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West Sussex UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Let's be clear - this is an outstanding small hotel and a real find! Booked two nights to celebrate a special occasion quietly & found staff helpful when arranging. On arrival we had afternoon tea with cake,taken in lounge - delicious. Our accommodation was in the stable block with a fabulous bathroom- free standing deep bath, large shower & twin...

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the horn for a new year break for 3 nights including New Year Eve on a special inclusive deal.We had room 16 which is one of their deluxe rooms in the newly built coach house extension.The large room was nearly perfect, warm, comfortable, inviting with a huge soft bed with armchairs, a tiny balcony overlooking the adjoining...

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3Thank Peterhug27
South Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really stunning place,friendly,professional staff,the food was just wonderful,the views are just lovely!! We were made to feel very special!! ( this was 18 months ago) We will be back,Can't wait!!

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Bideford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not enough superlatives to describe the Christmas break we had at the Horn. The food was excellent the accommodation magnificent and the welcome from the staff was superb especially our hosts Julie and Damien (nice suit). Well done all concerned and we will return.

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host_10, Front Office Manager at Horn of Plenty, responded to this review

Dear Tom D Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback from your recent stay at The Horn of Plenty. We are delighted to learn that your Christmas Break was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and it gives us all great pleasure to read your kind words on our excellent food and service. We are all very much looking...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed a recent stay where we were upgraded to a very large, beautifully appointed room with 6ft bed Vi Spring bed, lots of squashy pillows and top notch bedding. Double power shower and free standing bath, as good as it gets design wise. Unobtrusive, friendly service and a dinner menu to excite - amazing value and a definite must...

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host_10, Front Office Manager at Horn of Plenty, responded to this review

Dear CareyA Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Horn of Plenty. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, and that you found the experience relaxing and rejuvenating. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. Warm regards Candace and the Horn...

Dartmouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent hotel in every respect. The staff were all very friendly but also totally professional: a perfect combination! A special mention goes to the lovely Sarah! The food was superb and beautifully presented. Our dog Millie was also made to feel very welcome! Our room was lovely - clean, fresh and pretty. We shall definitely return!

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host_10, Front Office Manager at Horn of Plenty, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine S It is with great pleasure that we read of your recent visit to The Horn of Plenty. The team and I are delighted that both you and Millie enjoyed every aspect of your New Year’s stay with us. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you all back in the not too distant future. All the...

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We won a competition for an overnight stay at this hotel, including dinner, and had an amazing time there just before Christmas. We were housed in the extension - a beautiful large room with stand-free bathtub and a very comfortable bed. We were also treated to gorgeous views over the countryside from our room, and overall it was incredibly peaceful...

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host_10, Front Office Manager at Horn of Plenty, responded to this review

Dear 439caroline1980, Thank you for taking the time to share such a lovely review on your recent stay at the Horn of Plenty. We are so pleased to read that you had such an enjoyable time. What a wonderful prize - the perfect festive getaway for some rest and relaxation before the busy Christmas period! We hope to see you...

Poole, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is set in a beautiful country setting with undulating fields as far as you can see. The main house is stunning with wonderful views from the dining room. We stayed in the coach house and our room was very comfortable with a small private terrace. Our dog had not been forgotten and a lovely meal of duck awaited...

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host_10, Front Office Manager at Horn of Plenty, responded to this review

Dear Maria P Thank you for writing such a positive review of your recent stay at the Horn of Plenty. We are all very happy to hear that we were able to make your visit so special and memorable. Your compliments were very well received by Sarah and the team, and we are delighted to read that you planning to...

Axminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I would have afforded the Horn of Plenty an excellent rating barring one aspect. Let's consider what makes it so tasty. The setting is glorious - acres of lovely Devonshire gardens and parkland with sheep in the surrounding pastures. The house is picturesque, beautifully appointed, and very clean. We had a room in the annex that was probably about the...

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host_10, Front Office Manager at Horn of Plenty, responded to this review

Dear John Michael J Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderfully detailed review on your recent stay at the Horn of Plenty. I am so pleased to read that you found the staff to be faultless and accommodation immaculate – very high praise indeed. I am, however, very sorry to learn that, though the food quality...

Romford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Had 4 lovely nights at the Horn of Plenty. The food in the restaurant was excellent as was the service throughout our stay and our room was clean and modern with good facilities. We will definitely return and have no hesitation in recommending this hotel

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Horn of Plenty Restaurant
Horn of Plenty Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Awarded "National Small Hotel of the Year - Silver" in Visit England's 2015 Awards for Excellence, The Horn of Plenty has been thrilling guests for 50 almost years with some of the South West's very best food, drink and accommodation. This independently owned small Country House Hotel and Restaurant has 4 AA stars and 2 AA rosettes for fine dining The hotel stands high on a hill, overlooking 5 acres of beautiful gardens and wild orchards, and beyond that, the breathtaking scenery of the Tamar Valley. 16 stylishly furnished en-suite bedrooms offer outstanding comfort and luxury. Most have balconies overlooking the valley. Food is high on the agenda here, with 90% of produce sourced locally. Service is everything you'd hope for: warm, welcoming, friendly and helpful, without a hint of stuffiness. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Horn of Plenty

Address: Gulworthy | Nr Tavistock, Devon, Gulworthy, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 8JD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Tavistock > Gulworthy
Price Range: RM494 - RM1,042 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Horn of Plenty 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Horn Of Plenty Hotel Gulworthy
Horn Of Plenty Tavistock
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“Carefully look at their web site which has excellent pictures of all the room types before you decide”
 of 5 bubbles Peterhug27, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“worth paying the extra for a room in the stable block”
 of 5 bubbles littlechef2012, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the annex are lovely but get one upstairs the ground floor rooms here every movement from upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles MarkEggy, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The coach house has the most modern and uptodate rooms”
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“we did not stay here only ate at the resaurant”
 of 5 bubbles cornishadventure, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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