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Reviews - The Abbey Inn

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30 Buckfast Road, , , Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0EA
Are you looking for fabulous accommodation in the Dartmoor National Park or an unforgetable dinning experience or even great pub food in Buckfastleigh? Then The Abbey Inn can exceed all your expectations, and provide the location and a service that is sure to leave all her guests completely satisfied. Tucked inside the Dartmoor National Park, and nestled beautifully into the banks of the River Dart, The Abbey Inn, an old quarry house, remains completely hidden from view of the road. Yet from its large car park, looking down the landscaped drive towards the Buckfast Bridge, a three story eighteenth century building, proudly overlooking the River Dart. Despite its short distance from the A38 and cities of Plymouth, Torquay, Totnes and Exeter, you'd be forgiven for thinking you were a million miles away. Yet we are ideally located, with the world famous Buckfast Abbey just a 2 minute walk away and in the Dartmoor National Park, the Abbey Inn is idealy situated for all the local attractions, including: •- Miniature Pony Centre •- Pennywell Farm •- Otter Sanctuary •- South Devon Steam Railway •- Dartmoor National Park •- Buckfast Abbey •- Fishing and Kayaking on the River Dart The Abbey Inn on the edge of the Dartmoor National park is therefore ideally situated for holiday makers and tourists, as well as for businessmen working in the surrounding areas. At the heart of the Abbey Inn is her restaurant and traditional bar, no pub TV's or gaming machines, just an open fire, great food, award winning beer, Cask Marque Real Ales, excellent wines and the constant flow of water past the extensive river side terrace. Through the bar into the restaurant a traditional English dining experience awaits, with our chefs offering homemade food, freshly cooked and locally sourced. And for those wanting a relaxing get away the Abbey Inn has eight well appointed en-suite rooms overlooking the River Dart, perfect for a quick break, business trip or extended vac
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Guest Reviews Based on 32 reviews
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90% recommended this accommodation to a friend 93% would stay again
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Wonderful hotel.
Great food great accommodation and wonderful atmosphere.Would thoroughly recommend it.
Thank you for a great weekend.

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Patricia Treharne

From UK
Who stayed in October 2014

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Beautiful place, friendly staff
A good place for unwinding. Very welcoming, comfortable & good food. Caters well for gluten free.

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Helen H

From Norwich, UK
Who stayed in September 2014

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Brilliant hotel
This hotel is in a great location ,being half way between Buckfast abbey and the steam trains and otter and butterfly attraction,all within walking distance.The terrace overlooks the river Dart and is a great place to sit and have a drink or eat.Room was very good,food is very good,nice people.In all a very nice place to stay.

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K WHITHAM

From Sevenoaks, UK
Who stayed in August 2014

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A Great Stay
Had a lovely weekend at The Abbey Inn, food was excellent, good vaule for money. The breakfast was also excellent. The room was lovely & cosy, clean and well presented with a lovely view of the river. We walked to nearby Buckfast Abbey and spent a lovely sunny afternoon walking around the grounds & Abbey and had a pot of tea at a very reasonable £1.30. We have already booked to go back in October.

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COLIN P

From Bristol, UK
Who stayed in August 2014

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Very Happy
Very welcoming and well run

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Darren Harrop D

From Hemel Hempstead, UK
Who stayed in July 2014

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Review of the Abbey Inn Buckfastleigh Devon
An absolutely fantastic place, very welcoming, superb views of - and closeness to - the river. Perfect beer, perfect full english breakfast, and really good qualityfood overall. Would highly recommend..

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john s

From Bristol, UK
Who stayed in July 2014

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okay stay at the abbey inn
Very convenient for main road and conference centre, good pub choice lovely setting

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jane berry

From barnstaple, UK
Who stayed in June 2014

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A nice place to stay
The decor of the room was a bit tired but it was well presented and clean, the service and food were excellent the outside area was very pleasant in the evening we even saw a Kingfisher fly along the river.

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C North

From Newark, UK
Who stayed in June 2014

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Very small ensuite

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Teresa M

From UK
Who stayed in March 2014

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excellent

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ian whitehead

From Cambridge, UK
Who stayed in February 2014

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