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Holwell Holiday Cottages

Holwell Farm | Widecombe in the Moor, Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7TT, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having stayed in many self catering cottages etc I can safely say this is the worst myself and my family have ever come across. Yes, the location is very good but that is the one thing that is positive about these alleged 5 star cottages, I do not for 1 moment believe that is the case by the way unless... More 

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Burgdorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed in Chinkwell Tor Cottage for a week. The house is very clean and the equipment is first class. Beds are very comfortable. We felt that the owner of the cottage would like you to have a good and relaxing holiday.

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Just had a wonderful weekend at Holwell Farm Cottages, beautiful views, lovely comfortable and well equipped cottage would thoroughly recommend a stay here .Archie the dog loved it-lots of nice walks and dog friendly pubs in the village. Wendy, Keith & Ruth

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

A stunning converted barn in the middle of dartmoor - peace and tranquility abounds. The barn has been converted to a very high spec with a beautiful kitchen/lounge complete with aga and wood burning stove. The supersize bed was so comfortable. Dog friendly too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We booked a last minute stay at Chinkwell cottage, and I am so glad we did. It is about the closest to perfect cottage we ever stayed in. In all fairness I do not think that the photos do it justice, it is much much nicer then what you see on the website. We found eggs, bread milk and fresh... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We went in June 2013 as a large family. The place is as beautiful as others have found it, a marvellous location for walking. The cottages are solid and comfortable. Unfortunately much of the information in the testimonials offered on the website is now out of date, as the complex appears to have been sold and the new owners were... More 

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HolwellCottages, Public Relations Manager at Holwell Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

The holiday cottages at Holwell are now under new ownership and management. To reflect the changes at Holwell, the website is under redevelopment at the time of this response. Although there is no longer the presence of the Hughes family on site there is a caretaker living locally who will personally see guests in when they arrive and be on... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

You simply couldn't get a better location if you're interested in hiking about. We were out every morning, hiking up a tor (or several) without ever having to climb into a car. The farm is close (2 miles) to Widecombe and its two excellent pubs. The cottages (we were in 2 of them) were comfortable, clean, and offered our group... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

A last minute break found us at Hound Cottage on Holwell Farm, on Dartmoor, an area we had not previously visited. The cottage was delightfully well equipped with a large, open plan, kitchen and dining area, with an adjacent lounge/television area nestleling around the cast iron wood burner. Three very comfortable bedrooms were complimented by one ensuite and one separate... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

We have just returned from a wonderful week at Holwell. We arrived with 4 horses, 3 children and a dog! Sebastian and Philippa were not at all phased by this and couldn't have been more accomodating and helpful. Our cottage was very cosy and a welcome retreat after some of our wetter rides on the moor. It was very well... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Stayed at Hound Tor cottage, very nicely set up with equipment, space, room decor etc. Stunning location, walking straight out onto moor and farmland - good weather helps, as for any country holiday! Excellent for kids/dogs and pubbing it around the area. Excellent horse riding nearby and also fishing options on the Dart river as well as walks etc. Suggest... More 

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