Hotel Endsleigh
Tavistock, Devon, United Kingdom

Hotel Endsleigh

Formerly an 18th century hunting lodge, and the home of the 6th Earl of Bedford and his wife the Duchess of Bedford, Georgina Russel, Endsleigh Hotel is set within 100 acres in the Tamar Valley and is a peaceful little snippet of enchanting English countryside. Brought back to life by hotelier Olga Polizzi – who also owns Tresanton Hotel in St Mawes – its surrounded by woodlands and formal gardens created by Humphry Repton in the 19th century, which are Grade 1 listed, while there's also an arboretum, follies, a waterfall, rockeries and a croquet lawn.

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  • 19 individually styled bedrooms with sweeping garden and river views.
  • Independent Thatched lodge with a private garden and 3 suites.
  • Original hand-painted wallpaper to heighten the sense of history.
  • 200-year-old gardens designed by Humphry Repton. Bridges, streams,  a picturesque dell, and unusual trees from the world over.
  • Private event spaces for weddings, meetings, or cocktail parties.
  • Access to some of the world's best salmon fly-fishing.

Our Favourite

  • Available for guests is the private thatched lodge with its own garden. Enjoy this wonderful slice of seclusion hidden amongst centuries of lush forestation, streams, and picnic spots.

Wine & Dine

  • Hotel Endsleigh's restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner. They also provide private dining   experiences and meals can be enjoyed al fresco  overlooking the gorgeous, ancient gardens.


  • Pack for the wild outdoors that envelopes Hotel Endsleigh.


  • Rates start at GBP 320 per night.
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Local Restaurants

  • Taylor's lovely intimate restaurant with generous portions, friendly staff, and a varied wine list. 22 Market Street.
  • Peter Tavy is a pub-style restaurant with a low ceiling and a roaring fire, serving hearty delicious country food. Near Tavistock, Devon.

Don't Miss

  • If you need an adrenaline fix there are all sorts of country sports available nearby. 4×4 driving, clay pigeon shooting, archery, and canoeing are all very popular as well as tree-surfing  for those with a head for heights. About 45 mins away is Adrenaline Quarry which has (among other things) the longest zip wire in Britain.

How to Get There

  • Hotel Endsleigh is a three-and-a-half hour drive from London or  two hours by train to Exeter St Davids station. If you are coming by train to Exeter the hotel can (with prior notice) organize a taxi to collect you for the drive to the hotel which will take  approximately one hour.
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Hotel Endsleigh