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County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01647 | code search
Postcode: TQ13 | code search
Population: 230
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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maidís Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devilís Stone

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Bovey Castle
"We had an amazing weekend. Probably one of the best ever. Compares well to any top resort around the world. Staff in particular went out of their way to make ..." More

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The tiny picturesque village of North Bovey in Devon sits on a hillside overlooking the river Bovey from where it takes its name. The river can be accessed via a path running down from the village church of John the Baptist. 18th Century traditional thatched cottages surround a village green on which stands a stone cross and pump. Beyond the village itself lies the rugged and beautiful expanse of the Dartmoor National Park. Within 30 miles is the lovely South Devon coast. At the hub of village life is the Ring of Bells, a traditional village inn dating back to the 13th Century. The inn offers excellent food and accommodation, not to mention a warm welcome to the weary traveller. The nearby North Bovey Castle golf course occupies the grounds of the old manor house. Bovey Castle is also a fine hotel with spa and gym facilities for guests to enjoy. Other local activities to be enjoyed include pony trekking, fishing and of course all the walking, rambling, cycling and exploring you could want on Dartmoor. North Bovey is a postcard picture perfect image of an English country village, and the place to go for a quiet and restful break.

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Ring of Bells Inn (0.16 miles)

Landlord, Simon Saunders, and his staff welcome you to the Ring of Bells. An early, thatched Dartmoor inn, the Ring of Bells has many period features including a 15th century arched door frame, heavy oak doors, low ceilings ... More | visit website
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Bovey Castle (0.56 miles)

Bovey Castle

History, glamour, excitement and adventure - Bovey Castle is truly a luxurious award winning hotel set in beautiful countryside surroundings. A place where you can live out your dreams then put your feet up. In the ... More | visit website

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White Hart Hotel (1.48 miles)

White Hart Hotel

The White Hart has stood in the Market Square of Moretonhampstead for over three and a half centuries. Formally a Georgian posting house, the Plymouth to London mail coaches changed horses here. During the Napoleonic ... More | visit website

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Hazelcott Bed & Breakfast (2.52 miles)

Hazelcott Bed & Breakfast

Is a cosy and select bed and breakfast offering comfortable en suite rooms in the spectacular setting of Dartmoor National Park. Hazelcott is the ideal base for couples, families, walkers cyclists and business people.

Settled on the ... More | visit website

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Eastwrey Barton (2.56 miles)

Eastwrey Barton
Eastwrey Barton is a 4 star Country House Bed & Breakfast with five spacious ensuite rooms, guest lounge, sun room, dining room and cosy bar, all with period furnishings. The house has beautiful views across ... More | visit website
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Three Crowns Hotel (3.18 miles)

Three Crowns Hotel
This 13th Century Inn occupies a significant position in the history of 'picturesque' Chagford, with mullioned windows, massive oak beams, a great open fireplace and four poster beds.

The Three Crowns Hotel is a fine example ... More | visit website
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Classic Cottages (3.27 miles)

Classic Cottages
Thereís a distinctly Ďdes resí feel about Chagford - lots of pretty art galleries, upmarket cafes and chi-chi shops. A relaxing place for an amble. ... More
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Mill End Hotel (3.60 miles)

Mill End Hotel
Awarded the AA 'Top Hotel Award' 2006

A converted eighteenth century water mill situated on the banks of the River Teign. The traditional English gardens flow down to the edge of the river and are ... More | visit website
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The Rock Inn (3.73 miles)

The Rock Inn
This traditional English Country Inn has been offering travellers hospitality, good food and shelter since it's foundation as a coaching inn in the mid-eighteenth century. In this modern age we pride ourselves on a relaxed, ... More | visit website
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Sandy Park Inn (3.87 miles)

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