Bovey Castle

9.6 Excellent (4 reviews)

The sumptuous surroundings and breathtaking architecture of Bovey Castle set the scene for an unashamedly indulgent experience. Romantics may prefer to stay in the castle, however for groups, there are private contemporary lodges set in the hotel grounds. Either way, the Elan spa is the perfect sanctuary for encouraging rest and relaxation with a touch of glamour, with its luxury ESPA treatments and gorgeous art deco swimming pool overlooking the River Bovey.

Spa Facilities

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  • Swimming Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Relaxation Room
  • Experience Showers

Hotel Facilities

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  • Golf
  • Tennis / Squash
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant

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Bovey Castle is now open and welcoming back guests.
Latest Government Advice

We are pleased to confirm that spas in England are now permitted to resume offering all treatments and facilities, excluding thermal facilities (for example sauna and steam rooms). Please check the details of your chosen spa package carefully as access to some facilities, including relaxation lounges, may be subject to restrictions.

from £279
per person (min 2)
Overnight break Selected offer

Time To Spa

  • Two nights' bed and breakfast
  • A choice of 1 x 55 minute treatment
  • Robe, towel and slippers provided
  • 45 minutes pool use (pre-bookable)

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At a glance

  • Award Winning

    Voted one of the Best 100 Hotels of the World by the Sunday Times Travel Magazine.

  • Local Attractions

    Given the proliferation of parkland at your disposal, the best thing to do is set out and explore – on foot, on bicycle ... whatever takes your fancy!

  • Restaurant

    There are several options befitting the laid back grandeur of the surrounding environment, but if you are just a little peckish, there is no better backdrop for a cream tea!

  • Scenic Location

    In 275 acres of Dartmoor National Park, the hotel is in situated in one of the most picturesque parts of the UK.

  • Hotel Spa Venue

    The hotel has everything on site for an all-encompassing stay – the grounds, the activities, the spa, the restaurants, bedrooms and resort lodges…

  • Family Friendly

    Children are welcome at the hotel and can use the pool and facilities. There are some designated swimming times.

Spa & Leisure

  • Swimming Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Relaxation Room
  • Experience Showers
  • Gym / Classes
  • Car Parking

Housed in the Art Deco-inspired Orangery at Bovey Castle, the spa is one of those places that fuses a synergy with the natural surroundings with luxury and time tested grandeur. The resort boasts a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, gym and a beautiful indoor swimming pool that is perched above the River Bovey, with views over the grounds. There is also a sun terrace which opens during the summer months.

Meanwhile, the spa uses product house ESPA in their treatments. There are bespoke spa experiences available that echo the tranquility and therapeutic flow of the nearby River Dart.

Hotel & Accommodation

  • Golf
  • Tennis / Squash
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant

The hotel itself dates back to the turn of the 20th century and is surrounded by 275 acres of Dartmoor National Park, but as of 2015 has had a fresh refurbishment. There are 59 rooms and suites divided between the extended former manor house and mews as well as 22 self-catering, three-storey granite lodges for larger groups and families. Interiors in the main house are opulent in a style befitting the English gentry, while the newly built lodges are more contemporary – stone floors, a neutral palette and lots of natural light.

There are two main options when it comes to dining at Bovey Castle – the 3 AA star Great Western restaurant is fine dining with views of the grounds and locally sourced dishes; while Smith’s Brasserie is open throughout the day for classic British informal dining, including light snacks and a children’s menu. Meanwhile the Oak Bar is ideal for cocktails.

Location

Bovey Castle, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park, Devon,
TQ13 8RE

North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 15 miles SW of Exeter, 27 miles NE of Plymouth

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