Find some beautifully unique places to stay on Dartmoor!
Dartmoor is full of stunning tors, quaint villages and amazing accommodation. If you’re looking to stay somewhere that is a bit different, we have handpicked 5 wonderful and unique places to stay on Dartmoor. Read on to discover more.
1. Bring your family, dog and even your horse to Beechwood on Dartmoor
Beechwood B&B is located in the stunning Dartmoor village of Postbridge. The real unique part of this B&B is that it is perfect for horse lovers, as you can bring your equestrian friend with you! Your horse will get their own stable and can enjoy a little trip away from home with you. Enjoy galloping across the moors with your best friend; you can even bring the dog too!
2. Stay in an old School Guest House
This charming B&B in the quaint village to Horrabridge boasts the original school house features, such as the bell tower and wooden beams. The Old School Guest House has a unique charm that will make your stay that little bit more special. With close access to Tavistock and Plymouth, you can get out exploring Dartmoor and the local area with ease.
3. Stay at Buckfast Abbey
This is certainly one of the unique places to stay on Dartmoor. You may know Buckfast Abbey as the beautiful church where monks live and pray. You may also think of Buckfast Tonic, a wine made by the monks at the Abbey, widely popular with the Scottish population. But Buckfast Abbey also has a wonderful hotel and provides self-catering options too, such as Grangehurst house. Buckfast Abbey is a wonderful location to stay and visit.
4. Stay at a Wonderful Pub with a Wonderful Story
The Tradesman’s Arms has an extensive history. The pub has been known to have been around since at least 1850. In 2008, the pub closed. However, a group of locals who treasured the pub raised funds and reopened the pub just 1 year later. The pub offers delicious home cooked meals and you will feel right at the heart of Dartmoor whilst staying here.
5. Enjoy a slice of History at the Two Bridges Hotel
The Two Bridges hotel offers delicious dining, beautiful accommodation and a cosy snug area with a wood burning fire to enjoy after a long day walking on the moors. This wonderful hotel dates back to 1792 when Sir Frances Buller built a coaching inn. It was called the ‘Saracen’s Head’ and was changed to the Two Bridges Hotel in the 1900’s. The hotel definitely has a lot of charm, and is even situated along the b3212, a road that is supposedly haunted by the legendary ‘hairy hands’! In a historical and folklore sense, it is certainly one of the most unique places to stay on Dartmoor.
If you’re planning to visit Dartmoor, why not visit us here at the Miniature Pony Centre? A great day out for all the family! Find out more about us on our homepage.