Elmfield Station Road Northlew
Okehampton EX20 3NP
The former farmhouse of Elmfield is said to have been built in 1836 and was originally the principal farm in the centre of this Saxon village. The coach houses and stables have long since been sold off as has much of the land providing much needed housing in the community. Fortunately at that time the owners extended the garden so the house now sits in an idyllic garden of about an acre overlooking Dartmoor. Elmfield was much admired by the late Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman CBE who described as being well proportioned and close to the village square. Northlew is a quiet friendly and much sought after village on the edge of the moor yet conveniently sited no more than 15 minutes from Okehampton (and the A30) Hatherleigh Highampton and Inwardleigh. We offer luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation from £30 and you can be sure that our extensive breakfast menu will set you up for a day exploring our glorious countryside visiting the north and south coasts in both Devon and Cornwall or just relaxing with a good book in the garden. Our village inn is less than 100 yards away across the village square. We remind all guests that we have no card facilities at Elmfield and transactions therefore need to be by cash or cheque or a BACS payment.
Directions to Elmfield Okehampton
We are easy to find if you don t use a Sat Nav!! The best policy is to ring and we will send a virtually fail safe map sat navs send you all over the place! If you watch the signs carefully you ll get here easily! From the M5 Leave at the last motorway junction (J31) taking the A30 towards Okehampton you are 30/40 minutes away. Leave the A30 after approx 22 miles and enter Okehampton going STRAIGHT through the town and up the hill heading West (signposted Bude and Holsworthy). Towards the top of the hill take the right turning signposted to Bude Holsworthy and Northlew (easily missed). Then at the brow of the next hill there is a small right hand turn signposted Northlew (even more easily missed!) This road then almost immediately crosses the A386 and is again signposted to Northlew. After 6 miles you will enter Northlew village over the bridge. Follow the hill up into the village square. Keep straight on the left hand side of the village square signposted Bratton Clovelly. Pass the Church room and Village Stores and Elmfield is the first house on the left hand side. We have 2 stone pillars and white gates and a very large wisteria over the door drive in closing the gates behind you if they were closed when you arrived there could be dogs (friendly!) From Tavistock Use the A386 north crossing under the A30 and passing the Shell Garage on the left keep straight on until you come to a left hand turn signposted Northlew then follow from above. From Cornwall Passing Launceston on the A30 turn off North towards Roadford Lake and Broadwoodwidger - just past the layby (a sudden and sharp exit) at the T junction turn left and after a mile turn right towards Bratton Clovelly. Stay on the road into Bratton Clovelly. And turn left at the T junction opposite the pub. Stay on that road crossing the A3079 at one point (where there is a large communications mast) for approx. 2 miles and Elmfield is the last large house on the right before you enter the village square. We have 2 stone pillars and white gates and a very large wisteria over the door drive in closing the gates behind you if they were closed when you arrived there could be dogs (friendly!) If you get lost find out where you are and call us we will come and find you!
Rooms from £30