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Downtown Farm

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   off School Road, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4AX, England
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Ranked #2 of 7 Lydford B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

In wonderful surroundings this b&b offered us everything we needed and they were so helpful. We were made very welcome and breakfast was awesome. Our room was clean and comfortable and it felt more like a home than a hotel. We will certainly stay there again.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

From the moment you step through the door to the moment you leave, this B&B offers everything you would expect when staying on a farm. Ellie and Guy are such lovely people and made us feel so welcome. Our room was comfortable, warm and clean with tea and coffee to hand. Fresh milk was always available the minute you stepped... More

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Bristol
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

A friend and I on a cycle tour of Devon and Cornwall happened upon Downtown Farm as we needed a place to stay and were encouraged by the reviews. We were warmly welcomed into this beautiful, rustic and most definitely working farm very warmly. Nothing was too much trouble and even our wet (and slightly smelly) cycling clothes were dried... More

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Dorset
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18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights. Friendly hosts, large comfy room, great breakfast, lots of friendly animals on the farm. Good price. Bus will stop outside too ! Goes to Tavistock or Okehampton and beyond, so really handy for car free Moors walking.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Stayed for 4 nights and we were very happy with all aspects of the stay! Guy and Ellie are lovely warm people who make you feel very welcome. They are full of interesting info about the area and their own farm. Food and accommodation was first rate. Help with suggestions for local places to eat was forthcoming and reservation made... More

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Cambridge, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We stayed for one night. The hosts were amazing, giving us a tour of the farm with a lot of info on their special animals. Our room was clean and very comfortable and breakfast was a good full English breakfast. We did book the special dinner and had been asked what we would like the main course to be. We... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

My wife and I stayed for one week and travelled every day to the various places of interest. Cooked breakfast was good and Ellie was happy to change anything every morning to suit our mood, we found both Ellie and her husband Guy really freindly and there was always fresh milk available every night for our coffee when we returned... More

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Kingswinford
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Our wedding anniversary includes at least a weekend or mid-week break to Downtown. This was our third return, and Guy's 'Secret Garden' (as I called it) had grown and bloomed since last year. So not only are you welcomed to a 'family home' by Guy and Ellie, the animals that live on the farm and in the garden are a... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

We stayed at Downtown Farm in October this year for a last minute weekend break. The weather was good, which was a bonus. Food was super, breakfast was included. Walking over the Moor and appreciating the splendid views on offer we built up an appetite for our evening meal. We can recommend the passion on a plate menu, very tasty... More

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Ajax, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

My wife and I stayed here in June 2011 and highly recommend this working farm B&B. Elly manages the B&B and is friendly, helpful and a good cook. The full English breakfast comes with delicious sausage from pigs raised at the farm. A visit with some of the animals and a very pleasant walk around the property made the stay... More

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Address: off School Road, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Lydford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Downtown Farm 3.5*
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