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Castle Inn

Station Road, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
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Ranked #1 of 7 Lydford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Gerry L Blackborough Devon England
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Blackborough Devon England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked dinner with friends here a couple of weeks ago on a Saturday night. Booked table for 6.30 as they said they were busy later in the evening. Bar was it's usual busy place and beer well kept. Ordered our meal which was served and thoroughly enjoyed by all of us. The plates were cleared and then we were forgotten... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
25 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Many years ago, after a walk around Lydford Gorge, I popped into this pub for a welcoming pint. We needed a overnight stop-over on our way to Cornwall and I remembered this quaint hostelry and booked in. I am so glad I remembered this pub. We arrived early, giving us time for a few drinks in their wonderful garden. A... More

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a holiday in the area and had a few meals here. All were great, generous portions and the staff were really good. We particularly have to say that Mo is an absolute asset to the Inn and a great character!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a real treat on so many levels looks great from outside but is even better inside such charm. I've visited The Castle very time I've been to Devon and it ever disappoints my partner and I walked the gorge and followed it with lunch and a pint at the castle I had fresh mackerel it was amazing and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just make your booking, you won't be disappointed. Staff are very friendly and helpful (even when we left my wife's coat behind they've sent it on). Food is great, accommodation complete and good value for money. As for location well, as I say, just book and enjoy !!

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England
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42 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were visiting Lydford to explore the Castles and the Church, and had no idea about this charming Inn. It looked so picturesque that we decided to see if the interior was as good as the exterior - it was! The Tripadvisor Certificates in the porch said it all and our lunch was a real treat. Will definitely be returning... More

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an absoluley astonishingly amazing place! Following my visit too the castle inn last night I have to say, I can't see how there are any negative comments, we didn't book yet the young lady made us feel extremely welcome, and promptly found us a table, the staff were extremely friendly, and attentive, the lady behind the bar was fantastic,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We arrived at the Castle Inn just after 3.00 pm on a wonderful Sunday afternoon having spent several hours in Lydford Gorge. We were 4 hungry adults so we asked about food, the chef was just going off duty having finished his stint but offered to stay on for one more order. We were grateful for his generosity and lunch,... More

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Spent delightful night in this excellent inn, great food and wonderful hospitality-even tumble dried our wet clothes-thanks Have stayed here before and had no cause to complain, also delicious breakfast

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We have been to this pub quite a few times over the last 20 odd years, the present owners are friendly and helpful, dogs are welcome children are not allowed in the main bar area only in the restaurant part (as are the dogs). The garden is very nice in the warm weather too. Looking forward to visiting next week... More

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Address: Station Road, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Lydford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Castle Hotel Lydford
Castle Inn Dartmoor National Park/Lydford

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castle Inn is a traditional 16th-century inn situated in Lydford, on the Western slopes of Dartmoor National Park. Built in 1550, its plain pink exterior offers no clues as to what awaits you inside. It oozes with character from every nook and cranny. The lamp-lit bar with low, bowed ceilings, many curios, slate floors and an open fire, the lovely snug with high backed settles and the charming restaurant with beamed ceiling. There is a pretty garden to the back of the inn with more seating and views of the castle. Whether you fancy a pint of Tribute and a chat with the locals, a quick bite to eat or a full meal, the the Castle Inn offers wonderful food and drink in comfortable and relaxing surroundings. Children are very welcome as are dogs on leads. ... more   less 
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