An incredible view to look onto from Haretor Barn!
Bedroom two is a real sanctuary.
A very well-equipped kitchen.
The open plan living-room is perfect for relaxing on holiday.
Enjoy the guests' garden whilst soaking in the view and meeting your neighbours as you cook up a holiday feast on the barbecue.
Haretor has a lovely little garden perfect for afternoon tea after a walk out across the moors.
A comfortable living space with ornate furniture and features throughout.
The open plan living area is on the first floor with a door to your own garden with picnic table.
A perfect place for a little feasting.
The stairs take you to the lower level where you will find the bedrooms.
Bedroom two has beautiful high ceilings and luxurious finishing touches.
Bedroom 2 has the added luxury of an en suite shower-room.
The downstairs hallway leads off to both bedrooms.
Bedroom one can be made up as twins or a double bed.
A little breakfast in bed is very welcome on holiday!
Bedroom one fills with sunlight!
The family bathroom, ideal for a long soak after a day of adventure.
Haretor Barn is nestled in a beautiful rural spot.
The surrounding views are mesmerising, welcome to Haretor Barn.
As you approach Haretor Barn you feel like you are leaving your busy life behind you and arriving at your rural haven.
Welcome to Haretor Barn.
The grand entrance to your holiday home.
The parking is at the back of the property.
Iconic Lydford Gorge is a must see on holiday.
Lydford Gorge is a spectacular steep-sided wood gorge.
One of many tranquil riverside walks in and around Tavistock.
The pannier market at Tavistock takes place on Tuesdays and Saturdays weekly.
Cuteness alert on Dartmoor.
Dartmoor has so much to offer.
The Castle Inn at Lydford is worth a visit and a great place to sit outside and relax.
And it has a warm and and welcoming interior.

Haretor Barn

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5.3 miles N of Tavistock / Sleeps 4 + cot

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

Nearest pub

The Castle Inn (1 ½ miles)

Situated in the pretty village of Lydford, this historic pub has a large garden for outdoor dining in summer and a bar with open fire, snug and restaurant. Food is traditional and home made using produce from local sources. Dogs are welcome.

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

July 2021

Lunchtime and evening food and drink

Beautiful accommodating garden. Friendly fast service and tasty fresh lunchtime sandwiches and evening pub food


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

August 2020

Great experience

Fantastic every night. Great menu and very tasty food. Nice wine list which we enjoyed! The staff were excellent and efficient, made us feel at home. Very dog friendly - our lab loved it!

Nearest beach

Cremyll Beach (19 miles)

Both Barn Pool and this beach are next to the Cremyll foot ferry with access to the gardens of Mount Edgecumbe Park nearby. With lovely views across to Plymouth, Cremyll beach is shingle and sand with some rock pools around the south side. Car parking is available at Cremyll and dogs are allowed year round.

Nearest walk

Lydford Forest (1 ½ miles)

This is undisturbed woodland offers a quiet place to take a stroll, there are no defined routes so amble wherever takes your fancy! Down by the riverbank bank is particularly enjoyable!

Nearest town

Lydford (1 ¾ 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 (1 ½ 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

July 2021

Great walk

Fabulous natural trail through the gorge and welcoming cup of tea at both ends.

Just a bit pricey for non NT members (4 young adults)


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

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

Elephants Nest Inn (2 ¼ miles)

The menu here changes every month and is always based on local, seasonal produce.

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

October 2016

Great Quiz Night

Went on the first evening thinking we had booked, found a table for us anyway. Food exceptional and welcome very friendly. Decided to go later in the week for the quiz and curry night. Usually held first Thursday of every month. Booking essential. Very well organised and great fun, and we won!!. Would definitely reccommend this to anyone though be sure of directions as the sign is on the hedge as you pass it and you could end up back on the main road!!


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

September 2013

Fantastic food & views

My guests constantly rave about this pub - so I am really happy to recommend it. Fantastic home made burgers.


Rated 5 out of 5 stars

January 2009

Looks good

Our walk overran (see Tavy Cleave walk) so we did not get a chance to try it out, but it looked good from the outside and the Web site looks good. I definitely intend to go back and will report again then.

Cholwell Farm and Riding Stables (1 ¼ miles)

From beginners to the experienced, from one hour to all day, escorted rides and lessons take place on stunning Dartmoor.

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

April 2012

Highly recommended

We visited this stables as a group of experienced riders and horse owners on a weekend break. We found a good variety of horses to suit all customers (not just riding school 'plods'), all of which were well looked after, fit and happy. The staff were exceptionally friendly, struck the perfect balance of being there to guide but not to make the experience regimented, and were calm and safety conscious. It was refreshing to go somewhere that catered for an experienced group and we had a lot of gallops across the open moorland. The approach track could be pretty hair-raising on an icy day, but I would rate this as a must for anyone who wants a different view of Dartmoor (they will happily cater for mixed experience groups and complete novices too).

Lydford Castle (1 ½ 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

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.

Peter Tavy Inn (3 ½ miles)

Found in Peter Tavy village, this wonderful 15th Century pub is renowned for its great food, real ales and lovely service. Homemade dishes are crafted using locally-sourced produce, and the inn itself is packed to the rafters with personality. A large stone fireplace heats the flagstones in the cooler months and casts a cheery glow.

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

September 2021

Vanessa Bosanko

Wonderful beer garden, good lunch.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2011

One of Dartmoor's best pubs!

Great pub serving good pub food. I've only ever visited in the winter when it is often at its best - comfortable surroundings with wood burning stoves. And you can bring your dog. But definitely book - it was quite busy over Christmas.


Rated 4 out of 5 stars

January 2009

Great for Sunday Lunch

Well used by locals. A 'proper' country pub with hearty fare and a good selection of veggie dishes. Would recommend booking as it gets busy.

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