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Moorland View romantic cottage


Excellent 5/5 Score from 69 reviews

Moorland View is a two-bedroom, thatched, farmers' cottage dating from 1705.

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Swimming Pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

A romantic cottage in the one of UK's most romantic settings - Moorland View Cottage is an idyllic destination for a UK honeymoon or romantic break.

Our luxury Devon cottage has all the elements for a perfect UK honeymoon or romantic countryside holiday: boutique decor, log fire, oak-beamed rooms, sumptuous beds, window seats with dreamy Dartmoor views, rose garden, romantic slipper bath for two, beautiful local walks and Devon's best sandy beaches close by.

Romantic touches include freshly cut lilies, Molton Brown toiletries, luxury White Company Egyptian cotton bed linen, fluffy towels, scented candles, glossy magazines and Sunday papers. Honeymooners should check out our romantic honeymoon packages.

Cottage guests have unlimited complimentary membership of the spa, jacuzzi, sauna, pool, gym and tennis facilities of luxury, five-star Bovey Castle Hotel nearby, with 20% off anything you purchase.

Our romantic UK honeymoon cottage is in one of the prettiest parts of Dartmoor National Park, with ancient thatched villages, woodland walks and 365 square miles of beautiful wilderness on the doorstep. The white sandy beaches of Devon's South Hams are a scenic 50-minute drive away.

Our village, North Bovey, is wonderfully romantic, comprising a handful of thatched cottages, a medieval church and a fantastic pub clustered around an oak-shaded green. It's beautiful, and very peaceful: the only sounds are birdsong, church bells and the occasional clip clopping of horses' hooves. Come to unwind, enjoy the great outdoors and fall in love.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bigbury on Sea
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 30 km, Nearest railway: Exeter 30 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared indoor pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Private garden, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The West Country region

Craggy coves and cream teas, surf breaks and strolls, picnics and pints in pub gardens - holidays in Devon are wholesome, simple and scenic. A visit here mixes two of life's loveliest pleasures: good food and the great outdoors.

The south and north coasts have magnificent beaches, while the vast wilderness of Dartmoor and Exmoor in inland Devon offer solitude, silence and big skies. The gentle, Fressian-filled pastures of mid Devon hide clusters of thatched villages, meandering rivers and thickly wooded cleaves.

Most of Devon's main attractions, museums and National Trust properties open from the beginning of April to the end of October. If you can visit outside the school holidays, do: you'll avoid M5 tailbacks and crowded beaches. After the Easter holidays, coastal paths are awash with spring flowers. In autumn, the turning of the colours on the moors is glorious, and in September and October, the sea is at its warmest and the beaches at their quietest. Visiting in winter has its benefits – among them, head-clearing blustery walks, then holing up by a fire in a cosy pub.


Pamper yourself at a country club

Moorland View Cottage guests have complimentary use of Bovey Castle, Dartmoor's most exclusive country club, just a ten-minute walk, or two-minute drive, from the cottage. Facilities include a beautiful indoor pool with floor to ceiling windows, tennis courts, spa, gym and a championship golf course (green fees apply).

Take a walk on the wild side

Moorland View Cottage is in the heart of one of Dartmoor, one of the UK's largest remaining wildernesses. Walking trails take in prehistoric villages, wooded glades, open moorland, 13th century hamlets, and snug, country pubs. There's the chance of spotting wild ponies, birds of prey, kingfishers, otters and rare butterflies.

Get a natural high

Horseriding, kayaking, rock climbing, fly fishing, wild swimming, clay pigeon shooting, hunting, off-roading - Dartmoor is an outdoor lovers' playground.

Taste the difference

Devon - and Dartmoor in particular - is packed with fantastic farmers' markets, gastro pubs, farm shops and organic restaurants.

Be beside the seaside

Dartmoor is 40 minutes away from the South Hams, with its sugar white sandy beaches, warm (ish) swimming, craggy coastal walks and characterful fishing villages.

Shop till you drop

Topsham, Ashburton, Honiton and Chagford are pretty local towns, which are crammed with galleries, antique shops, gorgeous boutiques, tea shops, pubs and delis.

Learn something new

A cookery course, astronomy lesson or surfing session - Moorland View makes a great base for learning something new.

Get to the art of it

With its wild beauty and crisp light, Dartmoor is a haunt of artists, craftsmen and musicians. Look out for potteries, weavers and artists' studios tucked away in local villages.

Visit an ancient building

Exeter Cathedral, Okehampton Castle, Buckfast Abbey and Castle Drogo are our favourites.

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Review 1-10 of 69

13 Mar 2014


"Cleanliness was a problem!"

We visited Moorland in February, sadly our experience there was marred by dirty bed linen, crumbs in the cutlery drawer, dirty work surfaces and terrible customer service. North Bovey is beautiful an… More

18 Feb 2014



I'm no writer, and I find it incredibly hard to express my thoughts and feelings in writing. So I shall leave an incredibly brief review. A one-word review if I may, and that is simply the foll… More

10 Jan 2014


"Blissful! It really is 'The Holiday' cottage film set!"

We are still raving to everyone about our stay- what a find! It is near impossible to find self-catered accomodation that has the luxuries of a hotel but still feels homely and cosy. We are super fuss… More

25 Nov 2013


"Total relaxation - a place to get away from it all and re-charge the batteries!"

We stayed at Moorland View for 4 nights for our Honeymoon. Granted it wasn't our first choice (I would've ideally liked 2wks in Hawaii) but having a young son at home with relatives, we cou… More

18 Nov 2013


"Absolutely Perfect"

My husband and I stayed at Moorland View for the week of our wedding.The cottage is beautiful and there is absolutely nothing Suzy and her team haven't thought of. Everything about it exceeded ex… More

30 Sep 2013


"Quintessential Romance - Perfect"

Not a stone out of place. The attention to detail was far superior to staying in any kind of hotel. We just loved the fireplace, the kitchen, the bedroom, the view, the garden, the wellies, the pub, i… More

31 Jul 2013


"If Carlsberg did holiday accommodation........"

From the moment we walked through the door at Moorland View Cottage I knew that we were in for a real treat. This gorgeous cottage offers everything you could possibly need for a self catering holiday… More

29 Jul 2013


"Did not want to leave..."

Normally I am not stuck for words, but this holiday left me so relaxed, it is proving difficult.It's a completely different pace of life when compared to London. Small village, narrow roads, surr… More

19 Jul 2013


"Perfect Honeymoon Destination"

When choosing our honeymoon destination my criteria was high, it had to be picture postcard perfect, it had to be romantic, it had to be luxurious, in short it had to be perfect. Moorland View was all… More

15 Jul 2013


"English Cosy Luxury at its finest..."

We stayed here for one weekend in May for my Wife's birthday. The place was absolutely fantastic. I whole heartedly agree with some of the other reviews where attention to detail and perfectionis… More

Review 1-10 of 69

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