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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kezzer_and_Dave Delabole, United Kingdom
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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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Delabole, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

…this lovely, old, traditional English pub. We popped in today, after hiking through Lydford Gorge for a quick bit of "refreshment". We received a lovely warm welcome from behind the bar - Mo was a brilliant hostess and funny, friendly company – thank you so much Mo! Locals were friendly too, as were some passing, regular visitors to Lydford and... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A truly magical place. How old English inns should be. I felt very secure and safe. The staff were most welcoming and helpful as we arrived late Saturday night and I'm sure they just wanted to go home! The breakfast was huge and to die for. Very very good. Now, here's the but. But it's not a bad but against... More

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So full of character, this place is a wonderful B&B. Our room was spacious and comfortable, with a fantastically soft and comfy bed. The bathroom was very nice, too. The staff are excellent (look out for Mo and a couple of very sweet younger girls) and the breakfast is traditional, hearty fare. The atmosphere of the place makes it -... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

ive been to the castle inn a couple of times the first time it was lovely, there were two young ladies behind the bar, one was very talkative and made me feel very welcome and the other one was joining in, in the conversation and made me and my husband feel comfortable. however, the second time we went expecting the... More

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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

This was our first visit to the Castle Inn and it won't be our last. We were on our way to Cornwall for New Year and had booked to stop overnight on our way there. What a fabulous find. If you like quaint, cosy, old English pubs then you will love this. The bar is small with a welcoming fire,... More

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Yet again everyone were so welcoming to our group of fellow motorcycle club members here for a few drinks and a christmas dinner party. The room was very clean and very well presented as they have always been for our stays. The food was outstanding how Rob and the team can make all of the 12 plates we ordered at... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

I have just come back from an incredible evening down at the castle inn, and oh my what an absolutely fabulous place! Full of character in every nook and cranny, we arrived at 7:30 having not booked a table the girls that were working front of house, made us feel so welcome unfortunately I do not know there names other... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The Castle is a lovely old pub, full of typical pub character (don't try to read your book in the bar in the evening, it is way too atmospheric). I stayed for two nights, alone, while riding at Meldon Farm (Dartmoor Riding Holidays) not far away. Sue the landlady looked after me very well. The breakfast was copious and tasty,... More

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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Visited on two consecutive evenings in early September. I meant to review earlier so I could remember our meal choice but luckily my husband is still enthusing about the steak and blue cheese pie that he ordered. Service was good and surroundings pleasant. A perfect choice for relaxed informal dining at affordable prices.

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Tavistock, Devon
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The Castle at Lydford in Devon on Dartmoor is a very special place. Not only does it provide the best customer service but the food is really fantastic and the changing specials board always offers something for everyone! The wine list is excellent too. Every time I dine here I have great service, hot tasty food and clean friendly surroundings.... More

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Additional Information about Castle Inn

Also Known As:
Castle Hotel Lydford
Castle Hotel
Castle Inn Dartmoor National Park/Lydford
Address: Station Road, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Lydford
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Lydford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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