Come and relax in our pretty holiday cottages set in a beautiful South Devon valley. Each cottage has its own private garden and views of the peaceful countryside surrounding us. These cottages are pet-friendly and guests and their dogs can enjoy our two-mile nature trail around the valley which includes ponds, woodland and meadows.
We accept 2 dogs in most cottages, although this is restricted during the busy season. The weekly charge for dogs is £25 per dog, and £10 per dog for a short break.
Our dog-friendly cottages:
We offer short breaks and special offers at certain times of the year. Please visit the 'Prices & Availability' page on our website for more details.
This owner/agency has featured on countrycottagesonline.com since 2008
Book this cottage in Devon direct with the owner or agency. For help with any questions or queries prior to booking we recommend you call the owner or email them.
Our cottages are ideal for a relaxing break any time of the year. Each cottage is individually furnished and well equipped with full heating, ceramic hob and electric oven, and LCD television, Ipod and DVD players, radios and Wifi. Some cottages also have woodburners. All are fully heated. As well as providing a comprehensive information folder the free wifi access in each cottage will help guests to easily find walks, wildlife events and local information. Children will love the shared play area.
Our fabulous location means we are just 2 miles from the historic village of Slapton with its two dog-friendly pubs, and Slapton Ley freshwater lagoon and nature trail. Close by there are quiet dog-friendly beaches and great coastal walks with spectacular views taking in Start Point Lighthouse and the villages of Beesands, Hallsands and Torcross. The estuary towns of Salcombe and Dartmouth, and the market towns of Kingsbridge and Totnes, are 20-30 minutes by car.
Availability and prices can be viewed by clicking on the weblink at the foot of the page.
Payment of 1/3 deposit on booking, balance six weeks before holiday start date. Full details on our 'Book Now page on the website.
South Devon has all kinds of visitor and natural attractions that keep holidaymakers returning year on year: a coastline and ailing in Kingsbridge, Dartmouth, Salcombe. Interesting towns such as Totnes, Modbury. National Trust properties such as Greenway, Colyton Fishacre and Saltram. South West Coast Path: East Prawle (birdwatching), Bantham for surfing, Bigbury and Hope Cove (sandy beaches), Thurlestone for rockpooling and canoeing. Start Point Lighthouse - tours and wonderful walks with seal spotting. Paignton Zoo, Dartmoor Zoological Park, Pennywell Farm and National Marine Aquarium, all within 1 hour from here.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Totnes Railway Staion 12 miles, Exeter International Airport 30 miles
Recommended Places to Visit: Plymouth Barbican, Hoe and National Marine Aquarium. Dartmouth with park and ride and boat trips along the River Dart. Eden Project, 1 hour 45 minute drive from here. Salcombe with boat trips to Kingsbridge, sailing and boat hire, visit Mill Bay sandy beaches and walks to Gara Rock. National Trust properties at Greenway on the River Dart and Coleton Fishacre at Kingswear.
Annual Events: South Devon Walking Festival in September. Dartmouth Regatta in August. Salcombe Regatta in August. South Devon Crab Festival - Summer. Various Trailblaze events throughout the year. Dartmouth Food Festival - October.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Devon has a huge number of superb eateries of all kinds. We have a local pub The Start Bay Inn at Torcross (4 miles from Dittiscombe)on the South West Coast Path - pop in for the freshest fish and chips in the area. The Cricket Inn at Beesands (5 miles from Dittiscombe), dog and child friendly, locally caught fish menus. The Fortescue Arms in East Allington (3 miles from Dittiscombe). Hearty menu using locally sourced produce. The Tower Inn Slapton (2 miles from Dittiscombe), expensive menu for special occasions.
Local Sports: Walking, Golf, Sailing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Fishing, Swimming, Surfing,
Pretty market town on the estuary with unique shops and cafes, galleries, supermarkets. Excellent Tourist Information Centre. Boat trips to Totnes throughout the year. Music and food festivals.