Moorland Garden Hotel

Yelverton, South Devon

Located on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, just a few minutes from Plymouth city centre, a friendly West Country welcome awaits at the Moorland Garden Hotel.

Featuring forty two rooms, including four luxurious suites, the Moorland Garden Hotel offers a tranquil retreat nestling in nine acres of picturesque and tranquil moorland garden. Boasting an AA Rosette awarded Wildflower Restaurant and inviting Dartmoor Bar, the family and dog-friendly Moorland Garden Hotel is a popular choice for holidaying, dining out, celebrating, entertaining, and getting married.

Resident and non-resident guests can enjoy free WiFi and car parking.

Hotel Details

Moorland Garden Hotel offers thirty eight en-suite rooms plus a further four luxurious mini-suites spread over two floors. Many of the rooms are family and dog-friendly. 

All rooms are furnished with everything you will need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay, including: 

  • free WiFi
  • TV with Freeview
  • hairdryer
  • telephone 
  • complimentary tea/coffee/biscuits 
  • the suites, balcony and premier rooms also feature a Tassimo coffee machine

If your stay is part of a celebration or birthday treat, the team can arrange a variety of little extras for your room, just let the reservations team know.

The Wildflower Restaurant at Moorland Garden

Guests and non-residents can indulge in a taste of the West Country with chefs preparing modern British dishes in formal and casual styles. The team works with top South West producers to deliver a seasonal menu with a focus on letting the ingredients speak for themselves.

The Wildflower Restaurant overlooks the garden, with glass doors leading out to an alfresco dining terrace and is the perfect spot to enjoy a special occasion or delicious Sunday Lunch overlooking the landscaped grounds.

Located in the heart of the building, the Dartmoor Bar and Lounge is two-tiered with a quiet fireside area for relaxing and reading, whilst chairs, tables and sofas welcome walkers, dog owners, locals and residents to enjoy real ale, good wines and local gins as well as excellent food.

Devon cream teas are served daily and during the summer months gourmet picnics can be taken in the tranquil wildflower meadow – the hotel does need notice for these!

Wildflower Restaurant

For a tranquil and relaxing dining experience dinner is served in the light and airy AA Rosette-awarded Wildflower Restaurant. The restaurant is open to residents and the public and has large windows with ever-changing views of the garden, the lawns and the flowers in bloom. With its own terrace, it is most pleasant to sip on a glass of wine and dine alfresco in warmer weather. Serving a traditional British menu with fresh new twists and using locally sourced produce, the menus change seasonally, serving festive fare throughout December. The wine list is carefully chosen to suit all palates and budgets.

Lunch: 12 noon - 2.00pm  

Dinner:  6.30pm - 9.00pm

Sunday Lunch:  Sunday 12 noon - 2.00pm

Afternoon Tea: (Fri/Sat/Sun only during Jan, Feb) 3pm until 5.30pm

This lovely venue is the perfect location for private dining, parties and functions. A note about allergy-free dining: they do their utmost to accommodate dietary requests with prior notice offering vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Please do contact them if you wish to discuss your requirements in advance.

The Dartmoor Bar and Lounge

The Dartmoor Bar and Lounge has a relaxed atmosphere, where dogs are also welcome. The bar is open daily for morning coffee, lunch, cream teas, afternoon tea and dinner. Unwind by the fire (in the colder months) on the comfy sofas with a newspaper or a good book, meet a friend for a catch up over tea or enjoy a glass of wine after a hard day at the office. The Dartmoor Bar is open to non-residents too, so if you happen to be passing-by, do call in. They proudly serve a selection of local beverages and snacks including Luscombe drinks, Tarquin's and Salcombe Gin and Burt’s crisps.

The Dartmoor Bar serves food during the following times:

Monday to Saturday 12noon - 2.00pm

Monday to Sunday 6pm - 9.00pm

Cream Teas are available in the Dartmoor Bar and Lounge daily from 10am - 5.30pm.

Weddings

The Moorland Garden Hotel is the perfect, romantic setting for your wedding, reception or vow renewal.

Located on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon they have three licensed rooms for civil ceremonies and their outdoor Rose Arbour to celebrate your day in the sunshine. They can cater for between 20 and 160 guests.  As a venue they welcome all couples.

You are invited to go along to one of their Wedding Open Days or email them to make an appointment to view when it suits you.

Wedding packages

The experienced wedding team at the Moorland Garden Hotel will assist with every detail so you can relax, enjoy the celebrations and create lasting memories to cherish forever. Choose from the intimate My Little Devon package perfect for elopement-style or smaller weddings if the big family and friends event is not for you.  If you are marrying in the winter months, the Mistletoe package is the perfect option.  Another choice is their Be Moor Devon package where the hotel team organises the day for you (full details on their website).

Included in Wedding Packages with their compliments:

  • A suite for the wedding night and full English breakfast the next day
  • A red carpet arrival
  • A round or square cake stand and knife
  • Room hire for your Wedding Breakfast
  • The services of one of the managers to perform the role of 'Master of Ceremonies'
  • The services of the experienced Wedding Team
  • With 42 bedrooms, some with balconies and most with garden views, they can offer favourable overnight accommodation rates for your guests.

Meetings

The Moorland Garden Hotel offers a variety of meeting rooms to suit your individual requirements, no matter how big or how small all with WiFi.

Crystal Ballroom

The largest suite, with crystal chandeliers and plenty of natural light and a peaceful view.

  • Ground-floor, seats up to 170
  • Doors open out onto lawn for fresh air and light
  • A stage
  • The Upper Section of the ballroom can be sectioned-off as a breakout space or refreshment area
  • A variety of layouts can be arranged

Mayflower

Complete with a vaulted ceiling and adjacent to the Crystal Room.

  • Ground-floor, seats up to 50
  • Perfect as breakout space for the Crystal Room

Tavistock

A popular choice for training, workshops and meetings.

  • First floor, seats up to 50, air-conditioned

Boardroom 

A space perfect for board meetings, breakout rooms, smaller meetings and interviews.

  • First floor, seats up to ten, air-conditioned

Moorland

Our smallest meeting room, perfect for interviews and small meetings.

  • First floor, seats up to six, air-conditioned, bookable by the hour

Location

Tastefully re-decorated over the last few years, the Moorland Garden Hotel enjoys a beautiful location between the untamed splendour of Dartmoor National Park and the magnificent natural harbour of Plymouth.

In the nine acres of Moorland Garden, there's a wealth of flora and fauna to discover tended by their gardener Jonathan. The gardens through the seasons are a joy, from the nodding yellow daffodils to the spring bluebells and the rich colours of autumn, there's always a plant in bloom to marvel at.

People choose to stay at the Moorland Garden Hotel for all sorts of reasons in this beautiful part of South West England, including:

Business travellers appreciate the tranquil yet convenient setting just minutes away from Plymouth and Tavistock, wedding couples revel in their big day in the sumptuous chandelier-lit ballroom overlooking the lawn and all manner of local and national businesses and organisations use the conference and event facilities.

Those enjoying leisure breaks in the South West adore the spectacular Dartmoor National Park, green rolling hills, multi-coloured patchwork fields, cream teas in the countryside and the bustling, beautiful market towns of Devon. It's also easy to venture into Cornwall in search of sandy beaches, coastal paths and picturesque fishing villages.

For active folk who enjoy the great outdoors, there are hundreds of walking and cycle routes, both off and on road and the setting provides unrivalled access to other outdoor pursuits including sailing, climbing, horse-riding and even landscape photography.

As well as the idyllic setting, Dartmoor has a rich cultural heritage. It has some of the best archaeological sites in Western Europe and nearly 400 years ago the Pilgrim Fathers set sail from Plymouth in search of the New World.

Close by is the Yelverton Golf Course where the hotel can arrange discounted green fees.

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