Slapton Salcombe Dartmouth Hope Cove Holiday Cottages | Dittiscombe Self-catering Holiday Cottages Dartmouth Devon

Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages | Self Catering Cottages near Dartmouth, South Devon

Visit Britain 4 star  Free WifiSix Self-catering Holiday Cottages set in a tranquil South Devon Valley

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  • Six Holiday Cottages sleeping 2 – 6 + cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Exclusive use of conservation valley
  • Private cottage gardens with views
  • Woodburners & spa baths
  • Free Wifi
  • LCD televisions
  • Children’s play area & nature trail
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Come and relax in our pretty stone holiday cottages set in a tranquil South Devon valley.

Hope Cove - Self-catering Holiday Cottages
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Hope Cove - Self-catering Holiday CottagesPets WelcomeVisit Britain 4 star Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages is in a fabulous location, surrounded by a private valley near Slapton, and set in the heart of the South Hams, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty which stretches from Dartmoor in the north to a stunning coastline in the south.

There are beaches, coves and river estuaries to explore, many of which are dog-friendly, and there's great walking along the South West Coast Path. The picturesque sailing towns of Salcombe, Dartmouth and Kingsbridge are a short drive away.

We are Visit England rated 4 star, with a Welcome Pets accreditation,.


In cosy couples' cottage with log-burner and spa bath from 295 for 3 nights. Gardens, views all set in our private tranquil Devon valley close to Slapton village, Start Bay beaches and the South West Coast Path.

View over Dittiscombe valley, farmhouse and cottagesGuests enjoying Rafters' gardenDucklings on the wildlife pondsome of our regular canine visitors
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Our six stone Holiday Cottages nestle in the valley at the end of a private lane. Each of our Holiday Cottages has been sympathetically renovated from farm buildings and are individually decorated and furnished.

The Holiday Cottages have thick stone walls, exposed beams and recessed windows, feature fireplaces, slate, wood or ceramic flooring - providing a homely setting all year round. Outside, the cottages each have individual private gardens with lawns, flower and shrub borders, gravel patios, garden furniture, and lovely views of the surrounding valley.

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Honeysuckle Holiday Cottage - sleeps 2 Couples Retreat - The Owlery Holiday Cottage - sleeps 2

The Owlery Holiday Cottage - sleeps 2 Our couples’ cottages, are perfect for a romantic getaway, a special occasion, or just for a relaxing short break.

The Owlery Holiday Cottage - sleeps 2 Honeysuckle (sleeps 2) is a pet-friendly detached single storey cottage, suitable for people with limited mobility, and has wonderful views over the valley, with a woodburner.

The Owlery (sleeps 2) is a romantic couples cottage, sitting in the higher part of the valley, surrounded by a pond and orchard, and with a woodburner and spa bath big enough for two.


If you prefer more space or wish to bring family or friends then we have four cottages with 2 or 4 bedrooms, sleeping either 4, 5 or 6 people, all welcoming dogs.

Dovecote Holiday Cottage - sleeps 4Buddleia Holiday Cottage - sleeps 4

Dovecote Holiday Cottage - sleeps 2 Dovecote has a cosy sitting room with oodburner, a separate kitchen dining area with extending dining table, a slate floor, a king size bed, and a second bedroom with full-size bunk beds. There is a garden with views, and up to 2 dogs are welcome in this cottage.

Buddleia Holiday Cottage - sleeps 4Buddleia has a king size bed, a second twin room, a stable-style front door which leads to a large private garden and a woodburner.

Up to 2 dogs are welcome in this cottage.

RAFTERS Holiday Cottage - sleeps 2 Rafters has an open plan ground floor area with sliding patio doors and lovely views to the enclosed garden.

There is stone built fireplace with flame-effect electric fire, an extending dining table, a double bedroom and second twin room. Up to 2 dogs are welcome in this cottage.

Willows Holiday Cottage - sleeps 6Willows sleeps six in 4 bedrooms (2 doubles and 2 singles), with an en-suite master bedroom, a further 2 bathrooms, one with a bath, one with a walk-in shower, an open plan dining and sitting area, dishwasher, upright fridge/freezer, and lovely south-facing garden with views.

Up to 2 dogs are welcome in this cottage.

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Rafters  Holiday Cottage - sleeps 4Willows Holiday Cottage - sleeps 6
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Kayaking at BanthamSalcombe HarbourAll cottages have individual gardens with exclusive access to our
conservation areas of woodland trails and meadows, perfect for couples, families and guests with dogs. There is free wifi in all cottages.

We offer guests our temporary membership to Dartmouth Golf & Country Club which gives 25% discount on golf, swimming, gym and health and beauty facilities.

Heating is either oil or gas-fired central heating, or night-storage heating with supplementary heating, and some cottages have woodburners. Each cottage kitchen has an electric cooker and ceramic hob, all the facilities for a 4 star rated property.

Cots, highchairs and BBQs are available free on request. Our cottages are no smoking. There is a communal laundry room and parking area (The Owlery has its own parking space). Baskets of logs and kindling are supplied in those cottages with woodburners.

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Pets Welcome

'Absolute doggy heaven!' Come and stay in our dog-friendly cottages at Dittiscombe in South Devon. We are surrounded by a tranquil valley of 20 acres where guests and their dogs can walk and play. We are also close to many beautiful, dog-friendly beaches, cafes and pubs.

Walking & Birdwatching

From the beautiful sweeping, dog-friendly beaches of Start Bay visitors can join the South West Coast Path and enjoy coastal walks with spectacular views and a wonderful range of bird watching opportunities at South Milton Ley, Torcross and Slapton Ley bird-hides, and at East Prawle, home to the rare Cirl Bunting.

Large Groups

We can accommodate up to 22 people in 6 cottages. Some are attached and have connecting gardens. There's 20 acres of space surrounding us, and a play area for children, and for grown ups! We can offer family breaks out of season at competitive rates and a party discount of 10%.


We offer a 25% discount on golf and leisure facilities at the Dartmouth Golf & Country Club through our guest membership scheme. Facilities include a championship 18-hole course, and 9-hole golf course, spa, sauna, gym/fitness room, swimming pool, and beauty therapy treatments. The Club is approximately 5 miles from Dittiscombe.

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Ruth and Jon Saunders
Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages
Slapton Nr Kingsbridge
South Devon TQ7 2QF

Tel. 01548 521272

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