Blackadon Blog

Meet your hosts

So you’d like to know a bit more about us? Sure, let’s fill you in. We’re Marcus and Ryan, owners of The Cottages at Blackadon Farm. We bought the farm in late 2019 and started a renovation programme that’s now … Read More

Meet Dartmoor’s Dinky Donkeys

We’re home to two of the best looking lads on Dartmoor and our guests love meeting them. If we turn up to let Tiny Tim and Freddie out without any guests, they often look a bit disappointed. The boys love … Read More

Dog friendly accommodation

How many people do you know that have brought a dog into their home during the last year? The number of dog owners has increased a lot on the back of people spending more time at home during the COVID-19 … Read More

The Cottages at Blackadon Farm receives two top tourism awards

Dartmoor new business wins two of Devon’s top tourism awards The Cottages at Blackadon Farm awarded Gold – the top accolade for New Tourism Business Also recognised in the top two businesses for being Ethical, Responsible & Sustainable 11 March … Read More

Everything you need to know about South Devon

Whether you have been to South Devon many times or you are planning your first trip, the South Devon from your Sofa guide can help you get the most from your stay. Naturally, we hope you will choose to stay … Read More

Merry Christmas 2020. Get ready for 2021

From all of us at The Cottages at Blackadon Farm, we’d like to wish you a wonderful Christmas and a healthy 2021. We are so grateful to everyone who has supported us during 2020. We really enjoyed showing new and … Read More

Things to do in Plymouth

Let’s look things to do in Plymouth given it’s only 15 minutes away by car. … Read More

Wedding Accommodation in Devon

When you’re organising a wedding or civil partnership ceremony, there are so many things to do. With so many people travelling to help you celebrate one of the most important days of your life, you’ll need somewhere for them to … Read More

River Dart kayaking holidays

Kayakers and canoeists love the River Dart. It’s one of the best places to kayak and canoe in the UK. We’re fortunate to be a short drive from the river which is why a number of kayaking and canoeing groups … Read More

Hiking and walking on Dartmoor

We bet you’re itching for a lovely long walk or hike. Imagine hiking or walking straight from your cottage onto Dartmoor. You can do that from The Cottages at Blackadon Farm. Where do you want to go? A short walk … Read More