Watermill Cottages is happily situated in South Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty South Devon AONB whose purpose is to conserve and enhance the natural beauty of the South Hams landscape. We have been rated Trip Advisor’s Platinum Level Green Leaders since 2014. We’re also custodians of part of the beautiful, secluded Gara Valley, whose Gara Brook runs through our land and down into Slapton Ley, the National Nature Reserve. As the largest natural freshwater lake in the South West, separated from the sea by a narrow shingle bank, it provides range of habitats including wetlands, woodlands, reedbeds and shingle banks. It is managed by the Field Study Council from Slapton Field Centre. As an accommodation provider, we’re committed to living and operating sustainably.