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92% (1152 member ratings) "This magnificent hall in Devon is a far cry from the usual country house hotel" -- The Guardian

Dartington Hall

Totnes, United Kingdom
  • It's a 14th-century manor on the banks of the River Dart in Devon
  • Dartmoor National Park is a 10-minute drive away
  • The hotel won a 2015 Condé Nast Johansens Award for Excellence
  • The on-site restaurant has two AA Rosettes & overlooks the pretty gardens

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Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL
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Dartington Hall is a 14th-century manor set in 800 acres of manicured gardens on the banks of the River Dart in Devon. It's a destination in its own right, with on-site cinema The Barn and the 2-AA-Rosette White Hart Restaurant.

One of the great things about this hotel is the profits support the charitable programmes of The Dartington Hall Trust, a charity that aims to build more resilient communities. The hotel hosts events such as the Ways with Words Festival 2015, where readers can meet authors and hear guest speakers.

The property was once home to Henry VIII's wives Catherine Howard and Katherine Parr. References to this era remain, such as the Great Hall, which The Guardian says is an "enchanting scene". The award-winning White Hart restaurant overlooks the property's Grade II-listed gardens and features fare from local producers. Highlights include the line-caught mackerel escabeche, local venison with cranberries, and Denbury lamb rump. 

All En-Suite Rooms are positioned around the medieval courtyard and overlook the grounds. Rooms have free Wi-Fi.

Dartington Hall is a 10-minute drive from the edge of Dartmoor National Park -- a place of "honey-tinged moors" and "moss-smothered boulders in woods of twisted trees", says Lonely Planet. Dartmoor was one of the filming locations for Steven Spielberg's "War Horse". Other nearby places to visit include Exeter and Plymouth, and the towns on the English Riviera: Brixham, Torquay and Paignton.

From the press:

  • "We love…the attractive bedrooms and the well-kept grounds that make this a beautiful venue" -- Condé Nast Johansens

  • "This magnificent hall in Devon is a far cry from the usual country house hotel -- it's a not-for-profit social enterprise promoting social justice, sustainability and the arts" -- The Guardian


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • No elevator / lift


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Complimentary parking
  • Public car park


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard weekdays checkout time: 10am. Standard weekend checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests

  • Infant's cot/crib and extra bed available on request in the En-suite Double only: £7.50 for children aged 2 and under, £15 for children aged 16 and under. Charges includes breakfast and will be added to your bill on checkout.


  • No pets allowed.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

The nearest train station is Totnes, a 10-minute drive away. Plymouth and Exeter are both within 40 minutes of the hotel. Guests can collect a permit for free parking on check in.


  • Dartington
  • Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL
  • United Kingdom

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