Widgery

6.5 miles NW of Tavistock

Sleeps 2 | dog friendly

From £130 per night

Quirky Cottage in Devon: A romantic haven for two, situated perfectly to explore the wonders of Dartmoor. Widgery will capture your heart with its unique charm and dreamy interiors.

General

For the adventure seekers and lovers of the outdoors, Widgery is the perfect getaway for you. It’s named after Widgery Tor on Dartmoor, which you can actually view from this idyllic hideaway. The entire space has a calming aura, perfect for a summertime escape or for long, lazy winter weekends. Unwind in the gorgeous freestanding bath tub with a glass of your favourite after a day of exploring the surrounding natural beauty. You will also have access to the barrel sauna, which is a truly special feature. It is a slice of heaven and looks right out over the Dartmoor Tors. What more could you wish for from a relaxing romantic retreat?

Walk up the steps alongside this quaint building to enter your magical haven. There is so much wonderful space to enjoy at Widgery, yet it is still super cosy and inviting. The brick walls and wooden beams are illuminated by the warm glow of twinkling fairy lights and the pews in the dining area add to its character. It feels like a home away from home. The loft has a relaxing feel, making it the perfect spot to practice yoga. If you are a keen yogi, there are yoga matts available for guests to use. After, sink into the comfy armchairs with a cup of tea and delve into your favourite book as the radio softly plays in the background. The cute kitchen is simple, but complete with all the necessities including; 1 electric ring hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and fridge. The bedroom is beautifully presented and is complete with little luxuries and thoughtful touches. The comfy double bed promises a restful night's sleep and is the perfect spot for a long lie in and breakfast in bed. Soak all your worries away in the free standing bath tub, whilst enjoying a glass of bubbles. There is also a small ensuite.

Widgery is surrounded by peaceful, picturesque countryside. You can help yourself to herbs from the shared herb garden and prepare a delicious lunch. Enjoy this in your own little garden, the table and chairs are surrounded by an array of wonderful flowers. There is also a little bucket barbecue for guests to use. Below the loft is an open barn, where you will find board games, books and a ping pong table which you are welcome to use. You will also have access to the gorgeous barrel sauna, which you can book time slots for directly with the owner. It is truly romantic and the location is serene, looking out over the Dartmoor Tors. Here, you will make memories that will last a lifetime.

Out and About

There is plenty to discover around Widgery Loft, it lies on the border of Devon and Cornwall, perfect for exploring both counties. You can take a long walk or grab your bike and head to Dartmoor, known for its rich history and rare wildlife. It is such a special place for lovers of the outdoors. The owners are also keen wild swimmers! They have lots of wild swimming books and are happy to advise guests where to find natural swimming spots around Dartmoor.

The beautiful town of Tavistock is just a short car journey away. It is home of the cream tea and is the only town in Devon to hold world heritage status, so it’s definitely worth a visit! There is a variety of local independent shops and cafes and the award-winning Pannier Market. Guided walks are on offer from and around the town, along with a golf course, museum and arts centre. There are also several National Trust properties to explore around this area, including Lydford Gorge, Buckland Abbey and Cotehele.

Why not take a day trip to visit Bude on the North Coast in Cornwall. It is full of Cornish charm and has many independently owned and family run shops and restaurants. There are beautiful sandy beaches to discover, perfect for surfing, with an array of other watersports available. For a relaxed dip, head to the sea pool at Summerleaze Beach. Additionally, there are many excellent walking routes along the South West Coast Path. After a wonderful day of exploring the area, you can return back to your dreamy haven... pure bliss!

Extra Information

Widgery Loft is the perfect space for two and babes in arms are also welcome.

The window in the bedroom is a sliding wooden shutter, not glass.

During your time at Widgery, you will also have access to a shared shower room. It’s a big space, shared with two other yurts that are on site, Little Links (5093) and Great Links (5094), but please note all hideaways have complete privacy. In this shared area is a shower, toilet, washing machine, tumblr dryer and larger sink for doing dishes.

Layout

Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining area. Induction hob (1 ring), microwave and fridge.

Bedroom 1 with double bed (4' 6"), roll-top bath and en suite Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin.

Shared Utility-room with fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble-drier.

Shared shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.

Games room with table-tennis.

Availability, reservations and pricing: £130 - £150 per night

Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.

There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break.

A non-refundable booking fee of £40 is payable per booking.

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