Ideal for large families and their dogs, Middle Wicket is perfectly placed in the Devon countryside to cater for all ages and interests.
There is everything from ancient history sites to Crealy Adventure Park on the doorstep. It is conveniently situated in the village of Trusham, not far from Newton Abbot, a market town that is home to an established racecourse.
Horseracing is in the area’s blood with Exeter Racecourse about three miles ago. It is a short drive from a good portion of the South Devon coastline.
At A Glance
One Dog Allowed
Private Hot Tub
Pub Within 1 Mile
Flat Screen TV
About Middle Wicket
This four bedroom multi-storey holiday home is detached and can sleep up to eight people. The garden is great for dogs because it is secure and enclosed.
For family members there is an outdoor hot tub for a relaxing end-of-day soak. The cottage is themed at Christmas, adding to its charm.
It has on site parking and the stairs have a safety gate, making it ideal for small children.
Map of Area
Things To Do in Trusham
A mere half-hour drive from Trusham is secluded Ness Cove beach, which lays played host to the county’s infamous contraband. It even boasts Smugglers’ Tunnel, cut through the Jurassic rock cliffs, emerging straight onto the beach.
It is not as busy as Teignmouth Beach and welcomes dogs all year round. It even goes as far as having a designated area for dog exercise.
Dartmoor isn’t far away and its thousands of acres of forests and mile-upon-mile of moorland the seemingly never-ending trails are right up your pet pooch’s street and provide hours and hours of fresh air and exercise for your dog, as well as for you and your family.
Becky Falls within the park is ideal for members of the family, including our precious pooches. Most pubs and eateries are more than welcoming to our faithful friends and many supply fresh water and doggie treats.
The park does have some rules when it comes to playing host to your dog, so it is worth reading up on these on its website www.dartmoor.gov.uk.
Staying closer to your holiday home, your visit to Devon won’t be complete without a visit to UK’s oldest pub – the Cridford Inn, dating back more than 1,000 years.
It’s a good step back in time, as well as an opportunity to take your dog out to a venue that prides itself in being dog friendly.
It is within easy walking distance of Middle Wicket, so it is safe to have a couple of bevvies and enjoy this establishment’s age-old charm.
If you choose to stay in and cook a meal for the family, fresh produce with provenance abounds in the area. After dinner you might find time to have a go on the Wii console, fun for the whole family.
On the doorstep of Dartmoor Middle Wicket is surrounded by unsurpassed scenery and giving your family and furry friend a healthy holiday to remember.
Like its surroundings, Middle Wicket dubbed the “upside down house” is certainly not short on space. Another advantage of being in the middle of a historic village, meaning shopping for provisions or eating out won’t require too much forward planning.
Added bonuses are on-site parking, a public playground to the back and, of course, the inviting outdoor tub. The secure garden means that your pet and enjoy the outdoor space without the risk of him or her escaping and heading for the hills.
Middle Wicket offers excellent value for money on a per-head basis and there is no extra charge for your dog.
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