The Cricket Inn
“Beach-side inn, relax in stylish rooms and enjoy great local seafood” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Dating back to 1867, this charming seaside inn is situated almost on the beach at Start Bay. The well-appointed bedrooms have en suite walk-in shower rooms, comfortable beds, tea-and coffee-making facilities and TVs; five of the seven rooms have fantastic views of the bay. The daily-changing fish menu includes locally-caught crabs, lobster and perhaps hand-dived scallops.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 7
- Family bedrooms: 3
- Children welcome
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
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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