Bovey Castle Hotel & Golf Resort

Resort overview

Bovey Castle has five Red Stars from the AA for exceptional hospitality – the highest accolade awarded by the AA and given to only the most outstanding hotels. First opened as a hotel and golf resort in 1930 by Great Western Railways, Bovey Castle hotel and spa is now enjoyed by guests who fall in love with its imposing charm. Standing within 275 acres of beautiful countryside within Devon’s Dartmoor National Park, the hotel offers 60 bedrooms along with 22 self-catering country lodges tucked away within the grounds. There’s also two dining options, Smith’s Brasserie for a relaxed and family friendly atmosphere or The Great Western Restaurant for fine dining, along with the luxurious Elan Spa and our award-winning 18-hole championship golf course, designed for Bovey Castle by J F Abercromby.

Originally designed to rival its sister courses Gleneagles and Turnberry, this course offers a golfing experience never to be forgotten. The course itself offers an exhilarating and challenging golfing experience, offering players a pure golfing challenge that meanders through the hotel estate, all the while surrounded by stunning Cornish landscapes.

Bovey Castle is located within the magnificent Dartmoor National Park and the newly fashioned course can play at up to 6600 yards, with a picturesque front nine that will be sure to create memorable moments.

Bovey Castle also offers a fully-equipped club house, modern driving range, and the Smith’s brasserie for post round drinks & snacks.

1 Night, 2 Rounds (Dinner, B&B)

Prices from

  • Low Season

    £239pp
    £199pp
  • High Season

    £269pp
    £259pp

Resort facilities

  • facilities hotel bar
    Bar
  • facilities breakfast
    Breakfast
  • facilities en suite
    En-Suite
  • facilities gym
    Gym
  • facilities pool
    Pool
  • facilities restaurant
    Restaurant
  • facilities sauna
    Sauna
  • facilities freeview
    Sky/BT
  • facilities hotel spa
    Spa
  • facilities steam room
    Steam Room
  • tea coffee
    Tea/Coffee
  • facilities toiletries
    Toiletries
  • facilities tv
    TV
  • Courses

  • Prices

  • Bovey Castle Golf Club

Course overview

Ranked inside the top 5 courses in Devon, Bovey Castle's golf course sits within the beautiful Dartmoor National Park. At this one-of-a-kind resort you will not only find a fantastic golf course, but a 5 red star hotel, two fantastic restaurants and an award-winning spa. Designed in 1926 by J F Abercromby, Bovey Castle Golf Club is a challenging and beautiful 18-hole championship course, originally designed to rival its sister courses Gleneagles and Turnberry, this course offers a golfing experience never to be forgotten. The course itself offers an exhilarating and challenging golfing experience, offering players a pure golfing challenge that meanders through the hotel estate, all the while surrounded by stunning Cornish landscapes. The Bovey Castle course can play at up to 6,600 yards, with a picturesque front nine that will be sure to create memorable moments. Bovey Castle also offers a fully-equipped clubhouse, modern driving range, and the Smith's brasserie for post-round drinks & snacks.

Course type

  • Parkland course
Devon Flag

Devon Ranking

5th

Course facilities

  • facilities course bar
    Bar
  • facilities course buggies
    Buggies
  • facilities course driving range
    Driving range
  • facilities course golf lessons
    Golf lessons
  • facilities course pro shop
    Pro shop
  • facilities putting green
    Putting green
  • facilities restaurant
    Restaurant
  • facilities course short game area
    Short game area

Distances and pars

  • White

    Par: 70

    Yards: 6,299

  • Yellow

    Par: 70

    Yards: 5,695

  • Red

    Par: 70

    Yards: 5,201

Stay & play packages

1 Night, 2 Rounds (Dinner, B&B)

Low Season

High Season

test 1

test 2

Sun - Thurs

£229

£259

234

234

Friday

£239

£269

234

234

Sunday Saver

£199

N/A

234

234

Sat (2 night min)

N/A

N/A

234

234

2 Nights, 3 Rounds (Dinner, B&B)

Low Season

High Season

Sun - Thurs

£409

£469

Fri - Sat

£429

£499

Resort location

Dartmoor National Park
North Bovey
Newton Abbot
TQ13 8RE

The local area

Bovey Castle Hotel & Golf Club is located in an ideal place for exploring Devon and the beautiful sights of Dartmoor National Park. The city of Exeter is just a short drive away if you want to explore it's history once done on the golf course! Bovey Castle is situated in the beautiful Dartmoor National Park, in the heart of Devon. The hotel is easy to locate, just 45 minutes drive from Exeter International Airport and 40 minutes from Exeter St David's Station. Arrive in style and arrange for one of the cars to collect you. Use the postcode TQ13 8RE and your SatNav should bring you right to the door of Bovey Castle.

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