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Lower Blackaton is a south facing 17th century granite longhouse set in informal grounds with magnificent views of some of Britain's wildest moorland. It has been refurbished to combine tradition with modern comfort. It has oil fired central heating, two living rooms with wood burning stoves, kitchen with Aga, microwave, fridge, freezer, WM and TD, 5 bedrooms, bathroom, two shower rooms, four toilets, TV, DVD, VHS, CD, radio, broadband, telephone for guests and an extensive library. Outside, there is a walled garden in a listed ruin, an acre of natural and grassed grounds (with swing, trampoline, open fronted BBQ barn), and ample off-road parking. Lower Blackaton is an ideal centre for gatherings of family or friends. It is a perfect base for people who enjoy walking, rambling and bird watching or simply appreciate the peace and quiet of Dartmoor, one of the most beautiful national parks in Britain. A beautiful restored barn can be rented with the house as a perfect venue for workshops, retreats, sit down or informal parties or just as an indoor play area with table tennis. There is instant access onto the moor, with stone age,bronze age and medieval ruins, spectacular tors, rivers and woodland all in easy walking distance. The village of Widecombe in the Moor is 3 miles away with cafés, pubs, church, village green and gift shops. Ashburton and Bovey Tracey are 7 miles, Tavistock and Newton Abbot (nearest train station) 14 miles, Plymouth and exeter 25 mies.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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For many many years a group of us have been recreating the "Arduous Training" we undertook as army cadets whilst at school. Always Dartmoor, always around May but not the yomping we used to do, more an amble between the fantastic pubs. We have camped, stayed in B&Bs, hotels and
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Third visit with Welsh walking friends to this lovely, homely, farmhouse a short distance from Widecombe in the Moor which is a perfect base for family walks or more challenging hikes, visiting pretty villages and great pubs. The weather couldn't have been much worse but knowing
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Lower Blackaton was the perfect place for our gathering of family and friends last weekend. The barn made a great party venue in the evening and an ideal place for the kids to play and hang out during the day. Everyone naturally congregated in the farmhouse kitchen around the
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A wonderful large farmhouse, perfect for our family gathering for my husband's 60th birthday. The kitchen was so cosy with the Aga and the living room with its woodburner. Everything there that you could possibly need plus toys, piano, books, games, big trampoline, swing and
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Lower Blackaton is a truly beautiful place to stay. The house was lovely, with lots of rooms and the perfect kitchen for big groups. It's the ideal place to go to get away from a busy town or city for the week. Judy is a great host who was very accommodating to us, a group of
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Cosy kitchen with Aga!
idyllic view from our bedroom
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View of nearby Dart Valley
"Check out the Rugglestone Inn for good pub food."
"Rooms facing the courtyard quieter, and best view."
"I'd just talk to David and Judy and they'll help you choose. All rooms have their plusses, some warmer, some more accessible re Wi-fi, for example"
"First visit http://www.lowerblackaton.com/ !!!"
United KingdomEnglandDartmoor National ParkWidecombe in the Moor
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