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At Holwell Holiday Cottages you can find large, luxury, 5 star self-catering, holiday cottages, (sleeping 6 to 8 people), located in the heart of the Dartmoor National Park, South Devon. Holwell is Dartmoor's most prestigious collection of quality Holiday Cottages in an utterly stunning location between the famous land marks of Haytor and Widecombe in the Moor. Set in over 500 acres of designated 'Environmentally Sensitive Area' and open moorland, Holwell enjoys panoramic views that take in the Becka Valley, Hound Tor, Holwell Lawn and Bonehill. Holwell really is the ultimate Dartmoor Experience at any time of the year. At Holwell you can choose to do as much or as little as you like ... Walking the moors; Cycling the byways; Riding high in the saddle; Fly Fishing for Sea Trout; Climbing the Tors; Hawking & Falconry or - Enjoy the silence ... the clean air ... the star gazing ... and being in another world! Children of all ages and dogs welcome.
Hawking & Falconry: Holwell is the perfect location to fly a wide selection of magnificent birds of prey. You can fly 1-1 with Eagles, Hawks, Falcons and Owls in this amazing natural hunting territory.
A Rich Wildlife at Holwell: Holwell is a unique habitat for a wide selection of rare flora and fauna including; Lapwings, Curlews, Snipe and Woodcock.
A herd of Wild Red Deer can regularly be spotted for keen stalkers.
Marsh Fritilary Butterflys and Elephant Hawk Moths are abundant in the mire.
A host of unusual mosses, ferns and orchids are also in evidence throughout the year.
Chinkwell has a wonderful principal bedroom suite upstairs which also has an ensuite bathroom and dressing room. There is a romantic sky light window for star-gazing.
Solid Welsh Oak beds and faux fur throws combine with Egyptian cotton sheets and indulgent duvets.
Sweet dreams guaranteed at Holwell. No Light Pollution and no noise pollution; in fact no pollution for miles and miles....moreless
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (£) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.
Additional information about rental rates:
For every booking of a week plus we require a £250 credit card deposit to confirm a reservation.
Deposits are non-refundable in the event of a cancellation, but can be applied to a future booking.
The balance is then due 6 weeks prior to arrival.
For every short break booking we require the full amount at the time of booking.
Rates quoted are fully inclusive of power.
Stays of one week or more receive a complimentary 'Welcome Pack'
Any damage to the property or contents to be paid for.
Dogs are charged at £25 per week per dog.
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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 5 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability
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Holwell Farm is located in the heart of the Dartmoor National Park; one of England's last true wildernesses. Surrounded by towering granite 'tors' and pre-historic boundary walls, the farm is literally littered with signs of ancient life; stone circles, medieval settlements and ancient green lanes that even pre-date the cart ! Explore the wonderful scenery on foot or on horseback.
The nearest village is the famous Widecombe in the Moor where the well-known Fair is held every September; immortalized by Uncle Tom Cobbley and his old grey mare.
Dartmoor offers a superbly diverse landscape from the torrenting River Dart which carves its way from the high moor to Dartmouth, lush wooded valleys and open moorland where all the livestock; ponies, cattle and sheep roam free.
The sandy beaches of South Devon are within half an hour's drive and nearby attractions include The Steam Railway & Otter Farm, Pennywell Farm, Miniature Pony Centre, Plymouth Aquarium and Living Coasts, Torquay.
Other Activities: Hawking & Falconry, climbing, paragliding, wild pony handling.
Golf: There are over 30 Golf Courses within a 25 mile radius of Holwell Farm including;