dartmoor national park

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

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

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

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

Celebrate the Mayflower’s 400th anniversary

Can you believe that 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of English explorers leaving the port city of Plymouth in Devon to discover America? Back then it was known as the New World. It was a journey of discovery for colonists … Read More