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training holidayOur Training Holiday by Katy, Mike & Dotty

Anybody booking to stay in the Annexe at Bowerland and Devon Dogs will not be disappointed.

The accommodation is perfect for you and your furry friends to access both the training facility and the local area. We travelled with just one dog this time from Milton Keynes.

The Annexe

A very friendly guy met us on our arrival and showed us to our accommodation, as well the general run of things  Everything we could have needed was provided for our 3 night stay at the Annexe. A couple of bowls, a comfy mat, poop bags, dog treats, a Tug-e-nuff toy (which Dotty loves) and a towel. The garden is very pretty and secure and felt very tranquil filled with birdsong. Plentiful hot water a powerful shower, comfy bed and Neals Yard toiletries make for a very nice stay.

Eating In and Out

The kitchen is well stocked for simple meals and/or a takeaway. We got ours from the Rajpoot Indian restaurant in nearby Okehampton. We bought bought traditional Cornish Pasties one night and a cream tea for another.  Then we visited the Fox and Hounds pub on our final night. The pub is on the A386 towards the village of Lydford. They are super dog friendly with a great selection of meals and good service.

121 Training Holiday

Our 1-2-1 classes were generally towards the end of each day, which worked out perfectly and enabled us to explore the local area. We visited Port Isaac (of Doc Martin fame) and Bovey Castle Hotel where we enjoyed coffee on the balcony and a walk in the grounds.

Our Trainer, Michelle, was an absolute joy!

We were made to feel so welcome and totally at ease despite being all fingers and thumbs with some of the training activities. For us the trip was about improving our understanding and technique for games that would make a difference to our dog’s experience of the world. What we hadn’t bargained for was witnessing the changes and  awesomeness in Dotty when we were out and about during our short stay.

Thank you we look forward to coming back in the future.

Read more Guest Reviews HERE. See our Dog Friendly Devon page and check out our calendar of training events.

Do you have a training issue you want to tackle? Come and stay with us in our cottage style apartments, right in the heart of Dartmoor, and make the most of our fantastic training facilities onsite.


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