Fox Tor Café and Bunkhouse, Two Bridges Road, Princetown, Dartmoor, Devon, PL20 6QS
Call Abbi or Dave on 01822 890238
OverviewPrincetown in Dartmoor is an ideal base for anyone wishing to spend time on Dartmoor whether it is to walk, climb, cycle, kayak or just relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery. Fox Tor Café Bunkhouse is situated near the centre of the village and offers self-catering accommodation for up to 12, in 3 rooms of 4. It has central heating and a kitchen equipped with microwave, fridge, kettle, toaster and sink. There are separate male and female showers and toilets with under-floor heating. Bunkhouse guests have the option to use the drying room / store room (big enough for bicycles) and can book packed lunches and breakfasts for an early start. The café has wood-burning stoves and hosts seasonal events and activities such as Christmas wreath making. Guided walks and off-road mountain biking are available and we hire out mountain bikes. Free WiFi is available. Contact Abbi or Dave for more details This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.
Rooms & Beds:12: 3 x 4
Open:All year. All day. Arrive from 4.30pm, leave by 10.30am.
Price per night:Please phone or see website for prices.
Booking:Advisable with 50% deposit.
Directions:GR 591 735. Just off the mini roundabout in the centre of Princetown on the Two Bridges road (B3212). 20 mins' drive from Tavistock, 15 mins Yelverton, 35 mins Ashburton.
Public Transport:Trains at Exeter and Plymouth. Devon Bus 98 Tavistock-Princetown. Devon Bus 82 Exeter-Plymouth. First 272 Gunnislake-Newton Abbot.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is in a National Park, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, has a pub within walking distance and is on the The Dartmoor National Park & Exmoor National Park map.
People are known to visit Dartmoor just for the excuse to call in at Fox Tor Cafe!
April 7th 2019
Comfy Sofas, two wood burners and free WiFi- Fox Tor is a walkers haven, after a day out wandering in the misty moors of Dartmoor. We stock all Dartmoor Brewery bottled beers and bake delicious home made cakes, so you can enjoy a taste of the local delights in a warm and cosy atmosphere.
Great if your hungry after exploring the moor. Pulled pork monster baps with coleslaw and larger then life breakfast baps ! Or maybe you just fancy cake and coffee. The attached 12 bed (4 room) bunkhouse is self catering, but that’s not stopping you calling into the cafe for a bite !
More then Just a Cafe !
January 5th 2019
Fox Tor Cafe, provides family Cycle hire and Bunk House accommodation at the heart of Dartmoor
Abbi and Dave, from Fox Tor Cafe, think that cycling on Dartmoor is second to non. That’s why they provide family bike hire and a welcoming bunkhouse at the heart of this surprising landscape. The bunkhouse has 3 rooms of 4 beds (bring your own sleeping bag). It has central heating and under floor heating in the bathrooms. There is a small self-catering area with cooker, microwave. sink, fridge and toaster and a brilliant cafe next door. Book a bunk, a room or the whole bunkhouse. Well behaved dogs are welcome with whole room bookings. Fox Tor Cafe, Two Bridges Road, Princetown, Dartmoor, Devon, PL20 6QS. Telephone 01822 890238
Contact Fox Tor Café and Bunkhouse: 01822 890238
Dartmoor Prison Museum.
April 30th 2018
Once the home to category A criminals, Dartmoor Prison Museum is a “fascinating insight into prison life” from 200 years ago to now!
While staying at Fox Tor Café and Bunkhouse, you can’t miss an opportunity to visit one of the world’s most notorious prisons! The Museum includes life-size models of Napoleon Soldiers and the real life apparatuses used to control them! Explore both sides of the convicts when looking at the delicate hand-made models they created in juxtaposition to the murderous weapons they also produced.
Learn about the most grisly crimes and convicts that went into this prison, and the torturous methods of controlling them. One of the most famous prisoners includes Eamonn de Valera, first Prime Minister of the Republic of Ireland, who was a political prisoner, encaptured in Dartmoor Prison for committing no crime.
Discover the harsh uniform compared the casual prison attire of todays prison life, including shoes with arrow shaped studs to make tracking down escaped prisoners easier.
Today, Dartmoor Prison is a category C prison, with modern standards of rehabilitation, human rights, and health and safety.