Enjoy a relaxing stay at the historic Kilworthy Farm B&B set in its own private valley with panoramic views over the western slopes of Dartmoor. A 150 acre working farm producing beef lamb and pork for the table and direct farm gate sales. Follow one of our carefully marked out farm /nature trails and soak up the atmosphere of Devon wildlife at its best.
Look for the tuneful Skylarks soaring Buzzards Badgers Foxes Rabbits Hedgehogs and many more birds which visit The Garden
Kilworthy Farm can only be described as one of Devon's Hidden Gems and is well known for its range of Victorian farm buildings built in 1851-1853 by Francis the 7th Duke of Bedford. The buildings consist of the remains of a waterwheel the largest in Devon with a diameter of 30 feet a granary/machinery barn three parallel cow houses an undercroft and a separate stable yard. The buildings reflect the most advanced and visionary thinking of the day for beef production.
The scale technological innovation and extravagance of the Kilworthy farmstead make it of national significance and justifies its Grade II* status. Restored at a cost of ?345 000 by English Heritage it opened to the public in 2003. Set 2 miles from the histroric Stannary Town of Tavistock We are a 150 acre working beef and sheep farm with stunning views down through a wooded valley and out over the western slopes of Dartmoor.
Kilworthy has 3 re-furbished and comfortable rooms they are Staple Tor - an en-suite double room Brent Tor - an en-suite twin/super-king room Mistor - a spacious double and Single (family room) with a private bathroom All bedrooms have a remote-controlled television a well equipped welcome tray of refreshments filtered water and toiletries. Bathrooms have power showers. Kilworthy breakfasts range from light continental style to a full English of free-range eggs local bacon and sausages tomatoes and all the trimmings.
Just the thing to set you up for a day of walking or sightseeing. Your hostess Sandra Vallance has recently become a member of Food & Drink Devon and has a well deserved reputation for good food and provides delicious evening meals packed lunches and cream teas by arrangement - all featuring the locally produced food for which Devon is famous. Special diets and barbecues can be catered for if prior notice is given the comfortable visitors lounge has a wood-burning stove and television.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Tavistock area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Merrivale Prehistoric Site - 4.5 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Morwellham Quay - 5 miles (Museum)
Lydford, St Petrock's Church - 5.2 miles (Historic Church)
Lydford Gorge - 5.2 miles (Countryside)
Lydford Castle - 5.3 miles (Castle)
Garden House - 5.3 miles (Garden)
Denham Bridge - 5.5 miles (Historic Building)
Coombe Trenchard House and Garden - 5.9 miles (Historic House)
Buckland Abbey - 6.1 miles (Historic House)
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