AboutA warm and friendly welcome awaits you at Higher Venton Farm . A 16th Century thatched Devon longhouse nestling in the green, unspoilt countryside of the Dartmoor National Park just half a mile from the picturesque village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. We are a 130-acre farm providing traditional farmhouse accommodation with good wholesome cooking using fresh farm produce wherever possible.
At Higher Venton - your holiday can be as active or relaxed as you wish. You can simply unwind and soak-up the peace and quiet of our beautiful countryside or, for the more energetic there is a riding stables five minutes’ walk down the lane. Why not explore the rugged beauty of Dartmoor - all 365 square miles of it. Join one of the many guided walks.
A pleasant fifteen minute walk down a country lane, past our local real ale inn leads you into the pretty village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor, renowned for it's September fair with Bill Brewer, Peter Gurney, and Uncle Tom Cobley and all! Clustered around the beautiful church of St Pancras, often referred to as the Catherdral in the Moor. There are shops, cafes, a National Trust shop with information centre and a 600-year-old public house.
"War Horse" you have seen the movie now come and explore the beautiful location and stay amongst the small thatched farms. Walk the moors and see the ponies running wild.
- Number of Rooms / Units
|Room / Unit Type||Room / Unit Tariff*|
|Double||£70.00 per person (breakfast included)|
|Double en suite||£80.00 per room (breakfast included)|
|Twin||£70.00 per person (breakfast included)|
*Double En-suite - Sole occupancy £48.00 per night with breakfast
Small Double & Twin room - Sole occupancy £40.00 per night with breakfast
The double and twin room have shared bathroom facilities.
Children under 15 years £20.00
- Farm - Built in 1560, previous owner was the writer Beatrice Chase.
- In countryside
- Of historic, literary or architectural interest
Children & Infants
- Accept children (Minimum age) - 5
Parking & Transport
- Car parking
- Access to golf course
- Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
- Serve breakfast
- Serve evening meal
- Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
Room / Unit Features
- Hairdryer in all bedrooms
- Non smoking rooms available
- Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
- Central heating throughout
- Number of Shared Bathrooms - 1
- Pets accepted
- Real log/coal fires
- Separate guests' lounge
Map & Directions
Exeter to Bovey Tracey to Widecombe-in-the-Moor.
Public Transport Directions
From Newton Abbot - 11 miles
From Newton Abbot head towards Widecombe-in-the-moor through Ashburton.
|Open New Year|
|Higher Venton (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)|