Cottage Holidays in Tavistock, Devon, England

Tavistock is a bustling West Country town located close to Dartmoor National Park in Devon.  With fine stone buildings, elegant architecture, a good range of shops including independent stores, a peaceful park, bars, restaurants, cafes and a river flowing through the town, there is plenty to recommend Tavistock for a self-catering break.

Facts about what Tavistock offers for Self-Catering Breaks


If you like the idea of staying somewhere with plenty of facilities yet close to some stunning countryside then the town of Tavistock could be a great choice for you.  Located around one mile from the outstanding landscape of Dartmoor National Park, the national park is easily accessible for days out from Tavistock.  This national park is a fantastic place for walking, cycling, horse-riding and taking in some amazing views.  Guided walks are also sometimes available if you would like a little help when it comes to exploring.  

Other attractions that may particularly appeal to families taking a cottage holiday in this part of the West Country include Tamar Valley Donkey Park.  This award winning park and animal sanctuary is located in nearby Cornwall at Gunnislake around 5 miles from Tavistock.  Here children can enjoy meeting a variety of different animals including pigs, goats, sheep, rabbits and of course donkeys.  There is also a soft play barn where children can enjoy some fun times.   

For older visitors, there is an array of National Trust large country houses and gardens in Devon to visit for great days out.  Visits are of course free for members but charges apply for non-members.  Choices include Buckland Abbey at Yelverton, Castle Drogo by Dartmoor National Park and Finch Foundry near Okehampton.

Conveniently Tavistock has its own tourist information centre which you can visit to pick up free leaflets on local attractions, to find out more information on things to see and do locally and to ask the staff any questions that you may have. 

Located not too far from the coast, you can of course also discover some fantastic coastline as well as beautiful countryside when visiting this part of Devon and nearby Cornwall.

However, you choose to spend your time on your self-catering holiday, we hope you’ve found our hints and tips on things to see and do in and near Tavistock helpful.  This is a fantastic part of the West Country for a family holiday or romantic break away.  We feature an excellent collection of log cabins, large country houses, rural retreats and romantic cottages, we hope you find somewhere that inspires you in or near Tavistock.

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Featured Self catering country cottages near Tavistock, Devon, England:

Slade House, Ideford, Devon, England

5 bedroom Cottage, West Country.

Family-friendly and pet-friendly holiday cottage with snooker room and small gym which also benefits from access to an indoor heated swimming pool and pretty gardens as well as an excellent location near to Dartmoor National Park and the coast.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor ), games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £1800 to £2500 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 9 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01606301297 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Alpine Park Cottages, Exeter, Devon, England

3 bedroom Cottages, West Country.

Collection of good quality wooden holiday lodges set amongst 6 acres of parklands and woodlands, children’s play area in grounds makes this a great place for families.

Price range from £330 to £920 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 27 December 2014 to 18 July 2015;

phone 01395 233619 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dairy House Cottages, Cullompton, Devon, England

4 bedroom Rural Retreats, West Country.

Two delightful rural retreats in a tranquil setting close to Cullompton, with fishing available on site.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £495 to £495 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 12 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01884 277 421 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cider Barn - Quary Hockford Cottages, Tiverton, Devon, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Fringe of Exmoor National Park.

This 4 star rated high quality barn conversion on Quarry Hockford Farm has 2 bedrooms and with country views could be perfect for a rural retreat break in the West Country.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £300 to £500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01398 361430 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Long Barn Luxury Holiday Cottages, Torquay, Devon, England

6 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

A collection of 4 star and gold award winning country cottages boasting a shared indoor swimming pool and games room along with a lovely secluded location in a rural hamlet just a few miles from the popular town of Torquay.

Special features: pool (Heated indoor pool in adjacent barn Wifi access), games room, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £400 to £3450 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 13 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 22 December 2014 to 29 December 2014; from 02 January 2015 to 23 January 2015; from 26 January 2015 to 13 February 2015;

phone 01803 875044 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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