“ 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.

New Camping Facilities at Rambler’s Rest Guesthouse in Princetown

The Ramblers’ Rest is a guesthouse in what was The Railway Inn, an 18th Century former hotel and public house in the centre of Princetownon Dartmoor. The ‘simple’ self-catering accommodation concept was born around new safety protocols necessary in a global pandemic and designed around the challenging English weather, considering the practicalities for accommodation for walkers and cyclists.

Your hosts are Nikki and Terry

We found our love for providing accommodation through Airbnb, where we hosted 100’s of visitors over 10 years. We love it, and our customers thought we were good at it – resulting in us achieving 5-star ratings and Superhost status.

We love our new home in Princetown and our new adventure, but mostly we love looking after our guests and providing a warm and safe environment from which you can explore the moors.

Inside is the Simple Self-Catering accommodation

The guest house concept focuses on the needs of travellers on Dartmoor, catering for all holidaymakers, but being at the heart of beautiful Dartmoor, we have added some useful touches for ramblers, cyclists and dog owners. 

They are geared up to cater for a range of visitors and can even accommodate large groups of up to twenty-seven people.

Mud and pet friendly and dogs are welcome dogs in most of the rooms.  Nikki and Terry know that you want to explore our local landscape and so have introduced a concept of ‘simple self-catering’: they provide you with a sink, fridge, kettle, toaster and microwave, giving you flexibility and freedom.  This allows you to prepare packed lunches, organise hungry children and enjoy fresh milk with your complimentary tea or coffee.

Outside, and new for 2022 is the Camping Field!

Firepit with granite seating area in the camping field
Lit up sheltered area with fire and BBQs (separate veggie/vegan)
Pizza ovens
Patio tables and chairs (outdoor and sheltered)
24 hour freshly ground coffee machine
Cold drinking water
Hot water washing up area
Logs & charcoal on sale from the Ice-Cream Kiosk 
Guests can also pay £5 to have a shower in one of the bedrooms during handover or when vacant
£10pppn (£5 for children/DofE

So, if you are planning a trip to Dartmoor and want the self-catering option, the guesthouse or the camping field may fit the bill for you and your family!

More information at ramblersrest.uk