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Lydgate House

Postbridge, Dartmoor National Park PL20 6TJ, England
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Ranked #2 of 3 Postbridge B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of driving and walking I checked into the Lydgate hotel. My room was very clean,cozy with everything I needed. The grounds are great I took a walk with amazing views. Decided to have my evening meal in the local pub. Breakfast was great the next day with a great choice and stunning view. The only down... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I had a brief stop here with my partner overnight on the way home from Plymouth. It is in a stunning location, away from the main road (there is a sign to a private track). There is a view out on to the moor, and lots of local wildlife to watch at breakfast. The kitchen was closed on Sundays and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you are looking for a holiday in Dartmoor, it would be hard to better the location of this hotel, right by the Dart and well away from the roads. The only sound is the water rushing along and tumbling over the rocks. The hotel itself is comfortable, but I would hardly rate it as luxurious, as is described on... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is an absolutely beautiful place We had the good fortune to stay at Swallow cottage for one week in early October. The cottage is wonderful with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, full kitchen, and living room You wake up to the views of horses roaming the field next to your bedroom You can hike in the moors for a full... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this beautiful small hotel for four nights Monday to Friday. We were made very welcome. The rooms are tastefully furnished and all have a small fridge either in the room or on the landing outside. There are toiletries and other little additions like flannels in the bathroom/shower rooms. Each room has tea/coffee making facilities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I booked this hotel last minute on the day and the room was held for me and my two dogs. This immaculate hotel is excellent value for money and you can't beat the location. Only problem is the phone signal but what do you expect in Dartmoor! Breakfast was delicious and although I didn't experience dinner I was advised a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lydgate House is set in a tranquil valley in the heart of the Dartmoor National Park, close to Postbridge. It is a small country house hotel next to the East Dart River, run by the owners with parking for several cars. On arrival we were invited to ring the bell and enter and met by Stephen in a characterful hallway,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stayed for anniversary friendly welcoming host delicious food lovely location ideal for short or long strolls on the moor room was great with wonderful views. Dinning and lounge bar area relaxing with views over moors.

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It's about time after about twelve years staying here that I reviewed the place.... the first thing is that it's quiet. Apart from the river. And the birds. Peace comes dropping slow. It's beautifully furnished and finished and maintained and it all ticks nicely. The welcome is good and includes tea and cake, never mind the pleasantries. Bedrooms good... if... More 

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Somerset, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The hotel is tucked away down a private drive/footpath with plenty of parking but no noise from passing traffic. It's quiet, secluded, has great views, and several walks lead from the door. I stayed on a Sunday night, so no meals, but easy to walk to the Postbridge inn (and I saw tawny owls on the way back). My room... More 

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