“ 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.

The Smithy



Detached, historic wheelwright’s workshop. Romantic hideaway. Situated on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. Secluded position on a very quiet lane which leads to open moorland. Network of footpaths and cycling from the door. Sleeps 2.

Cosy, comfortable accommodation comprising 1 double bedroom and separate living /kitchen/ dining area. Shower room and separate toilet. Cream tea and personal welcome. Sally and Christopher live at Thorn Cottage, further up the lane, and invite you to share their extensive garden and woodland (please note garden is not attached to property, but there is a small patio, immediately outside for guests to enjoy). Allocated parking for one vehicle in parking area adjacent to owner’s cottage (40m).

The Smithy is very dog friendly for one dog for a small charge, minimum age 12 months.

Excellent pubs/restaurants within a short drive. Nearest shop/post office 2miles. Tavistock 5 miles.

Key Facilities


Free WiFi

Dog Friendly



Additional Facilities

  • Countryside Location
  • Garden/patio for guests' use - small patio and table outside cottage but garden/woodland and field 40 m and shared with owner.
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Linen available free of charge
  • Linen provided
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted - 1 dog, minimum age 12 months
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access


Special Offers

Late availability

The Smithy: Bank Holiday : Friday 24 may 3/7 nights £365/495.

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