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KNAPP - sleeps 4

OATS - sleeps 4

ARCHWAYS - sleeps 5 + cot

SWALLOWS - sleeps 4 + cot

Our cottages are child-friendly and baby-friendly

"Fantastic site and the swimming pool was the icing on the cake!"

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arts and crafts

The area boasts a wealth of arts and cultural attractions, including art galleries, potteries, craft workshops, and glass makers.

Arts at Dartington:

Dartington is a charity working with artists, entrepreneurs and activists across the globe to create jobs and better places to live, cultivate sustainable food and farming methods, and enrich lives through the arts. The Dartington estate hosts a stimulating programme of education, performance, festivals and film.

Craft centres:

Social fabric, Totnes - runs workshops several times a week in sewing, knitting, crochet, lampshade making, patchwork and quilting, dressmaking, pattern cutting, felting and more. Ideal for kids (lots of handy cafes nearby for mum and dad to sample while kids get busy with craft.)

Shops at Dartington - a small group of shops/designers showcasing a range of wonderful craft products, from glass and ceramics to jewellery and woodwork. Cranks vegetarian café on site. It is also the site of dynamic adventures for bookable outdoor activities including kayaking and canoeing.

Guild of Craftsmen - the Devon Guild of Craftsmen in Bovey Tracey is the largest contemporary crafts centre in South West England, with the Jubilee Gallery and the extended Craft Shop selling a range of products by 250 south-west craftspeople. Also on site is The Terrace café serving an excellent range of freshly cooked meals (there is also a children's menu and play area).

Cockington Court - manor house, craft centre and country park in Torquay which is home to over 20 highly skilled artists and craftworkers, many of whom can be seen in their studios demonstrating their skills. There is also a tea-room, children's play area and horse-drawn carriage rides.


The Barn Cinema at Dartington Hall runs a wide-ranging film programme, including independent arthouse, world and mainstream cinema, seven days a week.

Vue cinema complex at Plymouth - for mainstream films

Art galleries / shops:

In Totnes, there are several art galleries to browse including: White Space Contemporary Art; the Bowie gallery; Davidson Fine Art

In Dartmouth, there are several art galleries to browse including: D'art Gallery; Coombe Gallery; Baxters Gallery; Ainscough Contemporary Art; Simon Drew Gallery; and Studio Dix Neuf

In Salcombe, you can visit several art galleries including: Coves Quay Gallery; and BangWallop.

In Kingsbridge art galleries include: Harbour House Art Gallery, yoga centre and vegetarian cafe; Mayne Gallery

Pottery workshops / shops:

Powdermills Pottery - A small family-run pottery and shop in the heart of Dartmoor's highest hills. Cream teas served in summer months.

"Crazy about Clay" pottery workshops at Dartington

Ceramic pottery workshops at China Blue Pottery Studio (Totnes)

The Art Café - ceramic studio where you can paint your own pottery (Kingsbridge)

Arwyn Jones Ceramics, Modbury


Ama Menec sculpture, Ashprington


Blown Studio Glass - Dartmouth - lessons and glass blowing activities most days.

The House of Marbles in Bovey Tracey is a working glass and games factory set in an historic pottery. Visitors are welcome to watch the glass blowing when work is in progress. There is a restaurant and two large shops selling a vast range of glassware and other products.

Shops at Dartington - this is the home of world-famous Dartington glass.





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