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“Stay with the dog in this excellent B&B.”
Review of Palmers Barn B&B

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Palmers Barn B&B
Ranked #16 of 25 Tavistock B&B and Inns
Reviewed December 3, 2012

Myself and my wife were a bit worried with taking the dog (1yr Retriever called Morgan) away for the first time. After searching the internet we chose Palmers Barn as they accepted dogs, we need not have worried.
Anne & Dave (the owners) are true dog lovers and were the most welcoming pair I have met. They made a point of meeting Morgan on our arrival and throughout the whole stay catered for his every need with Morgan being made to feel totally at ease. From our room there was access to a outside courtyard which could be closed off by a farm gate to give Morgan a free run, they even offered to dog sit for us whilst we went out to eat that evening. The dog ended up spending more time with Anne & Dave than us.
As for ourselves we were made a cuppa on arrival and throughout our stay it was on hand. The room had such character to it with the most wonderful comfy bed and pillows. Anne & Dave have put huge effort and thought into every detail, everything was clean, tidy and well presented. In the morning the breakfast was wonderful being both cooked to perfection and plentyful. We actually left later that planned because we were to busy enjoying their company. We only stayed one night but prior to leaving wished I was not in work the following day as we would have and wanted to stayed longer. Everything about this B&B will make you want to come back again, although I fear vacancies will be harder to find as this business will become a total success. We will be back! and can not recommend this B&B enough with or without a dog.

Room Tip: If you are staying with a dog as for the room that opens into the courtyard.
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled with family
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David B, Owner at Palmers Barn B&B, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2012

Thank you for your lovely review. We thoroughly enjoyed your visit and Morgan was an absolute delight and so well behaved, he is welcome here anytime and is a credit to you both.

Kind regards

David and Anne

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Reviewed October 22, 2012

After much searching on the internet we booked this place as the reviews sounded so good- and we were so pleased with the choice.It was just for the one night as we'd travelled down for a biking event. A lovely warm welcome -and a cream tea.... We stayed in the suite and my son had one of the double rooms .All rooms were lovely and clean with beautiful linen and fluffy towels.The hosts were really helpful in suggestions/directions for our evening meal out and were very accomodating for our early Sunday morning breakfast requirements.Breakfast was lovely and plenty of it -what a shame we had to dash off.Secure parking was a big hit for us - it was great to have your own courtyard /front entrance. We would happily recommend this little gem of a B&B -Thank you Anne & Dave for a lovely stay - we will be back .

Room Tip: The mini suite with its private entrance and little courtyard is definately top choice - We arrived...
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 19, 2012

We needed somewhere to stay for the night before heading back home from our honeymoon, and we found Palmers Barn. As soon as we arrived we were made to feel so welcome. Dave and Anne are genuine people, so down to earth and very helpful. Would deffinately stay there again. Would reccomend Palmers Barn to anyone. The rooms and views are fantastic. Thank you for a very pleasant stay. Carly & Kev.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

We needed somewhere local to stay for a week while having some renovations done on our house. We asked Dave & Anne if their B&B was up and running - it wasn't but they shuffled things around so we could use the room that had just been completed. (I say room but it is more of a suite with its own luxury bathroom)
As is normal for Devon/Cornwall the builders informed us that our place would be finished "D'rectly" so two weeks later we left the luxury of Palmers Barn to return home (and cook our own breakfast) :-(
Anyone looking for a base to explore Devon and Cornwall would be well advised to visit Palmers Barn where they will be treated like "Honoured Guests" staying in the nicest B&B Rooms I have ever seen.

Palmers Barn is now fully open and we wish Dave & Anne all the very best - they have worked hard to make Palmers Barn an iconic Bed & Brekfast.

Room Tip: If the Courtyard Suite is available it is the best room in the house (Ask Dave for the Katie Price...
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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 14, 2012

After a short break in woolacombe, we went to tavistock to meet up with our son who was staying there, we needed a B&B, so we drove around searching for one and came accross
PALMERS BARN, well i'm glad we looked no further, the hosts were very friendly, the accommadation was excellent, And we were very full after our breakfast, we would recommend this B&B to anyone, The other good thing was there is no time limits, so we didnt have to be out to early the next day.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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David B, Owner at Palmers Barn B&B, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2012

Thank you so much for your very kind comments we enjoyed having you to stay although we couldn't do anything about the weather! regards David and Anne

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Reviewed July 11, 2012

We were warmly welcomed by the friendly owners who couldn't do enough for us throughout our stay.
Palmers Barn is in a great location on the Devon/Cornwall border with stunning views overlooking the Tamar River and it's valley. It is central to many places to explore including the Tamar Trails and is within a few minutes walk of the Tree Surfing Adventure Centre, woodland activites and canoe hire.
We received a wonderful breakfast every morning and our two young children thoroughly enjoyed the freedom of the several acres the accomodation is set in.
After our busy days we relaxed in our clean, comfortable rooms and enjoyed the breathtaking sunsets.
We will be returning later this year.
This B&B is highly recommended.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: July 2016
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Additional Information about Palmers Barn B&B

Address: West Gulworthy, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8JE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Tavistock
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 25 B&Bs / Inns in Tavistock
Price Range: $46 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly opened B&B,set in an area of outstanding natural beauty within a world heritage site with stunning views over the Tamar Valley into Cornwall.Situated 3 miles west of Tavistock it is within easy reach of all the amenities of the southwest.All rooms are beautifully furnished with character features including beams.Each room has a flat screen TV,tea and coffee making facilities and WI-FI,the suite also has a fridge. ... more   less 
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Palmers Barn B&B Tavistock, Devon

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