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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I decided to spend my big birthday on holiday with my favourite companions, plus my other half! We had a fabulous week, Dairy cottage was perfect, especially for my 3 dogs who had not been away before. Very clean, with everything we needed plus Really welcoming and warm. THe garden was safe and secure and you felt as if there...

Thank Gill S
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Bowerland Cottage Holidays. The Old Dairy accommodation is lovely if you are able to stay for a week, as you did. You were great guests and we hope to see you again some time. Keep up the dog training! Carole and everyone at Devon Dogs!

Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed in the annex whilst at bowerland and it was warm, comfortable and well appointed. It was fabulous for the dogs and it was great having a secure garden to let them out in and a nice wee walk close by. The training facility is also very good and staff friendly and helpful. I'll definitely return!

Thank banjalina
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Annexe. Bowerland is a great place, lots to do for you and your dogs. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. All the very best Carole, Alan and the Devon Dogs team!

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were in the Annexe , which was very comfortable clean and sheltered from the Wind !! only a basic Combi Oven , so if you want to cook , you would probaly be better off renting the larger cottages , but was just right for us , plenty of takeaways pubs nearby in Okehampton , and great chippy Kempsleys...

Thank Chuck P
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

Great that you enjoyed your break, we agree, the Annexe is perfect for a short holiday. And especially if you want to treat yourself and eat out. If you would prefer to eat in, take aways are fine. If you want to cook, the Old Dairy is much larger with a normal size kitchen and oven facilities. Hope to see...

Reviewed 17 October 2016

First holiday with my 16 month old lab. Fabulous accommodation in the Annex, cosy and comfortable, very dog friendly and a brilliant training programme. All the trainers were friendly and understood my young dogs needs and where I am at with his training. Enjoyed learning together some of the pre foundation agility and getting more focus towards me from my...

Thank Sybil88
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Bowerland. We are very fortunate to be able to offer both you and your dog a holiday. It was great that you took the opportunity to take part in some dog training with him. You had the best of both worlds! We hope to see you back again, and that you...

Reviewed 29 September 2016

Stayed in The Old Dairy from 23-30 September 2016. It is a lovely homely cottage and ideal for people and for dogs. All the facilities you could want, warm, comfortable and a nice sized garden, fully enclosed for the dogs. Loved sitting in the conservatory - great room. The human and dog welcome packs are a lovely touch - thank...

1Thank Colette T
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

We loved having you here Collette, and I know your dogs enjoyed themselves as well. I know you found the Old Dairy very cosy. We try to make sure our human guests are as comfortable as our canine ones. I think it works! See you next year. All the very best Carole, Alan & Lauren x

Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was our 3rd visit to Bowerland Cottages. We stayed in the Old Dairy, with some relatives staying in the Annex . As usual there was a warm and friendly welcome from Carole and Alan. Both cottages were very well presented. and the welcome gifts for both us and the dogs are a very nice touch. The dogs are well...

Thank John H
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you John, it is a lovely review. We are so pleased that you all enjoyed your week. You had good weather (well most of the time) and hopefully were able to relax and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of Dartmoor. The dogs were all extremely well behaved, and seemed to fit in really well. We look forward to seeing you...

Delmenhorst, Germany
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had a two week holiday with our two dogs, and had a great time. The accommodation is comfortable and Clean. Bowerland is great for Dartmoor and the North and South coasts. This was our second visit and we will probably come back for a third visit.

Thank WoodstockandGromit
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. You were great guests and your dogs were so good. We love the pictures we took of you all, now on our website! Looking forward to seeing you again, all the very best with your training. Carole & Alan

Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We took both the Old Dairy and the Annexe..we had 7 dogs between us...5 collies! The accommodation in both properties was excellent and the gardens quite secure which was very relaxing for us. Very peaceful location with some brilliant views across the countryside. The facilities in the barn are excellent so we were able to incorporate some agility training while...

Thank thetwosues2014
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

It was lovely to read your feedback, you were fantastic guests, joining in with the dog training, and even being our models for the new pictures for our website! Thank you so much, we really hope you come back and see us again sometime. All the very best Carole and the team at Devon Dogs xx

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We stayed at Bowerland for 4 days of training with our young lurcher. The annexe was comfortable, immaculately clean and the dog was obviously positively welcome. The little touches (marmalade, little vase of fresh flowers, radox in the bathroom) made this a little bit more special than the standard self catering cottage.

Thank Emma M
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

A lovely review, thank you Emma. The Annexe is a really great place to come for a few days, especially if you are having one of our special training packages as well, just perfect. We would love to see you here again, and this time I hope I am around a bit more! Carole & Alan

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Spent 4 nights in the annex with 2 of my dogs and thought it was lovely. Comfortable, cosy, relaxing and clean and loved the little gifts you receive. Loved having the use of an enclosed paddock and the option for agility lessons. I would definitely return.

Thank 892julia
Carole0109, Owner at Bowerland Cottage Holidays, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Annexe. You were a great guest and it was lovely to meet you. We do hope you come back again, don't forget, if you are able to book a 7 night stay, make sure you go for the Old Dairy next time. You will love that as well. All the very...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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We have 2 self contained cottage apartments both with enclosed private gardens, suitable for dogs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bowerland Cottage Holidays

Address: East Bowerland Farm | Sourton Down, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 4LZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Okehampton
Number of rooms: 2
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Bowerland Cottage Holidays Okehampton, Devon
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“Annexe is great for short stays , and if you want to eat out , the two larger cottages are probaly best if you want to cook”
 of 5 bubbles 519chuckp, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This isn't a hotel, it is a self contained annex.”
 of 5 bubbles Sybil88, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great for spending some quality time with both your partner and canine friends, love it just perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles Annette1182016, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Just book either the Annex of the Old Dairy they are both fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles 950melt, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“it isn't a hotel but rather a self contained Annexe of the farm house so if you love the countryside this is the best.”
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  • view from the Annexe, early morning English sky
 of 5 bubbles tr0yek, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
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