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North Bovey cradles the south-east side of Dartmoor within a compelling landscape of wooded glades, butterscotch-coloured moorland and rolling green pastures.
North Bovey in Devon Visitors to this beautiful Devon village can look forward to horse riding across Dartmoor, tucking into rustic pub lunches and spending afternoons relaxing in one of the luxury holiday cottages which sit around the pretty village green and invite you to call them home. A true chocolate-box village, North Bovey has all the elements of a blissful country escape, including weaving swallows, fluffy white sheep and moorland pones pottering around the nearby lanes and farmland. The sensational Dartmoor National Park has towns and villages a-plenty to explore; from brooding Princetown and picturesque Widecombe-in-the-Moor to tiny Postbridge and genteel Chagford. In between, lies a natural playground for hiking, cycling, riding, climbing and white-water kayaking.
Things to Do on Self-Catering Breaks in North Bovey Whether you want to relax in the natural environment of North Bovey, in the company of the birds and honeybees, or explore Dartmoor and the surrounding villages, there is something for everyone. Nearby Moretonhampstead's fascinating history goes right back to Saxon times whereas in charming Chagford, although the prosperous tin mining industry has now ceased there is still a thriving community and olde worlde charm here too. The cathedral city of Exeter is the place for shopaholics, with all the high street names as well as lots of independent retailers. When your cockles need warming after a day's adventures, walk into one of the local pubs with their friendly characters - there's nothing more authentic. With The Ring of Bells in the village, you can indulge in good food and wine with the bonus of little fresh air on your walk back to your luxury holiday cottage in North Bovey.