The Old Post Office is such a picturesque cottage.
The master bedroom boasts a huge double bed and a fabulous en suite.
The en suite to the master bedroom comprises of a superb roll-top bath and luxury shower cubicle.
The cosy living-room is such a great place to snuggle up and relax following an action-packed day.
This cottage offers parking right outside your door.
The fabulous open plan flow gives this cottage a real sense of space and style.
Looking through to the kitchen, past the Bang & Olufsen TV. No expense has been spared in this beautiful cottage.
The breakfast-bar, equipped with a second TV, makes a great spot to enjoy a spot of cereal whilst catching up with the early morning news.
The kitchen is carefully designed and fully equipped to make whipping up a feast a doddle.

Gathering around this beautiful dining-table is the perfect way to enjoy any meal.
The stairs wind up from the ground floor, through the first floor and deliver you on the hallway on the second floor.
The master bedroom has this fabulously huge super-king size bed.
What a beautifully furnished en suite.
Looking back through to the hallway from the en suite bathroom.
The family bathroom boasts a lovingly restored fireplace. What a stunning piece of history.
Bedroom 2 is super welcoming.
Looking through bedroom 3 to bedroom 4.
Bedroom 3 is light and airy, furnished with a desk, this is a great spot to catch up on those demanding emails.
I'm not too sure how much work you will get done with a view like this!
Bedroom 4 is lovingly furnished and overlooks the picture-perfect church.
This pretty pub and restaurant is just yards away. The perfect spot for a bite to eat in the sun.
The beautiful church which neighbours The Old Post Office. What a pretty sight.
As you are situated on the eastern edge of Dartmoor, a visit to the beautiful moors is a must.
The scenery on Dartmoor is spectacular.

The Old Post Office

4148

2.7 miles SW of Bovey Tracey / Sleeps 6 + cot

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

Nearest pub

Carpenters Arms (200 yards)

Having recently undergone a big makeover, the Carpenters Arms is ready to welcome guests with warm hospitality and excellent home-cooked food. Bright, clean and cosy, the pub is very popular so booking ahead is advised.

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

May 2019

Christine Weston

A really lovely pub serving good food and beer. Friendly service - a relaxing place to eat and drink.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

October 2018

Popular

We were lucky enough to stay at The Old Post Office just around the corner from The Carpenter's Arms and we used it several times. Lovely welcoming atmosphere and the 'pub grub' menu was well cooked and presented. Would happily go back.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Pascoe April 2010

Pretty and traditional 18th Century pub in an unspoilt little village. Popular with locals and visitors alike, good wholesome menu and friendly and attentive staff - plus a lovely log fire!

Nearest beach

Shaldon Beach (9 ½ miles)

Hugged by red cliffs thick with vegetation, Shaldon Beach sits at the mouth of the River Teign in Devon. Comprising of eye-catching red sand and a gently sloping shore, the beach is a popular spot in summer, providing a real haven for beach-lovers of all ages. Sit back and take in the views or try your hand at a favourite activity, this picture-postcard beach caters for everyone. For ease, facilities are located nearby and although there are no lifeguards, the beach is often used for watersports, including swimming, sailing and rowing.

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

Mr Burgher June 2019

Dog walking

Most of Shaldon beach has a summer time ban on dog walking.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Barnett September 2016

Ness beach

Excellent beach. Not for the unfit as quite a lot of steps involved in getting down/up.
Great for our dog and quiet in September. Cafe by the car park (cheapish parking charges)

Nearest walk

Templer Way (1 ¼ miles)

Retrace the old route along which granite was exported from Dartmmor to the coast via the unique Haytor Granite Tramway and the Stover Canal. The Templer Way covers 18 miles between Haytor on Dartmoor and Teignmouth on Devon's south coast.

Nearest town

Bovey Tracey (2 ¾ miles)

A bustling hub of activity, this town has an artsy-craftsy feel. It has all you need in terms of food and basics, and it’s a good bet for treats and presents, too.

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

Mrs Townley September 2014

Crafty

Pretty town, nice independant shops and a fantastic craft centre in the old mill.

Also nearby

Manns Deli (2 ¼ miles)

Yummy deli food that simply won't be found in any supermarket - this is what a good deli is all about. If you can't make it to the shop, their web site is chock full of goodies from deli gifts to afternoon teas - indeed their Devonshire Cream tea is one of the best in the country according to its awards.

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

Kay to the Tee November 2013

Yummy!

My delivery was very professional, strong recycled trendy cardboard box with recycled paper 'straw' packing, keeping safe my beautiful fresh scones (eat quickly!), teabags, jam, biscuits - all locally made and scrumptious! But the best were the intriguing Figgy Bombons - mini figs injected full of delectable alcohol-laced chocolate and dunked in chocolate once more. Divine!

Rugglestone Inn (4 miles)

Come early to get a table - there aren’t many and this pub is very popular.

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

April 2019

Recommended

Friendly staff, a good range of food and a great setting.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mrs Pascoe June 2017

We ate here twice whilst staying in Widecombe -it's a 'proper' rural pub with an exceptionally friendly landlord and a good variety of guest ales and wine. The menu was really interesting and the meals were generous and well cooked. The pub itself is small, but there is also a larger streamside beer garden. Would highly recommend - always lots of locals here too, which speaks volumes.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2009

Lovely old-fashioned homely pub by Widecombe in the Moor. Locally sourced food and real ales straight from the barrel.

Shaldon (9 ½ miles)

Shaldon is an unspoilt village situated on the mouth of the river Teign between Torquay and Teignmouth. It has a thriving livelyhood based on the estuary. On a clear day, Portland Bill can even be seen despite being 50 miles away. A pretty village with two churches, a boutique, butcher, coffee shop and many conserved areas for all to enjoy.

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

Mr Burgher June 2019

Shaldon

The London, The Ferry Boat and the Clifford all good pubs. The London Inn and The Clipper are the places to eat.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Mr Barnett September 2016

Shaldon village

Lovely walk with our dog along the estuary into Shaldon village with a few shops/cafes. London Inn pub by the bowling green friendly pub with excellent beer and food (Best to book for Sunday lunch). If you don't like the Hi De Hi type holiday with amusements and cheap trinket shops then this is a place to visit


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Ms Richardson January 2014

Very English Shaldon

A little hidden gem this village right on the seafront facing Teignmouth on the estuary, nice stylish shops and narrow streets with a bowling green and several nice pubs with good food.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Miss Gilchrist October 2013

Lovely pretty village, with a host of beautiful places to eat and drink. We tried the live music at the Ferryboat Inn, and had a lovely early evening looking out over the harbour from their beer garden. The shops were good quality, though during the off-season (October) I presume they have shorter opening hours (10-4 average) and some appeared closed. Everyone we met was very friendly, and the atmosphere was relaxed and refined.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

January 2012

Fabulous estuary village

Complete with its full range of shops, restaurants/pubs and beachesSo much to see- the village has a great website.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2009

Shaldon village life

Shaldon village hosts a variety of activities throughout the summer. There is a market on the village green in traditional costume every week and the well know water carnival where sand castle competitions and decorated boats abound. The highlight of the year has to be Shaldon Regatta, which takes place around the late summer bank holiday in August where everyone is welcome to enter and regatta boats are available if you don't have your own. Also five-a-side football, beach volleyball, swimming competitions and sandcastle competitions abound. Highly recommended.

Bovey Tracey Heritage Centre (2 miles)

Bovey historical artefacts and photographs, railway memorabillia and pottery exhibited in the restored old railway station, offering an insight into local hisotry, art and culture.

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

Mrs Alexander October 2013

Bovey Tracey Heritage Centre

Well worth a look. A lot of history and very interesting artefacts to see, including a very large model railway.

Widecombe in the Moor (4 ¼ miles)

The very heart of Dartmoor, this village is tucked into breathtakingly beautiful countryside. A couple of friendly pubs, cosy tea-rooms serving cream teas and a blissful, far-from-the-modern-world atmosphere.

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

April 2019

Pretty and popular

A lovely spot - popular during the day, sleepy and peaceful morning and evening. Very well located for walking the moors.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

March 2010

A traditional village green overlooked by the beautiful church - a great place to picnic (don't share it with the ponies though!),

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