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Blackadon Farm
PL21 0HB


The Cottages at Blackadon Farm are located two miles from the Wrangaton exit of the A38, midway between Exeter and Plymouth. To reach us from the A38, you’ll drive along two miles of country lanes and through the sought-after village of Moorhaven. We encourage use of public transport. Local train stations are Ivybridge (two miles) and Totnes (eight miles). Public buses stop a ten minute walk away and connect to Ivybridge, Paignton and Torquay. We have secure storage if you're bring a bicycle. Use the book now button to make a reservation, check availability or pricing. You’re also welcome to contact us using any of the methods below.

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Where are you?
We’re in a a very special location two miles from the A38 Devon Expressway, yet surrounded by Dartmoor National Park. Exeter is 30 minutes north and Plymouth 15 minutes south.
What kind of accommodation do you have?
We have accommodation that can be described as modern luxury. The Stable: 1 bedroom, sleeps up to 2 (additional sofa bed on request). The Roost: 2 bedrooms, sleeps up to 4. The Sett: 2 bedrooms, sleeps up 4. The Parlour: 3 bedrooms, sleeps up to 6. The Loft: 3 bedrooms, sleeps up to 6 (additional sofa bed on request) and The Great Barn: 10 bedrooms, sleeps up to 24 (can be split into 2 x five bedroom cottages).
How many people can you accommodate?
Our one bedroom accommodation is often booked by singles or couples. However, if you’d like the whole place, we have 21 bedrooms that can sleep up to 50 people if you include the sofa beds in The Stable and The Loft.
How’s your wifi?
Definitely faster than you’ll have at home and probably faster than you have at work! It’s super-fast so suitable for multiple devices, Alexa and the smart TVs operating at the same time. .
Can I host family groups, company away days, retreats, sporting groups and wedding groups with you?
Sure. We can offer packages including activities and catering or provide accommodation only. You can make use of The Den, our multipurpose indoor and games area, as well as courtyard and guest lawn. We have a walk-in drying room for outdoor gear.
Can I go onto Dartmoor from your cottages?
Yes. Our guests have plenty of options to enjoy the national park directly from their cottage. Walk, take a bike or drive to some of the best spots.
How long does it take to get to the beach?
Mothecombe is the closest best and about 20 minutes by car. It’s beautiful. Other beaches such as Bigbury-on-Sea, Thurlestone, Hope Cove, Salcombe, Blackpool Sands and Slapton Sands aren’t much further away.
What else is near you?
A number of National Trust properties are in the area, Plymouth is home to the National Aquarium and tons of naval history, Buckfast Abbey is famous for wine made by monks, Pennywell Farm and Dartmoor Zoo provide animal encounters, and the Tamar Bridge takes you to into Cornwall in 25 minutes.
What are the travel connections like?
We’re less than 2 miles from the A38 so an easy drive. You can reach us by train from major UK cities – Ivybridge and Totnes are the nearest stations. Buses to local destinations can be picked up a short 10 minute walk away.
Are pubs, shops and restaurants nearby?
Yes, you can walk to our local pub called the Horse & Groom. Restaurants, supermarkets and takeaways are in Ivybridge and South Brent. Most deliver too. We’ll send you details for our favourites when you book.
Do you have electric car charging points?
Yes we do. Guests are welcome to use our two charging points. We kindly ask guests to let us know before plugging in and to disconnect as soon as they’ve finished charging. Electricity is charged at cost price. If you need a fast charge, we can let you know where you can access points that are in the area.
What's your commitment to sustainability?
Sustainability is at our core. Our green mission is to help tourists enjoy our home – Dartmoor National Park and surrounding areas in a sustainable way. Some of the steps we’ve taken include using solar, make use of PV water heating tubes, double glaze and well insulate the cottages, use our own spring water supply, create wild meadows, work with local contractors who have green standards (like supply chain, modern slavery, diversity and inclusion and health & safety), recommend local businesses, eliminate single use products, provide and encourage use of recycling facilities, have living roofs on our outbuildings and provide garden furniture made from local recycled plastics. We provide kids (and those young at heart) with activity sheets to help you spot local wildlife and flowers.