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The Old School Cottage

The Old School Cottage - Private entry and parking for 2 cars.
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The Old School Cottage - Private entry and parking for 2 cars.
Lounge Double bedroom
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4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews
The Old School Cottage - Private entry and parking for 2 cars.
Double bedroom
Twin room
Terrace & Garden
Rear garden
Medieval bridge over the River Walkham
Local history map
Terrace area
The Old School Cottage
The Old School Guesthouse
Horrabridge Weir Park
Burr Island & passenger tractor
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England
The Old School Cottage retains its charm with arched windows and modern interior. The original bell is still sited in the bell tower. Private access is through the 'Girls & Infants' entrance.

An ideal base for groups of 2, 4 or even 6 to start your exploration of Devon and Cornwall. Within a short drive you can reach many Dartmoor villages (Widecombe-in-the-moor, Meavy, Moretonhampstead, Yelverton etc..) and attractions such as Burrator Reservoir, Burr Island, Cawsands and Morwellham Quay. The market town of Tavistock, Princetown, Yelverton and the City of Plymouth with its maritime history and seafront location are but a short drive. Shops, Chippie and family pubs are a short walk into the village. The Eden Project is about 50min drive away. Looe & Polperro are about 35mins.

Guests are welcome to use the Restaurant fo...
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About the owner, Maxine L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2008
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL76271 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 6 reviews
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English first
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We stayed here over the half-term holiday this October. The cottage was everything we could have hoped for - comfortable, warm, clean, quiet and with all the facilities we needed. Maxine gave us some suggestions of places we could visit locally - we did Lydford Gorge, Morwellam Quay and Lanhydrock. Thoroughly enjoyed it all. Visited the local pub for our... more

Stella D
Busselton, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We loved the old world look, but the very modern and comfortable interio. We enjoyed exploring that part of England. more

East Sussex
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72 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We wanted a place near to Plymouth and Tavistock with WiFi, and pet free. This fitted the bill. The rooms are nicely furnished and a properly equiped kitchen. The garden could be accessed by walking around the house, but unfortunately the weather did not let us sit outside. The house was kept nice and warm, though hot water in the... more

  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground floor: Lounge and dining area. Shaker style kitchen with wooden floor, shower room with toilet & basin. First floor: 2 bedrooms - 1 5ft double, 1 twin. Up to 2 additional guests can use the leather sofa bed (extra £20 per person per night - towels and bed linen will be provided) in the lounge. Maximum overall cottage occupancy is 6 adults. Minimum occupancy is 2 adults.

Services: GCH. All gas, power, bed linen (duvets) & towels included. DVD player. DAB (digital) radios. Freeview digital TV. Electric cooker. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Microwave. Non smokers only. Free parking 2 cars. Free internet (WI-FI).
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Default 3 nights
Jan 9, 2016 -
Feb 26, 2016
3 nights
Feb 27, 2016 -
Mar 18, 2016
low season
3 nights
Mar 19, 2016 -
Apr 1, 2016
Easter weeks
7 nights -- --
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note that check in is 5.00pm. If you would like to check-in earlier please call us on 01822 852437.
Check out is 10.00am.
All guests are welcome to use The Old School Guest House Restaurant for breakfast or evening meals. Please book in advance for the restaurant. Groups of 6 should ring for rates.
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How to get there
Airport: Plymouth: 4.3 mi
Railway: Plymouth: 6.2 mi
Ferry: Plymouth: 6.2 mi
Fly into Heathrow or Gatwick airports and take a train to Plymouth via Paddington Station (London).
Bristol, Plymouth or Exeter airports are closer.
Take M5 South and then the A38 towards Plymouth. Follow signs for Tavistock (A386). Turn 1st left at Yelverton roundabout. After 1 mile, turn right into Horrabridge village centre. Go over stone bridge and turn left. Leaping Salmon pub will be on your right. At the White/cream Chapel House (250 yards) turn right. The Old School House is 50 yards up on the left.

Alternatively, take M5 South and follow the signs towards Oakhampton (A30). Stay on A30 until you see the sign for Tavistock (A386), take the slip road and turn left at the junction onto the A386 to Tavistock. At Tavistock take 1st exit on a small roundabout. At th...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 6.2 mi.
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