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Powdermills Pottery Powdermills Pottery is housed in granite buildings that were once part of a nineteenth century gunpowder factory. It is found in the very centre of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, and is part of the Duchy of Cornwall estate. Powdermills is the home and workplace of potter, Joss Hibbs. In the Shop, her range of pottery is sold alongside work by other Dartmoor craft-makers. Cream teas are served in the courtyard in the Summer season, and intensive Throwing Courses are run year-round. Arts & Crafts

Powdermills Pottery

Powdermills Pottery is housed in granite buildings that were once part of a nineteenth century gunpowder factory. It is found in the very centre of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, and is part of the Duchy of Cornwall estate.

Powdermills is the home and workplace of potter, Joss Hibbs. In the Shop, her range of pottery is sold alongside work by other Dartmoor craft-makers. Cream teas are served in the courtyard in the Summer season, and intensive Throwing Courses are run year-round. 

The old workshop has been rejuvenated by local...

The Oxenham Arms Hotel and Restuarant Home of the Neolithic South Zeal menhir, this 13th-century former Benedictine monastery is said to be the oldest heritage pub in Devon and Cornwall. Steeped in history, the largely untouched interior has to be seen. Two beers are brewed specially for the pub, which are served alongside two changing guest ales, together with a local cider. AA Rosette Restaurant. Pubs

Welcome to the 840 year old, AA Rosette & AA 4 Star Gold Awarded Oxenham Arms Inn, Hotel & Restaurant at South Zeal. The oldest heritage inn in Devon and Cornwall. Log Fires, wonderful food , great service and lovely atmosphere. Stunning views and 4 acres of grounds.

This famous English Heritage Grade II Star listed former 12th Century medieval monastery and manor house is located in the beautiful Dartmoor National Park and yet only 5 mins off the A30 to Cornwall and just 25 mins from Exeter. Constructed originally by monks around the prehistoric South Zeal Menhir Standing...

Two Bridges Hotel Owned by Dartmoor Brewery they take their beers very seriously, highly recommended to try the local Jail Ale. Total of 3 Real Ale pumps. You will find the Two Bridges perched on the banks of the beautiful West Dart River, with jaw dropping countryside and bracing walks in every direction, Inside you will discover a warm Devon welcome and a bustling bar with lots of open fires. Pubs

Owned by Dartmoor Brewery they take their beers very seriously, highly recommended to try the local Jail Ale. Total of 3 Real Ale pumps. You will find the Two Bridges perched on the banks of the beautiful West Dart River, with jaw dropping countryside and bracing walks in every direction, Inside you will discover a warm Devon welcome and a bustling bar with lots of open fires.

An award-winning restaurant, welcoming lounges and a bustling bar, open to everyone for lunch, dinner, morning coffee and perfect Devon Cream Teas.  The finest Devon ingredients, and faultless presentation,...

The Bedford Hotel Owned by Dartmoor Brewery they take their beers very seriously, highly recommended to try the local Jail Ale. Total of 2 Real Ale pumps. The Bedford Hotel, in the heart of the award-winning Devon market town of Tavistock, gateway to Dartmoor National Park. Your haven of comfort in the heart of town. Step inside, and you’ll find a warm welcome, comfortable rooms to rest the night, fine restaurant dining, an informal and busy bar, all in beautifully historic surroundings. Pubs

Owned by Dartmoor Brewery they take their beers very seriously, highly recommended to try the local Jail Ale. Total of 2 Real Ale pumps. The Bedford Hotel, in the heart of the award-winning Devon market town of Tavistock, gateway to Dartmoor National Park. Your haven of comfort in the heart of town. Step inside, and you’ll find a warm welcome, comfortable rooms to rest the night, fine restaurant dining, an informal and busy bar, all in beautifully historic surroundings.

Enjoy a true taste of Dartmoor, with a fine craft ale from our own Dartmoor Brewery, always on tap at The Bedford...

Prince Hall Hotel A country house hotel and restaurant serving a good selection of local bottled ales. Centrally located and an excellent base for exploring the moor, renowned for its food and probably being one of the most dog friendly hotels on the Moor. Pubs

A country house hotel and restaurant serving a good selection of local bottled ales. Centrally located and an excellent base for exploring the moor, renowned for its food and probably being one of the most dog friendly hotels on the Moor.

Welcome to your home away from home in the heart of Dartmoor National Park.

Step inside a tranquil retreat amidst the untamed Dartmoor landscape. Whether you prefer to sink into one of the comfy chairs in front of the log fire to enjoy the captivating views or step out and explore the walks and wilderness, the Prince Hall offers the perfect...

Dartmoor Bar at The Moorland Garden Hotel The Dartmoor Bar and Lounge has a relaxed atmosphere, where dogs are also welcome. The bar is open daily for morning coffee, cream teas, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Unwind by the fire (in the colder months) on the comfy sofas with a newspaper or a good book, meet a friend for a catch up over tea or enjoy a glass of wine after a hard day at the office. Our Dartmoor Bar is open to non-residents too, so if you happen to be passing-by, do call in. Pubs

The Dartmoor Bar and Lounge has a relaxed atmosphere, where dogs are also welcome. The bar is open daily for morning coffee, cream teas, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Unwind by the fire (in the colder months) on the comfy sofas with a newspaper or a good book, meet a friend for a catch up over tea or enjoy a glass of wine after a hard day at the office. Our Dartmoor Bar is open to non-residents too, so if you happen to be passing-by, do call in.

We prouldy serve a selection of local beverages and snacks including Luscombe drinks, Tarquin's gin and Burts crisps.

The...

Holne Community Shop and Tearoom Holne Community Shop and Tearoom serves delicious cream teas and cakes, a terrific all-day breakfast, plus soups, sandwiches, pies and other goodies. The shop is incredibly well stocked with most things that visitors might need. They're open from 11.00 to 5.00 every day of the year except Christmas Day and New Years Day. A brilliant community-run enterprise - run and staffed by volunteers. They are located right on the Two Moors Way and also serve as a Dartmoor National Park information point. They get fab reviews on Trip Advisor and in their comments book too! Cafes

Holne Community Shop and Tea Room nestles in the charming village of Holne in beautiful Dartmoor National Park.

In 2011 the villagers formed a co-operative and in 2014 raised enough funds to purchase the premises with the help of the Charity Bank and the support of many local shareholders.

Staffed by local volunteers and one manager the shop and tea room prides itself on being very much run by the community for the community.

The premises have been designated an official Dartmoor National Park Information Centre providing maps, leaflets and guides.

The...

Dartmoor Lodge Hotel Restaurant & Bar The restaurant at The Dartmoor Lodge Hotel offers an extensive lunch and dinner menu packed with a mouth-watering selection of modern, traditional and international dishes, at great value prices. Restaurants

We welcome you to the comfort of The Dartmoor Lodge Bar and Restaurant. This spacious beamed restaurant offers an extensive lunch and dinner menu packed with a mouth-watering selection of modern, traditional and international dishes, at great value prices. So whether you're popping in for a quick snack, a welcome rest bite or a candle-lit delight, our Chefs will ensure you're served the very best.

Our well renowned carvery is available every Wednesday lunchtime, Wednesday night, Friday night from 6pm and all day Sunday.

Serving food all day, each day of the week, we have...

The Bedford Hotel Good food is at the heart of the hospitality at The Bedford Hotel. Perfect Devon breakfasts, tasty lunches (from a bowl of home-made soup to a full three course meal), traditional afternoon teas, and a comprehensive evening menu. Their menus are based around the finest local produce of the season, from Devon's farmers, fishermen and producers. Restaurants

Welcome to delicious dining at The Bedford Hotel in the heart of Tavistock. With top-notch produce available on our Devon doorstep, we are proud to present local, seasonal produce (at very appetising prices). Pop in for a morning coffee and pastry, or a traditional afternoon tea. Take a break and enjoy a relaxing lunch, or linger over an indulgent dinner with friends. Whenever and whatever you choose, you will be very welcome!

Breakfast

Breakfast at The Bedford Hotel is a very civilised affair. Start with our delicious cold buffet selection, then treat...

The Tors Restaurant at the Two Bridges Hotel With a Two Rosette award from the AA, and a Gold Award from Taste of the West, The Tors Restaurant at the Two Bridges Hotel is proud to present the very best seasonal produce from local farmers, fishermen and producers. Take a break on a day out on Dartmoor, and enjoy a relaxing lunch in their bar or our restaurant, or linger over an indulgent dinner with friends. Whenever and whatever you choose, you’ll be very welcome. Restaurants

Welcome to superb Devon dining at the Two Bridges Hotel in the heart of Dartmoor.  With a Two Rosette award from the AA, and a Gold Award from Taste of the West, we are proud to present the very best seasonal produce from local farmers, fishermen and producers.  Take a break on a day out on Dartmoor, and enjoy a relaxing lunch in our bar or our restaurant, or linger over an indulgent dinner with friends. Whenever and whatever you choose, you’ll be very welcome.

Dinner

It is in the evening that Executive Chef Mike Palmer’s creative flair really comes into its...

Bistro at Hannahs Hannahs Bistro and The Supper Rooms (their new private dining spaces) are the perfect venues to enjoy good food in truly unique surroundings. Open for breakfast, lunch and evening meals, they source from local suppliers wherever possible, while leave a space for their famous cakes, baked on site. Restaurants

Bistro


Opening hours Monday – Saturday 7.30am – 10.00pm
- Breakfast served from 7.30am – 10.00am
- Food served from 12.00pm – 9.00pm

Sunday opening hours 8.00am – 10.00pm
- Breakfast – 8.00am – 11.00pm
- Food served from 12.00pm – 9:00pm


“The salads are amazing! I could stay here from lunch to late afternoon, and frequently do! A relaxing venue”

“I love the relaxed way the Bistro is presented with comfy chairs and newspapers. Really love it here!”

“It’s the...

Drake's Cafe Drake's Cafe was formerly the Halfway House pub. Now it takes full advantage of being situated on Drake's Trail (Route 27 cycle path) and is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Sunday serving breakfasts, lunches, afternoon teas and a great selection of homemade cakes. Ideal stopping place for lunch or refreshments, and as it is still licensed you could even sample a local ale! Cafes

Drake's Cafe is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Sunday serving breakfasts, lunches, afternoon teas and a selection of homemade cakes. 

We are fully licensed and welcome walkers, cyclists and dogs - we are accessible from drake's trail (route 27 cycle path).

SUNDAY ROASTS

Delicious Sunday roasts served from 12.00 until 4.30 

Your choice of topside of beef, loin of pork or chicken breast all sourced from Palmers butchers of Tavistock
Nut roast and vegetable roasts are also available 

Our roast dinners are served with roast potatoes, honey roast parsnips,...

The White Hart Hotel The White Hart Hotel is a traditional old posting house at the centre of the small moorland town of Moretonhampstead . Their Dartmoor restaurant menus change with the seasons, plus they always have special dishes on offer to make the most of fresh local produce as it’s available. Their chefs work closely with local suppliers and producers to source the best fresh, local seasonal ingredients for their dishes. Restaurants

The White Hart Hotel is a traditional old posting house at the centre of the small moorland town of Moretonhampstead .  Their Dartmoor restaurant menus change with the seasons, plus they always have special dishes on offer to make the most of fresh local produce as it’s available. Their chefs work closely with local suppliers and producers to source the best fresh, local seasonal ingredients for their dishes.

A restaurant on Dartmoor using local produce

Devon is blessed with an abundance of fresh, quality produce. We are surrounded by rolling farmland and the...

The Globe Inn Serving home-cooked and locally sourced food, The Globe Inn is popular with locals and visitors alike. It offers an exciting, regularly changed menu, a choice of Devon real ales and a comprehensive wine list. Food is served throughout the Inn, so you can choose where to eat – enjoy the banter in the bar, relax in the lounge bar or take your time in the dining room. Pubs

The Globe Inn

Welcome to the Globe Inn, situated in the centre of Chagford, overlooking the ancient parish church of St Michael and right in the heart of the Community.

Chagford has been chosen by The Sunday Times as best rural place to live in Britain 2015

Formally a coaching inn and coopery, The Globe has evolved into a focal point for the Town, providing good food, music evenings, the Cinema Club and the annual Chagford Film Festival; The Globe is a very special place to visit. 

Located within...

Canonteign Falls This is where you will find England's highest waterfall with a huge 220 foot drop. Nature and wildlife trails. Walks through woodland, wetlands, lakes and park land including an assault course and caterpillar swing. Play areas for children. Café. BBQs in summer. Cream teas. Gift shop. Dogs on leads are welcome. Free Parking. Family Attraction

There are two sets of waterfalls at Canonteign today: the natural falls which have existed in this valley since time immemorial and the spectacular Lady Exmouth Falls, named after the 3rd Lady Exmouth and built under her direction in 1890.

An impressive feat of engineeering, the Lady Exmouth Falls were created by local miners under the direction of Lady Susan Exmouth after they had been made redundant following the closure of the estate's silver mines. The waterfalls are the highest manmade waterfalls in England, measuring some 70m; they provide one of the most breathtaking...

RHS Garden Rosemoor An enchanting garden nestled in the beautiful Torridge Valley. Surrounded by woodland, the garden is rich in variety throughout every season and features inspiring planting displays enhanced by the natural beauty of North Devon. Houses & Gardens

Garden highlights

An enchanting garden nestled in the beautiful Torridge Valley.  Surrounded by woodland, the garden is rich in variety throughout every season and features inspiring planting displays enhanced by the natural beauty of North Devon, including the largest rose gardens in the South West, the stunning Hot Garden, a Devon Cottage Garden, lake and stream, walled fruit and vegetable garden, natural flower meadows and bluebell carpeted woodlands.  See the month by month garden highlights on the events calendar.

 

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National Trust - Castle Drogo The National Trust property Castle Drogo is at Drewsteignton where the Gardens are open all year. Do see the gardens in the Autumn when they are full of rich colour. There is an interesting seed collection day each year, when the Castle gardeners explain how to do just that later on in the year. You need to bring envelopes! Find the date on my what's on page. There is a brilliant cafe at the reception. Read my food review about it. Houses & Gardens

Castle Drogo is situated high above the Teign Gorge. It was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for self-made millionaire Julius Drewe. It looks ancient, but this remarkable building was only constructed 100 years ago, the last castle ever built in England. From the beginning it has suffered from water penetration and is now undergoing a 5 year conservation project that will last until 2017 to make it watertight.

We're staying open during the conservation work, giving you the opportunity to go behind the scenes. Inside the castle has been redisplayed by three artists, you will see...

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