Devon Tourism Awards

dog-friendly category finalists

We're very proud to be sponsoring the dog-friendly category again at this years' Devon Tourism awards, and additionally at this years' South West Tourism Awards. As dog lovers ourselves, we're always excited to celebrate businesses who go the extra mile to make our four-legged friends extra welcome.

The finalists for the Devon dog-friendly category were recently announced, and we're very much looking forward to presenting each of the finalists with their well-earned award.

Check out the Devon dog-friendly finalists below:

Bovey Castle

North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, TQ13 8RE

Located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, the 5 Red Star Bovey Castle rests in 275 acres of beautiful countryside and rolling valleys.

First opened as a hotel and golf resort in 1930 by Great Western Railways, the luxury castle hotel boasts 60 fabulous bedrooms and 22 self-catering country lodges nestled in the grounds, not to mention two refurbished restaurants, the Elan Spa and the award-winning 18 hole championship golf course, designed by J F Abercromby.




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Millbrook Estate

Millbrook, High Bickington, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37 9BX

Millbrook Cottages are award winning, 5 star, Gold rated luxurious holiday cottages designed just for couples (and their four-legged family members!) in a beautiful 32-acre private estate. The ultimate romantic getaway no matter the occassion, the Milbrook estate is chosen by many as the perfect place to visit time after time. The estate features four luxury accommodations for couples, a tree-top escape, a magical hot tub in the woods & endless woodland walks & flower meadows.

The estate is managed by Bob & Kate who moved to Milbrook in 2005 from North Somerset, and who live & work at the mill to see it through the seasons. The team love being able to add a personal touch, and make stays a truly memorable experience for guests.

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Stowford Farm Meadows

Berry Down, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, EX34 0PW

Stowford Meadows is a family-friendly rural camping and caravan site, perfectly placed for guests to explore the beautiful North Devon coastline.

A mile from the nearest main road along a private drive, Stowford Farm Meadows is set amongst 500 acres of rolling countryside and mature woodland providing fabulous views and a safe environment for perfect family camping holidays. The site welcomes responsible dog owners and has an excellent network of waymarked paths and tracks extending over 70 acres of their own woodland for you and your pet to enjoy. They even have dog day kennels on site for when you fancy a dog free day, whether that might be exploring the local attractions, or just enjoying a leisurely swim in their own indoor heated swimming pool.

The team at Stowford recently unveiled five, brand new luxury holiday cottages too, all of which are dog-friendly!

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Click here to visit the Devon Tourism Awards website, and to see the full details of finalists across all categories.