Collaven Manor Hotel Overview
Collaven Manor is an elegant property nestled on the North West edge of Dartmoor, whilst guests can enjoy the secluded location away from the hum of traffic noise; guests still have excellent links to the M5. This beautiful small 15th century manor house, built of granite and covered in creeper, the hotel stands in four acres of picturesque gardens and paddocks. Once owned by the Hamilton family, and reputably associated with lady Hamilton. Passing down the drive guests can enjoy glorious views of magnificent countryside with the vista of Cornwall ahead and the ragged tors of Dartmoor towering behind. Sweeping lawns and flowers beds surround the hotel, a real sense of anticipation develops.All of the nine en-suite rooms have gorgeous views, are individually and tastefully furnished to a high standard and offer a very special comfortable atmosphere. Each room is equipped with colour television, direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, clock radio and hair dryer, plus all the extra little luxuries for guests personal needs. For an extra special touch of luxury, guests can choose to spoil themselves with a night or two in the four-poster room.At Collaven Manor they take food very seriously, guests can enjoy a four-course dinner in the Hamilton Restaurant with the best of local and home grown produce. The menu changes daily with the emphasis on the best of British cooking, enhanced with continental and oriental influences. A selection of fine wines are available to truly complete guests satisfaction. A vegetarian speciality is always on the menu, and individual diets or simply just something for a special occasion can be accommodated. A separate beamed inglenook dining room is available for private parties, where guests can wine and dine in an even more intimate setting. The beamed residents lounge is a cool refuge from the heat of the summer and is a peaceful and relaxing setting in which guests can leave their cares and worries behind. In winter, log fires and full central heating add to the natural warmth of this lovely home from home, making it a welcoming and charming place for guests to be any time of the year.Within the lovely grounds guests can enjoy a leisurely game of croquet or bowls, take afternoon tea on the spacious lawns, enjoying the symphony of bird song and the buzzards soaring overhead. Close by there are several fine 18 hole golf courses. Pony trekking and riding on Dartmoor can be arranged, as well as fishing. Horse racing at Newton Abbot and Devon and Exeter are just 40 minutes away.From the granite tors of Dartmoor, to thatched cottages, to Exeters Norman Cathedral. This is one of Englands largest Counties. It has a delightful mix of scenery. Rolling countryside with small fields and hedgerows and picturesque scenes of churches on hilltops. Devon has majestic rivers such as Taw, Torridge and Exe winding through wooded valleys.