Bovey Castle

North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park

  • Hotel with In-Room Kitchens
  • £ 189 per day

    Starting Based on 2-3 people

    • Category: Hotel
    • Location: Countryside
    • Standard: Luxurious
    • Style: Old World

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    Bovey Castle is the epitome of a British fairytale hotel. And, from a child’s point of view, it really is magical. There is a parrot awaiting to chat with them in the lounge, chickens with eggs for them to collect in the coop, wriggling ferrets to pet, and an extensive Bovey Rangers kids’ program and playroom. They even have Lego on the room service menu! While kids are being kept entertained, parents can explore the wonderful gardens and grounds, tee off on the golf course, have a game of tennis or croquet, cycle, fish, get pampered in the very special Sundari spa, the list goes on and on. Or you just relax in one of the many beautiful lounges or bar. Some of the guest accommodations include well-appointed kitchens, but guests also have full use of all the hotel’s excellent restaurants.

    Favorite Features

    • Baby Ready: Crib and highchair available
    • Toddler Fun: Open, safe areas for running around
    • School Age Action: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
    • Cool For Teens: Near age-appropriate sights and activities
    • Fairytale setting and ambiance
    • Extensive kids’ programming and facilities
    • Family-friendly public areas
    • Variety of room options for families
    • Wonderful self-catering lodge options
    • Loads of onsite sports and activities
    • Excellent onsite dining

    Families Should Know

    • Heated indoor pool available, no kids’ pool
    • Babysitting services on request
    • Bovey Rangers kids program and The Den playroom are available during school holidays only
    • Additional baby equipment rental on request

    Ciao Bambino Recommends For Ages:

    • Baby Ready
    • Toddler Fun
    • School Age Action
    • Cool for Teens

    More To Know & Do

    Sports + Activities

    • cycling
    • swimming
    • fishing
    • horseback riding
    • hot air ballooning
    • quad biking
    • painting and crafts
    • falconry
    • volleyball/tennis/table tennis/croquet
    • trampolining
    • archery/air rifle shooting/clay pigeon shooting

    Local Excursions

    • Becky Falls
    • South Devon Railway
    • Miniature Pony Centre
    • House of Marbles
    • Clovelly Village
    • Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park
    • The Big Sheep
    • Woolacombe sands
    • Ilfacombe Tunnels beaches
    • Dartmoor Prison Museum


    • rooms, suites, and self-catering lodges
    • air-conditioning
    • TV
    • fully equipped kitchens/private balcony lodge units
    • WIFI rooms and public areas
    • daily housekeeping
    • room service
    • two restaurants/bar
    • indoor swimming pool
    • spa
    • gym
    • 18-hole golf course
    • Bovey Rangers kids’ program for ages 7-14
    • The Den Playroom supervised play area for ages 3-7
    • bike rentals
    • concierge
    • babysitting on request
    • baby equipment rentals on request
    • private parking