Child friendly hotel, Devon – North Bovey, Dartmouth National Park, Devon
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About Bovey Castle
Bovey is such an elegant and stunning place to stay - and incredibly family friendly - it just keeps getting better!
The approach to Bovey Castle is wondrous and grand and exciting and the first view of the castle is stunning; most importantly (for us) it is a truly child-friendly hotel Bovey holds an enviable position overlooking the valley and gardens down to the River Bovey & across to Dartmoor National Park. This stunning hotel offers a range of fabulous individually decorated rooms, as well as 1 or 2 bedroom suites if more space is required. As exquisite and immaculate as everything is, be assured that you will receive the friendliest welcome from all of those at Bovey who are set to ensure that you take away the best memories of a glorious place.
Bovey Castle is a five-star stately country hotel with luxury lodges in it's grounds, in Dartmoor National Park. With 63 bedrooms and suites in Bovey Castle there really is a room style to suit all requirements. Mom, Dad, kids, grandparents, great-aunt - all will be equally delighted with their opulent surroundings and lovely views. All rooms are individual in shape, style and location and are superbly decorated. Extra beds and cots are readily available as well as interconnecting rooms for those of you with more independent children.
All bedrooms are en-suite, most with both bath and shower, and have slippers, bathrobes and Elemis toiletries to pamper yourself with. A flat screen TV with music and films on demand will provide suitable distraction, tea & coffee making facilities early morning refreshment, with homemade cookies and fresh milk (for which there is a fridge also stocked with bottled water) to fight over at bedtime. Complimentary Broadband is available in each bed-room - wi-fi in public rooms.
The hotel facilities of course include The Old Course; a challenging and beautiful 18-hole championship golf course. Designed in 1926 by JF Abercromby, considered one of the finest British golf course designers of the Golden Era, Bovey Castle was voted England's Finest Golf Resort 2008 at the World Travel Awards whilst the course has been named one of top 100 golf courses in Britain and provides a challenge of golf to professional and amateur alike.
Those facilities also include the ridiculously beautiful and indulgent spa, fantastic indoor pool (open from 7.00 am until 8.30 pm for adults and 9.00 am until 5.30 pm for children who are accompanied by an adult), the gym, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, beautiful outdoor pool (complete with stunning views), raft building, The Tree Top Adventure, pistol or rifle shooting, fly-fishing, the list goes on ....
Oh and for the kids there is egg-hunting each morning (of the real type), ferret visiting, a falconry display, use of the putting green and croquet lawn, outdoor play area, mountain bikes, the Play Barn (suitable for children over 2) which has lots to keep them occupied and happy and Bovey Rangers, a supervised club offering indoor and outdoor activities for 7 to 14 year olds during school holidays and half terms including treasure hunts, a woodland adventure camp, trampoline and water slide, horse riding, Volleyball and Swingball, the Miniature Pony Centre and pony trekking.
Bovey Rangers is a chargeable activity at £25.00 per morning or afternoon session, or £40.00 if both are taken. You can sign up for sessions on a daily basis. The Play Barn is supervised during school holidays and half terms and is again chargeable.
Do be aware that Bovey levies a discretionary service charge ranging from 5% to 12.5%.
For the luxurious self catering lodges please find more details here - Bovey Castle Luxurious Lodges.
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