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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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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Fantastic pub with attrctive garden, friendly staff, good food. It's one of our favourite places for lunch and never fails to impress our visitors when we take them there. The food is good, especially roast beef for Sunday lunch in the dining room. We advice you ring and book a table, especially if the weather is damp.

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romford
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Double bed and double put-u-up bed plus en-suite shower/toilet room. Balcony. Roomy, warm, comfortable overlooking the garden. Peaceful and quiet. As no-one in our room the night before able to check-in at 10am. Room plus good cooked breakfast for all 3 - £50 a night. Lovely pub downstairs which is a real hub of the community. Everyone very friendly and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We stayed here for 4 nights to explore Dartmoor, great location for everywhere we wanted to go and the food was great value and very tasty! Only downside was the shower, weak and kept falling down so you have to hold it. Otherwise highly recommended!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

We recently stayed at the castle inn in lydford as they had a special accommodation deal at only £40 a night for double occupancy. The pub is old and the bar is lovely, with fabulous open fires, well kept beers and local produce used for the bar meals. Our room was extremely dated decorated in the 1980s and to be... More 

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leics
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

stayed here on the weekend 20th January 2012, for my husbands birthday. What a lovely place with a warm welcome. We had room 6 which is over the bar but the noise wasn't a problem, early on we could hear a gentle babble of voices but by the time we retired it was all quiet. the food is outstanding for... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

This old inn, next to Lydford Castle, offers a high quality but limited menu (game, steak and fish) in historic surroundings - period wooden furniture, stone flooring, nooks and crannys and log fires in winter. Good locak beer selection and wine menu. Recommended for mature groups with good taste. A remote location so a willing driver needed if not hotel... More 

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Lewdown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

I booked at short notice and got a very good deal on bed and breakfast. It's easy to find and has ample parking. It's a very pretty village with a lot of history and the pub is next to the ruins of the castle.. It is a ruin and takes half an hour to see! Walking in to the pub... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

We were cycling from Woolacombe to Plymouth over four days, eating at pubs along the way. Being cyclist and just having worked up a massive appetite we stopped for lunch. The pub is clearly popular and was busy. This didn't affect the service and they were happy to bring our food out to us all the way in the front... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

Steaks are one of the best ever tasted . Beer is well kept and a good selection is available. Staff are friendly and we ate in the (locals)bar due to our wet collie dog,all in all,so good we had to visit twice (12 mile,s each time ,but so worth it!) (( posted wrong review thinking castle inn @oakhmptn was this... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

Great location, excellent staff, thanks Lizzie and Lexxi (your quite mad). Good food and fab real ales. More Black Prince for me please. Evening meal was top quality. Romm 5 is very quaint if a little small, shower could do with a bit more power but at £45 a night who's complaining. One small request, a little background music (low... More 

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