Spanning 386 square miles, Dartmoor National Park is a wild and rugged adventure space, packed with ancient legends and folklore, deep river valleys, beautiful moorland and exhilarating tors. Home to much rare flora and fauna, this is also a place packed with sports and outdoor pursuit opportunities, whether you fancy hiking up challenging hills or wild-water swimming in unspoilt lakes. Dartmoor holiday cottages make it easy to enjoy the finest amenities on your doorstep too, with top-quality accommodation designed to suit all needs.
Medieval Ashburton is the gateway to South Dartmoor and a buzzing little foodie town. Bovey Tracey is home to a busy market and ideal for picking up local mountain biking routes such as the Wray Valley cycle route. Buckfast is home to the famous Abbey, the tonic wine and some splendid gardens, and Chagford has been voted as one of the best places to live in the UK! Choose from Dartmoor holiday cottages offering comfortable accommodation; ideal for relaxing after a busy day of outdoor pursuits and sightseeing.
This part of the world is superb for outdoor activities, including hiking, cycling, horse-riding, canoeing, climbing and caving, and even paragliding. The National Park's Visitor Centres have won awards and are packed with ideas and information for local attractions, including Dartmoor Zoo, South Devon Railway, or the War Horse Valley Farm. You'll also find that Dartmoor holiday cottages are located close to the best little towns, villages and eateries, so you can enjoy fine food to order in or to dine out, often in a short stroll from your accommodation.
Dartmoor holiday cottages make it easy to enjoy the best of this area with versatile accommodation for all needs, including pet-friendly cottages, spacious holiday rentals for groups, outdoor space with BBQs and even a hot tub for evening relaxation, splendid views, private parking, broadband and log-burning stoves; ideal for cosy and relaxing downtime after your Dartmoor activities.