Bovey Castle Newsletter January


A Warm Welcome

We are excited to welcome John Mann to the team, as our new Head of Estates. John will be joining us early February 2023. He will be taking care of all the external areas of the estate, including the pro shop and greens.


Open Day & Wedding Showcase

On March 5th we’re opening our doors for an afternoon of show rounds, putting practice, activity taster sessions, wedding showcases, ferret racing, falconry, mini hand massages, and much more. It’s FREE to attend and open to all, so gather your friends and family, bring them along, and show them exactly why you are a Bovey Castle member.


What’s On

For the most up to date information for events planned during 2023, please click here to review our ‘What’s On’ calendar.


Half Term!

Over half term we are back offering sessions for children to attend unaccompanied, giving you time to enjoy other pursuits, or just a bit of down time. Archery sessions require children to be aged 8 upwards, air rifles aged 10 upwards, 4×4 experience as passengers aged 6 upwards. The bushcraft skills of making dens and a campfire aged 6 upwards. A full timetable can be viewed on our website and as with all activities can be booked via our website or phoning 01647 445022.


Pro’s Message

“The rain has been incredibly frustrating, and my thanks go to Sean and his team for the effort they are putting in to get the course in the condition it is, despite the weather. I hope that we can continue to grow the membership and competition numbers in 2023 and thank you all for your continued support!”

Course Update and Upcoming Work

Tree work has been completed which has opened some canopies to help sunlight reach shaded areas. We have also completed tree work that will return playing lines to the original design.

Upcoming Competitions

3rd February – Midweek Stableford – 9.30 -10.00
11th February – 4BBB – 8.30-9.30 – please enter with a partner
18th February – Mardon Round 8 – 8.30-9.30
25th February – Mardon Round 9 – 8.30-9.30

3rd March – Midweek Stableford – 9.30-10.00
4th March – Mardon Round 10 – 8.30-9.30
11th March – 4BBB – 8.30-9.30 – please enter with a partner
18th March – Mardon Finals – Eligible entrants will be contacted after Round 10 of the Mardon
26th March – Captains Texas Scramble – TBC

Golf Members Dinner Dance

Our annual members dinner dance is back this February 24th so be sure to purchase your tickets. Join us at 7 pm for drinks before a 7:15 pm dinner. Awards commence at 9:30 pm followed by dancing in the Dartmoor Suite until the midnight carriages home. £50 pp. Call 01647 445009 to book.


The Elan Studio is Coming!

The Elan Studio will soon open its doors, hosting a range of Yoga and wellbeing sessions, both live and virtual. We’ll be announcing more details in the coming weeks so keep a look out.

Detox Wrap

Detoxifying Algae Wrap inclusive of the Detox body scrub prior to the wrap being applied. A body wrap specifically designed to comfortably raise the temperature and induce perspiration to help speed up the elimination of toxins and improve circulation. Skin brushing followed by exfoliation, a body wrap of marine algae combined with ESPA Detoxifying Body Oil to purify and hydrate the body.

Treatment time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Normally £180.00 offer price £130.00
Offer valid Monday to Sunday – 31st March 2023.
Subject to availability, certain dates unavailable.

Relax & Reset Wellbeing Retreat

Rediscover your Zen and reset your equilibrium with a wellbeing break at Bovey Castle. Surrounded by nature, Dartmoor truly is the perfect setting for wellness and self-care. We’ll be treating you to a 25 minute spa treatment at Elan Spa, along with complimentary ESPA products from their ‘Restful’ range, promoting good sleep and restoration.

The package includes:
· A classic hotel room to sleep 2
· A 25 minute Elan Spa treatment each
· ESPA Restful Pulse Point Oil and Pillow Mist
· Unlimited use of the spa’s pool, steam room and sauna facilities
· Many wonderful activities including falconry displays, tennis, and more
· 10% ‘Early Bird’ discount on any paid activities when you book during January 2023

Prices from £399.00 per room per night (Based on a midweek escape for 2 people, sharing a classic room)

”Our Time For You”

Book an ESPA full facial and receive a 10 minute lower leg and foot massage.
£105.00 for a 75 minute treatment.



4×4 Driving Experience for Two!

You will get the chance to drive our Land Rover Defender around the forestry trails here at Bovey Castle under the supervision of our BORDA trained instructors. See what this vehicle is really capable of, and keep your nerve as you experience some hair-raising accents and rocky slopes.

Offer includes:
– 1 hour off road experience for two
– 10% discount on any additional Bovey Castle activities booked!*
For £95.00 (Usually £150.00) PLEASE QUOTE ‘WINTER22’

Available Sunday to Friday until 28th February 2023 (not available during half term) *Please note, the discount for additional activities should only be for activities booked on the same day as the 4×4 experience, not during a return visit.


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