Bovey Castle

Moretonhampstead, United Kingdom North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park
8.5 Excellent 689 Opinions
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North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park
Moretonhampstead, United Kingdom

Tourist attractions

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 situated 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 three restaurant choices for dining. The Great Western Grill offers Classic British dishes from local produce. 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.

Lodges are sold on a self-catering basis, with limited evening dining access.

  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Bar
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free WiFi
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Bovey Castle
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Castle Room Bovey Castle Castle Room Bovey Castle
Castle Room Bovey Castle Castle Room Bovey Castle
3 32 m2 1

Double bedded rooms overlooking the courtyard or w…

Booking from: $320.10
Classic Single Room Bovey Castle Classic Single Room Bovey Castle
Classic Single Room Bovey Castle Classic Single Room Bovey Castle
1 18 m2 1

In the main hotel or Mews building (2nd floor), wi…

Booking from: $220.76
Classic Double Room Bovey Castle Classic Double Room Bovey Castle
Classic Double Room Bovey Castle Classic Double Room Bovey Castle
2 26 m2 1

Double bedded rooms located in the main hotel over…

Valley Castle room Bovey Castle Valley Castle room Bovey Castle
Valley Castle room Bovey Castle Valley Castle room Bovey Castle
3 35 m2 1

Spacious king (or twin) bedded rooms with unrestri…

Family Room (2 Adults + 2 Children) Bovey Castle Family Room (2 Adults + 2 Children) Bovey Castle
Family Room (2 Adults + 2 Children) Bovey Castle Family Room (2 Adults + 2 Children) Bovey Castle
4 46 m2 1

A large open-plan king (or twin) bedded room overl…

Castle Lodge Bovey Castle Castle Lodge Bovey Castle
Castle Lodge Bovey Castle Castle Lodge Bovey Castle
8 110 m2 3 3

All lodges have 3 en-suite bedrooms, and an open p…

Object reviews
Bovey Castle
Rating: 8.5/10 - Excellent!
7.4 / 10 Value for money
8.9 / 10 Facilities
9.5 / 10 Location
8.7 / 10 Staff
9.1 / 10 Cleanliness
9.1 / 10 Comfort
10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Super locatie, met veel activiteiten welke geboden worden, goede restaurants. Mooie golfbaan etc " - Age

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Service" - Gaby

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Dit is nu echt een voorbeeld van "het kost wat, maar dan heb je ook wat"!! Wat een geweldige ervaring was dit, 2 overnachtingen in een echt kasteel, super. De hele entourage is schitterend, ..." - Anita

8.80 / 10 - Excellent!

"Plaats/omgeving, ontbijt, kamer was luxe en mooi. Goede en gezellige brasserie met prima personeel. " - Mariëlle

8.30 / 10 - Excellent!

"Prachtige omgeving mooi hotel" - Mja

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Невероятная атмосфера традиционной Англии! Очень красивый замок где можно прекрасно отдохнуть сидя у камина или прогуливаясь в саду) также можно поиграть в гольф или крокет! Очень подходящее место для..." - Anonymous

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"The venue was everything you could want from a 5* hotel. What made it special was the way the staff were. All had excellent customer service with a smile and relaxed attitude that complemented the ..." - Barrief

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Divine setting with just the right amount of luxury and down to earth friendly staff who clearly loved their jobs. Don’t want to recommend it too much in case I can’t book again... truly gorgeous in ..." - Mr

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Activities very professional Relaxing environment Friendly and professional staff" - Karen

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Amazing property and a fantastic time, pricey but worth it " - Anonymous

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"They gave us a free upgrade" - Jamie

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Ein englischer Traum vor allem mit Kindern mit Falken, Adlern, Frettchen, Hühnern inmitten der unglaublichen Landschaft des Dartmoors. " - Florentine

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Super edles, gepflegtes Schlosshotel. ln einer tollen Lage mitten im Grünen. " - Dirk

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"das Hotel ist wunderschöne und das Personal sehr aufmerksam. Wir haben 2 Nächte anläßlich unserer Silberhochzeit dort verbracht und es nicht bereut. Wir haben auch sehr gerne das schöne Schwimmbad ..." - Tomas

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Tolles Hotel, wunderbar gelegen. Hier stimmt einfach alles." - Philipp

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Alles perfekt" - Roland

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Fine hytter. Frokosten står klar på kjøkkenet ved ankomst, ved bestilling. Fine turer og aktiviteter rundt slottet. Hyggelige og hjelpsomme ansatte. Fantastisk mat i restauranten!" - Anonymous

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Cadre enchanteur. Grand parc. Beaucoup de charme. Des petites attentions dans la chambre. Un château anglais tel qu'on peut l'imaginer avec boiseries et feux dans les cheminées des nombreux ..." - Frédéric

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Exceptionnel" - Jacques

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Camera grande ed elegante Bella la piscina e la spa con vista sulle colline" - Anna

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Tutto. Abbiamo alloggiato in un cottage. Che dire? Stupendo! Immersi nel verde, camino acceso, una splendida cucina, camere ognuna con il proprio bagno. Tutto perfetto! Peccato non aver potuto fare ..." - Teresa

9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"Il Lodge era molto grande e confortevole. Il castello è bellissimo ed elegante con tante attività per la famiglia. Bella la piscina e la spa e bellissimo il campo da golf che fa da paesaggio. " - Daniele

8.30 / 10 - Excellent!

"La struttura, i saloni le aree comuni. La stanza assegnataci molto grande ed elegante con tutti i confort. The, caffe e buscottini free" - Lucia

Important information


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


WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Children and beds

Children of any age are allowed.
Children up to and including 2 years old stay for £20 per person per night when using an available cot.
Children up to and including 14 years old stay for £20 per person per night when using an existing bed.
Children up to and including 14 years old stay for £20 per person per night when using an available extra bed.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

Important information

Please inform Bovey Castle in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.
- Due to COVID-19, the property no longer access or service guests rooms for stays of three nights or less but bedroom bookings may request a daily refresh of their room.

- 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 travelling 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 whilst you are in the hotel we can provide a crate for them on request. Please note that the spa, pool and gym are open but must be pre-booked prior to arrival as social distancing measures are in place.

Romanian, Polish, Latvian, Italian, French, Spanish, English, German Check in: from 16:00 to 23:00
Check-in and check-out times Check out: from 07:00 to 11:00
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • WiFi available in all areas
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Kid meals
Business facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Business centre
  • Fax/photocopying
Reception services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Lockers
  • Invoices
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Fishing
  • Billiards
  • Table tennis
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding
  • Walking tours
  • Archery
Pool and wellness
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Swimming Pool
Common areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Designated smoking area
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Trouser press
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Internet services
  • WiFi
  • Free WiFi
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke alarms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguishers
Entertainment and family services
  • Children''s playground
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids'' outdoor play equipment
  • Baby safety gates
Cleanliness & disinfecting
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service
Food & drink safety
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
Safety features
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • First aid kit available
Physical distancing
  • Cashless payment available
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas