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Make a Bovey Tracey holiday cottage your home away from home

Bovey Tracey is a delightful market town on the fringes of Dartmoor. As the gateway to the Dartmoor National Park, Bovey Tracey is a peaceful and untouched country beauty that is popular among holiday makers looking for a place to kick back and relax. HomeAway has a lovely selection of holiday cottages in Bovey Tracey and with everything from rustic log cabins to sweeping holiday homes; there is something to suit everyone. From small cottages for couples to large rambling farmhouses for larger parties, holiday homes in Bovey Tracey suit all comers.

Things to do in Bovey Tracey

Bovey Tracey gets its name from the Bovey River and the Tracey Family, who during the Norman Conquest in the 1300s, became Lords of the Manor. Bovey Tracey has a exciting and dramatic past and was once a thriving Saxon community. Today, it is a small town with a large village feel and a sense of peace and tranquillity with a gentle community spirit, where much pleasure comes from its beautiful setting. Bovey Tracey holiday rentals are in the perfect location, allowing you the freedom to explore the countryside, amble down to the town square or to simply sit back, relax and do nothing at all

-Bovey Tracey Town Trail is a delightful 90 minute walk around the town picking out 40 points of interest. The tour includes Cromwell’s Arch which is the remains of a 12th century monastery, the bridge built in 1642, St. Mary’s Well, Courtenay House, Church Steps and the now closed but fully restored railway station.

-Bovey Tracey Farmers Market is a must visit every other week and is held in the town’s Union Square. As food culture features more in our holidays, the market takes prominence for stocking up Bovey Tracey holiday homes with provisions. Accompanied by lively jazz bands, take the pick from the best local produce and handmade foods. Occasionally a craft market joins the food stalls.

-The Dartmoor National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty and a real nature lover’s paradise. Beautiful enough to attract the attention of Hollywood film makers, many people come from all over, choosing holiday cottages in Bovey Tracey to experience the beauty, walk in the trails, cycle and hike in the surrounding countryside. You can go horse riding, kayaking or just enjoy a picnic in the arms of Mother Nature.

-The Hound Tor and Hundatora: Hound Tor is just outside of Bovey Tracey and is a massive granite outcrop that almost looks like dogs assembled on a cliff face peering down at you. It is a stunning example of the force of Mother Nature, as the granite cliff face has been severely weathered. Hundatora is the remains of a completely abandoned medieval village that is believed to have been deserted in the 1300s. It is in close proximity to the Hound Tor, south east of it to be exact. The village was excavated during a painstaking process that took 14 years and was completed in 1975. There are 4 Dartmoor longhouses as well as some smaller barns and houses as well. Many of the dwellings show central drainage channels and there were 3 barns with corn dryers used for grain storage as well.

-The Canonteign Falls is located within the Dartmoor National Park and is a hugely popular sight for families looking for the perfect day out. Home to the highest waterfall in all of England – all 220 ft high, The Canonteign Falls is a stunning place to enjoy the fresh air and countryside with lots of little pools, and smaller waterfalls, walking paths and a secret garden and fern garden. Kids and parents can enjoy a brisk walk then relax at the restaurant and play area.

The Weather in Bovey Tracey

. The weather is temperate all year round, with summer temperatures rarely climbing over the 25°C mark in summer; however it can get quite cold and wet with a few days of snow as well. The average in winter drops down to about 5°C or so.

Travel to Bovey Tracey

Bovey Tracey is just 15 miles from Exeter International airport. There are frequent coach and bus services running to nearby Newton Abbot and to Bovey Tracey. With the nearest major train station in Newton Abbot, Bovey Tracey holiday cottages are about 3 and a half hours from London. The main driving route is the M5 then the A38 before taking the local roads to the town.

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                                                                                                      Absolutely beautiful

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                                                                                                      We stayed for a long weekend, and we picked the perfect weekend. The barn is amazing and so spacious and private. We spent most evening on the lovely terrace area as the weather was superb. The barn is about a 30 minute drive from most of the towns which is ideal as you are tucked away is a pretty little village, the local pub is a must food is delicious. Safe to say we will definitely be returning next year Thank you so much Jackie Xx
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous cottage with equally fabulous hosts

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                                                                                                      My wife and I and our two doggies spent three nights in the mill cottage last weekend. What a fabulous place to stay! From the moment we arrived we were greeted by Alex and his mum Anne and made to feel extremely welcome. The cottage is lovely clean and spacious and provides excellent facilities. The dogs were blessed with 4 acres of gardens to run around in, and the walk to the local pub is approximately half a mile. We cannot recommend this lovely cottage highly enough, and wish Alex and his mum all the the best for the future. We will be back! Karina Steve and doggies Hampshire
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017