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The Old School Cottage

The Old School Cottage - Private entry and parking for 2 cars.
Very good
8 reviews
The Old School Cottage - Private entry and parking for 2 cars.
Double bedroom
Twin room
Terrace & Garden
Rear garden
Medieval bridge over the River Walkham
Local history map
Terrace area
The Old School Cottage
The Old School Guesthouse
Horrabridge Weir Park
Burr Island & passenger tractor
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Yelverton, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England
The Old School Cottage retains its charm with arched windows and modern interior. The original bell is still sited in the bell tower. Private access is through the 'Girls & Infants' entrance.

An ideal base for groups of 2, 4 or even 6 to start your exploration of Devon and Cornwall. Within a short drive you can reach many Dartmoor villages (Widecombe-in-the-moor, Meavy, Moretonhampstead, Yelverton etc..) and attractions such as Burrator Reservoir, Burr Island, Cawsands and Morwellham Quay. The market town of Tavistock, Princetown, Yelverton and the City of Plymouth with its maritime history and seafront location are but a short drive. Shops, Chippie and family pubs are a short walk into the village. The Eden Project is about 50min drive away. Looe & Polperro are about 35mins.

Guests are welcome to use the dining room f...
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About the Owner, Maxine L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2008
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL76271
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Very good - based on 8 reviews
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1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Got a little lost initially but that was my fault, just remember to turn left when you get over the bridge at the bottom of the hill. Stayed many times in the area of tavistock and this is close enough to dartmoor for touring and exploring. The old school house has been thoughtfully and well presented. Very clean and the...

Bora Bora, French Polynesia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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We stayed here over the half-term holiday this October. The cottage was everything we could have hoped for - comfortable, warm, clean, quiet and with all the facilities we needed. Maxine gave us some suggestions of places we could visit locally - we did Lydford Gorge, Morwellam Quay and Lanhydrock. Thoroughly enjoyed it all. Visited the local pub for our...

Stella D
Busselton, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We loved the old world look, but the very modern and comfortable interio. We enjoyed exploring that part of England.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Children aged 10 or older are welcome.
We expect guests to leave the cottage as they found it on arrival.
    1 Shower
    1 King
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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3 Mar 2018 -
30 Mar 2018
Will it ever end? Brrrrrrrr! Wintery
3 nights
31 Mar 2018 -
6 Apr 2018
Easter week
3 nights
7 Apr 2018 -
27 Apr 2018
Brrrrr! Springyish!
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note that check in is 5.00pm. If you would like to check-in earlier please call us on 01822 852437.
Check out is 10.00am.
All guests are welcome to use The Old School Guest House Restaurant for breakfast or evening meals. Please book in advance for the restaurant. Groups of 6 should ring for rates.
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About the neighbourhood
Within a 15 minute drive you can reach many villages - Meavy, Yelverton, Clearbrook and Princetown to name a few. Golf clubs and attractions such as Burrator Reservoir, Morwellham Quay and Lydford Gorge. Many local National Trust properties including Buckland Abbey and Saltram House are but a short drive.

The historical market town of Tavistock with it's Pannier Market is less than 4 miles. Princetown is 5 miles. Plymouth with its maritime history and seafront location 10 miles. Plymouth airport 6 miles.

Various festivals take place through the year including the famous Goose Fair in Tavistock.
The Eden Project is about 90mins to drive.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Plymouth: 7.0 km
Railway: Plymouth: 10.0 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 10.0 km
Fly into Heathrow or Gatwick airports and take a train to Plymouth via Paddington Station (London).
Bristol, Plymouth or Exeter airports are closer.
Take M5 South and then the A38 towards Plymouth. Follow signs for Tavistock (A386). Turn 1st left at Yelverton roundabout. After 1 mile, turn right into Horrabridge village centre. Go over stone bridge and turn left. Leaping Salmon pub will be on your right. At the White/cream Chapel House (250 yards) turn right. The Old School House is 50 yards up on the left.

Alternatively, take M5 South and follow the signs towards Oakhampton (A30). Stay on A30 until you see the sign for Tavistock (A386), take the slip road and turn left at the junction onto the A386 to Tavistock. At Tavistock take 1st exit on a small roundabout. At th...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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