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33 Valley Lodge

Honicombe Manor near Gunnislake, Cornwall (Ref. 930175)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • Mr & Mrs Gunn
    April 2017
    “Front door lock is a bit difficult ...”
    Front door lock is a bit difficult and could do with replacing.


  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio

The property

Perfectly located for touring both Devon and Cornwall, this spacious 'upside down' A-frame lodge is set amongst 20 acres of rolling countryside at the Honicombe Manor resort close to the Devon/Cornwall border, and close to both Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor.

As you drive down the green country lanes on the approach to Honicombe, you sense your holiday has started.

Entering the lodge you will notice that the three bedrooms and the bathroom are all on the ground floor, allowing you to make the most of the splendid views from the balcony upstairs, which is reached via the impressive living area.

Your own private hot tub awaits you downstairs on the terrace, a lovely spot to relax with the family after a day exploring this stunning area.

The Honicombe Manor resort itself offers an excellent indoor pool complex as well as an outdoor pool and terrace in the main season.

Being located in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you must take advantage of all the walking and cycling trails right on the doorstep, enabling you to experience the beautiful countryside that the Tamar Valley is renowned for.

For a day in the famous naval city of Plymouth, why not take the Tamar Valley train from nearby Calstock, crossing the river 120 feet below and passing sleepy villages along the way.

With so much to see and do a stay here offers you a relaxing holiday at all times of the year.


Three ground floor bedrooms: 1 x double with Jack-and-Jill access to bathroom, 2 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.


  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Balcony with furniture
  • Terrace with hot tub
  • Shared use of estate grounds
  • Shared use of on-site leisure club at Honicombe Park (closed 25th December and 1st January only) including indoor heated pool, outdoor heated pool (May – Sep inclusive), sauna, mini gym, outdoor chess and tennis courts
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Village shop and pub 1 mile
  • Note: A laundry service can be arranged through the main reception at additional cost
  • Note: On-site leisure facilities available to guests (closed 25th December and 1st January only)
  • Note: Check-in 4pm.

About the location


Tavistock 5 miles; Plymouth 18 miles.

The small rural village of Gunnislake lies on the steeply wooded banks of the River Tamar. It has village pubs and a small selection of shops. Notably, the village sits at one end of the scenic Tamar Valley Railway - with regular services along the river bank to Plymouth. The area is perfect for exploring Dartmoor, the south and north coast beaches and the attractions of Cornwall’s far west. Close to hand, the Dartmoor town of Tavistock with its pannier market, pubs and restaurants is a must, as well as the popular fishing village of Calstock, renowned for its crafts and festivals, while the Donkey Sanctuary and Cotehele House and Gardens (NT) are just 10 minutes away. Enjoy a round of golf at St Mellion (8 miles), explore the restored Victorian mining village at Morwhellam Quay (4 miles), search for otters and deer along the Tamar Valley footpath, visit the National Trust owned Lydford Gorge, or take a trip to the beach and picturesque harbour at Looe (25 miles) - there’s something for everyone. For something really different, why not ride the scenic Tamar Valley Railway into Plymouth and spend the day in the fabulous Marine Aquarium or strolling the historic Plymouth Hoe?

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas