Short Breaks on Dartmoor

Discover Dartmoor in just a few days with a holiday property perfect for a short break.Read more

A few days amongst the wilds of Dartmoor will revive your senses, blow away the cobwebs and generally make you feel better. Especially when you have the luxury of a holiday cottage to return to at the end of the day. Cosy up in accommodation that meets your every need on a short break to remember.

 

Spring and Autumn Short Breaks on Dartmoor

Spring like a lamb over the moorlands in the sunny off peak seasons. Dartmoor is great walking country and the weather in Spring and Autumn is much more reliable and pleasant. Not too hot, not too cool, you can bring your pooch and stay at a dog-friendly holiday cottage and make the most of the great outdoors with a short break weekend stay.

 

Summer Short Breaks on Dartmoor

Dartmoor is a sensation in summer and a few days away lets you stride out and discover a beautiful landscape of greenery and panoramic views. Stop off at watering holes along the way and collapse back in the luxury of your holiday cottage after a long day's exploring in the sunshine.

 

Christmas Short Breaks in Dartmoor

Hunker down in a cosy cottage on Dartmoor for a magical Christmas like something out of the movies. Gather loved ones together in a rural retreat and enjoy festivities out on the moors for a few days away. 

 

New Year Short Breaks in Dartmoor

Have a few days away in the middle of nowhere and celebrate New Year on Dartmoor. Bring a friend or bring a few for a short break filled with fun and celebrations in the perfect holiday property.

 

Winter Short Breaks in Dartmoor 

Warm yourself up this winter by striding out over the moors, wrapped up against the winds as you stand atop a tor and survey the frosty panorama. A winter short break on Dartmoor is all about that cosy toes feeling in front of the fire so pick a perfect property complete with open fire and Aga to dry out socks and damp dogs too.

 

We have 32 holiday cottages on Dartmoor perfect for a few days' respite.

We have 32 self-catering cottages in Dartmoor available for a Short Break

  • Sleeps 2 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £275

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, North Devon.


The Apple Store is an idyllic romantic retreat for two. Nestled within the stunning Devon countryside and offering the most beautiful and uninterrupted views, this cosy little retr...

  • Sleeps 2 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £275

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £286

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Close to Dartmoor National Park, dog-friendly and with gorgeous, extensive grounds, this former hayloft is a delight; think roses around the door, beamed ceilings and a welcoming o...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £286

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  • 20% off

    22 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018

    £475.20 £380.00

  • 20% off

    29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019

    £475.20 £380.00

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £319

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Granary is a charming reversed level converted barn. The open plan living-room is upstairs with a well-equipped galley kitchen and a glowing wood-burner. Downstairs is a comfor...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £319

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £335

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Widecombe, Dartmoor.


Ned's is the perfect dog-friendly Dartmoor bolthole. Named after a local character who lived in the cottage and who played the fabled ‘Uncle Tom Cobley’ for many years at the Widec...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £335

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just a mile from Dartmoor, The Wool Shed is a single-storey property found in Lower Chaddlehanger. Furnished and decorated in a contemporar...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £338

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  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £568.28 £454.40

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £340

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, approached by a green lane, bordered by sun-dappled woodland, Leat Mill is delightful. A pretty enclosed patio overlooks tranquil surround...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £340

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  • 20% off

    28 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019

    £566.10 £452.80

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £362 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £362 *

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  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £815.20 £652.00

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £398

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


The 'wow' factor can be an over-used term – but not in this instance. Found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a mile from Dartmoor, The Hay Barn is really special. With its...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £398

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £461

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Taking its name from the nearby bridge over the Walkham river, Huckworthy is a truly idyllic couple's retreat. Granite steps lead you up to the front door and private garden area, ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £461

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £351

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


This pretty little terraced cottage is an ideal Dartmoor retreat in the peaceful village of Walkhampton, just a short drive from the busy market town of Tavistock and within almost...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £351

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