Popular Area - Dartmoor

Dartmoor is an area of moorland in the county of Devon. It became a National Park in 1951 and is a haven for wildlife, including the famous Dartmoor ponies.

Dartmoor National Park is the largest and highest upland in southern Britain. You can discover rich hay meadows and hedge banks, granite tors, lowland heaths, blanket bogs, and upland oakwoods. `

When visiting Dartmoor, you really must indulge in the famous Devon cream teas. There are many pubs and restaurants full of character and charm serving local ales and traditional Devon fayre. Amongst the pretty villages of Dartmoor, you will find local craft shops selling artwork, marbles, pottery and teapots.

Your find lots of bed and breakfasts, guest houses, farmhouses, self-contained properties and charming hotels in Dartmoor that can accommodate a short break or long stay holiday.

As well as walking; Dartmoor is renowned for its sparkling clean rivers ideal for fishing wild brown trout, sea trout or salmon.

If you want to ride across Dartmoor, there are many horse-riding establishments that can cater for novice and experienced riders. The riding is superb with plenty of woodland trails and bridleways. Like Exmoor many accommodation providers can cater for your own horse if you want to bring them with you.

Golf is also popular in Dartmoor with several courses offering stunning scenery and catering for both the professional and novice golfer.

Other activities in Dartmoor include Letterboxing. There are thousands of hidden letterboxes on Dartmoor, usually containing a book for visitors to sign and leave messages. There is also a stamp for recording your achievement quiet a fun way to explore the moors.

Cycling on Dartmoor is popular those of all ages. Ride the quiet forest tracks or winding country lanes or attempt the steep rugged off-road routes suitable for energetic mountain bikers. You will find many centres within Dartmoor that hire out bikes.

There are plenty of places to visit and tourist attractions including the Becky Falls Woodland Park, Morwellham Quay, The House of Marbles, Miniature Pony Centre & Animal Farm, Buckland Abbey, Powder Mills Pottery and The Dartmoor Railway to name just a few. Dartmoor also has many popular landmarks including those of Tavistock Canal, High Willhays (highest point on Dartmoor) Childe’s Tomb (ancient burial site), Bowerman’s Nose (unusual rock formation), Crazywell Pool (artificial lake), Grey Wethers (ancient stone circles).

The nearest airport to Dartmoor is Exeter Airport.

Look at the accommodation listed below to find your perfect Dartmoor Bed and Breakfast, Guest House or Hotel and Book Direct.

Overcombe House, Bed and Breakfast Yelverton

Overcombe House, Old Station Road, Horrabridge, Yelverton, Devon PL20 7RA, UK

01822 853501

Single Occupancy from £72.50
Double Occupancy from £82.50

4 Star Silver Award

Wheelchair Accessible | Parking | Dvd Player | TV | Internet Access /Wi Fi | Garden/Seating Area | Tea / Coffee Making Facilities | En-Suite | Ground Floor Bedrooms | Licensed Bar

David & John look forward to welcoming you to ‘Overcombe… Read more…

Windwhistle Farm, Bed and Breakfast Plympton, Plymouth

Windwhistle Farm Country Guest House, Hemerdon Lane, Plymouth, Devon PL7 5BU, UK

01752 340600

Single Occupancy From £40
Double Occupancy From £74

Independent

Parking | TV | Internet Access /Wi Fi | Garden/Seating Area | Tea / Coffee Making Facilities | En-Suite

A warm welcome awaits you from your gracious hostess Rosemarie… Read more…