Believed to be built in around the 14th Century, Boringdon Hall is a unique architectural wonder as over the years the house was renovated and restored multiple and thus incorporates a multitude of imported period features and materials. Standing tall on the on the edge of Dartmoor, in the parish of Colebrooke, the ancient house is now a charming luxury hotel. An ideal location for a beautiful country wedding or an all important business conference, the Hall offers a multitude of modern services along with a sneak peek into its rich history. Its grand and imposing structure comprises of imposing stone towers, secret archways and curious arrow slits.
With breathtaking views over the Tamar Valley, the Horn of Plenty offers an award-winning restaurant and elegant, luxurious accommodation in 5 acres of spectacular gardens. Dating from the 19th century, the hotel is rich in historic character and original charm. A beautiful country house, it is privately owned and run and with just 16 rooms, offering a warm welcome and friendly personalised service. There is also free Wi-Fi and free parking. Rooms in the main house offer traditional elegance and classic design. The coach house rooms are more contemporary in style and have large LCD flat-screen TVs and DVD players. The bathrooms have modern bathroom suites, large walk-in power showers and some rooms have wet rooms. The restaurant has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes and serves superb cuisine, made with the finest, freshest locally sourced produce. The Horn of Plenty is 20 minutes' drive from the A30 and Plymouth can be reached in 30 minutes by car. Dartmoor National Park, the Tamar Valley, the Eden Project and Buckland Abbey can be found in the surrounding area.
Situated on Plymouth Hoe, The Grosvenor is just half a mile from Plymouth Ferry Port. Free Wi-Fi, the hotel offers cooked breakfasts and cosy bedrooms. With stylish modern decor, the rooms at The Grosvenor Plymouth each have a private bathroom and free toiletries. Rooms also feature tea/coffee facilities, a hairdryer and work desk. Set in a grand period townhouse, Grosvenor Plymouth has a comfortable guest lounge with a plasma-screen TV and a well-stocked bar. Traditional full English breakfasts are available daily in the refurbished breakfast room. Just a short stroll from the picturesque Plymouth Sound, Grosvenor Hotel is located in Plymouth centre. Plymouth Railway Station is a 20-minute walk away and Dartmoor National Park can be reached in 20 minutes’ drive.
With an AA 2 Rosette restaurant and 20 miles of exclusive fishing rights, the Arundell Arms is a premier country hotel. It offers luxurious accommodation and has won many awards in recent years. Free WiFi is available throughout. The head chef, Steve Pigeon, is one of only 80 Master Chefs of Great Britain. The restaurant serves modern British cuisine and traditional puddings. There are 3 venues in which to eat at the hotel. There is the restaurant with its high ceiling and traditional ambiance, the brasserie for relaxed dining near the open log fire or at the Lifton Courthouse Bar. The bar offers a warm atmosphere, traditional pub food, and locally brewed ales. All eateries serve freshly cooked, locally sourced food reflecting the best of the season. The bedrooms are decorated in a country house style with antique furniture. All rooms have en suite bathrooms with baths, power showers and Gilchrist & Soames toiletries. Many have garden views. The hotel offers fishing on the Tamar River and its tributaries. Wild brown trout, salmon and sea trout are available in season and experts are on hand who run courses and offer advice. Shooting parties with dogs are accommodated from October to January. Dartmoor National Park and Okehampton are 20 minutes’ drive away. Launceston town centre is 5 minutes from the hotel. Electric car charging is free for guests' use.
In a grand 19th-century Victorian building, Duke of Cornwall Hotel features an award winning restaurant with Two AA Rosettes and luxury bedrooms with free internet. Plymouth Ferry Terminal and Harbour are half a mile away. Accessed via a sweeping staircase or vintage lift, the individual rooms each have elegant décor and sumptuous fabrics. Rooms feature a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities and a work desk, and many retain traditional features. Duke of Cornwall’s award-winning restaurant serves local produce and freshly caught seafood in intimate surroundings. There is also a cosy lounge for morning coffee, and 2 stylish bars, offering fine wines and cocktails. Just minutes’ from Plymouth’s historic waterfront, The Duke of Cornwall is the closest hotel to the Cross Channel Ferry Port. The beautiful Dartmoor National Park can be reached in 20 minutes’ drive.
Plymouth’s largest independent hotel, The New Continental is ideally located in the heart of the city. It offers an on-site leisure complex and a brasserie restaurant. Rooms at The New Continental feature contemporary design, a TV, and spacious en suite bathrooms. Guests can also make use of a hairdryer and facilities for making tea and coffee. The hotel’s leisure centre offers an indoor swimming pool, steam room, and sauna. There is also a solarium and a modern, fully equipped gym. Guests can enjoy British cuisine with a European influence at Steve’s Brasserie, with food made from local produce. The Roma Bar provides a quiet lounge area with a range of drinks and hot snacks on offer. The hotel is adjacent to Plymouth Pavilions, and Plymouth Hoe is less than 10 minutes’ walk away. The Theatre Royal is a 5-minute walk, and the National Marine Aquarium is just 5 minutes’ drive.
Situated right on the sea front at Plymouth Hoe, this grand old house offers five star service at two star prices. Personally managed by the resident proprietors, it is situated conveniently for both the seafront, the Barbican and the nearby shops, restaurants and theaters of the town center. The other attractions of Devon such as Dartmoor and the Torbay seaside resorts are all within easy driving distance. An early breakfast can be served by prior arrangement and ground floor en-suite rooms are available. All guests have a key for easy access at any time.
Nestled centrally in the city of Plymouth, The Tudor Guest House is just 7 minutes' walk from the seafront and 5 minutes' walk from Plymouth Hoe Memorial. With free WiFi access available, Plymouth Ferry Terminal is less than a mile away and Royal Citadel, Plymouth is 9 minutes' walk away. Inside each room there is a flat-screen TV and also an electric kettle. Extras include bed linen and ironing facilities. Some of the rooms also benefit from a private bathroom with a hairdryer. The guest house is 5 minutes' stroll from the Theatre Royal Plymouth and a 16-minute walk from Plymouth University. Plymouth Train Station is less than a mile away. Plymouth Pavilions are 6 minutes' walk away.
These four self-catering cottages started life as stone barns and have since been converted into very attractive holiday homes which come highly recommended by the Tourist Board. They are situated on a very large sheep farm in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Dartmoor is only a few miles away and the South West Coastal Path is very close by. The farm also happens to breed miniature Shetland ponies. Two cottage sleep up to six persons and the others only two. The kitchens are fully equipped with all modern appliances including a microwave oven. Some have ground floor bedrooms whilst others have four poster beds. Weekend breaks in winter are at reduced prices.
On the Devon/Cornwall border, Rumleigh Farm offers high-quality accommodation in the Tamar Valley, and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With stylish rooms and a self-catering cottage for 2, Rumleigh also provides free parking and Wi-Fi. The bed and breakfast rooms in Yellowhammer Barn have garden views and an en suite bathroom with shower, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. There is also a flat-screen TV, iron and tea and coffee facilities. Locally sourced breakfast is served each morning. Dragonfly is the farm’s self-catering cottage, featuring a well-equipped kitchen and a stylish bathroom with large walk-in shower and deep bath. This converted stable building has a wood-burner and a summerhouse, and breakfast and evening meals can be ordered if required. Rumleigh Farm is 6 miles from the market town Tavistock, located just outside the Dartmoor National Park, with pubs and restaurants within a 5-10 minute drive. Over the Cornish border, the towns of Saltash and Launceston are both around 30 minutes away.