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BUCKLAND TOUT-SAINTS, near Kingsbridge, Devon

At-a-Glance Guide

3*
16 bedrooms inc 2 suites
bar, AA 2 Rosette restaurant, private dining
lounge area
4.5 acres of formal garden and woodland, croquet lawn, putting green
weddings/events/meetings
Check in / out: 3pm / 11am



BUCKLAND TOUT-SAINTS, near Kingsbridge, Devon

THE PAST:

Buckland Tout-Saints gets the latter part of its name from the Toutsaints family, who held the original manor in 1238. The present house was built in around 1690, during the reign of William and Mary. Two hundred years later, considerable alterations were made – one of which was to fill in the courtyard formed by its original U-shape, creating a square building. A new front door was also put in place: it said to have come from Carfax Church in Oxford, which was demolished in 1889, along with the panelling in the staircase hall, and the overmantel and panelling in the bar. In the dining room, however, the original 17th-Century panelling remains, as do some ceilings and cornices.
It continued to be a family home for more than 250 years, first becoming a hotel in 1956. Recently, it was refurbished and restyled throughout.

THE PRESENT:

Buckland Tout-Saints is one of the top 200 hotels in the UK, and one of eight hotels in The Eden Hotel Collection - winners of the ‘AA Small Hotel Group of the Year’ 2014-2015. HotelsThatWereNot.com features all eight - use the search box above to see them listed.

THE PLACE FOR YOU?

It is if you are looking for a relaxing getaway at an elegant period property in a tranquil rural setting. Situated in the heart of Devon’s delightful South Hams district, it lies within easy reach of several attractive Devonshire towns and villages, and a short drive from the south coast.
The hotel is licensed for civil weddings.

EDEN HOTEL COLLECTION* VOUCHERS
Payable in the currency of your choice, these make an ideal gift for a birthday or anniversary, for Christmas or Valentine's Day, and a delightful way to say ‘thank you’ to a client, reward an employee, or simply give someone a treat.
Choose from: GIFT VOUCHERS – £50 to use at any hotel in the Eden Hotel Collection* AFTERNOON TEA VOUCHERS – £20pp to use at any hotel in the Eden Hotel Collection*
ACCOMMODATION VOUCHERS - 1 nt B&B or DB&B at any hotel in the Eden Hotel Collection*
SPA VOUCHERS – for a Spa Day or Spa Break at The Mount Somerset Hotel and Spa or The Greenway Hotel & Spa
DINING VOUCHERS – redeemable against an award-winning three-course menu plus pre-dinner cocktail and canapés at the Mallory Court Hotel.
*All eight hotels in the Collection are featured on HotelsThatWereNot.com - put Eden Hotel Collection in the search box above to see them listed.


THE PROPERTY IN DETAIL:

RELAXING
There is a comfortable lounge area, which has been restored to its original grandeur; and outdoors, there is seating on the south-facing terrace.

EATING & DRINKING
Drinks can be enjoyed in the bar both before and after meals. When the weather allows, drinks, meals, morning coffee and afternoon tea can all be served on the south-facing terrace.
Guests can choose to dine either in the more intimate Blue Room or in the 2 AA Rosette Queen Anne Restaurant, with its original Russian-pine panelling. Head Chef Ted Ruewell's enthusiasm and hunger for perfection come across in his menus. His long-established ethos is to use the freshest, locally sourced ingredients to create inventive, distinctive, mouth-watering dishes and a memorable fine-dining experience.
Please contact the hotel in advance, using the BOOK NOW button below, in order to reserve a table if you wish to dine.
Private dining can be arranged in the classic, Adam-style Blue Room for small parties, and in the spacious Kestrel Suite for up to 120.
To book, or find out more about private dining at Buckland Tout-Saints, please use the BOOK NOW button or the MAKE AN ENQUIRY button below.

SLEEPING
All 16 bedrooms at Buckland Tout-Saints are luxuriously appointed and beautifully styled, with sumptuous fabrics and furnishings. Ten are decorated in traditional, country-house style; six in contemporary design.

The two Master Suites feature king-size beds, and a comfy living and dining room with views over the lawn. Bathrooms have a walk-in shower.
Please use the BOOK NOW button or the MAKE AN ENQUIRY button below for a price quote for your stay.

Traditional Superior rooms have a king-size bed or twin beds and a comfy seating area.
Please use the BOOK NOW button or the MAKE AN ENQUIRY button below for a price quote for your stay.

Traditional Classic rooms have a queen-size bed.Contemporary Classic rooms have a clean, modern style. They feature a queen-size bed, flat-screen tv and modern amenities – and enjoy south-facing views down the valley.
Please use the BOOK NOW button or the MAKE AN ENQUIRY button below for a price quote for your stay.

CANCELLATION POLICY: All bookings must be confirmed with a 10% deposit of the total booking. Cancellation made within 14 days of arrival results in the loss of the deposit. Regretfully, the full rate must be charged for the first night on all cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival.

OUTDOORS
The formal gardens and woodland stretch to 4.5 acres which are a delight explore. There is also a croquet lawn and a putting green.
A number of activities can be arranged locally, including horse-riding, shooting, fishing, and golf. Golf courses within a 10-mile radius include Thurlestone and Bigbury-on-Sea. Further afield lie the towns of Dartmouth and Salcombe – both are famous sailing centres.

WEDDINGS
Buckland Tout-Saints is adjacent to the local parish church – and is itself licensed for civil ceremonies, be they intimate gatherings or grand occasions. A team of experienced professionals ensure that every detail is perfectly planned and smoothly executed.
There is a choice of rooms for a small wedding, whilst the spacious, airy Kestrel Suite, with its own private bar, doors leading directly into the gardens, is a perfect setting for a larger-scale wedding ceremony, and can host a reception for up to 120 guests. It is also possible to hire the entire manor house and its grounds for private and exclusive use.
Please use the MAKE AN ENQUIRY button below to request a Wedding brochure, or contact the hotel’s Wedding Co-ordinator.

BUSINESS
Buckland Tout-Saints provides a private and secure environment for meetings, seminars, workshops, conferences and corporate hospitality, with a state-of-the-art Wi-Fi network throughout the hotel enabling guests to stay in touch with the office at all times. LCD projectors, flip charts, overhead and slide projectors, lecterns, screens, etc are also available. The elegant and intimate Blue Room is ideal for a top-level board meeting; the airy, spacious Kestrel Suite provides comfortable meeting space for up to 100 delegates. It has its own private, well-stocked bar, and opens onto a south-facing terrace with outdoor seating. It is also possible to hire the whole hotel for exclusive use.
Please use the MAKE AN ENQUIRY button below to contact the Events Team.

GETTING THERE
The hotel is in Goveton, just outside Kingsbridge, Devon. By road, from Exeter take the A38 for Plymouth, then A384 to Totnes, then A381; and from Plymouth take the A379 towards Kingsbridge (SATNAV: TQ7 2DS).
By rail, travel to Totnes station then by taxi or pre-arranged hotel transport.
The nearest airports are Plymouth (21 miles) and Exeter (39 miles). The hotel has its own helipad (co-ordinates: N50°17’ 65” - W003° 44’ 25”). Landing is by appointment only – please contact the hotel in advance.

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