Bovey Castle

Dartmoor National Park, Devon

Castle room

Castle room bathroom

Castle room

A five-star stay in Dartmoor National Park, with breakfast, discounts and optional dinner credit

In a scenic valley on the edge of Dartmoor, Bovey Castle is a fantastic monument to turn of the century grandeur. The design is executed in Elizabethan style and offers an insight into the bygone lifestyle of English Lords and Ladies. Gazing out over the great, rugged bracken-covered wilderness of Dartmoor beyond there's a sense of immense scale. High ornate ceilings and vast panoramic windows provide the setting for taking in the landscape views, perhaps over a spot of similarly expansive Bovey Castle afternoon tea.

The AA five-star Bovey Castle boasts a tranquil spa with a wide array of individually tailored treatments to perfectly complement the peace of the area. A gym and stunning Art Deco swimming pool also boast lovely views out over the terrace and River Bovey. The list of outdoor activities available is almost endless and includes archery, clay pigeon shooting, hot air ballooning, mountain biking and fly fishing. Attend a sloe gin-making (and drinking!) session or try your hand at Crolf, the Bovey Castle's very own eccentric new sport. There's also a championship 18-hole golf course and a 4x4 off-road track.

Good to know

Please note that a minimum two-night stay is in place on selected dates.

Please note that the hotel will be refurbishing some of their guest rooms over Spring 2017. They hope to keep disruption to a minimum, however the restoration of the hotel's historic building will involve some scaffolding.

Excellent for
Country Historic Hotel Golf Spa Romance

We like

  • The extraordinary variety of outdoor pursuits to try your hand at
  • Country views, roaring fires and hearty British food at Smith's Brasserie
  • Fancy facilities following an exciting, no-expense-spared restaurant and spa refurbishment
  • Bovey Castle recently won the Gold Award for the 'Large Hotel of the Year' from Visit Devon

Second opinion

  • Find out more on the Bovey Castle website
  • Read some previous guest reviews at TripAdvisor
  • Check out this review from The Telegraph
  • Compare our rates with those available elsewhere online, starting with Booking.com

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