This delightful 15th-century manor house is quietly located in five acres of well-tended grounds…
A delightfully cosy thatched inn, set in a lovely village, the Bearslake Inn is a traditional Devon Longhouse, and dates back in parts to the 13th century. You can enjoy a pint of local Otter Bitter in the bar, and the restaurant, with its crisp white-clothed tables, is a smart venue for the home-cooked food. Seared scallops with chorizo and pea purée might be followed by venison haunch with braised red cabbage.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Open all year
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With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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