“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

Bernard’s Acre

Bernard's Acre, Belstone, Okehampton EX20 1QZ

Key Information

Open all year: Yes
Family Friendly

Our Awards

  • Tripadvisor Centre of Excellence Award 2019

Special Offers


Bernard’s Acre is the ideal location for families, walking groups (including DofE and Ten Tors), youth groups, quiet retreats, or church groups in self-catering chalet-style accommodation near the village of Belstone in Devon. Less than ten minutes from the A30, yet at the foot of some of the highest and wildest parts of Dartmoor, Bernard’s Acre has an unrivaled setting.

The property has accommodation for up to 24 people with 6 bedrooms for between two and six people in a mixture of single and bunk beds. Inside there are 7 WC and 6 showers, five as ensuite washrooms, all with heated floors; two large communal rooms, and a well-equipped kitchen with two large gas ovens and a commercial dishwasher. One of the bedrooms and bathrooms is accessible, and the front entrance designed for easy wheelchair access.

There is also an option of 3 camping pitches (with power) and a hookup for a campervan.

There is a woodland garden which leads down to an open area with a fire pit, and an outdoor amphitheater on the banks of the Taw river.

Key Facilities

Family Rooms


Free WiFi


Additional Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Countryside Location
  • Cater for groups
  • Ground Floor Accommodation
  • Accessible bathroom and wheelchair friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Ensuite rooms
  • Washrooms with heated floors
  • Electricity and water included in the rate
  • Exclusive Use
  • Free onsite car parking
  • Two wood burners + central heating
  • Two large communal rooms with dining area
  • Riverside
  • Short breaks available
  • Projector and electric screen
  • TV with HDMI (no aerial)
  • Large Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot water boiler (always on for hot drinks)
  • Microwave
  • Two large gas ovens / Cooker
  • Commercial dishwater (4-minute cycle)
  • Toaster
  • 2 X BBQ
  • Firepit

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