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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.

Excellent! 4.6/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8153650
7
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6493882
7
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6484975
3
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #1899219
2
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Farmhouse #1299427
10
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6817199
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #1776481
2
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #1690092
1
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #8155842
2
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Bungalow #1779276
1
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #1941756
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #1941755
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #6816811
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Cottage #8151646
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #8151646
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Multiple rentals Apartment #8151646
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Apartment #8151646
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #6736308
Excellent! 4.6/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #1984892
10
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6561370
23
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Barn #6511932
21
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Mobile Home #6714319
15
Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(33 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1070032
33
Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Mobile Home #1900482
17
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Very Good! 4/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #1841596
10
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Cottage #6476682
27
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(30 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1944803
30
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.3/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #6921623
7
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(41 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Barn #851169
41
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #6063187
9
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #8155426
12
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #8133093
21
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #1523737
14
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1709663
14
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Multiple rentals Cottage #8103766
5
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8082877
19
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Barn #8166155
31
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(34 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #8066582
34
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #1889160
29
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Bungalow #8152651
6
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8105142
13
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Bungalow #1796023
10
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #1980562
12
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #6541485
7
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6727370
11
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cabin #1952869
16
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #8132053
6
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6113406
11
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(46 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #1568411
46
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #459118
8
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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Recent Reviews

This really is the perfect getaway

4 of 5
We had an amazing relaxing stay. We had everything we needed and more. The Hide is a truly beautiful retreat and we would love to return in the future.
  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017

Relaxed.

5 of 5
A very nice home from home. We enjoyed the location and the peace and quiet very much. On the first night of our weeks stay a small herd of deer came onto the property and stayed until they saw us watching them. Our host Wendy made us very welcome, and is able to provide lots of advice on places to go. We took advantage of our NT membership and went somewhere different each day.
  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017