Holwell Farm Cottages, Dartmoor, Devon
Holwell Farm Cottages, Holwell Farm, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England.
At Holwell Farm you simply have the best of both worlds - the stunning
location in the heart of the Dartmoor National Parks yet within a short car
ride away from some of the most child friendly beaches on the south coast.
Plymouth, Salcombe, Torbay and Dawlish are all within 40 - 50 minutes by car.
The nearest town Bovey Tracey (10 minutes drive) is steeped in history and has
a glorious open air swimming pool and a renowned yearly contemporary craft fair
(around June time).
All cottages are extremely child friendly with cots and highchairs
provided as standard. Stay in one of the three immaculate cottages that have
been lovingly and tastefully converted from barns to luxury holiday cottages
that sleep families of up to 6 and 8 maximum. Each retains its unique character
and charm with the ultimate in home comforts and surroundings that are truly
breath-taking. The living accommodation of each cottage is laid out in open plan
form to ensure maximum feeling of space, light, views and that no one is
feeling left out of it in the kitchen!
Set amongst open moorland, Holwell is a place simply where all the
family can have a fun and relaxing time. There are so many natural pursuits to
enjoy that are free to enjoy and are not "manufactured fun". Children
will not feel the need to reach for their latest electronic games gadget and
instead can fill their time exploring the nearby tors, with trees to climb,
brooks to splash around in and a host of flora and fauna to wonder at. There is
a good stock of DVD's at the cottages for families to borrow for chill out
time. With several really good family friendly pubs and cafes within walking
and short driving distance the choice to eat in or out is yours. You always
know that your children will sleep well at Holwell because the air is so pure
and they will be so exhausted from their day's excursions.
A welcome pack is included for stays of 7 days or more which includes
milk, bread, butter, cereals, jams and eggs. For shorter breaks the welcome pack can be ordered £30.
At Holwell maps will highlight walks from the farm, places of interest,
wildlife habitat, areas of historical and archaeological importance together
with suggested spots for picnics, a spot of fishing or a paddle in the Becka
Brook. There is also a BBQ for hire. At Holwell extra outdoor activities can be
arranged on site including guided walks or hikes, wildlife expeditions, flying
with eagles and hawks, and of course riding - be it horse or bikes.