NOW WITH WIFI Two luxurious two bedroom lodges sitting on the banks of the River Teign where fallow deer come down to drink and buzzards soar overhead. A truly peaceful setting ideal for a relaxing holiday away from it all. Privately owned, managed and maintained to a high standard these lodges have every comfort. Clifford Bridge Park covers many acres running alongside the river with flower meadow and children’s play area. Deer Valley Lodge has a superb position with no lodges in front or nearby on the west side. Trout River Lodge sits right on the riverbank. Numerous walks can be taken directly from the lodge through National Trust forest to Castle Drogo, Fingle Bridge and Steps Bridge near Dunsford. Further afield the High Moors, Tors and villages of Dartmoor are waiting to be explored. The South Devon coast with its beautiful coves, sandy beaches and estuaries is only an hour away. The beautiful city of Exeter is a short drive away or Plymouth lies across the moors. Bedlinen is not supplied but available on request. (Double £20, singles £5 each)
Mrs Lesley Wilhelmsen
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We recently stayed at deer valley lodge over the october half term as a family of four with two children 12 and 10. On arrival we found the accommodation exceeded our expectations.This is a well appointed lodge well equipped with all you need for a great stay. Located in the Teign valley it is well positioned with great links to the main roads giving great access to Interesting sites in Dartmoor national park and Devon also. Great walk to Fingle bridge and beyond to Castle Drogo. Deer visit in the late evening and if you are lucky in the morning. We had a fab time and the owner Lesley very helpful with advice and info.highlights Lydford gorge, the marble museum, visit to Exeter and walk to Castle drogo. Great autumnal walks . Site is quite secluded but shops and a couple of pubs not too far. We loved our stay at the lodge as did the children.
again I must start with a wow, after our first visit to this lodge we were totally amazed and no sooner had we arrived home we contacted Lesley the owner and booked it for a two weeker.once again we have had a fantastic fortnight to which we have just returned and already missing it. we shall return next year.
what a lodge
what can I say wow,wow,wow, this was an amazing holiday location and the lodge was top notch, Lesley the owner is a reassuring voice who was easy to contact and easy to talk to. the location was easy to find, the walks undergone from this site I can only describe as eye popping and breath taking. without doubt we shall return and cant wait..
The South Devon coast is approx. one hour's drive away. Here you can find
estuaries such as Salcombe, Dartmouth, Teignmouth - ideal for boat trips, sandy beaches like Blackpool Sands with its superb cafe, Bantham - a surfing paradise and Bigbury where you can walk across the sands to Burgh Island. There are also quiet coves and rock pools and for walkers there is the endless coastal path with glorious views of the sea at every step.
Although hidden in this quiet corner of Dartmoor access is very easy. Follow the M5 and then A30 which has a junction at Cheriton Bishop only 10 minutes from the lodges. The port of Plymouth is approximately an hour away and Exeter airport approximately half an hour away by car.
The lodges are located in the Dartmoor National Park. Moretonhampstead with numerous shops, banks, etc. is 10 minutes drive away. Dunsford and Fingle Bridge, both with excellent pubs, are either 10 minutes by car or about one hour by foot along the river. There is a good village shop in Cheriton Bishop 10 minutes by car. Castle Drogo, a National Trust property, is 15 minutes by car or 1.5 hours on foot from the lodges. Chagford and Bovey Tracey are 20 minutes by car.