Burnville House | Bed & Breakfast in Devon | Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay

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Burnville House - Bed & Breakfast in Devon

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Brentor, Tavistock, PL19 0NE, Devon
England, United Kingdom

Victoria Cunningham

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Peaceful Georgian house with beautifully proportioned rooms, sumptuous meals, swimming and tennis. Dartmoor is on the doorstep

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Granite gateposts, Georgian house, rhododendrons, beech woods and rolling fields of sheep: that’s the setting. But there’s more. Beautifully proportioned rooms reveal subtle colours, elegant antiques, squishy sofas and bucolic views, stylish bathrooms are sprinkled with candles, there are sumptuous dinners and pancakes at breakfast. Your hosts left busy jobs in London to settle here, and their place breathes life – space, smiles, energy. Swim, play tennis, walk to Dartmoor from the door, take a trip to Eden or the sea. Or... just gaze at the moors and the church on the Tor and listen to the silence, and the sheep.

Children welcome
Suitable for guests with children aged 3 and over.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Wireless internet access available.
Pets welcome
Please let the owner know if you want to bring pets.
Working farm
Or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Swimming pool
On the premises.
Bikes available
On the premises to hire or borrow.
Tennis court
On the premises.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.

Guest feedback
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"Burnville House is an historic home which lies in a glorious countryside setting on the edge of Dartmoor. We received a warm welcome and were delighted with the immaculate, large and comfortable room we stayed in. You know you are home when there is a sherry decanter in your room! For our dinner, we chose the Fabulous Fish Pie (which it was) and apple pie (delicious). We enjoyed a swim in the sunshine before an indulgent breakfast, followed by a long walk on the estate's land. We left feeling thoroughly refreshed after our stay in this tranquil idyll. Why would anyone go to a hotel ?"
August 2013
"This is my number one pick from the over 50 Sawday's B&B's I have stayed at over the years. Victoria is very friendly, energetic and runs a professional B&B. All amenities are catered for. A delicious breakfast and great value. No hesition in recommending this wonderful B&B. "
March 2013
"This place is out of this world and the best B+B we have ever stayed in. The house is so spacious and extremely well and stylishly appointed. The interior is a marvellous contrast to the drab exterior. Top quality features occur throughout and everything has been carefully and tastefully selected. Victoria's cooking and dining experience are outstanding and the evening meal menu is both extensive and interesting. The food and table presentation are excellent and add greatly to the dining experience. Breakfasts are awesome! Victoria is most welcoming."
September 2012
"We stayed for four nights and thought Burnville House a wonderful place to stay! Hidden away from the road, peace and tranquility. Inside, extremely comfortable super king beds, quality linens, a big bedroom with a walk in shower, every comfort. A lovely drawing room with a log fire, lots of space for one to relax. Add to that the simply super food (breakfast and supper a delight), the charming hosts, and the fact that the two dogs in our party were welcome, and you have the perfect B & B. Highly recommended."
July 2011

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  • 3 Doubles
Price:(i) £85 to£95 per night

Singles £65.

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Dinner from £23. Pub 2 miles.




Brentor, Tavistock, PL19 0NE, Devon

B&B 3 Double rooms
Price: (i) £ 85 to £ 95 per night

Victoria Cunningham

Visit website Check availability

+44 (0)1822 820443(landline)

+44 (0)7881 583471(mobile)