes.
A lovely, detached barn conversion set amid 13 acres of fields and landscaped grounds, on the outskirts of Broadwoodkelly, 3 miles from Winkleigh, boosting its own indoor swimming pool - what more could you want?
This property is ideal for a busy active family who will appreciate the fact that there is a swimming pool with endless flow in house, an outdoor pool in summer, a tennis court, a games room, multi gym with exercise machines, pool table, table football and table tennis, and a 250 acre farm to romp around. 2 double rooms plus a twin and a cot. If you have extra guests, the farm also has bed and breakfast on offer. This is a very well equipped house with the added benefit of an evening meal menu. A five star cottage.
On the southern edge of Mary Tavy, above a quiet lane beyond the village church, is Little Torside, a pretty semi-detached cottage, once part of a terrace of miners’ cottages (the other two are now the owners’ home). A rural haven for walkers or exploring this beautiful part of Dartmoor.
Camping or glamping, tents or tourers. 35 statics, open March to October. Luxury spa facilities in a beautiful setting close to Dartmoor. Indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi,infrared therapy cabin, off license, well stocked shop, games room, petanque course children's play area, launderette, dog walking area (+dog wash!) and friendly staff. I have this from visitors Georgie and Venn who originally found the campsite on my website, and who now regularly visit Woodovis as their favourite campsite in the South West.
Between Okehampton and Tavistock, a lovely old thatched Inn serving real ale and a good range of gin and wines. Known for it's high quality flocal produce, with good West Country menus, this 800 year old hostelry also has 6 good en-suite letting rooms. 4 King size beds on offer, 3 family rooms + extra 'z' beds and cot available. Bar snacks available as well as most pleasant garden complete with stream and outdoor bar. Off road parking with pleasant flat walking and cycling on the Granite Way alongside. Bike hire close by.
Moorside Cottage is a spacious, detached 4 bedroom single storey cottage. A haven for nature and garden lovers with Dartmoor on the doorstep and interesting towns and the coast within easy reach.
The Shippen is a semi-detached ‘upside down’ cottage converted from an old milking parlour that sleeps 4, it is one of many beautiful barns and stables which served Grenofen manor house. It has pretty views of well-kept flower-filled grounds and long views to the moor, and its own little secluded garden for sunbathing/snoozing. Lots of footpaths around.
This campsite is open all year and takes up to 75 tents and 10 motor homes. (No electric hookups) Prices are per person, not per unit. I recommend that you book well in advance in the bunkhouse as it gets full in Summer with backpackers from all over the world.