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.

The Farmhouse at Sherrill Farm, Tavistock, Devon, England

7 bedroom Large Cottage, Tamar Valley.

Spacious 7 bedroom holiday farmhouse with own private hot tub near Tavistock, ideal for big groups and enjoying access to excellent leisure facilities at Sherrill Farm which include an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, all weather tennis court, games room and children's play area with swings and slide, all just 40 minutes' drive from the coast.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared swimming pool at Sherrill Farm.), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1725 to £3550 per week
Sleeps from 14 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 01 September 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 11 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 18 September 2017 to 22 September 2017;

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