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 31 holiday cottages on Dartmoor perfect for a few days' respite.

We have 31 self-catering cottages in Dartmoor available for a Short Break

New bookings can be placed for any holiday arriving on or after the 12th April for cottages in England and we are accepting Easter bookings at our properties in Wales, for those that can legally travel. COVID-19

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

7 nights from £325

1 Rose Cottage

4505

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


This pretty cottage is nestled in the heart of the beautiful village of Lydford, home to a fabulous pub within walking distance, wonderful countryside views galore and many histori...

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

7 nights from £325

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

7 nights from £329

Ned's Nook

3220

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


This beautiful little cottage is a fantastic Dartmoor bolthole for guests looking for a break from routine. Snuggled in beside the other cottages surrounding Widecombe in the Moor'...

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

7 nights from £329

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

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

7 nights from £332

The Granary

2760

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 Mon

7 nights from £332

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £352

Swallow Cottage

4388

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Ivybridge, South Devon.


Nestled in the beautiful countryside of south Devon is this beautiful renovated 18th Century barn within Dartmoor National Park. This luxury cottage for two is the perfect choice f...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £352

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £352

Dairy Cottage

4387

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Ivybridge, South Devon.


Welcome to one of south Devon's most peaceful locations and this beautiful renovated 18th Century barn within Dartmoor National Park. This gorgeous cottage for two offers the perfe...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £352

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £366

Burham Cottage

3268

3 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 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £366

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £375

Challamoor Cottage

4449

3 bedroom self catering cottage near Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor.


This idyllic Dartmoor, country cottage, formerly a roundhouse, is found down an exclusive driveway and set amongst woods, streams, and wildflower meadows. Approached by crossing a ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £375

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £382

Leat Mill

1409

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 £382

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

7 nights from £387

The Forge

2677

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


The Forge is single-storey and has its own small patio-area to one side. Very warm and cosy inside, this is a pretty cottage (watch the step down to the bedrooms). The kitchen look...

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

7 nights from £387

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

7 nights from £390

Horseshoe Cottage

2348

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


Tuell Farm is an undiscovered rural haven of peace nestling in the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are 28 acres to explore on this tranquil farm with Gre...

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

7 nights from £390

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