Out & About



Tavistock, Plymouth , Ashburton, Gunnislake, Calstock, Bere Alston, Bere Ferrers;  Sheepstor and Meavy where some of Warhorse was filmed.

Excellent restaurants:

There are several good places to eat including Horn of Plenty for special occasions, The Drake Manor at Buckland Monachorum, along with others such as Who'd have Thought It, Milton Coombe; The Royal Oak, Meavy, Elephant's Nest, Horndon, both being good watering holes after walking/cycling.


Plymouth's Theatre Royal produce excellent Ballet, Opera, and often theatre prior to going to London . Birmingham Ballet and the Welsh National Opera and Glyndebourne all come annually. (You will need to book early) Book a short break around your theatre.


Accessible and within 1 hour. Wembury, Bigbury and Blackpool on the south and Bude, between Widemouth and Boscastle and Crackington on the north for surfing. Widemouth is dog friendly in the summer.

National Trust:

Lydford Gorge, Castle Drogo, Buckfast Abbey, Buckland Abbey, Saltram House, Cotehele, Wheal Betsy.


Lets not forget the wonderful walking, cycling and riding on Dartmoor itself!

Hilly Field Barn is just 7 minutes walk from the western tip of Dartmoor.