Two Bridges Hotel

Dartmoor, Devon

A unique and historic country house hotel in the heart of Dartmoor National Park, renowned for its culinary excellence, friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere.

Built in 1794 the Two Bridges Hotel has stood the test of time and has been lovingly restored to keep many of its original features and remains a quintessentially English country house hotel. As soon as you step inside you will enjoy welcoming lounges, a cosy bar with log fires, deep leather chesterfields, and an abundance of antiques and pictures.

32 rooms, all individually styled and equipped with every comfort. Choose a cosy Country Double, a characterful Historic room, or splash out on a Premier Room with four poster bed and indulgent spa bath.

Hotel Details

The Two Bridges Hotel is easy to get to, but a million miles away!

You'll find the hotel nestled in a stunning riverside location, surrounded by majestic Dartmoor scenery. Step inside, and you'll immediate sense the history of the place, and feel the warmth of the welcome (helped by the giant open fires).

Choose your perfect room - an imtimate and comfortable double room, or something a little more lavish with a four-poster bed and a spa bath.

Room Types

Premier Bedrooms:

The superior & spacious Premier Rooms all exude elegance and charm, with jacobean bedsteads; most king size and whirlpool spa baths.

Enjoy beautiful scenic views across Dartmoor in selected rooms.

Historic Bedrooms:

Each possessing its unique character the Historic Rooms offer that little extra than a Country Double room. Many with half tester bedsteads.

Country Bedrooms:

Individually styled hotel rooms combining modern facilities with traditional charm.

Room Amenities

All bedrooms possess the modern comforts you would expect from a country house hotel to make your stay as cosy and relaxed as possible. King beds with crisp white cotton bedding, quality bathroom products, hairdryer, flat screen televisions, refreshment tray.

Enjoy the Chagford Suite with its magnificent Jacobean four-poster bed and luxurious bathroom with double spa bath, shower, marble floor. Or stay in Vivien Leigh's favourite room, which still retains her presence. And don't forget to ask about Mrs Trinman's room - owner of the hotel in the 1890's.

Dogs are welcome in selected bedrooms.

Room/Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hair dryer in all bedrooms
  • Radio & telephone in all bedrooms
  • Tea / coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Freeview TV
  • WiFi

Hotel Amenities

You'll find ample free on-site parking, and free wi-fi in all public areas.

The hotel has a busy and characterful bar, with low ceilings and crackling log fires to add to the atmosphere.

The Two Bridges Hotel is an utterly romantic location for a wedding, and is licenced for civil ceremonies. From an intimate wedding for 20, to a large and lavish celebration for 200, the hotel has the facilities, skills and experience to create your very special day. Exclusive use is also available.

The hotel has a range of meeting spaces available, for your confidential board meeting, team away-meeting or client event.

The hotel is dog-friendly, and there are miles of walks for you and your canine companion to enjoy together.

Establishment Features

  • Coach parties accepted
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden patio for guests use
  • Licensed for civil marriages
  • Pets accepted
  • Public telephone
  • Real log / coal fires
  • Separate guests lounge
  • Welcome stag/hen parties
  • Non-smoking establishment

Specialist Features

  • Christmas / New Year programme
  • Honeymoon Breaks
  • Mobile Phone Reception

Accessibility

  • Facilities for disabled

Children & Infants

  • Children are welcome 
  • Food bottle warming available
  • Highchairs available

Leisure Facilities

  • Arrangements for riding / pony trekking
  • Fishing

Languages Spoken

  • French

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • All major credit cards accepted: American Express, Master Card, Solo, Visa
  • Special Group Rates

Two Bridges Hotel Restaurant

The famous Two Bridges Hotel in the heart of Dartmoor National Park is open every day for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

Executive Chef Mike Palmer and his talented team use the finest Devon ingredients to create everything from a light and informal lunch to a lavish three course dinner.

As well as a Two Rosette award from the AA for culinary excellence, the Two Bridges Hotel boasts a Gold Award from Taste of the West.

The bustling hotel bar is also open to non-residents, and proper Devon Cream Teas are served all day every day in the lounges (and in the riverside gardens when the weather is nice).

Catering

  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians 
  • Half board supplement
  • Room Service
  • Serve breakfast, lunch & evening meals
  • Local produce English breakfast
  • Packed lunches available

Sample Dinner Menu:

Smoked Haddock Chowder

Exe mussels, leek, curry oil

Beef shin

black pudding, celeriac, watercress

Goat’s cheese mousse

shallot, gingerbread, beetroot, biscotti

Chicken liver parfait

granola, fig, brioche

Pea risotto

‘porky bits‘, egg yolk

Brixham crab

Thai flavours, peanuts

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Fillet of Dartmoor beef

blue cheese, king oyster mushroom

(£6.00 supplement)

Dartmoor lamb

confit potato, shepherds pie, Summer vegetables

Devon pork

Cauliflower, apple, croquette

Sladedown Farm duck

spinach, pineapple, chorizo, samosa

Devon hake

fishcake, crayfish, baby gem, samphire

Dartmoor sirloin steak

tomato, mushroom, onion rings, triple cooked chips, garlic butter

(£5.00 supplement)

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“Everything Chocolatey”

(£2.00 supplement)

The Sticky Toffee Pudding

toffee sauce, caramel ice cream, peanut praline

“Levi’s Plate of strawberry Treats”

Lemon tart

Cornish raspberries, raspberry sorbet

Our favourite West Country cheeses

fig chutney, grapes, oatcakes

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Three courses – £37.50

Weddings

"A wonderful setting for an intimate, quintessentially English country wedding".

The Two Bridges Hotel provides an utterly charming and historic wedding venue in the stunning natural surroundings of Dartmoor National Park.

The oak-panelled Tors Restaurant is licenced for Civil Ceremonies, and there is also the option of a unique outdoor ceremony in the Riverside Pagoda.

The bright and airy Fountain Room function suite can accommodate up to 200 guests for a wedding breakfast or evening reception, and the hotel's award-winning chefs will produce tailor-made menus using the finest local produce.

Exclusive use weddings are also available, for the ultimate occasion.


Meetings

The Two Bridges Hotel caters for conferences and business events, large or small:

  • Conferences for up to 150 people theatre-style in the bright and airy Fountain Room function suite
  • Confidential board meetings in the oak-panelled Georgian Room
  • Management away-days and team building breaks in stunning natural surroundings
  • Private dining, with award winning cuisine and fine Devon produce
  • Free WiFi

Location

Dartmoor National Park is the hotel's back garden, with pretty moorland villages to explore and stunning scenery to enjoy.

The hotel is just a short drive from the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

Visit the National Trust estate at Cotehele, or take a walk along the river from the pretty riverside village of Calstock.

Or head to the coast. Visit Salcombe for a taste of this millionaires' playground in a beautiful estuary location, or explore Plymouth, Devon's maritime city.


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