Local Area Information

Some Local Attractions;



Exeter city centre is a 25 minute drive from the property and can be easily accessed on the A30.A great day out can be had in Exeter,from shopping, to watching Exeter Chiefs rugby.


Another great City in Devon is Plymouth.Plymouth city centre is just one hour away from the cottage.As well as having a great shopping mall,you can also do activities such as ice staking and visit places such as the Aquarium.(one hour away)

National trust properties;

Finch Foundry-

Within walking distance of the Barn ( one mile) is the Finch Foundry.Currently the last remaining water-powered Forge in England .

Okehampton Castle-Just a short drive away is Okehampton Castle.This Castle was once the largest in Devon.

Lydford Gorge-This gorgeous Gorge,just a 20 minute drive away,is the deepest in the South West and has a spectacular 30m waterfall.

Castle Drogo-Also 20 minutes away,is Castle Drogo.Constructed between 1911 and 1930,it was the last Castle in England to be built.

Becky Falls-This tourist attraction in Devon,is centered on a waterfall of around 20 metres down a boulder -stewn bed.There is also a wonderful woodland walk with features such as a children's Zoo ,woodland trail and crafts. 35 minutes away.

Nearest Pubs;

Taw River Inn-10-15 minute walk-(1mile) -Dog-Friendly

Kings Arms South Zeal -5-7 minute drive

Tom Cobley-15 minute drive-Dog Friendly 

The Tors Inn Belstone-Dog friendly (10 minute drive )

The Oxenham Arms South Zeal-(7 minute drive) 


Bude (Summerleaze) -50 minutes away,Summerleaze is a beautiful beach just minutes from Bude's town centre. Surfing is allowed and dogs are also welcome.

Exmouth-45 minutes away,in South Devon,Exmouth beach has 2 miles of golden sand as well as fascinating rock pools.Attractions include Bowling and the observation wheel. 

Walks on Dartmoor;

Skaigh-Skaigh is in the Hamlet in Belstone Cleave in between Belstone and Sticklepath.Skaigh woods is a beautiful stretch of woods running by the river Taw.Can be walked to from the property ( 1/1/2 miles)

Haytor-One of most visited Tors on Dartmoor,Haytor is known for it's beautiful scenery and huge masses of Granite.30 minute drive away.

Blacktor-Black-Tor copse is one of the best examples of high altitude oak woodland in Britain.There is a 7.4 kilometer loop trail located near Okehampton from Meldon reservoir to Black Tor.This is a 50 minute drive away.

A few Family days out;

*Penny Well farm -Buckfastleigh-45 minutes away

*Donkey Sanctuary -Sidmouth-49 minutes away

*Roadford lake-Broadwoodwidger-30 minutes away

*Devon Cycle hire--Meldon-20 minutes away

*New Carlton cinema-Okehampton-15 minutes away

*Okehampton swimming pool-Okehampton-15 minutes away


*Waitrose,Lidl,Co-operative-Okehampton-15 minutes away