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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
Widecombe in the Moor, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Perfect Location”
Reviewed June 23, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

If you are looking for peaceful tranquillity in a beautiful location, but with all the amenities for a comfortable and relaxing holiday, look no further.

Located just over a mile outside Widecombe but only 30 minutes to 1 hour from historic towns, beautiful moorland/ woodland walks and the coast, there is plenty of space in this well appointed cottage, including garden and patio at the rear.

Thanks Norman and Venetia for being so welcoming and friendly and keep up the amazing work you are doing with the wildflower meadows and conservation. It was a pleasure to see it all.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 24, 2017
Dear Simon and Louisa, It was a real pleasure to meet you and we were in awe at the extensive walking and exploration you did, most of it from the cottage door. we hope to tempt you back to Dartmoor soon.

Venetia
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Jo T
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Gorgeous week in Dartmoor”
Reviewed May 24, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We recently stayed for a week at Brimble cottage and we had an amazing visit. Venetia and Norman are wonderful hosts and the property is stunning. It's out of the way, quiet and restful with lots of birds. Ponies and cattle walk past the cottage but it is only a few minutes to Widecombe and easy to get to places. We loved exploring the moors and even though we had some misty/wetter days it was brilliant. We would love to visit again. Thank you so much- we will miss Dartmoor.

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Management Response
Jun 1, 2017
Dear Jo and Brett, It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope the rest of your trip is going well. Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us on Dartmoor.

Venetia
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scedtwo
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Well equipped and well furnished cottage in picturesque setting”
Reviewed May 17, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

In the heart of Dartmoor the cottage is in a wooded valley within easy reach of walking trails, riding stables and the abundant historic sites on the moor, and still only a short driving distance from pretty unspoilt villages and towns. The owners are very hospitable with welcoming eggs, milk and a bottle of wine. A special location for children to enjoy wild ponies, sheep and cattle wandering on the moor. We loved waking to the sounds of farm animals, and sitting in the enclosed garden visited by guinea fowl. We had a wonderful time and a great escape from city life.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
May 20, 2017
Dear Stephen, Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review, and for leaving the cottage in such a tidy state. We really hope the plan for a bigger family party on Dartmoor materialises and we hope to see you again,

Venetia
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David C
1 review
“Great place to stay!”
Reviewed April 1, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

This was a well equipped and convenient bolt hole for our stay, our hosts, Venetia and Norman were so welcoming, our grandson was fascinated by all the resident animals, and although the weather was "mixed,(What can you expect in March!) we made the best of it. It was good to be able to come and go as we pleased, and we want to return as soon as possible.



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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 6, 2017
Dear David, It was lovely to see you and the family again, and thank you for leaving the cottage so tidy. We look forward to renewing our acquaintance soon!

Venetia
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19671998
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Just wonderful!”
Reviewed January 15, 2017 for a stay in October 2016

We loved it here! It was just what we needed, wonderfully peaceful and beautiful surroundings. We were blessed with a wonderful sunny week and walked our socks off! Lovely walks, straight from the front door, so the car wasn't always needed. We walked into Widdecombe a couple of times.

The owners had the perfect balance of being very friendly and welcoming, but not intrusive. The cottage was well equipped and very comfortable.

We stayed for just over a week with our little dog, to escape our city's fireworks over Bonfire Night week, it was perfect for this and we loved it so much, that within an hour of coming home, we had rebooked for another stay. Happy days!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jan 17, 2017
Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are glad that Brimble Cottage "did what it said on the tin", and we look forward to your next visit.
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Fort Collins
Reviewed December 30, 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jan 2, 2017
Dear Lucy, We are pleased that you found Brimble Cottage a perfect base for a family Christmas, and look forward to seeing you again on another visit from the USA.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 6, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 7, 2016
Dear Luke, Thank you very much for taking the trouble to review your stay at Brimble Cottage. We are glad you liked the location and the cottage.

Best Wishes

Venetia
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