4.6 miles NE of Totnes
Sleeps 6 | dog friendly
From £113 per night
Safari Tent in Devon with a hot tub: Say hello to Tamar Safari, an utterly enchanting hideaway nestled in the south Devon countryside. This magical, family glamping site has a bubbling hot tub and is also dog friendly. Get ready for an escape to nature like never before.
Seeking the idyllic glamping escape for your friends or family to retreat to? We have the perfect hideaway for you. From the stunning surroundings, and gorgeously presented open-plan living space, to the heavenly hot tub and extra facilities onsite, Tamar allows you to simply sit back and relax. Embrace cooking over a wood fire, create ever-lasting memories as you sink into the hot tub and get ready to simply fall in love with the magic of Tamar Safari.
As soon as you pull open the front door and step inside you will be amazed by the stunning interiors. This is luxury glamping at its finest! From a sumptuous king-sized bed to the gorgeous soft furnishings and a spellbinding vista of rolling countryside, there’s nowhere that will make you feel quite so content. The lovely farmhouse dining table sits to the left of Tamar and is just the spot for social dinners with the ones you love most. To the right, you’ll find the sweet sofa, where you can simply while away the hours with a holiday read. The well-equipped kitchen sits just behind the wood-fired range. This unique oven not only allows you to cook with ease but will also keep you cosy whatever the weather. The cabin-style bed creates separation between the living and sleeping areas. This cosy enclosed double bed will be popular with younger guests! The twin bedroom is just behind the cabin bed and to the right you will see the lavish king-sized bedroom. At the back of the hideaway is where the restroom with WC and washbasin exists, as well as the beautifully presented, separate shower-room.
As dusk falls, why not head out to the decking with your favourite tipple and admire how the sky transforms into a pastel pallet of soft summer hues? The raised deck is complete with a set of wonderful wooden loungers, an idyllic spot for soaking up some golden sunshine. The heavenly hot tub can be found just down the steps from the decking. Once the children have fallen asleep, hop in with your favourite travel companion and relax into the romantic ambience this dream-worthy hideaway oozes. Below the tent, you will also find the sweet picnic table and rustic fire pit area, perfect for alfresco cooking and toasting marshmallows!
There is electric car charging available. Please speak with the owner to book prior to your arrival.
A stone's throw from Tamar is quirky Totnes. Full of eclectic independent shops and an array of delicious eateries, it's a brilliant town to explore for the day. On Fridays and Saturdays, you'll find the bustling weekly market, where you can pick up local delights to take back to your hideaway.
Dartmoor National Park and the South Hams countryside are right on your doorstep. Head to the postcard-pretty village of Stoke Gabriel, where you will arrive at the edge of the River Dart. Try your hand at crabbing or kayaking and then finish your day with a delicious bite to eat at The River Shack. There is an abundance of picturesque villages with thatched cottages and welcoming pubs to explore nearby.
On a sunny day, why not head to the coast? Visit the breathtaking Breakwater beach, followed by a dip in the outdoor Shoalstone seawater pool. There are plenty of lovely places for a spot of lunch or dinner. Should you wish to take to the water, there is a ferry from Brixham harbour to the thriving town of Torquay.
The combined riverboat and steam railway trip between Totnes and Dartmouth are not to be missed. There are fantastic steam train tours to neighbouring towns and villages, such as Totnes, Kingswear and Dartmouth, boasting stunning scenery along the way. For a day out right on your doorstep, the National Trust's Compton Castle is just a short stroll away from Tamar. After a day of adventure, you will love returning to your magical hideaway for a relaxing evening under the stars.
Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. Wood-fired range, single induction hob, fridge and kettle.
Enclosed double ‘cabin style’ bed (4’6”)
Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5’)
Bedroom 2 with twin beds (3’)
Shower-room with shower.
Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin.
Shared games room with table-tennis and table football.
There are three other safari tents on-site; Yealm Safari (5240), Bovey Safari (5333) and Dart Safari (5335) as well as Brownscombe Cabin (5228), Brownscombe Roundhouse (5225) and Brownscombe Tabernacle (2907). You are assured plenty of privacy during your stay and each hideaway has its own outdoor space. En route to the tent, you will find the owner's shop, Brownscombe Larder, where you can stock up on daily essentials such as bread, milk and eggs. You can even purchase a local gift to take home to someone special, as there's a range of amazing local crafts to admire. If you wish, the owner can provide barbecue hampers and delicious casseroles served hot in a le creuset pot. Just pick it up each night from the barn and take it back to the Yealm to enjoy (order before your holiday).
Additionally, there is a games room with table tennis and table football onsite (shared with the other guests). You will also find The Lodge where you can book a table to enjoy Fondue by the fire, as well as the Brownscombe Barn where pizza nights are hosted in the summer months. If you fancy a little pamper during your getaway, you can book in with the onsite beauty therapist for a relaxing massage, manicure and for other various spa treatments. There really is something for everyone here, but if you do prefer just simply relaxing in your serene sanctuary, we wouldn't blame you!
Wi-Fi is available in The Barn and in The Lodge.
Please note the extra onsite facilities such as; the games room, pizza barn, The Lodge, the shop (including hampers and hot meals), plus the beauty therapist are only available during the peak season. Please speak with the owner direct to find out more.
Please note the safari tents only accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children.
Availability, reservations and pricing: From £113 - £245 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 £38 per pet per week or short break.
A non-refundable booking fee of £40 is payable per booking.
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