Ipplepen 1.2 miles, Newton Abbot 3.5 miles, Totnes 4 miles.
Stay in an historic Devon inn!
This enchanting Grade II* listed inn provides spacious and stylish accommodation to cater to the needs of your celebratory getaway with friends and family.
The Old Church House Torbryan is one of England's oldest and most unique inns: dating from the 13th century it is steeped in history and folklore.
Add to that it's special location- nestled in a picturesque village between majestic Dartmoor and Devon's glorious South Coast, and you have the perfect venue for a special getaway.
The venue comfortably accommodates up to 24 people, and can provide a range of services tailored to your needs- whether it's a family celebration, friends' getaway or business away event.
The venue is centered around theatmospheric bar, which, over the centuries, has welcomed Elizabeth I, HenryVIII (see the indentures on the walls) and, more recently, Arthur Conan Doyle,who is reputed to have developed the idea for The Hound of the Baskervilles at the inn.
On arrival, your choice of local ale,cider and lager will be on tap (first barrel included in price), along with a tailored selection of wines and spirits if required.
Along with our general cellar list, we can provide tailored wine/ spirit lists to suit your occasion.Bar staff, wine tastings and gin tastings can also be provided on request.
Surrounding the bar, there are multiple leisure areas to enjoy: a cosy lounge/library centered around a large log fire (logs supplied- we'll even come and light the fire for you on request!), a snooker room, darts alley and snugs.
The split level dining area has a breakfast bar with tea urn and large coffee maker.
We can supply cakes and afternoon teas if you are returning from walks on Dartmoor or a day at the beach.
The inn has a very large kitchen with fridges, freezers,dishwasher and large cooker.
We have good links with local chefs and caterers who will provide anything from a banquet or Hog Roast to a buffet.
We can arrange for a band to play in the bar if you'd like to be entertained while you relax, eat and drink.
Our beer garden has plenty of space for alfresco dining.
At the end of your day, make your way to one of the individually styled bedrooms, themed on Dartmoor wildlife: A selection of family, kingsize,single, and twin rooms, each with own en-suite, flatscreen TV, and tea and coffee-making facilities.
Cots supplied on request.
While South Devon's natural wonders and tourist attractions provide plenty to do, the inn can arrange activities for your party.
These include art classes, yoga/ wellness events, wine tastings, gin mixology- even a paranormal investigation!
Let us know what you are interested in and we'll se ewhat we can do (all events are subject to availability and charged separately).