Hamel Down Hideaway is a sweet little semi-detached cottage in the heart of Dartmoor, two miles from the Devon village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. The cottage sleeps two people in two double bedrooms with bathroom. On the ground floor is a sitting room with wood burning stove and dining area and a galley kitchen. Steps down to a bathroom and a lobby. Outside is an open shared garden, with pond, covered with a metal grill and 23 acres of fields which lead to the open moor. Close to a famous traditional Dartmoor village, Hamel Down Hideaway is a perfect place to walk and tour Dartmoor and Devon.
Two double bedrooms, one super king on a gallery and the other on ground level for alternative sleeping. Downstairs bathroom with bath, hand shower, WC, basin. Open plan sitting room with dining area. Galley kitchen. Lobby.
Widecombe is tucked away in a Dartmoor valley with the spectacular moorland and tors rising up on all sides, making it a perfect location for walkers, mountain bikers, riders or those that love dramatic landscapes.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!