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Bovey Castle is located within a 15-minute drive of Grimspound and Castle Drogo. This 82-room, 5-star hotel has a golf course, a full-service spa, and 2 restaurants. It's on a river and also within a 20-minute drive of National Park Visitor Centre Postbridge and Bellever Tor.


Enjoy the garden views at Great Western Restaurant, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start each morning with English breakfast, available for a fee from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Bovey Castle's 82 rooms are individually decorated and provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free bottled water. Guests can expect free wired Internet and flat-screen TVs with digital channels and pay movies. Pillowtop beds sport Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other amenities include safes, phones, and desks.

Property features

A local mainstay since 1907, Bovey Castle offers a golf course, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. There's free valet parking if you drive. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna.


  • Free in-room wired Internet
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 20 October 2016 to 30 March 2017 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Exterior
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Bovey Castle features a golf course and outdoor tennis courts. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

4 meeting rooms are available. This Edwardian hotel also offers an indoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. Complimentary self parking and valet parking are available on site.

Bovey Castle is a smoke-free property.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Conference space 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 82 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Picnic area 
  • Garden 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1907 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Bovey Castle offers 82 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Newton Abbot hotel provides complimentary wired high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. Hypo-allergenic bedding and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free dial-up Internet access 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

English breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

Great Western Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Open select days.

Smiths Brasserie - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including outdoor tennis courts and a health club. An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

Elan has massage/treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 16

Check-in time ends at 3 PM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 25.00 per pet, per night
  • 1 per room

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • In-room bottled water
  • Parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 20 for adults and GBP 10 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 25.00 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 50.00
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 0.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bovey Castle
  • Bovey Castle Hotel
  • Bovey Castle Hotel Newton Abbot
  • Bovey Castle Newton Abbot
  • Castle Bovey

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Bovey Castle is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.

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