Blackadon Blog

Recognised as one of Visit England’s Top Three Tourism Businesses

11 June 2023 – The Cottages at Blackadon Farm, based near Ivybridge on Dartmoor National Park this week was recognised by Visit England as one of England’s top three tourism businesses. In a glittering awards ceremony hosted by renowned Alex … Read More

How we are helping others be sustainable

We’re committed to being a force for good and in recent months we’ve been delighted to deliver sustainability training sessions for tourism businesses across the region. Visit Dartmoor originally asked us to present our green credentials to a group of … Read More

The Cottages at Blackadon Farm Becomes Devon’s Most Awarded Tourism Business

3 February 2023 – The Cottages at Blackadon Farm, based near Ivybridge on Dartmoor National Park has swept the board at this year’s Devon Tourism Awards, recognising the small business’ contribution to one of the county’s most important industries. In … Read More

Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and 2023 Offers

Where has the year gone? 2022 has flown faster than Santa’s sleigh. 2022 has been an incredibly special year. After a couple of years with covid restrictions, 2022 has been the first year that we’ve been able to open every … Read More

Holidays on Dartmoor

Our guests, reviews and journalists are better at letting you know what they really think about us. The winter 2022 edition of Dartmoor Magazine features a story about us as a Dartmoor Business. We thought Chrissy Harris summed us up … Read More

North or South Devon?

OK. We have to admit, there’s a bit of a North/South divide. Not just in the country overall. There’s one in Devon! Devon is one of the largest counties in England and we’re fortunate to have two national parks, two … Read More

We’re the best place to holiday in England

It’s official. Devon is officially the best place to holiday in England and Dartmoor is the best thing to see during your stay. The Telegraph newspaper has done lots of number crunching across 33 criteria over 4 categories to find … Read More

Wish you were here!

This summer is turning out to be a real scorcher. With the weather being so good, guests are really enjoying relaxing on the farm or making the most of the moor, coast and cities that are close by. We’ve enlisted … Read More

Gold Standard Green Tourism at The Cottages at Blackadon Farm

When we became stewards of the farm in November 2019, we realised that we were living in such a special place. Some say Devon is Heaven and it is – especially on Dartmoor National Park where we’re located. Rather than … Read More

Paw-fect dog friendly holidays

Woof! We reckon your four legged friend deserves a holiday, so please bring them with you. Unlike most other places, we welcome dogs in all of our cottages and they are going to love it here. When you book a … Read More