Where to stay around Dunsford?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 278 holiday lettings near Dunsford. From 174 cottages to 32 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dunsford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dunsford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dunsford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Babbacombe Beach: 1,771 holiday lettings
  • Devon's Crealy Adventure Park: 1,350 holiday lettings
  • Paignton Beach: 1,940 holiday lettings
  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens: 1,778 holiday lettings
  • Exeter Cathedral: 1,338 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dunsford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Dunsford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 174 cottages in Dunsford. Our other popular types of Dunsford holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 18 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dunsford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Dunsford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Dunsford, England your home away from home

    There can’t be many prettier villages in the South West of England than Dunsford. Located within Dartmoor National Park, holidaymakers here will get the best of country life, amazing visitor attractions and will have just a short journey to the Devon coastline. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, holiday cottages, B&Bs, guest houses and camping.

    Things to do on holiday to Dunsford, England

    Dartmoor National Park is an ideal location for hikers and horse riders with many trails to be found in and around the park. For the really adventurous with a head for heights there is rock climbing available in the park as well. Devon is also a good area for all sorts of fishing including rock and offshore on the coasts and game fishing in the rivers. Dunsford is close to several reservoirs and rivers including the River Teign, which is just four miles away.

    There are several golf courses less than 10 miles from the village making this a great golfing holiday destination, with clubs in Crediton and Exeter amongst other places. With the Devon coasts just a short drive away visitors may like to try out the many watersports available such as surfing, sailboarding and sailing or if swimming in the sea doesn’t appeal there is a leisure centre with a pool in Exeter. There is also a dry ski slope and a go karting track in Exeter.

    Dunsford has a village shop, a post office, a tea room and a public house. However, the Dartmoor area has many places to eat including public houses, tea rooms, restaurants, cafes or if self catering holidaymakers prefer they can order takeaways. There is also a farmers market in the area or if visitors prefer the big well known stores then Exeter is only a short drive away.

    Places to visit on holiday to Dunsford, England

    There are many visitor attractions close to Dunsford including several museums, historic buildings and Caste Drogo in the Dartmoor area. Horse racing enthusiasts may like to take a short eight mile trip to Exeter and Devon Racecourse or 11 miles away is Newton Abbot Racecourse. There are various parks and gardens in the area too, where visitors can enjoy plants and wildlife at places such as Dartmoor Wildlife Park or Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve.

    Weather in Dunsford, England

    The warmest time of the year to visit Devon and the West Country is generally July and August when the average high is approximately 21 degrees centigrade. Between April and July are usually the driest months while December and January is the wettest time of the year with 100mm average rainfall per month.

    Travel to Dunsford, England

    Exeter International Airport is approximately 12 miles from Dunsford via the B3212/ M5 and handles flights to and from a large number of European countries, Canada, Barbados as well as UK cities such as Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Belfast. Exeter St Davids Railway Station is approximately eight miles away and served by trains from London Waterloo and London Paddington as well as Birmingham, the North of England and Edinburgh. Taxis are available from the airport and railway station at Exeter.

    Attractions in and around Dunsford

    Looking for things to do while you're in Dunsford? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can spend an enlightening afternoon at Spacex. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for green spaces such as Dawlish Lawn, Grand Pier and Bellever Tor. Also a trip to Castle Drogo, St Nicholas Priory or 21 The Mint might be a nice excursion.