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Gages Mill Buckfastleigh Road, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7JW England
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#2 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Ashburton
Gages Mill is a family owned and run Guest House / Bed and Breakfast located on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, on the outskirts of the town of Ashburton. We have seven guest rooms comprising; six doubles, one twin and a family room that we can provide with a double and temporary full sized single bed and, if requested, a single blow up mattress bed. We purchased Gages Mill in September 2009 and have carried out extensive renovation and improvement works with our aim being to create an atmosphere and environment which we would ourselves appreciate if we were staying for a night or more. We love it - we think you will too. Kindest regards, Kate and Nathan.
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Alex wrote a review Oct 2020
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As boys with bikes we couldn't have asked for more. We were told we could store the bikes securely if required. Fantastic location with very easy access to main roads. Beautiful countryside with challenging terrain for cyclists. The breakfast was spot on, lots and lots of choice and the fact one could start the day with a large bowl of fresh fruit was a win! It is worth mentioning that COVID secure measures were appropriately enforced, a good thing obviously. COVID did not detract from our stay, we were perfectly happy and comfortable throughout. Thanks for having us!
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Date of stay: September 2020
Joanne186525 wrote a review Oct 2020
Devon, United Kingdom21 contributions10 helpful votes
We stayed here for one night in a family room with our toddler. The guesthouse was very clean and comfortable. The owners are very friendly and welcoming. The breakfast was excellent, we really enjoyed it. The owners have taken a responsible approach to Covid-19 prevention, we felt comfortable and well looked-after. Thank you, we would happily stay again.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Mark V wrote a review Oct 2020
Northampton, United Kingdom82 contributions29 helpful votes
We only stayed here 1 night and chose it from reviews of the places available in Ashburton. Kate and Nathan couldn’t have been more helpful. The room was comfortable and the style was in keeping with an older property. By that I mean it hadn’t been extensively modernised and lost its character. Breakfast was really good with a wide choice . The surroundings were good as they had a large garden to wander about together with easy parking. Some reviewers have moaned about the proximity of the A38 nearby, but we didn’t hear it. It all depends what you’re used to I guess. We ate at the Dartmoor Lodge about a 5 minute walk and would recommend having a meal there instead of Ashburton centre , worth looking around the town though which has a slightly alternative feel to it, being a cross between Stroud and Glastonbury (apologies to all those who haven’t been to either). We would definitely stay here again but for longer. Buckfast Abbey is well worth visiting while you’re here.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Richard B wrote a review Sep 2020
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Our five night stay exceeded our expectations. Kate and Nathan were such welcoming hosts, from the minute we arrived to the time that we departed. They engage so well with their guests, have a personable and friendly nature and they made our stay extremely enjoyable and relaxing. The guest house is extremely well appointed, in a beautiful settling and very handily situated, just off the A38, making a fine base for exploring Devon. Covid measures were very thorough and adhered to by proprietors and guests. We would not hesitate to revisit and it is very highly recommended. Thank you for a wonderful stay and for the memories.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Andrew M wrote a review Sep 2020
Hertfordshire5 contributions
Gages Mill is in the perfect location to explore both Dartmoor and the South Devon coast. The house has a lovely spacious garden and is situated just a 20min walk or 4 min drive out of Ashburton. Kate and Nathan are wonderful hosts, very friendly and helpful. The room was very clean, nicely decorated, well equipped and we had a fabulous view. Each day stated with Kate's wonderful breakfast cooked to order. Perfect
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$103 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandDevonDartmoor National ParkAshburton
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gages Mill
Which popular attractions are close to Gages Mill?
Nearby attractions include Pennywell Farm (3.3 miles), Buckfast Abbey (1.0 miles), and Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary (1.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Gages Mill?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Gages Mill?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Gages Mill?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gages Mill?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Coppa Dolla Inn and Restaurant, The Old Library, and The Studio Teashop.
Are there any historical sites close to Gages Mill?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Buckfast Abbey (1.0 miles).