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Combining iconic luxury with an abundance of adventure, your stay at Bovey Castle will create cherished memories from the moment you arrive.
This award-winning, five-star hotel exudes timeless elegance awash with period features, including ornate fireplaces, vaulted ceilings and impressive staircases, complemented by plush wallpapers, deep-feather sofas and luxurious soft furnishings. Yet, amid the opulence, a healthy dose of real-life is never far away, with well-worn wellies, exhausted dogs and happy children adding to the relaxed ambience.
Set within 275 acres of rolling countryside in the heart of Devon’s Dartmoor National Park, there are a wide variety of outdoor activities for you to explore, from nature trails to an 18-hole championship golf course. Children will also be kept busy with activities, including rock climbing and canoeing to keep them enthralled throughout your stay. Waxed jackets and wellies are on hand should the weather take a turn so you can remain warm and dry while you comfortably continue your pursuits.
As the days draw to a close, look forward to unwinding in a choice of accommodation. Bovey Castle offers 60 elegant rooms and suites equipped with modern luxuries or exquisite country lodges nestled in the grounds with all the benefits of first-class hotel hospitality, including superb award-winning dining options.
“Bovey Castle is the perfect base to discover the natural open spaces and sheer beauty of Dartmoor – a touch of England at its best“
From dawn till dusk, there is a wealth of activities at Bovey Castle. Indulge all your senses from exquisite dining and indulgent spa treatments, and explore the beautiful grounds by taking part in a range of bespoke activities to suit your mood.
Bovey Castle’s unrivalled rural location offers the ideal opportunity to explore the great outdoors.
The possibilities are endless: Meet the deer that roam Dartmoor, practise your archery skills, tour Dartmoor on horseback, make cider and sloe gin in the long barn or even take to the skies in a hot air balloon.
There are plenty of activities to keep you and your family occupied at Bovey Castle – even four-legged friends, who receive their own welcome pack and have access to a pamper room for a shower after a muddy walk.
Complimentary activities include a daily falconry display, regular egg collecting from the chicken coups, croquet and tennis.
Bovey Castle has a superbly rich history, built on the vast estate in 1906 for high street stationer WH Smith. Surrounded by several farms and extensive woodland, the imposing castle opened as a hotel and golf resort in 1930 and has since seen several stunning additions – including two restaurants and the sumptuous Eden spa – and a multi-million-pound renovation to become one the UK’s leading luxury holiday hotels as part of the award-winning Eden Hotel Collection.