Buckerell Lodge

Tel: 01392 221 111

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The Buckerell Lodge Hotel is an elegant building set within historic tree lined gardens and grounds and yet is just one mile from the heart of Exeter, providing the perfect combination of peace and country house charm.


The convenient location and superb range of versatile facilities at Buckerell Lodge make it an ideal venue for a wide range of events and formal receptions, for business or for pleasure. An inspiring collection of delicious and affordable banqueting menus, teamed with the beautiful setting make the Buckerell Lodge Hotel a popular place for weddings and special occasions. Buckerell Lodge Hotel also holds a civil wedding licence.

The 54 well appointed refurbished bedrooms offer a restful retreat and many of the rooms offer charming views overlooking the delightful gardens.

For a choice of dining arrangements, choose from the relaxed ambience of the garden and bar, the formal setting of Vietch's Restaurant, the exclusivity of a private dining room, or make use of the comfort of having 24 hour room service. Buckerell Lodge is in the heart of Devon with the finest local food producers nearby which influences the season menu collections provided by our Head Chef and his creative team.

Devon boasts some of the most attractive scenery in the UK and there are plenty of historic buildings to visit, including the city’s famous Cathedral. Discover the nearby charms and expanse of Dartmoor and the area's lovely beaches, which are less than 30 minutes drive away, or wander along Exeter Quay. For a historical day out, visit Powderham Castle or Killerton House and Gardens or if you are looking for something to do with the family Crealy Adventure Park is perfect for all ages. For the lovers of the great outdoors, with its outstanding costume collection, you can head off to explore Dartmoor National Park.

Buckerell Lodge Hotel offers free Wi-Fi Internet Access.

Make the Buckerell Lodge Hotel your choice of Exeter hotels and sample our hospitality for yourself.

Buckerell Lodge Restaurant

Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea join us at Buckerell Lodge Hotel for a friendly and relaxed dining experience.

An excellent selection of wines, beers and other beverages can be found in the Garden Bar at Buckerell Lodge. The cosy interior has a welcoming ambience and provides direct access to the gardens. A variety of hot and cold dishes are served in the bar and the menu offers a range of light meals as well as main courses. Or why not join us for Afternoon Tea - a truly Great British tradition that can be enjoyed in the comfort of our beautiful surroundings.

Veitch's Restaurant offers a more formal dining experience and has a reputation for excellence. Here, within splendid wood panelled surroundings the menu regularly features local dishes as well as our chef's specialities, using seasonal ingredients.

Buckerell Lodge Hotel also has private dining rooms, catering for anything from an intimate dinner for 6 to a formal reception for up to 80 guests. Whether your event is a drinks reception with canapés, a buffet or seated banquet, our flexible menus enable you to select the most appropriate food for your occasion.

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We understand that your Wedding Day will be one of the most important days of your life, which is why we take pride in making sure that this very special day will be everything you could possibly wish for and more. 

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With free Wifi access throughout the hotel and a range of versatile amenities, Buckerell Lodge Hotel is suitable for a broad range of meetings and events. From one to one interviews to large scale conferences, training days and exhibitions.

The principal Buckerell Suite can seat up to 90 delegates and three further suites are suitable for numbers between 10 and 50 people, all with climate control and two with wall-mounted plasma screens.

We recognise that no two events are the same, however the warm welcome, dedication and commitment of our experienced staff will ensure you won't have to worry about a thing as we help you plan your event right down to the very last detail.

Before you arrive, all equipment in the room is checked with each room set up and available 30 minutes before your meeting or event. When you arrive at the hotel a designated member of our events team will run through the details with you. Your dedicated member of staff will meet with you to confirm what's been booked and co-ordinate any last minute changes or additional requirements. Then it's the simple things like agreeing the preferred method of communicating of any messages on the day.

Free on site car parking is available for 80 cars at the hotel.

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