Hope Cottage

Located in Buckfastleigh, Devon

Hope Cottage resting in Buckfastleigh, Devon sleeps three in two bedrooms and is pet-friendly.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 1


Hope Cottage is located in Buckfastleigh on the edge of Dartmoor, a small town with excellent amenities and a great selection of places to eat out. The cottage itself sleeps 3 guests across 2 bedrooms and also benefits from being pet-friendly.

Property Details

Lying at the heart of Buckfastleigh, a town resting in Dartmoor National Park, Devon is Hope Cottage.

This idyllic cottage boasts charming features such as textured whitewashed stone walls and a feature fireplace with wood burning stove, the cottage also sleeps up to three guests in two bedrooms and welcomes a well-behaved dog (with an outdoor tap on the rear patio for washing down muddy paws and coats after a day on the moors!), making it a wonderful setting for couples seeking a romantic retreat or a small family holidaying in Devon. After a busy day exploring, unwind in the spacious living/dining room, settle into the plush sofa and flick on the Smart TV, making the most of the fully equipped kitchen to prepare a well-earnt meal. Enjoy eating together at the dining table and toast your getaway while the woodburning stove warms the room, creating a homely and welcoming ambience.

The south-facing rear patio provides a lovely setting to soak up the afternoon and evening sun, perfect with a good book and a glass of wine in hand. When the yawning begins, travel upstairs to find a double and a single room both furnished with plenty of storage and serviced by a sleek shower room; be sure to get some well-earned rest here before another fun-filled day in Devon.

Hope Cottage lies conveniently in the centre of Buckfastleigh, a charming market town home to some of the region's most popular attractions; the highlight is undoubtedly Buckfast Abbey, a beautiful monastery that is open to the public. Within the town centre, the Valiant Solider is a former pub locked in time and well worth a visit, showing a variety of exhibits. Nearby, Pennywell Farm is also a must-visit, with its wide range of animals and interactive exhibits or you could visit The River Dart Country Park is a great place for a leisurely walk.

The South Devon Railway operates a period steam train on a regular basis from Buckfastleigh to Totnes and return is a unique experience, with time to explore Staverton and Totnes as stops along this route. Totnes offers you the opportunity to tour Totnes Castle, along with Dartington Hall Gardens, Leechwell Garden, and Totnes Museum and Archives. For those seeking more of a connection to nature, the 368m2 of Dartmoor National Park is on the doorstep, with countless walking and swimming opportunities to take advantage of.

The town offers some wonderful pubs that offer quality dining with fantastic countryside or river views, including Furzeleigh Mill and The Abbey Inn with riverside dining, The Cott Inn is a fine example of a 17th-century thatched pub in nearby Dartington.

Hope Cottage is a wonderful setting for a romantic getaway or family break in Buckfastleigh, Devon


Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine


Area Details


Buckfastleigh is a small, lively market town situated on the edge of Dartmoor. It hosts a Farmer's market every Thursday and is ideal for walking and cycling enthusiasts with the famous Abbotts Way trail beginning here. Buckfastleigh offers 3 pubs, The Kings Arms, White Hart and Dartbridge Inn. Lots to do to suit all ages, The Butterfly and Dartmoor Otter Farm, Open Air Pool, Bowles and a Skate Park for the more daring. And, of course, no visit is complete without visiting Buckfast Abbey, steeped in history, now famous for its tonic wine, produced by the monks where they run a farm and keep bees. Within a few miles, you can access the steam trains of the South Devon Railway which run to Totnes along seven miles of the bank of the River Dart. Herons, swans, badgers, foxes and wild otters are frequently seen around the river and the railway route. River Dart Country Park, Pennywell Farm and a Gin school at Darlington are also popular local attractions.

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