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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

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
High season£2,110.00 per unit per week
Low season£860.00 per unit per week

From £860 per week for up to 9 people
(add £70 per additional person for a maximum of 12 people).

From £645 (2 or 3 nights) for up to 9 people
(Add £30 per additional person for a maximum of 12 people).

£50 to £200, depending on intended use.



  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Picinic Area - BBQ and picnic area in the ruins, or in the lean to by agreement.

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - All children welcome
  • Accept children all ages - There's a play area, trampoline, lawn area and lower garden for hide and seek!
  • Children's play area
  • 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)

Establishment Features

  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Countryside Location
  • Dogs Accepted
  • 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
  • Log Fire - Large wood burning stove
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted - Well behaved dogs by arrangement
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Pets accepted by arrangement - Well behaved dogs welcome.
  • Public telephone - Guest phone; WiFi; no mobile signal
  • Short breaks available
  • Wedding Venue - The top barn is available in addition to the house. Please contact for details.
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties - Single sex groups welcome, but not stag or hen parties
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Country house
  • 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

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.
  • Games room - The top barn has a table tennis table. It is available to rent in addition to the main house. Please contact for details.

Parking & Transport

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

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
  • Non smoking rooms available - All rooms are non smoking
  • Oven / Cooker
  • Radio
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • WiFi

Specialist Features

  • Special provisions for cyclists - Bikes can be stored in the lean to. Hose pipe to wash down if needed.
  • 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

Venue Facilities

  • Wood burning stove

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

* Open all year.
Short breaks except in main holiday periods.

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