The Cridford Inn

“In the lovely Teign Valley, Devon's oldest inn”



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If you like ancient inns, put Ness and Paul’s welcoming former Devon longhouse on your itinerary. Built in AD 825, it was once a nunnery (which explains the ghostly nun, although not the equally ethereal cavalier), and later a Domesday Book-recorded farm. It's a free house, so the dog-friendly bar with its log fires offers a good choice of real ales and ciders, plenty of wines by the glass, and over 80 gins. The oak-beamed restaurant, with medieval stained-glass windows, prides itself on using the best locally sourced ingredients. Grab a garden table for great views, and don’t forget Pie and a Pint night is every second Tuesday.

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AA Pick of the Pubs
The Cridford Inn


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Prices and payment
  • Main course from: £8.95
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wide selection of ciders

About the area

Discover Devon

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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