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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

After 4 days wild camping on Dartmoor, The Tradesmans Arms was a welcome overnight stop before heading home. Warm and welcoming, excellent food and really good ale. Room was comfortable and clean, with a lovely view over the Lower Combe Valley. I will be returning.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival at The Tradesman's Arms, the first thing you can't help but notice is a nice old pub surrounded by the most outstanding scenery and moors. We were greeted by the owners and shown up to our room. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable and we soon made ourselves at home. Once unpacked we went downstairs and chatted...

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stayed at The Tradesman’s Arms for a couple of nights last week as a base to visit parts of Dartmoor. We booked a double room described as Compact so can’t really complain about it being small. It was clean and comfortable with what looked like a recently refurbished bathroom. Having checked the website there are larger rooms available for...

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1Thank Colin H
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were driving in the area and decided to call in for lunch. Although the pub was not busy I waited for some time to get served as no one was at the bar busy talking in the back. I eventually got served and looking at what was on offer we ordered a soup and crusty bread and homemade fish...

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Thank Jaqui J
Kevin F, Owner at The Tradesman's Arms, responded to this review

Hi Jaqui J Many thanks for your review. I've got to admit that there is nothing worse than having to wait to be served, especially when a pub is not busy. There is no excuse for this. I've had a chat to all of our staff to try and ensure that this does not happen again. With regards to the...

Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A very comfortable and clean establishment in this small village. Food is excellent and a good range of local ales is available. Owners are very friendly and helpful. Great access to the moors and ideal for the Two Moors Way.

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1Thank Ian F
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great little pub, lovely local ales, brilliant views from the garden. Friendly staff and good food. We have enjoyed several evening meals and today, a great lunch of Bacon and Brie baguettes with a generous salad, coleslaw, and tortilla chips. The new owners have maintained the high standards which they have inherited from the previous owners. They have added a...

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Thank Clive M
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

stayed here while walking the Two Moors Way. It is a little village with hens and dogs in the road so a bit off the main track. There is plentiful parking beside the pub. We had booked two family rooms which had double beds and a single. Nicely furnished and with a good bathroom. There were three of us rather...

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Thank alfie089
Belsay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were visiting the area for a family get together and had booked a two night stay here. What an amazing place, as soon as we walked in we were made to feel so welcome, our double room had everything we needed and was clean, modern, tidy with good size shower room. Breakfasts were fab in particular the maple bacon....

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Thank thenewlyweds291114
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stayed here for one night on our Two Moors walk. The inn is in a very quiet village with views over a valley. A lovely clean room with great views over the valley. Evening meal and breakfast were served in the conservatory with the same beautiful views. Food was very good as was the choice of local ales and very...

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Thank Kalo_Chorio
Kevin F, Owner at The Tradesman's Arms, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Kalo_Chorio. The windows have been cleaned! (and are regularly) Unfortunately they do seem to get dirty/dusty very quickly. Glad you enjoyed your stay.

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We used SatNav to find the place and before we caught sight of the building were told "you have reached your destination" so if that happens to you, don't turn to the left, keep going down the narrow road past the farm and The Tradesman's Arms is ahead. Kevin made us feel as if we were friends rather than paying...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about The Tradesman's Arms

Address: | Scoriton, Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor National Park TQ11 0JB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Buckfastleigh
Price Range: €75 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Tradesman's Arms 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The family rooms appear to be the same price as the double so worth booking one of those for extra space.”
  • View from our bedroom (room 2)
 of 5 bubbles 616colinh, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 1 (as last year) which looks out over peaceful farmland but others may also have this outlook.”
  • The view from the hotel
 of 5 bubbles JohnDaniels51, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 had a beautiful country view and was off the road, although road was quiet anyway!”
 of 5 bubbles Annie717, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ring the owners and let them know your requirements as they are happy to accomodate you.”
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  • Stunning view from my room window
 of 5 bubbles Phill_Essex, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All 4 rooms are superb.”
 of 5 bubbles NormaH60, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
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