The lodge is set in 108 acres of soul-enriching woodland and gardens, including a stretch of the Tamar river and a croquet lawn. Massages can be booked with 24 hours’ notice. Library, free WiFi, badminton, table tennis, games.In rooms: flatscreen TVs and DVD players, free bottled water and Mitchell and Peach bath products.
Room 8 has a marvellous garden view, as does Room 5, which also overlooks the river. You can see the river and the garden from the bathroom of Room 3. Suite 1 on the ground floor has direct access to the gardens through French doors. The Gatekeeper’s Lodge has private, enclosed gardens. And some of the suites have fridges for keeping that champagne ice-cold.
Two-night minimum stay at weekends.
Dogs are very welcome here, and for £20 a dog, each night they get a bed, bowl and treats. They're allowed everywhere in the hotel except for the restaurant and the library during afternoon tea service. See more pet-friendly hotels in Devon.
Many rooms at this family-friendly hotel have space for an extra child’s bed (£40) or cot (free). Three of the suites have sofa-beds, suitable for teenagers or extra adults (£40). Babysitting and listening can be arranged.
Many rooms have space for an extra child’s bed (£30) or cot (free). Three of the suites have sofa-beds, suitable for teenagers or extra adults (£30). Babysitting and listening can be arranged.
Babies and children who love the great outdoors.
The Gatekeeper's Lodge has a private garden and a fridge, useful for storing milk. The Suites are great for families; each has a sitting room with day bed. Most rooms have space for an extra cot at no extra charge, or a bed at an additional £30.
There aren't any specific child-friendly activities, but there are 108 acres of garden and woodland to romp around in, as well as a croquet lawn and boules pitch. Staff can arrange canoeing on the River Tamar, horse riding on Dartmoor, and falconry displays, among other activities. Hire bikes can be delivered to the hotel. There's table tennis and plenty of board games for rainy days.
The hotel prefers the restaurant to be adults-only in the evening, but meals can be served from 6pm to 7pm; after that, children aren’t allowed in the restaurant. Alternatively, the entire family can dine together in the private dining room. There isn't a children's menu, but the chef will prepare anything a child likes, from fresh chicken to scrambled eggs. Also happy to heat up milk and baby food.
Babysitting can be arranged for £10 an hour (£20 an hour after midnight). Please give at least 24 hours' notice.
No need to pack
There are high chairs available in the restaurant.