Lovely Blackaton! Wild moors and warm Aga. Judy and David are wonderful hosts. Can't say better than that. We had a fantastic weekend with all the family and took our dog too. Go there for rambling rural charm, not knobs n' bells sophistication. Full of charm, books and comfy chairs.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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. There is a walled garden and parking for up to 7 cars. Lower Blackaton is an ideal centre for a family vacation, or for two families sharing. 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. The village of Widecombe in the Moor is 3 miles away with a PO, 2 pubs and a church. Ashburton and Bovey Tracey are 7 miles, Newton Abbot train station is 16 miles. ... more less