The pretty patio outside the cottage is a real sun-trap.
Leat Mill looks out over private fields and woodland and has a gated sun-trap patio in front of the cottage.
The comfortable first floor sitting-room.
To reach the cottage, you cross a small bridge and take the lane down beside the river.
The well-equipped kitchen.
The spacious ground floor kitchen/diner.
The back door leads out from the dining area to the sheltered patio.
The south facing patio is the perfect spot for dining al fresco.
The stairs lead up into the sitting-room.
Wrought iron spindles on the balustrade are most attractive.
Cuddle up on the sofa to watch a late film on the television.
Inviting double bed.
Cheerful blue and white bathroom.
Walks abound.
The cottage looks out over the patio and grounds beyond.
The front of Leat Mill as you come along the lane.
There are beautiful views throughout the area.
A Dartmoor pony!
The market town of Tavistock nestles into the southeast foothills of Dartmoor.
A spring view of nearby Dartmoor.
The delights of Dartmoor are a short drive away.
Within walking distance is a good pub.

Leat Mill


8.6 miles NW of Tavistock / Sleeps 2 + cot

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The location of attractions is intended only as a guide. Distances are 'as the crow flies'.

Nearest pub

Fox and Grapes Lifton (¼ mile)

A quaint village pub that's been done up for the 21st century with a bar and family-style restaurant. The locals love it for the Sunday Carvery and regular food nights. Visitors love that it caters for little ones and has a beer garden.

Nearest beach

Foxhole Strand (16 miles)

This is a shingle and stone beach which can only be reached via Millook Beach at low tide.

Nearest walk

Two Castles Trail (¼ mile)

This six and a half mile walk follows fields and country lanes from Lifton to Stowford. It should take you about three hours to walk and you can park on Fore Street, Lifton, where the walk starts. Click the website link for further details.

Nearest town

Lifton (¼ mile)

Almost nudging the border of Cornwall, Lifton lies in the folds of the hilly Devon countryside. Despite the fact that Lifton is a small village, it has two major attractions to boast. The first, The Fairground Heritage Centre, is a magical exploration of the history of fairground rides and includes some mesmerizing examples of steam-driven carousels. Holding an entirely different appeal is the nearby Roadford Lake; 730 acres of water draws anglers, watersports enthusiasts, ramblers and cyclists throughout the year.

Also nearby

Lifton Hall (¼ mile)

Bar and restaurant in a Grade II listed building, parts of which date back to the 1600s.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

April 2018

A lovely spot and well worth a visit

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Miss Beaugeard November 2014

Lovely pub / restaurant

Nice friendly pub where we had dinner once and went for drinks a couple of times. Small cosy pub area. Food was very nice. Staff are very friendly. We felt welcome. Quiz night on Tuesdays twice a month.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

June 2009

Good food. Will allow dogs in the bar. Themed food nights are held on alternate Tuesdays.

Mr G. Brown

The Arundell Arms (¼ mile)

With a fistfull of awards including Taste of the West Gold 2016 and AA two Rosettes, pop in for delicious food created using food from local suppliers. You'll receive a warm welcome in contemporary surroundings.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

April 2018

Lovely Pub

A grand country house hotel with the added bonus of a pub for classic pub grub. Well worth a visit for afternoon tea.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2011

The Arundell Arms

A good luch stop if you are en route to somewhere as its just off the A30. A very traditional country house hotel/restaurant with a hunting, shooting, fishing theme. They do great lunch baguettes and lovely home made shortcake with coffee. Excellent loos too!

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

June 2009

This 300-year-old coaching inn serves great food with traditional and good service.

- A Fox-Edwards

Lifton Strawberry Field Farm Shop (½ mile)

Spend an afternoon plucking plump, juicy strawberries in the fields, then try to resist the aroma of freshly baked bread and hot pies luring you into the Barn farmhouse restaurant. If you want to stock up on West Country produce, the farm shop is bursting at the seams with local goodies.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

September 2011

Lovely fresh produce

Pick your own strawberries and buy one of their home made pies for supper.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

April 2010

You just can't beat pick your own Strawberries, they taste gorgeous and with a traditional farm shop alongside that sells everything you could possibly want, with the added bonus of it all being locally sourced and home-grown, you have to pay them a visit.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

October 2009

Great for a Sunday roast, and then you can pick up locally sourced veg, meat and bread straight out of the oven.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2009

The ice cream is highly recommended and the restaurant's worth a visit.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Ms Gulliford July 2008

A Farm Shop with a difference.

Whether you want coffee and cake, a full blown roast lunch, a Cornish pasty or Saffron buns - this is the place - the cafe is open every day (you will need to get there early for Sunday lunch). Cooked on the premises the pies, pastries and cakes are to die for. The farm shop always has a good selection of fresh seasonal produce and the butcher's counter has a wide variety of locally farmed meat. For those of you with a cold box there are also pasties, pies, veg and fruits available from the freezer. Well worth a quick detour off the A30.

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre (1 ¾ miles)

All the fun of the fair - an unusual homage to the weird and wonderful world of the fairground. Capturing the magic of a bygone era with vintage fairgound rides, artwork and exhibits.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Jo Rider May 2012

Wonderful rainy day fun

The best collection of old, working fairground rides anywhere, all under cover. Entry fee lasts all year. I would highly recommend the Dodgems!

Launceston Steam Railway (3 ¾ miles)

Straight out of Thomas the Tank Engine, this is a fun-filled excursion whatever the weather. Learn about the little locomotives, or just sit back and enjoy ride.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mrs Jewell September 2015

A quirky little train journey! We were glamping at Western Meadows (near New Mill Farm Park) and caught the quaint little steam train from the Farm Park into the town of Launceston for a look around. The children loved the 2 mile journey through countryside, it really did feel like we were stepping back in time.

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