Boringdon Hall Hotel

Plymouth, Devon

Named 'the enchanted place on the hill', Boringdon Hall is a five-star hotel famous for its magically imposing nature and detailed history - both of which add to the magnificent character of the hall.

Creating spaces where you find yourself naturally relaxed, the facilities and therapies will provide the opportunity to nourish mind, body and spirit, resulting in a balance between the individual and the wider world we live in.

Visually stunning and seamlessly presented, Boringdon Hall is a seductive setting for weddings in Devon. They specialise in original, distinctive celebrations as well as exclusive use weddings.

The Elizabethan manor house’s dramatic exterior houses a collection of versatile event suites, each with a captivating ambience. Majestic surroundings combined with exceptional guest care make Boringdon the venue of choice for glittering affairs and corporate events.

Hotel Details

This grand Devonshire manor became crown property following the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII in 1539. The monarch later granted the property to his courtier Thomas Wriothesley, the Earl of Southampton, who was a royal favourite. Since then, Boringdon Hall has since had a rather extravagant makeover, giving this stately pile a serious air of perfection, with devotedly designed interiors, 40 sumptuous rooms and suites, a well-stocked bar and two tantalising restaurants – the 3 AA Rosette fine dining Gallery Restaurant, and the Great Hall where lighter bites and afternoon tea is served. 

Five-star Boringdon Hall boasts a variety of private events spaces, two restaurants, fire-lit lounges, enchanting nooks, manicured grounds and complimentary WiFi throughout. On arrival, guests are greeted by the Boringdon Concierge who will assist with your luggage and take it to your room. The hotel also offer a complimentary Valet Service to all their guests.

Gaia Spa is a purpose-built wellness spa set within the grounds of Boringdon, a completely unique space for relaxation and reconnecting with nature, designed with the need for complete wellbeing in mind.

2018 Condé Nast Johansen Best Destination Spa in the UK & Ireland
Sunday Times Number One Hotel & Spa 2016

The Gallery Restaurant at Boringdon Hall

This hotel specialises in intimate, classic, memorable dining, underpinned by discreet and attentive service. Take a look at the 3 AA Rosette awarded menu created by our Head Chef, Scott Paton. With various places to dine in Boringdon Hall, you can experience fine dining in the Gallery Restaurant where the Head Chef showcases the finest dishes using locally sourced ingredients. You can settle by the fire with a tempting afternoon tea, a cocktail, or light lunch in The Great Hall or casually dine in the intimate brasserie-style Wembury Restaurant.

The Gallery Restaurant

Changing with the seasons, the divine menu at the Gallery Restaurant is where our Head Chef, Scott Paton, showcases fine dining using only the finest locally sourced ingredients.

Step inside to be tempted by visually stunning and highly executed dishes and fiendishly good desserts. When dining at the Gallery Restaurant, heavenly seasonal dishes are exquisitely complemented by our boutique wine list. Their signature cocktails can also be enjoyed, the talented mixologists create taste sensations.

Breakfast

7 - 10am Monday - Friday and 7.30 - 10.30am Saturday - Sunday

Lunch

12.30 - 3pm Saturday - Sunday

Dinner

6.30 - 9.30pm Wednesday - Sunday

Choose from a tantalising tasting menu or sumptuous three-course menu.

Choose between two timeless tasting menus accompanied by delicate wine flights or lust over Boringdon's fine dining experience and choose between a two or three-course menu of delights.

The Wembury Restaurant

This all-day dining space offers fresh, seasonal cuisine in relaxed, contemporary surroundings - the brasserie has a modern feel yet maintains the feeling of history, charm and elegance of the manor house. The oak flooring, beautiful fabrics and contemporary seating creates a warm, welcoming ambience with a stylish blend of the old and new. The Wembury Restaurant at Boringdon is the perfect backdrop for a casual lunch date, sophisticated social gathering or an intimate celebration with friends and family.

Private Dining

From elegant canapés to a 7-course tasting menu, traditional afternoon tea to an informal hog roast or buffet, your event coordinator together with the Head Chef will help you design the culinary complement to your day.
When it comes to selecting your liquid refreshment the hotel will not leave anything to chance; welcome drinks, toasting tipples, after dinner aperitifs and late evening cocktails - the options are endless.

Whether it's an intimate family celebration or promising corporate liaison, we’ll guide and advise until you're happy and your guests are impressed.

Weddings

A Picture Perfect Wedding Venue

The landscaped grounds and parkland surrounding Boringdon Hall are a stunning backdrop for your wedding day. Importantly, Boringdon Hall doesn’t depend on good weather and is as striking in the rain as it is under blue skies! This hotel specialises in original, distinctive celebrations as well as exclusive use weddings. Dramatic and passionate, the Elizabethan manor house is an extremely versatile five-star wedding venue.

Exclusive Use

The perfect party house, exclusive use gives you uninterrupted use of the luxury estate and manor house hotel. This includes the Great Hall, Gallery Restaurant, and 40 luscious bedrooms. The epitome of romance, Boringdon Hall has played host to both royalty and celebrity. Could it be the start of your happy ever after?

Exclusive use weddings are completely bespoke and however you want to arrive in style - be it by vintage car, horse and carriage or even by helicopter - Boringdon is the perfect venue.

Outdoor & Marquee

The hotel team can arrange a bespoke marquee suitable for large or small weddings seating 50-250 guests. From elegant traditional canvas pole marquees to vintage clear span marquees, they can provide a stylish, neutral interior for you to create your own original setting.

They can help you style your marquee so that it's completely original and perfectly 'you'. This includes arranging glittering extras such as twinkling lights, a red carpet entrance and topiary trees as well as luxury toilets and atmospheric uplighters. Power for lighting and entertainment is completely catered for.

Meetings

Business Hire

The arrow slit windows, sweeping staircases and four-poster bedrooms give Boringdon Hall a charm and heritage like no other. Boringdon is steeped in occasion and its ideal location just ten minutes from Plymouth city centre and just over 3 hours from London by direct train, makes the hotel a business-making location you’ll want to boast about.

This hotel has been planning and hosting events for many, many years and, as you’ll know, practice does make perfect. The events team will guide and support you throughout the planning process to ensure it goes smoothly.

Great Western Railway offers a reduced rate for rail travel to those delegates travelling to Plymouth for a conference, meeting or event. 

Meeting Spaces

Boringdon Hall's dramatic exterior houses a collection of versatile event spaces, from the intimate Rose Room with its double aspect lattice windows to the Great Hall with its impressive fireplace. Not forgetting the Parker Suite with its arched ceiling and exposed beams, the Elizabethan Suite with its own private bar and dance floor, or the Grenville Suite with its log burner.

Bespoke, tailored conference packages are available for all of the rooms.

Corporate Wellness

Creating spaces where you find yourself naturally relaxed, Gaia Spa facilities and therapies will provide the opportunity to nourish mind, body and spirit, resulting in a balance between the individual and the wider world we live in.

Wellness Package £45

  • Arrival Gaia Awakening tea
  • Nutritious breakfast
  • Smoothie bar/ fruit station/ flavoured water
  • Main meeting room hire
  • LCD projector, screen, flip chart
  • Recharge station – phone chargers, fruit, nuts and seeds
  • Delegate pads, pens and stationary
  • Photocopying – up to 50 copies per day
  • Unlimited access to Wi-FI
  • Two-course buffet lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Afternoon shot of Gaia Spa’s secret ‘Elixir’ to awaken the senses
  • Departure bag

Extra Treats

During your day, the below can also be arranged...

  • Yoga session
  • Personal training
  • 10% off spa treatments at Gaia Spa
  • Breathing workshop
  • Fitness class
  • Facial workshops
  • Wellness Walks

Team Building

The grounds and location mean that everyone is well appointed for large onsite team building days and as a base for Dartmoor exhibitions or coastal explorations.

Teambuilding activities the hotel can help to organise include:

  • Archery
  • Leadership tasks and leadership challenge events
  • Problem-solving and team building exercises
  • Trust and confidence building exercises
  • Team bonding events

Location

Named 'the enchanted place on the hill', Boringdon Hall is a five-star hotel famous for its magically imposing nature and detailed history - both of which add to the magnificent character of the hall. Situated on the edge of the idyllic Dartmoor National Park and just 10 minutes from the vibrant marine city of Plymouth, Boringdon Hall Hotel is perfectly positioned for business or pleasure.

Dartmoor National Park

Encompassing nearly 400sq miles of rugged, breathtaking moorland, Dartmoor never feels crowded. Purple, heather clad moorland, wide open landscapes, rushing rivers and obscure stone tors shape the landscape. Pack your walking boots to explore rolling valleys, bogs and wetland, waterfalls, eerie forests and lonely ruins by foot. Cycling, fishing, horse-riding and whitewater kayaking are also available.

Location: 4.4 miles from Boringdon Hall and 15 minutes by car.

Passionate about walking? Join one of the many walks led by Moorland Guides.

Shopping

Tavistock to the north of Plympton is a charming town with a good range of boutiques and high street shops as well as a pannier market. The South Hams is also particularly gifted with its pretty villages and wide estuaries – Dartmouth and Salcombe being the most famous. Kingsbridge, to the south of Boringdon Hall, has a lovely cobbled fore street, lots of independent boutiques and a friendly, relaxed vibe. Drake Circus boasts over 70 top named UK brands in retail and food, perfect for a day out with friends or family.

Location: Various, all within 60 minutes’ drive from Boringdon Hall.

Passionate about shopping? Head down to Plymouth Barbican for gorgeous shops and local seafood.

Boringdon Park Golf Club

With 18 holes of stunning golf, sculpted to embrace the natural contours of the land, golfers love the challenge this course poses. Boringdon Park Golf Club has been constructed to a high standard, and the greens have been built to USGA specification.

Location: Located in Plympton, 1 mile from Boringdon Hall and 5 minutes by car.

Passionate about golf? Boringdon Hall is also close to a bounty of other courses including St Mellion.

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