The 5 star Bovey Castle Hotel and Golf Resort, with its unique location in Dartmoor National Park, offers its guests a break with a difference. As well as its spa and health club with Art Deco indoor swimming pool and gym facilities, there’s the chance for visitors to explore the great outdoors including the rugged scenery of the 275-acre park right on the hotel doorstep.
For lovers of the great outdoors and adrenaline junkies, Bovey Castle also offers the opportunity to experience some exciting activities for a break with a difference. Dartmoor is the perfect location for extreme sports enthusiasts of all ages and Bovey Castle caters for their needs with a range of activities available. High octane adventures on offer include Game Shooting and Deer Stalking, Hot Air Ballooning, Rock Climbing and Quad Biking, so there is sure to be something for everyone. More experienced drivers can enjoy testing their motoring skills by enrolling on a Land Rover Experience and pitting their wits against the roughest terrain. View the estate from new viewpoints whilst handling a Land Rover and showing off your driving skills in this exhilarating activity.
Visitors can try Game Shooting and Deer Stalking, quintessential outdoor pursuits in the English countryside, as part of their stay at the hotel. Bovey Castle arranges pheasant, snipe and woodcock shoots, as well as duck flighting. Stalking fallow and roebuck deer is also available in the countryside. Guests can participate alongside locals with the opportunity to shoot around 40 birds in a typical day. Other sports available include clay pigeon shooting and falconry.
Hot Air Ballooning provides guests with a unique chance to view the majestic beauty of Dartmoor National Park from the air so that they can appreciate the sheer scale of the rugged landscape from this unforgettable perspective. Flights are available either early morning or in the evening, with full safety instruction given to participants before take off.
Dartmoor is well known for Rock Climbing amongst the granite tors and the hotel offers activities for both beginners and more experienced climbers. Visitors can enjoy bouldering amongst some of the most rugged and exciting landscapes in southern England. Great fun can also be had Quad Biking, racing along muddy tracks and country lanes. Protective clothing and headgear are provided in the price of £80 per person.
These are just a few of the heart pumping attractions available near Bovey Castle Hotel. These experiences make a great gift for friends and family and vouchers are available to purchase.