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Ring of Bells Inn

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The Village, North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8RB, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Poole
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ring of Bells is the best place to stay when you want to spent some time walking your dog on Dartmoor. The hotel is set in the beautiful village of North Bovey, which is surrounded by outstanding Devon countryside, and the high moors are just down the road. There are plenty of walks to explore from the hotel; they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to be regulars here whenever we visit family in Devon and it was average to say the least. The new owner has had big plans for a while which kept us coming back until the time before last when we came - everything was disappointing and we haven't been back for almost two years. Fast forward to the... More 

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london
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First ate here ten years back. Seriously average chilli con carne. A couple of owners later and it's now very good indeed. The chef has real talent and the puddings are first class. The beer is excellent and the setting quite lovely. North Bovey is the prettiest of Dartmoor villages and a post-lunch walk down to the river is a... More 

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Ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this beautiful hotel while touring around Dartmore. The staff made us feel very welcome and could not have been more helpful and attentitive. We had an excellent dinner in great surroundings and an excellent breakfast. The room was very comfortable, great shower slept really well. If you want to experience old world England this is the place... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked as a stop over point while travelling north from Cornwall to allows us a few hours on Dartmoor We took their dinner/b&b offer for £120 which was reasonable First: be prepared if you choose to approach from Dartmoor (the west). The lanes are VERY NARROW with FEW TURNING POINTS. I thought coming from Cornwall I was used to narrow... More 

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Essex
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a short while ago room number one at the ring of bells . a treat for my Wife's birthday. We have dined here a few years ago on our honeymoon and suggested we one day return with our two dogs . The room was spacious and in keeping with this 13 century thatched roof inn . Great food... More 

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Peacehaven
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

After being shown to our room (5) we soon realized that not only was the bed a small double, but the t.v. didn't work! My partner mentioned it and one of the managers came up to check it, and offered us the room next door(4), which had a larger bed, a much smaller t.v. and nowhere to hang any clothes.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

We had a late lunch for 24 people outside of their usual serving hours. They were more than happy to accommodate us and the food and service was exactly what a lovely country pub should have. We had pre chosen a set menu and everyone's food was great. It was the day before our wedding and a lovely local man... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Had a wonderful evening meal at the Ring of Bells. Service, food and ambience were all excellent. Highly recommend a visit. Overall much better (and less expensive) than the local grand hotel. Loved it!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were large party lunching on Mothers Day. Young children were kept happy, vegans and meat eaters alike were pleased with wonderful food. Very busy but some very professional preparation ensured this popular Sunday at the Ring of Bells went really well! A great pub, we will be back! A lovely spot for a pre or post lunch stroll as... More 

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