The Knole Farm - B&B Okehampton - The Knole is a traditional working farm with 105 acres and is situated in the very peaceful, tranquil setting approached by a private drive
Do you need a break from the stress and hurly-burly of everyday life? Are you tired of the hustle and bustle of town or city life? And what about meals? Are you too rushed to have lime for traditional well-cooked food? Are you so busy looking after others that you don't have time for yourself.
If so, this is the place for you! Whether you want, a short break or longer holiday on Dartmoor, you can be sure that here you will be pampered, relaxed, well-fed with delicious farmhouse-cooked, traditional food in Devon countryside at its very best.
You would not think from the peace and quiet and tranquillity here that we are only 3 miles from the main A30, and easily accessible from all areas of the country.
You can enjoy this idyllic location on the threshold of Dartmoor while being only a short distance from the rest of Devon and Comwall. We are within easy reach of so many local attractions and places to visit. Do you like historical places? There are several National Trust properties nearby. The historic Stannary town of Tavistock is only 10 miles away. If you like cities, both Exeter Plymouth are within easy reach, with their theatres and other entertainment. For the garden lovers, the RHS garden at Rosemoor is half an hour away, and the award winning Bowden Hostas only 8 miles away.
Are you a sun and sand worshipper? Many clean and stunningly beautiful beaches in Devon and Cornwall are within striking distance.
You will be impressed with Knole when you first approach this imposing Victorian farmhouse up the curving avenue of old Beech trees. The extensive, 1.5 acre grounds with their beautiful mature trees.shrubs and flowers are such a pleasure to see.
Here you can sit and enjoy the peace and quiet, walk through the grounds, stroll through the fields looking for the numerous and varied wildlife, or have a tour of the farm on a quad bike (all where safety permits).
The farmhouse was built with stone quarried on the site and has well-proportioned rooms. The ensuite bedrooms each have a fridge, fresh milk, TV and hostess tray. There is a separate dining room, where evening meals can be served by prior arrangement. You are welcome to bring your own wine.
On chilly nights you can feel cosy in the lounge with its log fires. You can enjoy a quiet evening with a glass of wine and a book spent in the spacious conservatory overlooking the tors of Dartmoor.The views are fantastic!
What do you like for breakfast? Something light? Or the full Monty to keep you going all day? Whatever you want, (within reason!!!) Mavis will provide! It will be delicious, home-cooked farmhouse fare. What a lovely way to start the day.
Do you have special dietary needs? No problem! Just let me know when booking.
If you prefer to eat out, there are several nearby pubs well-known for their fine cuisine to suit all tastes and budgets.
The accommodation is spacious and, comfortable, with great attention
paid to detail to make your stay memorable.
If you like animals you will enjoy staying on this working farm. Do you want to
watch the lambing in March or calving in June onwards? What a wonderful experience!
As well as our comfortable Bed & Breakfast lodgings we also provide Self Catering accommodation - please see our "Website" for more info. . . .