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The Rising Sun at Woodland

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Woodland, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7JT, England
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The Rising Sun at Woodland
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Ranked #4 of 14 Ashburton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When my father sold his bungalow and went into residential care I needed a base for visits to him from my home 200 miles away that would also be happy with me bringing along my dog. Over the last year I have stayed here many times and found hospitality second to none. Sadly Dad passed away last month and Gary... More 

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therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Ian - we were only too happy to help to honour your father at such a sad time for you and your family. Thank you for your patronage over the past months and hopefully we will see you again soon. More 

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to a work's Christmas meal and the service and food was great. I wanted to write a review not only because the food was so good but because the staff are really friendly and helped me to raise funds for charity. I'm running the London Marathon and they donated a £40 voucher for a raffle and put up... More 

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therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Hopefully the marathon wasn't too gruelling for you and we were only to happy to help in raising funds for such a worthy cause. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Having lived in Devon we regretably never managed to visit this establishment. Now having moved away we were passing with some time to kill before having to be back in Newton Abbot.By chance we were nearby and so dropped in. It was a Wednesday lunch time, just after Easter, and it turned out that we were the only couple there.... More 

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therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Hopefully you will return to the area (and us) sometime soon - and perhaps manage a dessert this time! Glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We very rarely do reviews, so when we do the business we write about is something special. We have just arrived back from an unplanned visit to the Rising Sun. A spur of the moment visit, and our fifth time at this pub. Once again a very warm welcome from the staff, and the log fire. The food here is... More 

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So glad you enjoyed your visits this week and for taking the time to give a great review. Look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed here overnight as we have friends in the area, and we're going down to Plymouth the next day, for an applicants visit to majons university with my son. Had a meal in the pub on the Tuesday evening, which was lovely. Our rooms were comfortable, spacious and clean. Breakfast in the morning was tasty & plentiful. Throughout the... More 

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therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Thank you Sharon - hope to see you again when you are next in the area. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A great night at The Rising Sun recently - amazing hosts who shared their knowledge of the local area freely and openly, and spent the quiet periods gladly talking to us antipodeans. Warm and welcoming location, and a treat to get to through winding country lanes. Try the cheesy fries and Jail Ale combination. A must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

stayed in family room very friendly owners stayed 3 days room was cleaned every day didn't expect this service in b&b food in the pub was out of this world good home cooking local produce used breakfast was fantastic set you up for the day will be returning very soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Took my wife to the Rising Sun at Woodland for are 31st anniversary. Went there having been there a few times before and really enjoyed our visits and the food. The dog is always welcomed, and the staff are always really helpful. There home made pies I can tell you are a must try along with the fish and the... More 

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So glad you enjoyed your meal with us and have passed on your comments to our Chef's Konrad, Andy and Luke. Thank you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had a three course meal at The Rising Sun, Woodland this evening and the food, wines/ales and service were tip top! Absolutely brilliant, highly recommend it to anybody! Nice and local to home, beautiful countryside and perfect for any occasion or function. The best meal we have had in years :-)

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

There are so few good places to eat these days. Many pubs & restaurants offer 'home-cooked' meals which sound tempting but turn out to be yet another over-priced, factory-produced & reheated clump of cheap ingredients with additives. The Rising Sun at Woodland is a rarity ... the meals are actually created by their chef, and it shows. I had one... More 

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