The Lower Barn

Tourist Information Offices
Dartmoor National Park has Information Centres at Princetown, Postbridge and Haytor, Visitor Centres
Bedford Sq. Tavistock 01822 612938 - Under the Arch by the Police Station
Ashburton TQ13 7QQ 01364 653426 - behind Town Hall, in North Street

Booking in advance for many of the activities listed below is essential especially in peak holiday season

This is not an exhaustive list and if there is something not covered on here do ask as we might know the very person to ask!

Dartmoor Walking
There are 368 sq. miles of Dartmoor to explore, mostly open high moorland
Please be aware at certain times the North moor has restricted access as it is also a MoD firing range, firing times on FREEPHONE 0800 458 4868 or
Walks and Events
Dartmoor National Park guided walks and other activities
Guided walks
For many local events
Plymouth & Surrounds

Navigation Training
Nick Le Messurier, very capable with extensive knowledge of Dartmoor -01822 613659 or 07900 916868

Places of Interest
Stone Lane Gardens & Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Stone Lane Gardens, Stone Farm, Chagford TQ13 8JU
The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey TQ13 9AF
The Garden House, Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton PL20 7LQ

Fly fishing available on many local rivers accessible on foot from the farm or by car, for information on Duchy of Cornwall permits
Milemead Fisheries Nr Tavistock 01822 610888 (coarse & tackle)
Burrator Reservoir, near Yelverton, Devon map ref: LR202 555685 -self-service permit system

Babeny Riding Stables, Ponsworthy (closest stables to us) 01364 631296
Foxworthy Stables, Ponsworthy 01364 631210
Shilstone Rocks Riding Stables, Widecombe 01364 621281
Dartmoor Driving, Holne, Ashburton 01364 631438

Big Peaks, Linhay Business Park, Ashburton TQ13 7UP Offer repair service and hire out cycles in summer months
Devon Cycle Hire, Sourton Cross, Okehampton. 01837 861141


Dartmoor Hawking, North Bovey, Nr Moretonhampstead

Hurdwick Golf Club, Tavistock 01822 612746
Yelverton Golf Club, Yelverton 01822 852824
Tavistock Golf Club 01822 612344
Okehampton Golf Club, Tors Rd. Okehampton 01837 52113

Canoe Tamar 01822 833409

Dartmoor Gliding, Brentor nr Tavistock 01752 848278

Water sports
Roadford Lake, Nr Launceston 01409 211507

The Wharf, Tavistock. (Cinema, live music and theatre) 01822 611166
Odeon Cinema, Plymouth, 0871 2244007
Vue Cinema, Plymouth 0871 2240240
Northcott Theatre, Exeter 01392 493493
The Barbican Theatre, Plymouth 01752 267131
Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth. 0845 1461460 (Shows and Concerts)
Theatre Royal, Plymouth. 01752 267222

Leisure Centres
The Meadowlands Leisure Pool, The Wharf, Tavistock 01822 617774
Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth 0845 1461460 (Ice Rink and Pool)
Ashburton heated outdoor pool in summer -

Ashburton Taxis, contact Donna or Chris on 01364 652423
Abbey Taxi's, Tavistock 01822 617473
Jay Cars Taxi's, Tavistock 07860 298808
Martini Taxi's, Tavistock 01822 613574
Tavistock Radio Taxi's. 01822 616266

Tavistock Pannier Market and Farmers market
The pannier market is open Tuesday to Saturday with many and varied stalls selling foods, crafts, clothing, gifts, jewellery, antiques, plants and other interesting items. The Farmers market is held in the square between the Town Hall and the Church every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, with an occasional extra one on a bank holiday weekend. Stalls selling local and organic produce.

Ashburton Local Produce Market
This is located in Tuckers Country Stores yard, Brewery Meadow, Stonepark, Ashburton TQ13 7DG this market stocks local meat, greengroceries, pasties, cakes and delicatessen type goods.

There is a lot of choice so we have simply listed those very local where we have eaten/got takeaways from.

Local pubs and restaurants

Plume of Feathers, Princetown PL20 6QG 01822 890240
Tradesman's Arms, Scoriton, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0JB 01364 631206
Tavistock Inn, Poundsgate Devon TQ13 7NY 01364 631251
Rugglestone Inn, Widecombe in the Moor, Newton Abbot TQ13 7TF 01364 621327
The Old Inn, Widecombe in the Moor, Newton Abbot TQ13 7TA 01364 621207


The Red Mullet, Ashburton TQ13 7DD 01364 652943
Shahnaz Tandoori, Ashburton 01364 652800
Yau's Chinese Takeaway, Ashburton 01364 652541
The Original Pasty Shop, Bedford House West Street, Tavistock PL19 0AD 01822 616003
Tavi Friar Traditional Fish and Chips, 73 West Street, Tavistock 01822 617884
Chung Ying Chinese Take Away, 24 West Street, Tavistock PL19 8AN 01822 613692


The weekly price ranges from £300 to £495 and we offer short breaks too. We would be happy to give you a specific price on enquiry.

Please call Anton or Alison on 01364 631276 (or leave a message and we will get back to you).


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