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Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Widecombe in the Moor also enquired about cottages in Totnes, holiday homes in Croyde and apartments in Dartmouth

A holiday rental home in Widecombe in the Moor is off the beaten path, but close to activities and attractions.

For your next getaway, consider a holiday rental home in Widecombe in the Moor. Here you will be able to enjoy the quiet, rural location whilst being just a short drive from many popular attractions and activities.  

Things to do on holiday to Widecombe in the Moor

Many on holiday to Widecombe in the Moor choose to take advantage of the lovely scenery, the opportunities for leisurely strolls and nearby hiking and fishing. The trout fishing at Fenworthy Lake is tough to beat. You will need a permit, but they are available on site during certain hours. Dartmoor National Park is a beautiful place to spend a day or two. Bird watching, exploring ancient settlements and hiking to the waterfalls – including the tallest one in all of England - are just a few of the ways you can spend your time in the park. There are sandy beaches about 32 km from Widecombe in the Moor, so swimming and sunning are just a short drive away.

Places to visit on holiday to Widecombe in the Moor

There are many attractions to suit a variety of interests in and near Widecombe in the Moor. A must see attraction is found inside Dartmoor National Park. Grimspound is one of thousands of ancient villages discovered by archaeologists. It is considered by many to be the most well preserved. The Totnes Castle is an example of Norman architecture. It boasts beautiful gardens and its spot perched atop a hill provides beautiful views of the city below.

Weather in Widecombe in the Moor

Those who enjoy summers that are not too hot and winters that are not too cold will find Widecombe in the Moor to be a perfect choice for a holiday. The summer does not bring the sweltering heat found in other parts of the country. The average high temperature during the summer is just 18 to 20 degrees. In the winter, whilst it does get cold enough for some winter sports, the average low temperatures is about 3 degrees. There is quite a long rainy season which lasts from October to January. During that time up to 12 cm of rain falls per month. Even if you visit in the drier spring or summer months, you should still bring an umbrella as up to 7 cm of rain per month falls on average.

Travel to Widecombe in the Moor

Those travelling to Widecombe in the Moor will find the closest airport is Exeter (EXT) at 48 km away. The ferry at Plymouth will place you about 56 km from Widecombe in the Moor and the closest train, in Newtown, 32 km away. From there you would need to take a coach, taxi or private car.

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Excellent! 4.6/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8153650
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Wonderful! 4.8/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6493882
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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Cottage #6484975
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Farmhouse #1299427
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Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1899219
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6817199
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #1776481
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Barn #1690092
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
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Cottage #8155842
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Bungalow #1779276
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #6736308
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #8151646
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #1941755
  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1931914
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #1941756
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #6816811
  • 5 BR
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #1864744
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #6511932
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Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6476682
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Excellent! 4.7/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1070032
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Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1944803
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Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6561370
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Viewed 84 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #1841596
10
Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Mobile Home #1900482
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Viewed 81 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #1984892
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Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1889160
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Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #8155426
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Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #416743
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Viewed 77 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(32 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #851169
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Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Mobile Home #6714319
12
Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1887463
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Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #1980562
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Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilets
  • Sleeps 7
House #1346119
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Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1709663
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(21 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Barn #866497
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8147365
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #444353
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Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6063187
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Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(29 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #8066582
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Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #1523737
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Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(40 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1568411
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Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #6541485
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Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #1796023
10
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Good! 3.9/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6797372
10
Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Chalet #8154868
10
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #99637
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #6543443
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6727370
10
Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #1944530
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Recent Reviews

Lovely secluded cottage

5 of 5
Really nice dwelling. There were 4 adults and 2 children in our party Very spacious and everything had been thought of. Would not hesitate to use again. If there's only two of you take a look at The Lodge next door Lovely holiday
  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

Stunning

5 of 5
Stayed for 4 nights and I highly recommend with stunning surroundings and plenty to do
  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

The Palms

5 of 5
Lovely quiet site, the bungalow was very clean, which is important to us and was comfortable and cosy. Loved the old style furniture, nice and homely. Would recommend any friends to go. Will be returning in the Summer
  • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016