North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, TQ13 8RE
Bovey Castle has five Red Stars from the AA for exceptional hospitality - the highest accolade awarded by the AA and given to only the most outstanding hotels. First opened as a hotel and golf resort in 1930 by Great Western Railways, Bovey Castle hotel and spa is now enjoyed by guests who fall in love with its imposing charm. Standing within 275 acres of beautiful countryside within Devon's Dartmoor National Park, the hotel offers 60 bedrooms along with 22 self-catering country lodges tucked away within the grounds. There's also two newly refurbished restaurants, the luxurious Elan Spa and our award-winning 18-hole championship golf course, designed for Bovey Castle by J F Abercromby.
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The health and wellbeing of our Teams and Guests is our first responsibility therefore we have taken the very sad decision to close our doors, we are determined to bounce back from this and as soon as we have a reopening date we will let you know. A few of our team will be remaining to answer the phone and look after our Hotels. If you’d like to keep up to date and see what preparations we are making for your future experiences with us please follow us on Social.
Stylish, contemporary and unashamedly indulgent, the 5 Red Star Bovey Castle estate hides 22 three-storey country lodges within its grounds, perfect for your next private countryside escape. Each self-contained country lodge has three ensuite bedrooms, sleeping up to eight people in total, ideal for families with plenty of open space to explore. They also have a full kitchen with fridge, freezer, oven, dishwasher, microwave and an open plan lounge and dining area, leading out on to a balcony with views over the grounds. All the hotel facilities and housekeeping services are still available for your use, giving you both the benefits of Bovey Castle and the independence you might desire too.
Bovey Castle’s 60 individually-designed bedrooms, located in both the original manor house and private mews, offer luxurious and comfortable surroundings with breath taking views out across Dartmoor National Park. The three-storey self-catering lodges, nestled in the castle grounds, are perfect for a private countryside escape or a relaxed family holiday.
Discover Elan Spa at Bovey Castle, a secret sanctuary for guests to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Offering bespoke spa experiences and treatments, our therapists use ESPA products that have been individually chosen to relax, revive and restore the body and mind. Echoing the tranquillity and therapeutic flow of the River Bovey, Bovey Castle’s Spa offers restoration with a view.
All hotel residents receive complimentary access to our Elan Spa facilities.
Our award-winning Executive Chef Mark Budd uses local fresh produce to create delicious meals in both the 3 AA rosette award-winning Great Western fine dining restaurant and the 1 AA rosette Smith’s Brasserie. Or, why not indulge yourself for a few hours with our delicious Afternoon Tea at Bovey Castle, serving scrumptious cakes, sandwiches and a selection of teas and tipples outside on the terrace in the summer time or in the cosy castle lounges.
Looking to say ‘I do’ in Devon? Set in 275 acres of beautiful countryside and rolling valleys, Bovey Castle hotel and spa is a truly unforgettable wedding venue. With its rich history, effortless charm and elegance, you can enjoy a castle wedding like no other at Bovey. Stunning landscaped gardens and period architecture offer the perfect backdrop for weddings photographs whilst our experienced wedding team can create any wedding theme. Experience the unique, vibrant atmosphere at Bovey Castle – plan your wedding with us today.
Designed in 1926 by J F Abercromby, one of the finest British golf course designers of the last century, Bovey Castle golf course is a challenging 18-hole championship course. When it first opened in 1930, the course quickly gained national acclaim for its reputation as one of the most enjoyable places to play golf and nearly 90 years later, it’s still enjoyed just as much. We’d love to welcome you on your next golf break or as a member at Bovey Castle.
From an award-winning 5 Red Star castle hotel to luxurious hospitality, there are plenty of reasons to visit Bovey Castle hotel and spa as part of the Eden Hotel Collection. We’ve managed to condense them down to just five top reasons, why not find out what they are…
As one of the finest 5 Red Star hotel and restaurants in Devon, Bovey Castle hotel and spa has won a host of awards. Voted as one of the top 10 family hotels in the world by Mr & Mrs Smith and ‘England’s best course and resort – West’ by Today’s Golfer Travel Awards, you’re in trusted hands at Bovey.