Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Bovey Castle

In the heart of Dartmoor National Park and 15 minutes from the A30, the historic, luxurious Bovey Castle sits high on the valley's edge. It offers a spa and golf course, and free parking.

The castle is located over 3 floors and overlooks peaceful Edwardian gardens, the golf course and the River Bovey. Some bedrooms have wonderful views, and all have facilities for making tea and coffee and a TV.

Bovey Castle also won the Gold Award for Large Hotel of the Year from the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2018-19.

There are two restaurant choices for dining - Smith’s Brasserie offers dishes inspired from the Mediterranean, with spectacular countryside views and a roaring fire pit. The Tasting Room is an intimate dining experience offer a 7 course tasting menu.

Bovey Castle also offers a choice of breakfast (not lodge guests) and afternoon tea.

The hotel offers activities for young and old, including falconry displays, woodland walks, a large indoor swimming pool, and a wide range of activities on site including a 4x4 off road track, sloe gin making, rifle shooting, clay pigeon shooting and archery.

Limited evening dining access.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Bovey Castle has been welcoming guests since Jul 3, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan

Free parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Bovey Castle

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Castle Drogo
    3.5 miles
  • Newton Abbot Racecourse
    11.3 miles
  • Hedgehog Hospital
    11.7 miles
  • Ashbury Golf Club
    12.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea English Channel
    20 miles
Closest Airports
  • Exeter International Airport
    17.8 miles
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport
    54.6 miles
  • Cardiff Airport
    55.6 miles
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2 Restaurants On Site

    Smiths Brasserie

    The Tasting Room

    Food: British

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of Bovey Castle
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Archery Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Tennis equipment
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Playground
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Bovey Castle takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 11:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 15 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
£20 per child, per night
3 - 14 years
Extra bed by request
£20 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Bovey Castle accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

-Rooms are serviced daily, and lodges every 3 days.

- Children may use the indoor pool between 09:00 and 17:00 when accompanied by an adult. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

- Please note that the property cannot accept bookings of more than 4 rooms or 2 lodges.

- If you are traveling with children, please ensure any requests you make are confirmed.

- Spa treatments and activities can be booked for an extra charge and it is recommended this is done prior to arrival to avoid disappointment.

- Please pre-book all dinner and breakfast requirements. Lodge guests have limited access to restaurant dining, but can order food to the lodge.

- One dog can be accommodated at the property in the Single, & Classic rooms and 2 medium size dogs in the Castle, Valley and Family Rooms for an additional fee of GBP 25 per dog per night. Guests must inform the property when booking if bringing a dog. Please note the following with regard to their stay:
- All dogs must be aged 6 months or over and fully house-trained;
- Dogs must be kept on a lead around the estate (please avoid walking on the golf course;
- Dogs are welcome in the hotel in the bedrooms, Cathedral Room, the Library, the seating area under the main stairs and the South Terrace;
- Dogs are not allowed in the Oak Bar, The Adam Room and any of the restaurants;
- We are able to serve dinner from our Smith's Brasserie menu in the Cathedral Room should you wish to dine with your dog;
- Dogs are not allowed on any furniture, and should you wish to leave them for a short while while you are in the hotel we can provide a crate for them on request.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Bovey Castle of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.