Dartmoor Self Catering Cottages to Rent

Like all of the UK National Parks, Dartmoor offers a wealth of stunning scenery for visitors to explore. There are outdoor activities to suit almost everyone for a holiday in this large, wild and rural National Park in Devon. Whether you're looking for a very challenging trek across wild and windswept moorland or just a relaxing ramble through ancient oak woods and charming villages, there is plenty to see where ever you go. Being a popular visitor destination, the area has plenty of quaint holiday cottages offering comfortable, high quality self-catering accommodation.

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Polly's Bower, Saltash, Cornwall

Polly's Bower, Saltash

A converted 300 year old cider barn hidden away in the beautiful Cornish countryside. Stunning views across orchards and valleys. Original features including old peg beams and rounded walls with an inglenook dining area. Wood burner, super-king bed, White Company goodies. 1 mile great pub.

Butterdon, moretonhampstead, Devon

Butterdon, moretonhampstead

Butterdon a beautifuly decorated stone cottage located in the Teign Valley on Dartmoor - sleeps 5. Butterdon is one of 3 self catering cottages at Clifford Barton which all have private fenced gardens, pet friendly, great for kids, 2 acre lake, 50 acre private nature reserve and Games Barn.

The Old Apple Store, Okehampton, Devon

The Old Apple Store, Okehampton

Set within a 450-acre organic farm in rural surroundings, The Old Apple Store near Okehapton is a lovely wooden lodge for 6 guests within reach of South Devon beaches overlooking Dartmoor and the Devon hills. Dogs are welcome.

Swallows at Falkedon, Chagford, Devon

Swallows at Falkedon, Chagford

Swallows is a delightful 4-Star Visit Britain rated apartment near Chagford with Wi-Fi. It sleeps 2, part of a Grade II listed Georgian farmhouse. Quiet, secluded rural location, in Dartmoor foothills between Chagford and Spreyton in Devon. Ideal location to explore Devon, Dartmoor and both coasts. ...

Pippin Cottage, Saltash, Cornwall

Pippin Cottage, Saltash

This secluded country cottage with swimming pool has stunning views across wooded valleys. It has a large private garden and a patio with built-in bbq. It's perfect for exploring many of the wonderful nearby local beaches, while Dartmoor,Bodmin moor and the Eden Project are just 25 minutes by car.

Coachmans Cottage, Sparkwell, Devon

Coachmans Cottage, Sparkwell

Situated on the edge of Dartmoor and within walking distance of the Treby Arms, a Michelin Star restaurant, is Coachmans Cottage. This pretty three bedroom cottage comfortably accommodates up to seven.

Bridesmere, Moretonhampstead, Devon

Bridesmere, Moretonhampstead

Bridesmere, a beautifully decorated converted Devon barn, in the Teign Valley on Dartmoor, sleeps 8. Bridesmere is one of 3 self-catering cottages at Clifford Barton which all have private fenced gardens, pet friendly, great for kids, 2-acre lake, 50-acre nature reserve and Games Barn.

Whitelady House, tavistock, Devon

Whitelady House, tavistock

Whitelady House near Tavistock in West Devon is an imposing Grade II listed country house set in its own stunning grounds within Dartmoor National Park. It sleeps 12 guests in 6 bedrooms, with 4 bathrooms. This dog friendly house is lies at the heart of a rural walkers paradise next door to the Nati...

The classic Dartmoor villages of Chagford, Moretonhampstead, Lustleigh and Bovey Tracey will leave you thinking that you have stepped back in time. Discovering ancient stone cottages and narrow, flower-filled country lanes will keep you enthralled for hours. And if you’re looking to find a holiday cottage among these lovely old villages, use the helpful search boxes on My Favourite Holiday Cottages to narrow down your search. There is a wealth of culture and heritage to discover at Castle Drogo or Buckland Abbey, where you and the family can spend the whole day and enjoy a picnic in the beautiful grounds.

Dartmoor is also famous for its festivals and fairs, at Chagford, Tavistock, Wddecombe and Peter Tavy, all picturesque moorland villages in their own right.