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Well placed for walkers on the South West Coast Path, this 19th-century fisherman’s inn faces the beach on Start Bay. More

Contact details

The Cricket Inn
Kingsbridge,
Beesands
Devon
TQ7 2EN.
England
Tel 01548 580215,

Hotel information

Bedrooms

7. 4 in extension.

Facilities

Bar, restaurant (alfresco dining), private dining facilities, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV, parking.

Background music

None.

Children

All ages welcomed.

Dogs

Allowed in bar.

Prices

Per room B&B £110–£150, D,B&B £150–£190. 2-night min. stay preferred at weekends.

Good Hotel Guide Review

Well placed for walkers on the South West Coast Path, this 19th-century fisherman’s inn faces the beach on Start Bay. ‘Rightly popular’ for its ‘excellent pub grub’ and comfy accommodation, it is run by Rachel and Nigel Heath, the owners, with a can-do attitude. ‘It’s a splendid place that caters for all – families, dogs, more sedate folk,’ say Guide inspectors in 2017. Most of the simply decorated bedrooms have ocean views; all have tea- and coffee-making facilities and biscuits. Old photos of the area and its people hang in the bar. Sit here, in the large dining area or, in fine weather, by the sea wall for informal meals of ‘wonderfully fresh sea bream, lemon sole and lobster’. Walk for miles from the door, towards Dartmouth or Salcombe.

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The Cricket Inn
Kingsbridge,
Beesands
Devon
TQ7 2EN.

Guest comments

'A cheerful restaurant catering for all tastes: families eating sandwiches or fish and chips, foodies tucking onto the freshest of grilled bream or lobster. Well spaced tables, cheerful, efficient service, no muzak. Direct access to the coast path. , ' - Caroline Ellis - June, 2017

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