Fingals Barberry Brook

Dittisham, Devon

  • Suitible for: 3 Humans icon 3 Humans
  • Suitible for: 2 Dogs icon 2 Dogs
  • Suitible for: undefined Children welcome icon Children welcome
  • Suitible for: undefined Babies welcome icon Babies welcome

  • Owner has pets
  • Livestock on site
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Why we love it

A rambling place where you can idle on the croquet lawn, swim in the pool and walk the dog along the Dart or the many nearby beaches

What you'll love

Dogs will love

  • Walks to secret beaches with plenty of rockpools
  • Two miles of green lanes from the doorstep
  • Splashing along the banks of the river Dart and exploring the Dart Valley Trail

Humans will love

  • Using the covered pool, playing tennis and croquet
  • Wildlife spotting from the balcony
  • Relaxing in the bright, peaceful space

The place

Barberry Brook is one of six places to stay at Fingals, a curious collection of accommodation with a sociable feel, created with character and flair by owners Richard and Sheila. It’s a brilliant place for dogs (of course!) with so much to do in the area, tennis balls scattered round the grounds, a muddy paw hose and beds and towels on hand if you need them. Humans will love the covered pool, sauna, croquet lawn and tennis court – and you’ll probably bump into other guests as you wander around. If you prefer a bit of peace and quiet, then set yourself up on the balcony with a book and a glass of something and keep an eye out for otters drifting by in the stream below. You’ll have no trouble finding places to walk the dog either, with miles of trails along the Dart and a host of beaches that Richard and Sheila like to keep a secret from everyone but their guests.


  • 1 x King room
  • 1 x Sofa bed, for one child only


  • Ensuite bath in open plan layout
  • Separate shower room
  • There’s a shared washing machine and dryer usable on request

Living and relaxing

  • Indoor heated pool and sauna, shared with other guests
  • Grass tennis and croquet, shared with other guests
  • Table tennis and snooker, shared with other guests
  • DVDs to borrow
  • Communal piano
  • Wifi
  • Corner soafa
  • Outdoor casual seating and loungers
  • Communal grounds

Cooking and dining

  • Kitchen with oven, hob and microwave
  • Breakfast bar with high stools for two
  • Bistro table and chairs for two on the bedroom balcony overlooking the brook
  • Communal BBQ

For the dog

  • Towels for muddy paws and soggy coats
  • Advice on dog walks nearby
  • Resident friendly lurchers to play with

Booking information

  • Check in 1500
  • Check out 1000
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights
  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the property
  • 10% off if you book between now and 31st March for bookings of three nights or more

You should know

  • There are six unique places to stay at Fingals, all of which share the pool, sauna and other facilities, that can be booked on an exclusive basis
  • Dogs are not allowed on beds or sofas
  • We don't like lonely dogs getting sad, so please don't leave your dog unattended unless speaking to the owners first
  • Goats, ducks and chickens in attached walled garden so be aware if your dog's a chaser
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In the neighbourhood

  • There are tonnes of great beaches nearby, many of which are dog friendly, but Richard and Sheila like to keep some of them secret, so ask for directions when you arrive
  • Dogs are welcome on the Dartmouth foot ferry, which can carry over the river to Agatha Christie’s home, Greenway
  • Learn to sail on the River Dart just a mile away, try canoeing from the creek or crabbing on the village pontoon
  • The weekend market in Totnes is a great place to both shop and people watch, thanks to the town’s foodie scene and cosmopolitan vibe
  • Sharpham Vineyard is just round the corner and runs informative and delicious tours and tastings
  • Don't miss the chance to join the FBI, as the Ferry Boat Inn at Dittisham is known locally. It’s dog-friendly, has great views from the window and is easily located – it’s the huge pink building on the corner
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