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.

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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Alternatively, perhaps we can tempt you with a few alternative comfortable holiday cottages.

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

Shute Cottage Barn

Shute Cottage Barn, Doddiscombsleigh, Devon, England

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West.

Romantic retreat just for two nestled in generous gardens by the hills of the Teign Valley, just outside of Dartmoor National Park.

Price range from £300 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
phone 01647 252316 emailClick here to email owner more info >
Games Room with Snooker Table

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)

Next availability: from 21 April 2014 to 02 May 2014; from 06 May 2014 to 09 May 2014; from 12 May 2014 to 16 May 2014;
phone 01606301297 emailClick here to email owner more info >
Self catering cottages, Exeter

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 20 April 2014 to 26 April 2014; from 17 May 2014 to 24 May 2014;
phone 01395 233619 emailClick here to email owner more info >
5 star 2 bedroom holiday cottage with charm in Devon

Splash Cottage, Ponsworthy, Devon, England

2 bedroom Thatched Cottage, West Country.

A very lovely thatched country cottage with a beautiful interior and ample character, perfectly located for exploring Dartmoor National Park and within reach of the coast and seaside towns such as Torquay for day trips out.

Special features: Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £600 to £1050 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
phone 01364 631069 emailClick here to email owner more info >
Fernhill Cottage

Fernhill Cottage, Ponsworthy, Devon, England

2 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Dartmoor National Park.

Lovely stone-built cottage, family-friendly and comfortable throughout, with an excellent location within Dartmoor National Park, with the coast accessible for day trips out not too far away.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £450 to £750 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
phone 01364 631069 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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