The Willsworthy Blog

A place where we can share our thoughts and images from our beautiful place in Dartmoor

Alpaca Adventures

Alpaca Adventures

Nestled on the Western fringe of the Dartmoor National Park and opposite Lydford Gorge, the alpaca boys - Batman, Bubbles, Barney, Penfold, Macca, Mr Sharps and Mr T - are waiting to give you a warm Devon welcome to their home. Spending time with these...

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Welcome Back

Welcome Back

Finally, after yet another long lockdown, we are able to welcome guests back as of Saturday 17th April. Lower Willsworthy Cottage is the perfect place to get away from it all. It is the only holiday cottage on our estate, so you don't have to share the beautiful...

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They’ve Hatched

They’ve Hatched

Finally after a long wait, the eggs have hatched. We counted 6 Goslings but unfortunately only 3 have survived. The 3 remaining babies are doing well and are getting bigger everyday. They are enjoying daily walks in the field with their proud parents. We will keep you...

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Bird Spotting

Bird Spotting

I was lucky enough to have spotted this beautiful Tawny Owl having a dose in the tree. At least I know that I don't need to go to Specsavers just yet!

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Making Home

Making Home

Our two geese Peter Pan and Tinkerbell the second have arrived back at Lower Willsworthy. Unfortunately last year Tinkerbell, we think got egg bound and sadly died. This year however, Peter Pan has returned with a new mate and they have setup home on Ducky Island....

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5* Again

Winter short break on Dartmoor 5/5 Stayed Feb 2019 Elena B. Firstly, thanks to the owners, Mike & Sophia, for friendly and efficient communication while booking our stay. When we arrived, Sophia was there to meet us and welcomed us warmly before showing us around...

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Thelma & Louise

Thelma & Louise

Lower Willsworthy has welcomed two new additions. An Indian Runner Duck named Thelma and an Appleyard named Louise. Both ducks are settling in well and we are hoping to enjoy some lovely duck eggs soon!

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Customer Feedback

Even better than I remembered! Date of Stay 31 Mar 2018 Returning to Lower Willsworthy for an Easter break we have been overwhelmed by the warm and friendly welcome , Mike and Sophie are perfect hosts- attentive and helpful but not over bearing.The cottage is...

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