The Horn of Plenty

‘The amiable staff at this charming country hotel make you feel like a guest in a good friend’s house. More

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The Horn of Plenty
PL19 8JD
01822 832528

Hotel information


16. 12 in coach house (20 yds), 7 on ground floor, 1 suitable for disabled.


all year.


lounge/bar, library, drawing room, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), civil wedding licence, 5-acre grounds.

Background music

in restaurant and lounge/bar ‘when it’s quiet’.


all ages welcomed.


allowed in some rooms and library, not in restaurant or drawing room.

Credit cards

MasterCard, Visa.


[2017] per room B&B from £120, D,B&B from £200. Set dinner £49.50, tasting menu £65.

Good Hotel Guide Review

‘The amiable staff at this charming country hotel make you feel like a guest in a good friend’s house.’ Praise this year from contented visitors, after a return trip to Julie Leivers and Damien Pease’s ‘splendid’ 19th-century stone manor, where the views over the wooded Tamar valley are ‘spectacular’. The well-tended gardens are just the spot for an alfresco drink in good weather; when cool winds blow in, a fire is lit in the lounge. Most bedrooms are in the converted coach house, a minute’s walk from the main building. Some rooms tend to the traditional, while others are more contemporary, but ‘all are well equipped, stylish and very comfortable’. ‘Ours was faultless, with French windows looking over the valley.’ In the restaurant, new chef Ashley Wright’s modern dishes – ‘perfectly cooked scallops; best-ever venison’ – are ‘a delight’. Mealtimes feed the spirit, too: ‘The vista from the dining room enhances the good food experience.’ Fill up on a ‘good-quality breakfast’ of local produce before striking out for the day. ‘There are plenty of opportunities for walking and sightseeing’; Cotehele and the Garden House are easily reached. (Mr and Mrs R Bradley, Peter Anderson)

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Winter Getaway Special Offer

Until Wednesday 28th March 2018. Feeling the Winter blues? Treat yourself to a Gourmet Winter Getaway on the Devon/Cornwall border from just £159 per room, per night for dinner, bed & breakfast. Stay in January – February from £159 per room, per night. Stay in March from £179. Guaranteed room upgrades available at a small supplement. For Saturdays, please add £20. Offer excludes Valentine’s (14th February) and is valid for new bookings only. To benefit from this offer, please mention The Good Hotel Guide when booking.

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Guest comments

'Splendid. We had a "best room" on the first floor of the new building, with a French window overlooking the Tamar valley. Big modern bathroom with separate shower and plenty of storage. Faultless. The food was good, a bit "nouvelle" for my taste but beautifully prepared and presented. We enjoyed wood pigeon, crab and goats cheese starters and hake, veal and lamb mains. My only gripe is as before, very little in the way of vitamin C. A small salsify root, a kale leaf and half a carrot just doesn't do it for me. Breakfast is better than before in that they provided a big bowl of orange and grapefruit segments which at least reassured me that I would not develop scurvy during this stay!! However, this is a wonderful place, certainly in my top five. ' - Peter Anderson - June, 2017
'In this charming country house the rooms were comfortable, well equipped and stylish, and with spectacular views over the Tamar valley. The staff are friendly and helpful, but never intrusive. One almost feels like a guest in a good friend’s house. The views from the dining room enhances the good food experience. Each course was a delicious. Breakfast was of good quality, sourced from local suppliers, with a variety to satisfy everybody. ' - Mr & Mrs R Bradley - September, 2016

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