The Royal and Fortescue Hotel (Barnstaple)

Hotel overview

Set in the heart of the town of Barnstaple, The Royal & Fortescue Hotel is housed inside an ancient coaching inn and retains much of the historic charm whilst still boasting the modern facilities you expect. This centrally located hotel is perfect for exploring Barnstaple and other areas of North Devon.

The hotel boasts a convenient town centre location, set in the heart of the bustling town of Barnstaple. Heated indoor and outdoor pools are available at the nearby sister hotel, as well as saunas and hot stone beds for when you want to relax.

Enjoy elegant cuisine in the Lord Fortescue Restaurant, where the finest local ingredients are sourced and put together for an exceptional dining experience.

If you prefer a more relaxed and informal dining experience then you can visit the lively bistro, 62 The Bank.

Free parking, free Wi-Fi and 24 hour room service are available with all bookings so everything is taken care of.

Everything you need for a luxury weekend break is available at The Royal and Fortescue Hotel.

Part of the Brend Hotels group

Hotel facilities

  • facilities hotel bar
    Bar
  • facilities breakfast
    Breakfast
  • facilities en suite
    En-Suite
  • facilities pool
    Pool
  • facilities restaurant
    Restaurant
  • facilities sauna
    Sauna
  • facilities freeview
    Sky/BT
  • tea coffee
    Tea/Coffee
  • facilities toiletries
    Toiletries
  • facilities tv
    TV

Hotel location

Boutport St
Barnstaple
EX31 1HG

The local area

Set in the superb holiday town of Barnstaple, The Royal & Fortescue is perfectly located for exploring the town of Barnstaple and the North Devon area. Within easy reach you will find the sandy beaches of Saunton, Woolacombe and Croyde, whilst Illfracombe is home to delightful Victorian Houses and Exmoor National Park boasts a rugged natural landscape with wild ponies and deer to see. If you prefer not to drive then Barnstaple is a hub for buses and trains, so you will not be short of travelling options.

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FAQs

  • Who are Golf South West?

    Founded in 2015, Golf South West are the West Country golf travel specialists. We provide our clients with bespoke golf tours and stay & play golf packages for small groups and golf societies alike.

    Here at Golf South West, we work closely with our venues to ensure our customers receive the best value available for golf travel within the West Country.

    Our expert team are on hand to ensure you receive the very best service, choice and advice when planning your next golf break.

  • What regions are covered by Golf South West?

    Golf South West is the West Country’s premier golf tour operator covering the regions of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Bristol and Dorset.

    We also work with selected, popular golf resorts across the UK including those under the management of Marriott, plus 4 time Ryder Cup host The Belfry, Celtic Manor and many more.

    If you are planning a golf break, we are the only call you need to make.

  • What is the best way to get in touch?

    We are available by phone (Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm), email, enquiry form or via social media channels.

  • Why choose Golf South West as your tour operator?

    Golf South West is run by golfers and endorsed by golf professionals across the South West of the UK.

    We are a fully insured, experienced and recommended golf tour operator, who are backed by Protected Trust Services, meaning your booking is secured and safe. We offer tours to an exclusive and unrivalled selection of venues across the South West of England and Wales, including some courses which can be tricky to access. We are also proud members of Golf Tourism England and IAGTO, who only work with only the best and most reputable companies in the industry.

    You can rest assured that as a client of Golf South West you will not only receive the best service, advice and choice, but you will also find the best value golf breaks in available in Cornwall, Devon, Bristol, Dorset, Somerset and many more!

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    Protected Trust Services Limited (PTS) provides security for client and consumer funds through market-leading software and innovative management. PTS prides itself on customer service, flexible thinking and cost-effective solutions for its members.

    PTS offers a unique and comprehensive solution for businesses to trade through a secure trust account using a performance-enhancing software system developed by PTS.

    Protected Trust Services guarantee 100% financial protection to the consumer, ensuring total consumer confidence.

    Any bookings made via Golf South West Ltd from the 1st July 2021 are protected under the PTS Trust. Bookings made before this date will continue to be processed through our original system. If you have booked with us before, please ensure you have the up-to-date bank details to make your payments. If you are unsure, please speak to your Golf South West representative.

    View the PTS brochure for more information on the protection this affords you as a client of Golf South West.

  • How do GSW keep money safe?

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    The money for your golf break is paid into a trust account run by an independent partner, so you have peace of mind that no matter what happens, your money is being looked after.

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