The Horn of Plenty, Tavistock, Devon
The Horn of Plenty is located on the edge of Dartmoor, with far-reaching views over Tamar Valley, residing in its own pretty gardens. Venture here for a classic Devon countryside escape: relax with an afternoon tea, dine on seasonal produce in the two AA Rosette-awarded restaurant, while away the hours in the contemporary interiors or slowly meander the surrounding area.
Rooms available from £145 per night
Your expert reviewer
You're on the border of Devon and Cornwall, overlooking the stunning Tamar Valley and Bodmin Moor beyond. Many of the South West's sought-after attractions are within an hour's drive, so it's an ideal base for exploration. Nearby are several acclaimed golf courses, and activities such as cycling, fishing, canoeing, falconry and horse riding are easily accessible. Additionally, there are some fabulous National Trust properties and gardens nearby.
The Horn of Plenty is well located, just five minutes from Tavistock, 30-minutes from Okehampton and 45-minutes from Plymouth.
By car: the hotel is 1 hour from Exeter, 2 hours 20 mins from Bristol and around 4 hours from London. There is free parking on-site.
By train: London Paddington to Gunnislake (via Plymouth) takes around 4 hours. The hotel is a 5-minute taxi ride from the station. Book trains to Gunnislake.
CHARACTER & STYLE
Interiors provide a vibrant and modern haven, offering a home-away-from-home feel, combining a personal interpretation of the surrounding landscape with period features, like large fireplaces, bay windows and decadent chandeliers. Expect a modern edge, elevated with bright pops of colour and interior furnishings.
The rural surroundings are really peaceful. Have some pre-dinner drinks in the tastefully refurbished drawing room and finish your meals with petit fours in the inviting library. The restaurant itself showcases floor-to-ceiling sliding windows that seamlessly connect to terraces offering ample outdoor seating and a charming pergola.
- Free parking
- Free Wi-Fi
A subtle palette is set against contemporary furnishings and fabrics with pops of colour in the bedrooms, which are split across the Main House, The Old Coach House and the New Coach House, all individually designed with their own unique style, most featuring balconies with breathtaking views. Large bathrooms feature walk-in showers and stand-alone baths.
Room types: Cosy, Classic, Deluxe, Best
Key amenities: ensuite bathroom, mini bar, tea and coffee facilities, fresh milk, luxury bathrobes, bottled water, hairdryer, TV, free Wi-Fi
Food & Drink
Local, seasonal ingredients are transformed into beautifully presented modern takes on West Country classics and this restaurant has wowed guests for over half a century. Visiting over the festive season, it was hard to resist the turkey stuffed with cranberry and chestnuts, served with gratin dauphinoise potato and all the trimmings.
The restaurant: 2 AA Rosettes, modern British fine dining, seasonal ingredients, local produce. Open every day for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Two-course lunch £21, three courses £26. Three-course dinner £42.50, six-course tasting menu £70.
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