Visit The Chapel, our beautiful suite nestled in the hills of Dartmoor. Settle into our cosy family and dog friendly accommodation.

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The Chapel was once was home to The Oratory of St John Vianney, which is why our home is named The Oratory.

The Chapel suite is light and spacious, and available on either a B&B or room only basis. It has it's own entrance which offers you privacy to come and go as you please.

The Chapel main room is divided into two areas:

The upper mezzanine is a spacious double bedroom with a super comfortable Edwardian bed and sofa.

The lower area a lounge and kitchenette has a daybed which converts into two full size single beds. We also have cots which can be put into The Chapel on request.

The large ensuite bathroom is accessed from the hall. It offers you a large shower cubicle and a separate, decadently roomy bath - perfect for a soak after a long walk on the moor.

There are plenty of local maps and books in the room if you need any help in planning your stay and exploring Dartmoor!


Princetown is ideally situated for walkers and cyclists.

The town is overlooked by the North Hessary Tor and is close to Fox Tor Mires, said to be the inspiration for the Grimpen Mire in Sir Arthur Doyle's novel "The Hound of the Baskervilles".

The Chapel is also within easy reach of various tourist attractions including the Dartmoor Miniature Pony Centre and Lydford Gorge.

Many adventure activities are also available nearby including balloon flights, climbing, canoeing and caving. The lovely market town of Tavistock is 6 miles away.

Read more about Dartmoor National Park at


We are situated just off the main road, with plenty of parking accessible.

The Oratory

Tavistock  Road



PL20 6RP


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• Room Only •

From £80 per night

No breakfast needed? No problem. There will still be plenty of tea, coffee and milk to go around.

• With breakfast •

From £90 per night

We can provide locally sourced continental breakfast. Usually consisting of local pastries, bread, jam, butter and fruit.

• Dogs •

£10 per pooch!

Dogs are more than welcome but please bear in mind we do charge for the extra guest.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Oratory.

Please contact us with any enquiries; we will be happy to help.

01822 890273/ 07989 965060

[email protected]

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  • Is The Chapel wheelchair accessible?

Unfortunately, The Chapel has steps leading up and is therefore not wheelchair friendly.

  • Are dogs able to visit?

Dogs are more than welcome for an added price of £10 per dog.