The beautiful Four Chimneys nestles perfectly in this beautiful countryside.
The patio is a delightful sun-trap to while away the hours in perfect peace and tranquility.
A wonderfully designed and fully equipped kitchen. Perfect for whipping up a feast.
The second sitting-room is a super stylish place to relax with a good book.
Bedroom 2 is perfect for a good night's sleep.
Swing open the bi-fold doors and step out of the kitchen onto the patio. Such a great space for dining al fresco.
The main sitting-room is the perfect place to retire to after a full day of exploration.
The main sitting-room boasts a fabulous wood-burner. Ideal for snuggling up and getting cosy.
The kitchen is home to a fabulous Aga. The Aga is only operational between October to April due to the volume of heat it creates.
The colourful and lovingly maintained garden is set over many tiers. Please be careful when enjoying the garden due to the tiered design and landscape.
The master bedroom is extremely light and spacious.
There are 3 steps down into the master bedroom from the landing, and then 3 steps up into the large en suite.
En suite to the master bedroom has a large bath and even larger walk-in shower.
This lovely landing area unites all the bedrooms. Peeking into bedroom 2.
Bedroom 2 is such a charming bedroom.
En suite shower-room to bedroom 2.
Bedroom 3 is a comfortable and spacious room.
Family bathroom.
Bedroom 4 offers this very inviting single bed which can be converted into a twin room should you have an eighth guest in your party.
Every detail in this house is stunning.
The lovingly manicured garden bursts with life and colour.
The garden which wraps around the house.
Your four-legged friends will have endless fun picking up the scents and trails left throughout this lovely enclosed garden.
Looking back at the house from the top of the garden.
The vantage point from the highest point in the garden treats you to views across the rolling countryside to Dartmoor.
The beautiful wood-burner is the perfect complement to a cosy night in.
The stairs lead up to the first floor from the second sitting-room.
Quirky and charming detail can be found throughout Four Chimneys.

Four Chimneys

4027

7.8 miles W of Okehampton / Sleeps 8 + 2 cots*

7 Nights from £726 - £1466

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

Nearest pub

Bearslake Inn (4 ¼ miles)

A traditional thatched 13th Century inn in a hamlet setting in north west Dartmoor, serving good food from its renowned restaurant. They like to keep things fresh and local with meals served in the 16th Century Dartmoor Room as well as the main a la carte Stable Restaurant. There's a Snug Bar with local ales as well as a large beer garden with moorland views and a babbling brook.

Nearest beach

Widemouth Beach (18 miles)

Just along the coast from the busy resort of Bude, Widemouth is a long, long stretch of sand backed by high cliffs. Unusual rock formations on the beach are a magnet for climbers while the Atlantic surf brings bodyboarders, kayakers and surfers here in their hundreds. Widemouth Bay is home to a scattering of houses, pubs, cafes and restaurants but there remains a definitive sense of having strayed off the beaten path here. There is a section open to dogs all year round, loads of parking and several surf schools.

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

Mr Skinner March 2012

Excellent

Widemouth bay is lovely, we've stayed near here a few times and it never disappoints.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2011

Great beach for surfing and swimming due to waves and lifeguards on duty.

Nearest walk

Germansweek and Blagrove Walk (2 ¼ miles)

Courtesy of www.ridetherubycountry.co.uk website we bring you a gentle five mile walk taking in delightful countryside.

Nearest town

Lydford (5 miles)

This sleepy village is situated in West Devon within the Dartmoor National Park. The village is noted for its history and breathtaking views across the Dartmoor Tors. It is home to a massive spectacular granite viaduct which forms part of the disused rail route between Exeter and Plymouth.

Also nearby

Lydford Gorge (5 ¼ miles)

A woodland trail through the South West's deepest gorge, alongside the River Lyd, past the spectacular 30m Whitelady waterfall to the 'Devil's Cauldron' whirlpools. Visit in May to see carpets of bluebells. Steep paths in places, can be slippery when wet - walking boots a must. Access to the Devil's Cauldron may occasionally be closed for safety reasons. The tea rooms located nearby offer some welcome refreshments!

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

Lisa August 2014

This is a beautiful wooded walk, although not for the faint hearted as it is steep and slippery in places. A great place to walk on a hot day as the trees provide a bit of shade from the heat. A really pretty place to visit if you're staying in the area.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2011

A stunning walk through a hidden Dartmoor jewel.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

June 2011

National Trust delight

A steepish walk into the gorge but a lovely place once you're there. It could be quite mystical for children. Very verdant and if you are lucky you will see dippers and grey wagtail. At one end of the walk there is a delightful NT shop and tearoom. The waterfall and devils cauldron are captivating.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

Lydford Gorge offers a beautiful walk through the valley - with short and steep or long and easy routes. Look out for the dormice boxes, part of the National Trust's nature conservation project.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

February 2009

Lovely picnic spot; the National Trust always provide good value and a shop!
- G Steele

The Granite Way (7 ¾ miles)

This cycle and walking route runs for 11 miles between Lydford and Okehampton along a disused railway line. The route forms part of the National Cycle network with Okehampton the most popular start point where bicycles can be hired locally. The off road track has the advantage of being mostly traffic free. Meldon Viaduct offers spectacular views across the moors.

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

Mr Allen March 2018

Ahh the sound of traffic!

I love walking, but I couldn't wait to get off this one. We made it from Okehampton to the Meldon Viaduct before abandoning The Granite Way and heading to the moors - it was the only way to escape the A30's roaring traffic! The subsequent walk through the valley to Meldon reservoir and over the moors to Shortacombe was great though!


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mr Mearns September 2015

Kid friendly cycle

Start from the station where you can hire bikes ( we bought our own) there is a youth hostel there in case you need to pick up basic supplies like chocolate and water! I did this with my 5 year old boy- it was not great weather but we cycled to meld on viaduct and back in less than an hour ( total of about 4 miles) and it was enjoyed by both of us - some lovely views and a nice safe easy ride- the only bit on the road is from the very quiet station to the start of the path ( we did this on a rainy day in August)


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mrs Pascoe February 2015

Great for the average cyclist

The cycleway starts at the old Okehampton Station (you can park right there) and is very easy to follow. There are a few gentle hills - nothing that strenuous - so it really is suitable for all ages and abilities. The scenery is beautiful - I'd recommend stopping off at the Bearslake Inn for a swift refreshment! - and it's very easy for an averagely fit cyclist to ride from Okehampton down to Lydford Gorge and back in around 4 hours with time for stop offs.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Mrs Warburton November 2011

From Okehampton station join the Granite Way Walk (cycle route 27) which follows the Dartmoor railway line. It is predominantly tarmac so no dirty puddles to avoid and ideal for bike riders of all ages, with only gentle inclines. A comfortable 3 mile walk will take you to Meldon Viaduct which gives stunning views over the moor and Meldon Reservoir Dam. Another mile or so gets you to the reservoir. At the Viaduct there is a converted railway carriage which provides a small cafe - seems only to be open at weekends which is a real shame as mid week in half term there were plenty of walkers and cyclists who I'm sure would have stopped for a welcome cuppa !

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre (5 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!

Lydford Castle (5 ¼ miles)

The castle was built in 1195 AD at a cost of around £35. Further alterations were made during the 13th Century. It was used as a prison and a court of law during the Middle Ages and even in its present condition modern day visitors can still get a sense of its intimidating past!

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

Jane, London September 2011

Free attraction which makes a nice change!

Just upriver from the spectacular gorge and next to the lovely parish church is the English Heritage site. Lovely views on top of the mound.

Lifton Hall (6 ½ miles)

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

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