Pendragon Country House
While we await the return of the once and future king, King Arthur is very much a presence at Sharon and Nigel Reed’s Victorian former rectory, later a shooting lodge, now a hugely popular B&B. More
Good Hotel Guide Review
While we await the return of the once and future king, King Arthur is very much a presence at Sharon and Nigel Reed’s Victorian former rectory, which they run as a hugely popular B&B. A suit of armour stands sentinel in the hall. There is a sense of space and largesse throughout. Every year, readers sing their praises. ‘Nigel and Sharon provide five-star customer service, wonderful breakfasts and evening meals.’ Rooms are ‘luxurious and comfortable’, with ‘added touches such as home-made biscuits’. Dual-aspect Lamorak has a four-poster (king-size, naturally), views to Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor, while Kay has a single four-poster for a one-knight stay. Ground-floor, dog-friendly Pelleas has a wet room. Guests gather convivially for drinks before a dinner of local produce in the orangery or dining room. ‘When 14 people are served a three-course meal and every plate is returned to the kitchen without a scrap left on it, that tells you all you need to know!’ At breakfast there’s fresh-baked bread, a full Cornish, locally smoked kipper, free-range eggs, Pendragon rarebit with Davidstow Cheddar. (Jane Knapp, Sally Crowley, Sandra Hart)
Old Vicarage Hill
7. 1, on ground floor, suitable for disabled.
all year except Christmas, restaurant closed Sun eve.
sitting room, lounge, dining room, games room, in-room TV (Freeview), 1¾-acre grounds, EV charging, some public areas wheelchair accessible, adapted toilet.
all ages welcomed, under-2s £20 one-off charge for cot, extra bed 3–15s £25 per night.
allowed in ground-floor bedroom (£5 charge), lounge but not restaurant, except guide dogs.
Amex, MC, Visa.
B&B doubles from £110, singles from £80. Set menu £38 (£32 for half board). 2-night min. stay (check for odd 1-night availability)
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Complimentary Upgrade 100% Flexible Special Offer
Enjoy the additional luxury of a complimentary upgrade to a King Room when booking a standard room for two nights. Stay for 3 or more nights and enjoy a complimentary bottle of house wine along with the free upgrade. This offer is not available in conjunction with other offers and we offer 100% flexibility to change dates at any time assuming space is available with no charge or penalty. To benefit from this offer, you must mention The Good Hotel Guide when booking.
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