Woodovis Cottage, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

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Woodovis Cottage, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Why stay in this location and cottage?

Scroll through the photo gallery to see images of what you can do around Woodovis Cottage. Zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map to see its location.

To help you choose Woodovis Cottage for its location, we've listed some of the local attractions below. Cherry pick for a short break. Try to visit all if you're on holiday in Dartmoor.


Tamar Trails Centre

Woodovis Cottage is situated just up the road from the Tamar Trails Centre. Go mountain biking, treesurfing and kayaking in this stunning landscape.


UNESCO World Heritage Site

The landscape around the Tamar Trails Centre was shaped by the Westcountry mining industry. So important was this industry to the development of the modern world that today the Tamar Valley forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Morwellham Quay to learn more.


The National Trust's Cotehele

Once you've finished at Morwellham Quay, pop into the National Trust's Cotehele. Amazing place.



Not far to the north east of Woodovis Cottage is the magnifcent Brentor which is topped by a church. The views to the western side, and highest ground, of Dartmoor National Park are incredible.


Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Having taken in the views of Dartmoor on Brentor, if you turn around you'll be looking across the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Explore it. Calstock is particularly lovely.



Woodovis Cottage is near Tavistock. Go shopping, explore the abbey ruins and grab a bite to eat.


Cycle Drake's Trail

Sir Francis Drake was born just outside Tavistock. There's a wonderful multi-use trail named after him that runs between Tavistock and Plymouth. Hire bikes and complete Drake's Trail. If you enjoy cycling, also try the Granite Way and Princetown's Granite and Gears routes.


Other National Trust sites

In addition to Cotehele, there are plenty of other National Trust properties in the area. Try Lydford Gorge and Saltram House.


English Heritage sites

Also visit English Heritage's Lydford Castle and Okehampton Castle.


Dartmoor's tors

Woodovis Cottage is on the western edge of Dartmoor National Park. Explore Dartmoor's moors and tors. Great Staple Tor and Great Mis Tor are easily accessible from the B3357 that climbs from Tavistock to the high ground. Head to Merrivale to see some of Dartmoor's internationally famous prehistoric sites.


They say: 'This award winning family run 5 Star Holiday Park is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and its 14 acres are nestled in a sheltered wooded position on the edge of the Tamar Valley. The park is ideally placed to explore the West Country with its stunning beaches or close to home enjoy beautiful Dartmoor with its abundance of flora and fauna and of course the famous Dartmoor Ponies and cream teas! Above all, you can be guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome and enjoy a restful, relaxing holiday which is why so many visitors return as friends, year after year. Delightful, comfortable cottage with one king size double and one single. Bath with overhead shower. Spacious lounge. CD. Fridge/freezer. Double glazed and centrally heated. Patio and garden with table and chairs. Sat start.' View availability and read more.

Address Woodovis House, Gulworthy
PL19 8NY
Telephone -
Area More information on Tavistock
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms Unknown
Pricing £279 - £705 Per Week
Pets Yes
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