AboutA two-bedroom, luxury cottage in the pretty 13th century Dartmoor village of North Bovey, Dartmoor. Perfect for romantic breaks, honeymoons and mini moons.
STAY Three, four or seven nights
ARRIVE Monday or Friday
BEDROOMS Two (king, king/two singles)
HIGHLIGHTS Log fire, huge slipper bath, rose garden, views, pretty village, local pub, beautiful countryside walks, a meal at two Michelin-star Gidleigh Park
COUNTRY CLUB MEMBERSHIP Complimentary membership of five-star Bovey Castle, with use of its pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, spa, gym, tennis courts and golf (green fees apply) is included, with 10% off anything purchased.
ARRIVAL TREATS Devonshire cream tea with clotted cream and jam. Bottle of wine and olives. Freshly baked bread, butter, spreads, fresh milk and a bottle of Devon spring water
WHAT'S INCLUDED Fresh flowers, scented candles, White Company toiletries, dressing gowns and slippers, magazines, Sunday papers, firewood, board games, teas, fresh coffee, marshmallows with toasting fork for the fire. Complimentary use of mountain bikes, wellies and boogie boards
TECH Free wifi, through-cottage Sonos sound system with Spotify, Apple computer, Sky TV, DVD/Blu-ray player, movie library
OPTIONAL EXTRAS West Country hamper, private chef, farmhouse breakfast boxes, honeymoon and mini moon packages, organic food deliveries
RATES From £560 for a long weekend
DAMAGE DEPOSIT £300 (refunded within a week of departure)
DISCOUNTS 5% for repeat guests; 20% for last-minute stays
BOOKING £100 to reserve a stay (non refundable). Balance due two months before arrival by bank transfer, debit/credit card or Paypal
CHECK IN/OUT Check-in 4.15pm; check-out 11am
LOCATION 30-min drive west of Exeter. 20 mins from the A30.
CONCIERGE We are happy to help your travel arrangements
GETTING AROUND Car essential if you want to explore, although there's plenty to do on the doorstep. A taxi from Exeter is £30. Bikes provided.
CHILDREN Babies and 8+ welcome
PETS Not allowed, but ask about our lovely local boarding house
GOOD TO KNOW Due to space restrictions, the television is small (20"). Mobile reception is limited, but use the cottage's landline (standard BT rates apply)
TAKE CARE The high-sided bath/shower may be difficult for the elderly or disabled to use.
- Number of Rooms / Units
|Room / Unit Type||Room / Unit Tariff*|
|Moorland View Cottage||£640.00 per unit per week|
*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
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Map & Directions
The M4 from London, the M6 from the North West and the M1/M42 from the North East link up with the M5 to Devon, from where you can join the A30 to Moretonhampstead, our nearest town. North Bovey is a five-minute drive from here.
Public Transport Directions
Regular services leave London Paddington and London Waterloo for Exeter St Davids and Newton Abbot, and take about two-and-a-half hours. Singles start at £12. Due to the remoteness of the cottage, we recommend hiring a car. Abbeyford Car Hire deliver vehicles to Exeter St Davids station (01392 214242, www.abbeyfordcarhire.co.uk); Practical Car Rental is based in Newton Abbot (01626 331591, www.practical.co.uk). Prices start from £30 a day. For taxis, call Trevor on 01647 441143 (based in North Bovey) or David on 07905 612824 (based in Newton Abbot). Fares to North Bovey from Exeter are about £35, and £25 from Newton Abbot.
The nearest international airports are Exeter (a 40-minute drive away), Plymouth (50 mins), and Bristol (1hr 50 mins). The cottage is a three-hour drive from London Heathrow and is four hours from Gatwick airport.