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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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                                                                                                      A beautiful gem tucked in the moors, everything you could ask for in 5 star luxury, Richard and Becks were amazing hosts and very talented, in Richard's carpentry and Becks interior design, we will definitely be back. Thank you so much for everything. Mei and Mark
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                                                                                                      We spent 3 nights at the Cowshed earlier this month and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Wendy and Mark were very welcoming. The Cowshed is in a beautiful and peaceful location and has been finished to a very high standard. Nearby Moretonhampstead has plenty of nice eateries. We hope to return in the spring or summer to make use of the lovely outside space
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