Student Resources - accommodation

Our courses are not residential, but there are plenty of B&B’s available in the locality, or camping options for the more adventurous.

The following selection of accommodation is available in:

Dartington (3 miles)
Landscove (2.5 miles).
Ipplepen (5 miles)
Staverton (1.5 miles)
Stoke Gabriel (6 miles)
Totnes (5 miles)
Broadhempston (2 miles)
Littlehempston (1 mile)

Bed & Breakfast

Station Yard Studios,
Ashburton (15 minute drive from the school)
3x double rooms at £65 each, sharing a bathroom
Lovely guest reading room with open fire place and small library. Private parking.
Macrobiotic breakfast and macrobiotic evening meals on request.
Also possible for longer stays with macrobiotic counselling, cooking, private yoga, meditation or do-in classes and massages on request. 

Sandwell Lodge
Caroline James
Offers full macrobiotic breakfast and evening meal, enquire for details
Sandwell Lodge
Nr Harberton
1x Student £35 pppn
2x Student £30 pppn
3x Students £25 pppn
Two doubles with basins, 1 twin no basin, 1 single no basin
+44 (0)1803 866 958

Sue Townsend
+44 (0)1803 762649
Greencott, Landscove, Ashburton, TQ13 7LZ
2 en-suite rooms, one double one twin.
B&B £23pppn

Blackler Barton House
+44 (0)1803 762385
Landscove, near Staverton, Totnes. An attractive listed building, which has opened for the first time in Spring 2009 with a 5 star Silver Award Rating. £78 double/twin and £48 single. Beautifully furnished rooms with a choice of en-suite or private bathroom. All rooms have colour TV, hair dryer, selection of toiletries and ‘fairtrade’ beverages.

Anna & Malcolm’s
+44 (0)1803 762751
Staverton, near Totnes
Couple – £75 for the first night £65 thereafter
Single Person – £50 for the first night £40 thereafter
£50 deposit required

Jenny & Hugh Galton-Fenzie
+44 (0)1803 868192 Email
Post Cottage, Littlehempston, TQ9 6LU
13th Century Cottage with warm welcome. Note: does not have central heating.
Twin, single and double room. £35 pp per night (only cash or cheques taken – no cards), vegetarians & vegans catered for; non-smoking. Open all year. Cats in house!

Sue Nancholas
+44 (0)1803 866077
B&B at Orchard Cottage, Cott Road, Dartington, Nr Totnes. Not all year.

Jane Parson
+44 (0)1803 812440
Comfortable B&B in Broadhempston, 5 mins drive from International Macrobiotic School

Susanna Maurer
+44 (0)1803 867335
Near Steamer Quay, Totnes. Large, twin-bedded room in end terrace house with garden and views. Bath/shower room, and separate toilet room. Tea-tray and towels provided in room. B&B with vegetarian/vegan/special diets catered for upon request. 12 minutes drive to International Macrobiotic School (transport to and from school if required). 5 mins walk Totnes shops. 1 min Steamer Quay to boats and riverside walk. £20 per person per night, reductions if staying more than 3 nights.

Judy and Gerald Hine-Haycock
Hempstone Park
Tel. 01803 868268
A more luxurious B&B option just a few minutes drive from the school nestling in the middle of its own five acres. Room rates £75-90 per night, single occupancy from £50 per night. The extremely confortable rooms are large with private bathrooms, television, tea and coffee and guests have the run of the gardens, orchard and open countryside.
Willing to negotiate a reduction, depending on time of year, if you mention you’re studying at the International Macrobiotic School. There are two very friendly Golden Retriever dogs in the house.

The Garden House,
Organic B&B,
Tel. 01803 226127
Chalet comprises 1 twin room, 1 family room (small double and a bunk), kitchenette, toilet and shower room and a large living room/diner with fantastic views over the hills. Sleeps 4 comfortably plus 2 on futons if required. Costs: £24pppn Bed & organic buffet breakfast, £22pppn just room
Discount for students (with vouchers): 10% discount for 1 night, 15% for 2 nights or more, 20% for 5 nights or more.
Extra discount can be arranged for regular bookings for students or visiting teachers.

Lynne Roux

Spacious kingsize room with TV and parking. Can offer a lift to the school and station pick ups.
Air B&B link 

 Lisa Daix


Spacious single room with own bathroom,  some 10minutes drive from the school.
Air B&B link


 Small Hotels & Inns

Sea Trout Inn, Staverton, Totnes (about 4 mins drive)
01803 762274
A 2-Star country inn located in the pretty village of Staverton

Gabriel Court Hotel
Stoke Gabriel (about 20 mins drive to the school)
1803 782206
A 3-star country house hotel
Set on the banks of the River Dart overlooking the picturesque village of Stoke Gabriel. Set in Elizabethan terraced gardens with an outdoor heated swimming pool. Prices range from £57 for a single, £82 for a double-room.

Camping (summer)

Hemsford Yurt Camp
Yurts and shepheds huts
Less than five minute walk to the school
01803 762774

Beara Farm Campsite, Buckfastleigh, Devon TQ11 0LW (next to River Dart)
Contact: John Thorn Tel. 01364 642234

Donnafield Camping, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6DD - Tel. 01803 812732
Ross Park Caravan Park, Newton Abbot, TQ12 5TT Tel. 01803 812983


Lower Knowle Cottages, Knowle, Broadhempston, Totnes TQ9 6DA
The cottages are traditional stone buildings set in several acres of grounds and surrounded by woodland.
Guests get to use the on-site swimming pool and hot-tub.
Bovey Cottage sleeps 2, Teign Cottage sleeps 4, Dart Cottage and Plym Cottage both sleep 6.
See for booking details.

The accommodation details are provided for information only and may be subject to change by the establishments concerned; which the International Macrobiotic School cannot be held responsible for.