... 2 miles from North Bovey in a lovely setting is Bovey Castle, built
in 1907 as a country seat for the heir to the WH Smith empire and now a
renowned hotel. Carefully hidden in the grounds are 22 private,
granite-built lodges of which we offer 10. These smart, stylish, comfy
properties overlook the Edwardian gardens, lake and tennis courts;
parking is a 5 minute walk from the lodges (unloading/loading closer).
All the hotel facilities are yours to enjoy, including indoor heated
swimming pool (65â x 19'6" x 4'6" deep; no children before 9am or after
5.30pm), gym, steam room, sauna, spa (beauty treatments) and
Outside are hard and grass tennis courts (lessons available), croquet
lawn (seasonal) and children's climbing frame, slide and swings.
Supervised playroom for children under 8 (extra, available school
holidays and half-terms) with arts and crafts, egg collecting and
ferrets. Eight to 14 year olds can join the Bovey Rangers (school
holidays only, extra) and enjoy activities ranging from rock climbing
to survival skills. Optional activities for adults include archery,
rifle shooting, fly fishing, falconry (daily display), riding, clay
pigeon shooting and cider and sloe gin making. Mountain bikes for hire.
Wrapped around the hotel and lodges is a championship 18 hole golf
course with driving range and pro shop; complimentary round (subject to
availability, non-transferable) for all guests over 16. If youâd rather
something a little quieter, roam the 275 acre estate (wellies
provided). If you donât feel like cooking, order a restaurant meal or
pizza to be delivered to your lodge or book a table at the hotelâs
restaurant or brasserie. The friendly hotel staff will help you arrange
any activities you wish. An exceptional place to stay. Wedding licence.
Maid service available (extra). Spring water. Arrival after 4pm.
Two-night breaks not available.
Restricted use of hotel and children's facilities 24 to 27 December and
30 December to 1 January (brasserie, pool, spa, gym and golf still
available). Hotel facilities may also occasionally be restricted at
Cleave Tor is semi-detached: 4 steps up to front door; open-plan
living/dining/fitted kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, freezer, larder
fridge, electric cooker) with door to balcony (tables/chairs). Living
area with big sofas, âliving flameâ gas fire, TV/DVD, French windows to
balcony. Cloakroom with loo. Stairs down to two light and bright
bedrooms â a double (6' zip-linked bed or twin) with en suite bathroom
(suite, shower over bath) and double doors to decked area; and another
double (6' zip-linked bed or twin) with en suite shower-room (suite)
and door to deck. Utility room (washer-drier, sink). From the living
room, stairs up to the master double (6â bed) with spacious en suite
bathroom (suite, shower over bath).Get the full listing »