Overview

Glamping holidays in Devon, South West England

A former horse lorry beautifully transformed into a secluded off-grid glamping getaway near Totnes, close to Dartmoor and the coast.

Weekend 2 nights from £234 + more price options

  • Venue: Smallholding

Suitability

  • Dogs Welcome
  • Child Friendly
  • Adults Only
  • Accessible
  • Camp Fires Allowed
  • Large Groups
  • Hot Tub Onsite
  • Social Distancing

Highlights

  • Completely off-grid
  • In its own 1/2-acre field
  • Rural but 5 mins from Totnes
  • 15 mins to beach and Dartmoor

Social distancing available at Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose sits in it own private half acre fenced field

About Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose, a converted horse lorry in its own 1/2-acre field on a smallholding near Totnes, is completely off-grid, but offers every home comfort. It even has an optional mobile sauna and its own hens

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Accommodation

  • Converted Vehicles
Glamping holidays in Devon, South West England - Ruby Rose

Ruby Rose

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 4

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Features

Onsite facilities

  • Parking
  • Play Area
  • Sports Field
  • Wi-Fi

Ruby Rose is the perfect place to get away from it all. The lovingly converted horse lorry sits in its own private, 1/2-acre field on a 12-acre smallholding just outside Totnes. Two raised decking areas provide wonderful views across the valley. You have sole use of the fully fenced field - perfect for ball games and exercising dogs - and there's even a pen with hens so you can collect eggs for breakfast (subject to nature's productivity!)

Private facilities

  • BBQ
  • Kitchen - Inside
  • Picnic Tables
  • Showers
  • Toilets

Under the trees in the Ruby Rose field, there's a barbecue area, with a big table and rustic benches so you can enjoy al fresco dining. The smallholding is called Tigley Tump and has hens, alpacas, two donkeys (Mary and Ethel), a large vegetable garden and beehives, producing eggs, fruit and veg and honey for the three permanent eco-homes on site.

Eco features

  • Compost Loos
  • Conservation
  • Natural Spring
  • Off-Grid
  • Recycling
  • Solar Power
  • Sustainability
  • Upcycling

Sustainable living is a big part of life on the smallholding and Ruby Rose, like the three permanent homes here, is completely off-grid, with solar panels, modern compost loo and chemical-free, borehole-fed water supply. Many of the materials used in the conversion of Ruby Rose came from recycled sources. No chemicals are ever used on the land and areas are left uncultivated to encourage flora and fauna.

What To Bring

  • Bikes
  • First Aid Kit
  • Food & Drink
  • Rainwear
  • Slippers
  • Torches
  • Warm Clothing
  • Wellies

Because Ruby Rose is off-grid, supplies of power and water are not unlimited - we ask, therefore, that you don't bring a hair dryer (we provide a low-energy hairdryer) or iron. All bedding and linen is provided but if you have a dog, we suggest you bring old towels for a post-walk wipe down!

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Location

  • Countryside
  • Remote
  • Rural

Distances

  • beach 6 miles
  • dartmoor 5 miles
  • exeter 25 miles
  • plymouth 25 miles
  • totnes 2 miles

Activities nearby

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Foraging
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sightseeing
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Yoga

Totnes is situated in the South Hams and Ruby Rose is just five minutes from the town and 15 minutes from the coast (with a choice of beaches, including traditional seaside, quiet, remote bays and surfing beaches) and 15 minutes from Dartmoor with all that it has to offer. Totnes is famous for its alternative atmosphere and offers a range of independent shops and therapies.

Prices

  • Midweek 1 night Contact owner
  • Midweek 2 nights £234 - £400
  • Midweek 3 nights £351 - £600
  • Midweek 4 nights £468 - £800
  • Midweek 5 nights £585 - £1,000
  • Weekend 2 nights £234 - £400
  • Weekend 3 nights £351 - £600
  • Weekly 7 nights £737 - £1,260

Extras

  • Dog per stay £20
  • Sauna per night £40

Notes about prices

The owner has not provided any further info about their pricing, please contact them or visit their website for more details.

Cancellation policy

Full refund given up to 5 days before your stay start date.

Disclaimer

The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Denise Green, the owner/manager of Ruby Rose.

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