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Tilley's Cottage, Luxury Dartmoor Cottage

from £65 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 10 reviews

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Sitting Room and Fire

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Beautifully restored character cottage finished to the highest standards. Exposed beams, two inglenook granite fireplaces one with a wood burner, central heating and fully equipped kitchen. Modern bathroom with bath and shower over in mosaic tumble marble tiles, two king size double bedrooms both with flat screen TVs and one twin room. The Master Bedroom has an en-suite. Every room has bespoke furniture made locally and is designed to be warm and inviting, the beds are made up with beautiful waffle linen.

and a huge pile of homemade Devon scones and clotted cream are waiting!

If you want a holiday where you can walk on Dartmoor, swim in the local outdoor heated pool, eat locally and purchase local fish and meat all from the front door then this is the perfect cottage. Moretonhampstead is a lovely Devon village set right in the Dartmoor National park so there is plenty for all to enjoy.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Exmouth 20 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 20 km, Nearest railway: Exeter 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The cottage is full of low original beams and has been decorated using slate and granite which is in keeping in this Dartmoor situation. There are three flat screen TV's, both the King size bedrooms have their own TV a DVD player, CD player (small library of both) books, games, phone, Range cooker, Microwave, washer dryer, Dishwasher and a wonderful woodburner with a huge basket of logs and coal. We supply children's toys and games for both adults and children.

Further details outdoors

Moretonhampstead offers everything you could wish for from a small Devon town, a fantastic award winning Deli selling local meat and fish who will make up dishes to order so no cooking required! The town has several cafes selling the best of local meals and scones etc as well as a small supermarket, pubs and shops selling local pottery and antiques..

We can help organise guided walks, experiences at Bovey Castle, shooting, horse riding, canoeing , fishing and a host of other treats and outdoor activities.

There is a local tourist office in Moretonhampsted which provides maps of the local walks of which there are many Dartmoor walks straight from the front door and all over the moor.

There is a local swimming pool which is open during the summer months and is heated. Moretonhampstead has a leisure facility and two playgrounds.

Further details

There is a welcome pack in the cottage packed with all the best bits of Devon and we are very happy to help with ideas to make the most of your holiday.

The cottage does not have a private garden but at the rear of the house there is a small South Facing area of common land which has life sized local stone sculptures of Dartmoor animals, even two horses. There is a bench next to the cottage for a drink in the sun.

There is a local car park 1 mins walk away. It is free most of the year and during the summer months we can provide a permit which you display in your car.

The Devon region

Dartmoor is famous for its unspoilt landscape and wonderful walking - there are also fantastic beaches as well as countless outdoor and indoor activities. For detailed information on Dartmoor look at for all the activities available

Exeter is a wonderful cathedral city which offers history, restaurants and shopping in the new Princess Hay.

Bovey Castle is 5 mins away and if you look on their web site you will find one of the UK's finest hotels offering wonderful restaurants, Spa and golf which is available to non members.

We live in Devon and would be happy to discuss what requirements you may want from your holiday and either by phone or email do our best to provide some inspiring ideas! We can also reccommend a Dartmoor Safaris company who arrange all the best Dartmoor activities tailor made for your interests.


Tilley’s Cottage is the perfect base for family holidays or friends to get together. Moretonhampstead is an ancient market town situated on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon. It sits in the shelter of hills on three sides and the beautiful Wray Valley on the fourth. Dartmoor is on the door step and no matter which road you take you cannot fail to be impressed by the breathtaking views. The town is about 15 miles from the cathedral city of Exeter and 40 min from the beaches. The town offers visitors’ opportunities for hiking, cycling, and pony trekking, fishing and just relaxing. There are a variety of cafes, pubs, local shops, tea shops and a wonderful Deli. There is also a heated outdoor public swimming pool open during the summer. There are many NT properties close by, one of them being Castle Drogo, only 7 miles & the miniature pony centre for children is only 5 min away. Bovey Castle and Guidleigh Park are very near for a special treat.

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12 Feb 2015


"Amazing suprisingly affordable place to stay!!"

I have just got back from this cottage on Monday.I went for a 3 night break to Devon with 4 friends. We all really enjoyed staying in this beautiful home.The rooms are immaculate and all well funished… More

14 Dec 2014


"A beautiful cosy cottage in the heart of a friendly Devon village and minutes from beautiful countryside. LOVED it!"

I recently booked Tilleys Cottage for a relaxing getaway with a group of my best girlfriends; looking for days spent roaming Dartmoor, and evenings snuggled by the fire with glasses of wine. And the c… More

8 Dec 2014


"Perfect Dartmoor get away"

I stayed at Tilley's over a long weekend with 5 friends, this was the perfect place for a chilled out girly weekend!We all loved Tilley's and found it to be the perfect mix of country cottag… More

22 Oct 2014



My Partner and I recently had a short break at Tilly's Cottage and I have to say that there are so many positives, the pictures shown on TA are perfect, all the amenities are as shown, excellent … More

I am glad you found many aspects of your holiday to your liking but I wanted to comment on your experiences of Moretonhampstead which were not so favourable. I bought the cottage in 2007 because of its location and since that date it would appear our guests have grown to love the town and friendly locals by the endless comments in the visitors book. As you say you were incredibly unlucky as Moreton, despite being a small town, is generally quiet and restful, words used to describe the stay of the last two guests. Having the supermarket overhauled on your week did mean that it was chaotic and busy which would have changed the atmosphere while this essential work was carried out. However it is done and we are all enjoying a much improved shopping experience and Moreton is back to its usual pace. I hope you one day return and give Moreton another try as all our other guests have left enjoying its people, history, accommodation and restaurants. I do hope you managed to catch up on your TV viewing! Best wishes Nikki

16 Oct 2014


"We liked it!"

We booked Tilley's at quite short notice, as we were making our way around England on an extended holiday. We weren't disappointed with our choice. We were actually offered an extra day, sin… More

21 Sep 2014


"A neat and comfortable cottage in the centre of the village."

Very much enjoyed our week at Tillys Cottage, which has all the facilities that you would need. Step out of the front door and a deli/butcher is on the left and the newsagent to the right. … More

8 May 2012


"Lovely cottage, great location, perfect for exploring Dartmoor"

This is a wonderful cottage in a great location - ideally suited for exploring the area - wonderful cream tea on arrival, lovely wood burning stove with ample firewood and coal. Deli next door, supermarket and pubs round the corner. Tastefully decorated with good quality linen and beds - Loved it.

8 Mar 2012


"A Lovely Self Catering cottage"

Tilleys Cottage is a first class self catering accommodation situated in the middle of Moretonhampstead.The booking process with owner Mrs Nikki Webber was simple, straight forward and efficient. The … More

3 Jan 2012


"An idyllic haven set in the most wonderful surroundings"

As avid walkers, we wanted to find a base to explore Dartmoor. We stumbled across Tilley's Cottage, of which now we are so grateful! Set in the most hospitable village of Moretonhampstead, with its friendly pubs, quality of food and general amenities, it offers top class accommodation, and really does feel like a 'home from home'. The owners are keen to ensure that your stay is a pleasant one and have gone to great lengths to document local features, restaurants, places of interest, etc. - but also, are only a phone call away should you need them. We have enjoyed Tilley's Cottage so much that we have recently booked our third stay!

31 Oct 2011


"Beautiful, cosy and well kitted out cottage in the heart of Dartmoor"

My family and I (5 adults plus 2 little dachschunds) thoroughly enjoyed a week's stay in this beautiful cottage set in charming Moretonhampstead.
It really did feel like a home from home. The kitchen had all the mod cons, the house comfortably accommodated 5 of us and we loved the log fire in the evenings.
The location was also a huge positive with a fantastic butchers just next door and the post office and co-op across the road plus plenty of lovely little pubs and a yummy tea room serving the best scones ever!
The parking situation was fine as we found residential parking just up the road but there is also a car park which charges a couple of quid for the day if it's busy in peak season.
We found Tilley's cottage was a perfect base to go and explore beautiful Dartmoor with it's tors, cute villages and pubs as well as being within easy reach of Exeter and Tavistock if the weather isn't so great.
We really enjoyed our break at Tilley's and will certainly intend on going back there if we ever venture across to Devon again.
Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions about the property etc.

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