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Discovering the Charming Village of Bridestowe: A Perfect Base for Self-Catering Holidays in Dartmoor

Nestled in the heart of Dartmoor, the village of Bridestowe beckons travellers with its captivating landscapes and various activities that make it an excellent choice for self-catering holidays.

Bridestowe is a quintessential Dartmoor village known for its traditional stone cottages and friendly atmosphere. The village is a peaceful and welcoming place, with a Grade II*-listed medieval church, a thriving village store, a 400-year-old pub serving good home-cooked food using local produce and a modern village hall presenting many events where visitors are welcome.

A sprawling Dartmoor Manor house ovrlooks a sweeping, tree-lined lawn.

This extraordinary manor house is nestled in the idyllic countryside, a mere mile from the village of Bridestowe, situated on the periphery of the Dartmoor National Park. A living testament to history, dating back to the 13th century, it stands as a truly exceptional Grade II* listed haven, ideally suited for families and large groups of friends seeking resplendent gathering spaces.

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Bridestowe's location at the entrance to Dartmoor National Park is ideal for walkers and nature enthusiasts. The area boasts numerous footpaths and trails suitable for all levels of hikers. Whether you prefer challenging treks to rugged tors or leisurely strolls along the River Taw, Dartmoor's stunning landscapes are ready to be explored.

Exploring Northern Devon

Beyond Dartmoor, Bridestowe serves as an excellent starting point for discovering Northern Devon's attractions. The North Devon coastline, with its dramatic cliffs and sandy beaches, beckons visitors for coastal adventures. A visit to Clovelly, a well-preserved historic fishing village, offers a glimpse into the region's rich history and coastal charm.

Activities and Attractions

Lydford Gorge: A short drive from Bridestowe, Lydford Gorge, managed by the National Trust, provides an engaging walking experience amidst waterfalls and ancient woodlands.

Roadford Lake: This scenic reservoir nearby offers opportunities for water sports, picnics, and leisurely walks along its shores.

Okehampton Castle: History enthusiasts will appreciate Okehampton Castle, a captivating medieval ruin that sheds light on the area's past.

Bridestowe Holiday Cottages and Holiday Homes

For a fully immersive experience, consider booking Bridestowe holiday cottages or holiday homes. These accommodations blend modern comforts with the rustic charm of Dartmoor, providing a comfortable retreat after your daily adventures. Whether you're travelling solo, with a partner, or as a family, you'll find a variety of options to suit your needs.

Bridestowe offers a tranquil escape where you can enjoy the simple pleasures of life and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Dartmoor. Whether you're hiking the moors, tucking into cream teas, or exploring the coastal wonders of Northern Devon, Bridestowe provides a delightful escape into Devon's countryside. Book your stay today and embark on a journey to discover the wonders of this Dartmoor village.