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Lower Blackaton

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Widecombe In The Moor
TQ13 7UB

Tel: 01364 621369

Lower Blackaton

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Guide Prices

From £860 per week, £578 short break (2 or 3 nights) for up to 9 people, with an additional £10 per person per night for 10 to 12 people.
SHORT BREAKS from £468 (2 or 3 nights for 6 people; add £10 pppn for 7 to 11 people).
£50 to £200, depending on intended use.



  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Maximum group size
  • Picinic Area

Venue Facilities

  • Wood burning stove

Key Features

  • Family
  • Film or TV location
  • Groups Welcomed
  • In countryside - Fields and open moorland
  • Midweek breaks
  • Non smoking establishment - No smoking in the house or barn
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - The house, barns and ruin of a former house or barn are all listed. The main barn and the ruin are thought originally to have been long houses probably pre-dating the main house, which is at least 400 years old. This part of Dartmoor is the setting for Conan Doyle's 'Hound of the Baskervilles', and more recently featured in the film of 'War Horse'.
  • Romantic
  • Weekend breaks

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Cot - Travel cot (free; BYO baby bedding)
  • Facilities for children - Dressing up clothes, toys, games, puzzles, soft toys, books. Trampoline, swing, swingball. Parents are responsible for their children's safety. .
  • Food/bottle warming available - Microwave
  • Highchair - Two high chairs, one Victorian and one modern (Ikea)

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Room for 8 cars in drive, plus extra parking spaces outside barn

Leisure Facilities

  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking - Available locally at Shilstone Rocks Riding Centre and Babeny Farm Stables
  • Cycle hire - Available from Fox Tor Café in Princetown (6 miles). Electric bike hire and guided tours from Dartmoor Electric Bicycles.

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • Cash & Cheque accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Aga
  • CD Player
  • Central Heating
  • Colour TV
  • Dishwasher
  • Drying Facilities
  • DVD Player
  • Free View TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven / Cooker
  • Radio
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi

Establishment Features

  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Countryside Location
  • Electricity inc in rate
  • Exclusive Use
  • Family Friendly
  • Free car parking
  • Garden/patio for guests' use - Informal, one acre, including walled herb & flower garden, large grassed area, woodland and wild flowers, picnic tables, open-fronted BBQ barn
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Launderette - Washing machine, tumble dryer, drying racks, washing line
  • Linen available free of charge - All bedlinen provided (except baby bedding for travel cot). S/C guests are asked to bring their own bath towels.
  • Linen provided - BYO Bath Towels
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted - Well behaved dogs by arrangement
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Public telephone - Guest phone; WiFi; no mobile signal
  • Short breaks available
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties - Single sex groups welcome, but not stag or hen parties
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Specialist Features

  • Special provisions for walkers - Immediate access onto the moor (e.g. the Two Moors Way along Hameldown to the bronze age settlement at Grimspound and Hockney Tor, through the Challacombe valley to Golden Dagger and Vitifer tin mines and Soussons woods).

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Lower Blackaton is on a lane 3 miles NW of Widecombe. Its nearest neighbours are 400m. 

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station and coach stop: Newton Abbot (15 miles; London by train 2hrs 45mins) Ashburton taxis 01364 652423, Station Taxis 01626 334488 Airports (with car hire): Exeter (45 mins), Bristol (2 hrs)

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Lower Blackaton (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Open all year. Short breaks except in main holiday periods. Off peak B&B when there is no S/C let and owner is home. B&B may be available at short notice.

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