Bovey Castle

Dartmoor National Park, Devon


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Castle room

4x4 off-road driving experience

Castle room

Castle room

A unique five-star castle stay on the edge of Dartmoor

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This offer is available for stays between February and May 2018 and is based on two adults only.

Please note that this hotel is pet-friendly. A supplement charge of £25 per dog, per night applies and is payable directly to the hotel. Please contact the hotel directly prior to your arrival to arrange.

Check-in is at 3pm and check-out at 11am.

Travel is not included.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 45% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the best available rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 25/02/2018, two people may book a one-night stay or more in a Castle room (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £159 per room, per night, compared to the best available rate of £288 per room, per night. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 45%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 12/02/2018.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

A Five Red Star, historic castle stay with plentiful activities and three AA Rosette-awarded restaurant in Dartmoor National Park - breakfast, prosecco and optional dinner included

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 afternoon tea. Elsewhere you've a brasserie for pub food and a cosy atmosphere, as well as a fine dining restaurant offering sophisticated, three AA Rosette-awarded fare. This AA Five Red Star hotel also offers a tranquil spa with a wide array of individually tailored treatments, to perfectly complement the peace the area exudes; head to the stunning Art Deco swimming pool for lovely views out over the terrace and River Bovey.

The list of outdoor activities available is almost endless and includes archery, clay pigeon shooting, horseback adventures, hot air ballooning 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 even a championship 18-hole golf course and a 4x4 off-road track.


Castle rooms are plush and large in size, and offer an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower plus views over the courtyard and woodlands beyond. All the guest rooms have been recently refurbished and the decor is classically elegant, with luxurious furniture and individual wall decorations.


- Flatscreen TV
- Tea-making facilities
- Nespresso coffee machine
- Wi-Fi access
- Fluffy bathrobes and slippers
- Fridge
- ESPA bath amenities


Smith’s Brasserie is a gastropub serving an array of classic British dishes using the finest locally sourced ingredients. It offers a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere, spectacular countryside views and a roaring fire pit.

The Great Western restaurant boasts three AA Rosettes for its food and recalls the old glamour of its Art Deco origins when the hotel was owned by Great Western Railway in its interior design. Where possible, all ingredients are sourced locally.


Alongside using top-quality ESPA products, the Elan Spa at Bovey Castle offers a range of bespoke and therapeutic treatments. Facilities include a heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and gym with cardiovascular equipment and weights.


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, guided by experts in the region's history and geography. Tour the locations that feature in Steven Spielberg's War Horse, or see the landscape from above with a hot air balloon ride, available locally.

Dartmoor National Park, North Bovey, Devon TQ13 8RE

Travel is NOT included in this offer.

How do I get there?

At just 40 minutes from Exeter, the best way to get to Bovey Castle is to fly into Exeter Airport or get the train to Exeter St David's Station. The hotel can arrange a pick-up from the train station but it is chargeable. The hotel is also just 25 minutes from the M5 at Exeter. For more information, please click here.

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If you wish to make a flight only booking, or add a flight to an existing hotel booking with us, call our reservations team on 0843 2270 007 (Mon-Fri 9-6, Saturday 10-5, Sun closed)

We like

  • The extraordinary variety of outdoor pursuits to try your hand at
  • Fancy facilities following an exciting, no-expense-spared guestroom, restaurant and spa refurbishment
  • Bovey Castle recently won the Gold Award for the 'Large Hotel of the Year' from Visit Devon

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