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Castle Inn

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Station Road, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
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  • 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
73 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us stayed here whilst cycling the Devon Coast to Coast route. The NCN27 passes the front door. We arrived at lunch time, locked our bikes in the conservatory and enjoyed excellent sandwiches and a pint. The pub is close to Lydford Gorge and we spent the afternoon exploring the gorge. An extensive menu and specials board for dinner.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely situation near to Lydford Gorge & Dartmoor with walks all around. Currently under renovation in sympathetic style, our room was one of those already beautifully finished, the hall & stairs carpeting a work in progress - we look forward to returning in the future. Food was plentiful & tasty - busy with locals & visitors.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great food served but service dreadful. 2 staff seemed to be serving all the tables. Main meal was quick and we were served by a young girl. After that she disappeared. A gentlemen eventually asked if we wanted desserts and brought the blackboard to our table. He then disappeared for at least 30 mins and then saw him seating a... More 

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13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We was meant to park our campervan in the car park overnight but decided to stay in the pub instead, so glad we did. This place is so cosy and authentic, real open fires roaring in the pub. The best food is served here all home cooked and delicious. We had steak and ale pie, chips and veg, it was... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pink and great in the spring sunshine. This old inn has an air of history as one enters the at first dim entrance, then the glow of the bright logfire takes over. The warm burning sweet small is near perfect on a cold day. Service from the young waitress was excellent as was our tasty lunch. My wife had the... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Found the Castle Inn after visiting Lydford gorge (high recommended National Trust walk), so we view it as a pub rather than hotel. It's the perfect combination of traditional pub, restaurant and hotel (9 rooms) with good beer, logs fires right through the day and welcoming staff. And NO MUSIC. Didn't eat but the menu looked good. Very quiet on... More 

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Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We had popped into this pub about a month ago for a quick drink in a small cosy bar on the left. This time we turned right and entered a very welcoming restaurant and bar with log fires, where we had fabulous roast beef with a huge and tasy piece of yorkshire pudding. We were lucky to get in as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We did not have a reservation but the pleasant staff very quickly offered us a table. Food was freshly prepared and cooked to order. Lots of fresh vegetable, and simply prepared and served and of a reasonable price in this old DEVON pub. This was second time I have been there and would recommend it to anyone. Good simple food... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We came across this lovely traditional pub one Sunday afternoon. It is so lovely to find somewhere which has not succumbed to sage green paint and magnolia walls. At the Castle Inn you will find a cosy snug for small groups, a lovely fire but overall that wonderful traditional feel that has unfortunately been ripped out of many pubs today,... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The Castle Inn is a wonderful country pub on the edge of Dartmoor, a great location to explore the many fantastic gems that are around. We have been coming to Lydford for 40 years+ and it is always a pleasure to pop into the Castle whether for a drink, meal or like on this occasion to stop over for a... More 

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