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The Rising Sun at Woodland

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were 30 guests aged from 8 - 77 and we all enjoyed our food which came freshly cooked, hot and tasty. First time we have gone to a pub and can say the food was great for everyone. Staff were really attentive and friendly and couldn't have done more to make my sister in laws 50th a good night... More 

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Thank Gozo2013
therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Sorry for the late response to your review but out trip advisor account has only just been set up. We are so glad that you chose The Rising Sun as the venue for your sister in laws 50th birthday. Many thanks for your positive review and we definitely hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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76 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend here to anyone who is looking for great locally produced food. I love my pies and I'd say my steak pie and mash was probably the best pie ever! The mash and veg were also top notch. Unfortunately, it's a bit bland inside. Clean, but a bit 1970's. Hence not 5 stars. Anyway, the food and drink... More 

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Thank 230463
therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Sorry for the late response to your review but out trip advisor account has only just been set up. We are so glad that you enjoyed your meal and thankyou for the positive review. With regards to the interior, this is going to take us some time to address but please keep visiting and I'm sure you will notice the... More 

Devon, UK
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful surroundings, very pretty area. We enjoyed the lovely food and the welcome given by the owners. Do try The Rising Sun, it's well worth the journey down a few miles of country lanes.Don't miss it

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Thank HBETTY8
therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Sorry for the late response to your review but out trip advisor account has only just been set up. Thankyou so much for your kind words. We aim to make The Rising Sun as welcoming as possible with a value for money menu. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Devon Uk
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a meal at the Rising Sun tonight to find it was under new management. Still the same chef so a great high quality of food as usual. Service very fast. Very impressed with the new owners who really took the time to say hello and ask us if everything was okay. I wish them every success with this... More 

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Thank Busymum7DevonUK
therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your wonderful review. Sorry for the late response to your review but out trip advisor account has only just been set up. We very much look forward to having the pleasure of your company again in the near future. More 

Cowes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Had a couple of nights at pub. Far enough off A38 to feel in countryside. First class breakfast and special board for evening meal. Good atmosphere popular with locals, hope new management team maintain standard.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We booked this as it was not far from the A38, other reviewers said it was good. We arrived whilst the pub was shut and the owner was down to let us in before I had chance to find my phone. We booked the family room, which although it wasn't massive, was big enough for us and had an ensuite... More 

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Thank suellamaughan
therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to pen such a lovely review - glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime. More 

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This lovely old pub is I believe under new management. A warm welcome and excellent service. Food was excellent. We all had something different to eat and without exception each meal was five star. My friends and I will certainly be making a return visit.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Had lunch here a few weeks ago and received a very warm welcome from the lovely, friendly staff. Although the lunch was tasty enough, the portions weren't the biggest and the food tasted very average for the price we had to pay - which we found to be above average for a Dartmoor pub. The chips we ordered were soggy... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Two hungry travelers,,,,, Who were so hungry, That we were prepared to follow a Pub sign, off the Main A38!! Crazy, Like popping into a Mc Donalds! Anyway, This turned out like "paper chase" for adults , Following occasional signs for miles. Good news, lots of cars in the car park. We shared a chicken pieces, cooked in Batter, Which... More 

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Thank levace
therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it is very much appreciated. And your comments regarding the food and service have been passed on to all of our staff, it certainly makes them all feel proud to have served you so well. More 

Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We've just had another fantastic meal at the Rising Sun (second in three days). It was pie night and the three pies we all had were amazing!! We have never been disappointed with our visits here as the food is always second to none and so is the friendly service. The family who run this pub are always so welcoming... More 

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Thank scrmrjb
therisingsunwoodland, Owner at The Rising Sun at Woodland, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you all again, and we are so pleased that you enjoyed the Pie Night - look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A family run country inn awarded three stars by the AA set in the beautiful Devon countryside, serving quality homemade food. The pub has a large car park, with two ground floor rooms and two double/family rooms on first floor, all en-suite. Close to Dartmoor National Park, Exeter, Plymouth and Torbay. An ideal base to discover the South Devon area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rising Sun at Woodland

Address: Woodland, Ashburton, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 7JT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Ashburton
Price Range: $92 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Rising Sun at Woodland 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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