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Front view of GK lodge
5.0 of 5 stars
19 reviews
Front view of GK lodge
Yeo farm and Game Keepers Lodge
View of Game Keepers by stream
Bantham Beach - 15 mins drive, Voted No 6 best beach in Europe
Black pool sands beach - 25 minutes drive by car
'Game Keepers' Main Entrance Topsham Bridge
Estate Rigid Raider Mark 3 -SBS vessel available for day  hire
Master bedroom upstairs
Master Bedroom (downstairs) looking from lounge area
Children's bedroom upstairs
Kitchen diner
Upstairs balcony with outside seating and bar be que
lower patio by utility and bedroom / relaxation area
Downstairs utility / entrance to en suite bathroom
Superb Air Jacuzzi
master bedroom en-suite shower
Upstairs Shower Room
luxury balcony sun loungers
upstairs kitchen
Front lawn area looking towards the river
Salcombe estuary by Mill bay beach - dog friendly
Swimming Mackay's Pool - River Avon
Bantham Estuary River Avon 5 miles
Yeo Farm wild deer
Fantastic gym and cardio facility
Summer tent at mackays field on the avon
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
'Game Keepers' a former hunting lodge centres around the natural beauty of the woods, valleys, flowing waters and wildlife that share this magical location with you. The property has been extensively refurbished in 2009/10 to offer you and your family bespoke countryside living in a relaxed peaceful and eco-friendly environment. We offer seatrout and salmon fishing on the river Avon as well as clay pigeon shooting and fly-fishing tuition. The lodge lies some 100m from the river which is great for swimming and relaxing in it's cool waters or by the summer house beside MacKay's pool. Bantham beach voted no 6 best beach in Europe only 15 mins drive away.
About the owner, Charles S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 23 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2011
Overall rating: 4.9 / 5.0
Based on 43 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL126822 by: Holiday Lettings
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English first
Burbage, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Had an absolutely fabulous time - we were very lucky to have the Estate to ourselves which included the hot tub :-). The estate has a lovely natural, laid back feel. It's peaceful and quiet (a great place to kickback and recharge the batteries). If rated on accommodation alone - I would give 3.5 stars. The property has a lovely... more

Chris M
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We visited Game Keepers with three small children and had a wonderful stay. We explored the 120 acres and went for walks along the beautiful Avon river together but we watched the 4 and 6 year old playing in the stream and running around the lawn from the relaxation of the Game Keepers' veranda as the immediate grounds are compact... more

Weston Super Mare
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

I'll start by saying if you don't have a fantastic stay at game keepers, then you are probably never going to be happy with anywhere. It really is a great place to stay. We (me, wife and two teenagers) stayed at Game Keepers in late March and had a perfect 3 days and nights. The lodge is set in really...


  • Balcony
  • Boat Available
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
The interiors have been refurbished to an extremely high standard, which will ensure that you and your family enjoy a relaxing and peaceful stay in complete comfort : see below and in photos:- Professional kitchen with gas hob, oven (large selection of cookery / lifestyle books etc)- Three (3) fabulous double bedrooms all with traditional country style beds and Vi spring mattresses - Large comfortable lounge with log fire and 42' plasma TV , full Sky / sports / movies package, dvd player & ipod docking system- 2 person air bath / jacuzzi - 2 off luxurious shower units- Large dining area ( 6 people) - Fabulous upstairs deck / balcony areaFurther details indoors:Included: Duvets, pillows, bed linen, towels, heating (under-floor oil fired central heating downstairs with radiators/hea... more
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
Dec 19, 2015 -
Jan 9, 2016
Christmas New Year
7 nights -- --
Jul 2, 2016 -
Sep 3, 2016
high summer season
7 nights -- --
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Nightly rate for weekend stays = £200 per night

Fish Fishing / clay pigeon tuition is extra.

Salmon and Sea Trout fishing on the Avon is free to guests


Guests are welcome to arrive any time after 3.00pm and are requested to leave by 10.00 a.m. on the day of departure. Guests are also asked to leave the property as they found it, clean and tidy, thank you.

Booking Deposit
£200.00 booking deposit to be paid direct to the owner six weeks before your holiday commences. Cheques will be cashed and then refunded during the week after your stay.

Key Arrangement. The Estate Manager will meet you at the property to show you round, provide you with a safety brief, give you the keys and make sure you know how everything works.

Our manager will be available at short notice to assist throughout your stay.
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: EXETER: 24.9 mi
Railway: TOTNES: 5.6 mi
Ferry: PLYMOUTH: 15.5 mi

Further details available upon request.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 mi.
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