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Bovey Castle - suits you to a tee

Located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, Bovey Castle is a large 20th century mansion Near Moretonhampstead and Newton Abbot, and was built in 1907 for Viscount Hambleden. Now a hotel and spa, it also boasts an 18-hole championship golf course designed as a rival for Gleneagles and Turnberry, and remains hugely popular with players of all abilities thanks to its setting amid an idyllic landscape. Bovey Castle is also a popular wedding venue and offers a number of outdoor activities, including falconry, horse riding and off-road driving.

Dartmoor howls for attention

No visit to Bovey Castle would be complete without an exploration of Dartmoor itself. Sherlock Holmes fans will thrill at the chance to follow in the footsteps trod by the great detective as he hunted for The Hound of the Baskervilles. There's a wealth of historical sites to visit too, including Neolithic tombs, Bronze Age stone circles and abandoned medieval farmhouses, all found from the trails that wind through the region.

There's more to Dartmoor

Moretonhampstead, the historic town located close to Bovey Castle, is one of the gateways to Dartmoor and provides the perfect base for those interested in walking, cycling, horse riding and birdwatching in the area. It also has a thriving craft community, galleries and open studios. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Bovey Castle? Try Travelodge Okehampton Whiddon Down Hotel, Travelodge Okehampton Sourton Cross Hotel or Travelodge Exeter M5 Hotel.