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Pet Friendly Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages

  • Dittiscombe Farm House
  • Slapton
  • Kingsbridge
  • Devon
  • TQ7 2QF
no star
Self Catering


  • Close to Beach
  • Cot and Highchair
  • Family
  • Garden
  • Garden - Enclosed
  • Group Holidays
  • Historic Romantic
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Open fire / Wood burner
  • Other Accommodation On-site
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Self Catering
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Five charming cottages
  • Use of nearby leisure facilities
  • Set on a 20 acre estate
  • Private garden
  • Stunning rural location
  • Freeview TV

About these Holiday Cottages

Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages in the South Devon Valley consist of five pet friendly self catering properties within a beautiful 20 acre rural estate.

Our Accommodation

Dovecote Cottage is one of six which we have available at Dittiscombe Holiday Cottages and can sleep up to four people + a cot. Honeysuckle can sleep two with space for a cot and we offer two cottages, Rafters and Buddleia which can sleep four + a cot. Our final cottage, Willow, is ideal for larger families and can accommodate six + a cot. 


All five stone cottages are beautifully presented and furnished, with full central heating, private garden, LCD digital TV, DVD player, iPod with radio, sofas, coffee tables and a range of books and games for your entertainment.

Kitchens are fully fitted and complete with fridge/ freezer, microwave, oven and hob. The laundry room has a washing machine and tumble dryer for guests' use. The cottages enjoy views of the surrounding Devon countryside and some have wood burner stoves.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Bedrooms are cosy with either double or king size beds, single or full-size bunk beds, some rooms also have en-suite bathroom. Chairs, throws, cushions and dressing tables with mirrors are in each bedroom, and all bathrooms boast baths, except Buddleia which has a shower cubicle. Bed linen is inclusive.

Other Things to Note

Guests are also provided with a temporary membership to Dartmouth Golf & Country Club (five miles) where there are 18 and 9-hole courses, a pool, sauna and gym. We now accept credit and debit card payments including Visa and Mastercard. WiFi access. 

Cots, rubber bath mats and high chairs are available for families if needed.

Dogs are welcome here at Dittiscombe with a nature trail for dog walks on site. We take up to 2 dogs in Willows, and although we restrict the total number during busy times, we will consider requests for 2 dogs in other cottages, depending on size, breed and age. Dogs are welcome in Honeysuckle, Willows, Dovecote, Buddleia and Rafters.

Honeysuckle Cottage may also be suitable for guests with limited mobility - contact us for further details.

We charge £25 per dog per week and £10 per dog for short breaks.


Three night weekend and four night mid-week short breaks may be available during off peak times and start from £275.

Around and About

Offering an idyllic and tranquil holiday base, the cottages are just 1.5 miles north west of historic coastal village Slapton with its choice of pet friendly pubs, restaurants and shops. Local attractions include Slapton Ley Nature Reserve popular with birdwatchers. The spectacular South West Coast Path is just 3 miles away, running through magnificent scenery from Start Point to Dartmouth.


From Totnes: take the A381 towards Kingsbridge. Continue through the villages of Harbertonford and Halwell and past the Totnes Cross Filling Station. About 1 mile after this turn left into the lane signposted Slapton and East Allington (the turning is on a sharp right-hand bend in the main road). Go down this road for approximately 3.3 miles then turn right signposted Dittiscombe.

After approximately 0.5 miles you will see on the right a sign for the Dittiscombe Equestrian Centre with wooden fencing and a private lane. Turn right here and with the horse stables and cream bungalow on your left continue down this private lane for 0.3 miles and the farmhouse will be found at the bottom by the gravel car park. Please call at the farmhouse for your keys and to be shown into your cottage.


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