Food, drink and places to stay
Food & Drink
Places to stay
Exmoor and Dartmoor are holiday destinations and there is a vast range of accommodation available, from 5* hotels to homely B&Bs.
The scenery is stunning and many of the B&Bs and self catering cottages are set well off the beaten track. Listed below are some possibilities but if you would like further ideas please contact the Festival Administrator for further details.
For information on accommodation across the whole of Devon:
Lewtrenchard Manor, Dartmoor
Magnificently set in a secluded valley beneath the wild tors of Dartmoor, Lewtrenchard Manor is a luxurious country house virtually untouched by time. With roaring log fires, ornate ceilings, four-poster beds, historic paintings and outstanding grounds, the splendour of the Manor is a perfect base for exploring the area. In the restaurant at Lewtrenchard, diners are treated to a dining experience that is without equal in the South West and in between meals guests can indulge in moments of relaxation and reflection in the wonderfully idyllic surroundings. Furthermore, should you wish to partake in some countryside pursuits, trout fishing, clay pigeon shooting, hawk walking and croquet are all available on the estate.
Westerclose House Cottages, Withypool, Somerset
Cosy self-catering cottages (sleep 2 - 6) set in stunningly beautiful location on the edge of Withypool, in the heart of Exmoor. 300yds to excellent village pub and shop. Pets and horses welcome.
Tabor Hill Farm, Exmoor
Bed and Breakfast - Livery stables available. Luxury farmhouse set in over 200 acres of farm land within Exmoor National Park. All rooms en suite, evening meals upon request, dog and horse friendly.
Royal Clarence Hotel - Abode Exeter
Centrally located in the heart of Exeter's beautiful Cathedral Yard,the hotel offers individual, contemporary design allied with tradition and understated elegance. 53 bedrooms, rated Comfortable, Desirable, Enviable and Fabulous, have been designed to give a sense of luxury and relaxation. Michael Caines MBE is at the helm of the dining experience and a talented team of chefs makes the best use of the finest local and regional produce and ingredients from Devon and the South West.
Gidleigh Park, Dartmoor
This grandly gardened moorland manor is set in the rugged, rocky surroundings of Dartmoor National Park. Gidleigh Park's rooms are spacious, luxurious and sumptuous, with the odd antique sitting alongside bespoke contemporary pieces. Modern European cuisine-maestro, Michael Caines has helped the hotel’s glorious restaurant to bag two Michelin stars and a glimmering reputation. The gastro-licious food is accompanied by one of the most impressive wine lists in the British Isles.
Farleigh Cottage, Chagford
Offering typically English Bed and Breakfast accommodateion or a very comfortable self catering cottage that sleeps four, traditional Farleigh Cottage is tucked away in a quiet corner of this lovely old Stannary town on Dartmoor. There is off road parking and full english or continental breakfasts are offered.
Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster
Our independent 3* family-run hotel prides itself on friendly service. Situated in the Medieval village of Dunster within Exmoor National Park, we specialise in walking holidays and special interest breaks, as well as catering for families and individual guests. We offer a warm welcome to all who want to enjoy the magnificent surroundings of Exmoor and West Somerset.
Luxurious, en-suite Rooms. Restaurant open Daily from 5.30pm. Private Dining facilities for Family Parties and Celebrations.
Partridge Arms Farm B&B, West Anstey
Family-run farmhouse. En-suite bedrooms; dinner available by request. Children, dogs, horses welcome; 200 acres of farmland and slopes of Exmoor for dog walking. Self-catering also available for up to 6 people.