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“Mole End”
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Mole End, a wooden cabin in a sheltered valley in Devon's , Dartmoor National park
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Mole End, a wooden cabin in a sheltered valley in Devon's , Dartmoor National park
The sitting room with sofa and dining area beyond, with adjoining sociable kitchen. Mole End is a cosy little wooden cabin. It has Television,DVD + CD players and free WIFI connection.
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Mole End, a wooden cabin in a sheltered valley in Devon's , Dartmoor National park
The sitting room with sofa and dining area beyond, with adjoining sociable kitchen.
Mole End is a cosy little wooden cabin. It has Television,DVD + CD players and free WIFI connection.
Sitting room with staircase to balcony with sofa bed , and twin bedroom overlooking the river.
Sitting room with electric fire for instant heat and night storage heaters.
Well equipped kitchen
Kitchen with fridge, freezer, dishwasher, cooker, microwave, kettle , toaster and bread machine.
Ground floor double bedroom with 4ft 6 inch bed. Window looks over the river. Plenty of storage.
Full sized bath  with over bath shower. WC. Washbasin. Washing machine + tumble dryer. River views.
The Twin room under the eaves overlooking the river, where ducks and dippers are often seen .
The bed for 'occasional' guests on the balcony
View of river from the bedroom window. The only sound you can hear is that of the water + birdsong.
Hillside covered in bluebells which come after daffodil time
The hillside covered in foxgloves which follow on from the bluebells which come after the daffodils.
The river along from the lodge.
The river Teign in Autumn. Wonderful walks through woodland right from the door.
Mole End in winter, with an efficient heating system , it is warm and cosy whatever the weather.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Drewsteignton, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England

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34gilly
Lymington, United Kingdom
1 review
“Mole End”
Reviewed March 18, 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Perfect stay in cosy, charming log cabin. Comfortable beds, and sofa to doze on. So many books to read, especially enjoyed the extensive bird, flora and fauna books. Stream below bedroom window, gurlgled merrily to add to the woodland scenery and walks on your doorstep.

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Management Response
Mar 18, 2018
I am so glad that you had the time to browse through the books, and to make use of the bird and nature books.That is what holidays are for. Watching the birds that come to the feeder can be fascinating. I love to see ducks and other water birds swim past the bedroom and bathroom window too. Thank you for your review.
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kayuk07
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
“Stunning location”
Reviewed March 14, 2018 for a stay in August 2017

Amazing location - lodge very well equipped , owner very proactive, friendly , informative, nothing is ever to much trouble .
Fantastic walks all on the doorstep, good local pubs serving good pub food.
Exciting city of Exeter near bye- good for shopping, eating out , or visiting the cathedral and quay side.
Plenty of coastline to explore certainly will return .

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Mar 18, 2018
Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you got out and about to enjoy the area. It is so good to be able to walk miles of footpaths right from the doorstep, and perfect for a mountain bike too. Best wishes from Joy
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John R
Chatham Bars Inn, MA, United States
2 reviews
“Delightful stay in Devon!”
Reviewed March 14, 2018 for a stay in September 2017

We had a wonderful stay here at Mole End in September. The lodge is so inviting and Joy our host has thought of everything to make our stay perfect. We instantly fell for the place online and were certainly not disappointed. Joy was so helpful, thoughtful and prompt to reply. She made it all so easy and we would be very hsppy to return there on our next visit to England.

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Management Response
Mar 16, 2018
Thank you for your response. I hope you have a brilliant time when you come again next September. Let us hope that the Autumn colours will be at their best.
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anne00197...
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Relaxing and peaceful”
Reviewed March 14, 2018 for a stay in September 2017

Mole End is a quiet and well-equipped lodge with everything we needed and more. The lodge is warm and cosy, in a peaceful and natural area away from the busyness of towns and everyday life. We found it easy to relax in the lodge, and there are plenty of walks in the local area.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Mar 14, 2018
Thank you Anne for taking the time to send in a review. Not very long now until your return visit in April when the bluebells could be out. I hope you have a lovely time then too. Best wishes Joy
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Jilly5544
Bournemouth
2 reviews
“A perfect retreat!”
Reviewed December 18, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

We had a perfectly ‘chilled out’ long weekend in Mole End!
We ‘recharged our batteries’ over a weekend of relaxation... walking eating drinking reading and even some sewing!
Mole End had everything to make our second stay memorable.
The walk to Fingle Bridge pub for Sunday lunch is just beautiful.
Already looking forward to our next visit in the Spring!

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Management Response
Dec 19, 2017
I am delighted that you had a good time at Mole End. It certainly is a perfect place to hibernate and with my new interest in Hygge the Danish art of coziness, the cabin is an ideal place to come back to after a good walk or exploration.
I agree the inn at Fingle bridge is a perfect pub and only being 1hr away from the door, on easy terrain through the forest along the riverside it is a great place to visit , especially if one can spot interesting wildlife.For me it has everything a good pub needs, a log fire , delicious food, a good dry cider and a river to sit beside .
I am glad that you found Mole End to be well equipped with the DVD player and various possible films, a television and a CD player. It is good that there is a reasonable WIFI connection even if it is not very good reception for mobiles.I am glad that you obviously found the selection of books and board games upstairs and had the peace to enjoy them.
You will be welcome back anytime.
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Graham A
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Excellent accommodation and location”
Reviewed October 27, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Very quiet, tranquil location with the sound of the River Teign right outside the window. All lodges far apart so no disturbance. Every amenity provided within the lodge.

Access roads are really awkward and if you have a low ride-height sports car it could be very difficult to get to the site.

Would be an advantage if there was up-to-date technology. Couldn't get the radio to work, very limited programme selection on the Sky-box and the t.v. could do with a serious upgrade. Otherwise, all amenities, facilities and services are good.
An outside tap would be a handy addition.

Already recommended this holiday to friends.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Oct 29, 2017
Thank you for your review and for leaving Mole End so tidy.
Devon lanes can be known to be challenging for driving , but thankfully Clifford Bridge is only 10 minutes from the main A30 so just enough to add a sense of adventure to a holiday.
Living in a valley in the middle of a forest I think it is a small miracle that we can receive radio and most Sky channels through the TV but yes we are about to upgrade our television . I will give some thought to your suggestion of an outside tap.
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east anglia
Reviewed August 31, 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Management Response
Sep 2, 2017
Thank you for your comprehensive review. It will be very useful to others thinking of staying at Mole End in the future.
I am delighted that you enjoyed a good holiday and obviously did quite a bit of exploring in the area.
I was sorry that you were disappointed by the swimming pool not being in action. All photos and details of it have been removed from the web site and as there are lots of things to do straight from the door of the lodge and in the area, hopefully any guests in the future will not miss having a pool.
Thank you for leaving the lodge in good order. Warmest wishes from Joy
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