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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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205 reviews 205 reviews
21 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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
2 reviews
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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Tavistock, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Lovely country pub, ideal for walkers and cyclists. Only stopped for Snack (Soup and bowl of Chips). Grandchildren loved it, and said Chips were "top notch". Both were Gluten Free. Will visit again for full Lunch or Evening Meal. We called in Winter, but with a nice Garden this is an ideal summer evening call. The Chef advised that he... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

What a find this great Inn with a fabulous landlady, Sue, and her friendly staff. The rooms were stylish and comfortable, the food was excellent and the hospitality would be hard to beat. In addition it is right next to the spectacular National Trust Park with the amazing waterfall. What a find and very well priced. We shall definitely be... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Paid just £46 for a stopover at this Dartmoor pub/b&b and we weren't dissapointed. Roaring open fire, friendly locals, good beer and a superb steak and ale pie! The rooms were basic and quite agricultural but perfectly functional and pleasant. The breakfast was among the best I've had - locally sourced full English and a continental selection. The staff were... More 

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