Dartmoor National Park, Devon
Luxury country hotel in Dartmoor National Park with stunning interiors and superb facilities - includes breakfast, Pimms and lemonade on arrival, plus optional dinner
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 the emphasis is on giving you an insight into the lifestyle of the old English upper classes.
Gazing out over the great rugged bracken-covered wilderness of Dartmoor beyond, there is everywhere a sense of immense scale. High ornate ceilings and vast roaring fires are your setting for enjoying similarly expansive afternoon teas whilst observing the landscape through majestic panoramic windows.
Bovey Castle boasts the flagship UK SUNDÃRI spa with a wide array of individually tailored treatments which perfectly complement the serenity of the locale. There is also a gym and a stunning art deco swimming pool with lovely views out over the terrace and River Bovey.
Outside, the list of activities available is almost endless; with instructors on hand for tennis, archery, clay pigeon shooting, game shooting, fly fishing and deer stalking. 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.
Classic rooms are dedicated to cosy comfort and are located either in the main house or in the mews, in the hotel's courtyard, with views over the woodland. Castle rooms are large in size with views over the courtyard and the woodlands beyond. The decor is classically elegant, luxurious furniture and individual wall decorations. Valley Castle rooms boasts unobstructed views over the surrounding Dartmoor countryside.
All rooms feature:
- Coffee and tea making facilities
- In room safe
- Egyptian cotton bedding
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Turn down service
- Ironing facilities
The Edwardian Grill is Bovey Castle's main restaurant serving a menu of exquisite a la carte dishes prepared from local ingredients and specially selected wines from the cellar in exclusive Art Deco settings. Enjoy a candlelit dinner here, a Sunday lunch or a slow sumptuous breakfast. The informal Castle Bistro offers a menu throughout the day from coffee and pastries to a dinner menu of pizzas, steak, salads and seafood in a relaxing atmosphere. If guests choose to dine at the Edwardian Grill, they are asked to wear smart casual attire (this includes smart denim) and there is no dress code for the Caste Bistro.
Guests can opt to upgrade their included dinner to a meal at the Edwardian Grill for a small supplement (this is payable locally).
Bovey Castle boasts supermodel Christy Turlington's flagship UK SUNDÃRI spa. The spa offers individually tailored treatments based around the Western adaptations of traditional Indian therapy techniques. Facilities include a heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and gym with cardiovascular equipment and weights. Please be sure to pre-book any treatments before arrival to avoid disappointment.
At Bovey Castle, there's very little excuse for not enjoying the fantastic Dartmoor setting! There are tours of the area on foot or in a Land Rover with guides expert in the history and geography of the region. One of the most popular routes is around the locations used in Stephen Spielberg's War Horse. For the full effect, do the tour on horseback. The best way to see the landscape though is from a hot air balloon - rides are available locally.
Travel is NOT included in this offer.
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The best bit...
- An extraordinary variety of outdoor pursuits
- The fantastic SUNDÃRI Spa
- The sheer opulence of this regal country pile
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