The Horn of Plenty
, Gulworthy, Gulworthy, Devon.
The Horn of Plenty Hotel is an independently owned 4-star country house hotel in Devon with a renowned 2 AA Rosette restaurant. Located close to the border of with Cornwall, overlooking the famous Tamar Valley towards Kit Hill and Bodmin moor, the hotel features 16 bedrooms, a sunny restaurant, three lounges, a lovely terrace and 5 acres of well-kept gardens.
The restaurant has a panoramic view of the untouched beauty of the Tamar Valley, where diners are able to enjoy a truly unique experience. With 2 AA Rosettes to its name, a kitchen team with a passion for local produce and helpful and attentive front-of-house staff, The Horn of Plenty hotel has been renowned as having one of the very best restaurants in Devon for over 50 years. Devon and Cornwall are home to some of the finest ingredients in the land, so it's not too difficult to source locally and theme dishes to suit the seasons. reakfast lunch and dinner are everything you would expect from such a well renowned restaurant, and there's also the option to have afternoon tea in the drawing room; a proper Devonshire cream tea, or try something different with the savoury afternoon tea if you're lacking a sweet tooth.
If a little pampering is your desire, a friendly team of local therapists will bring you a choice of massages, facials or beauty treatments for both remedy and relaxation.
Most of the luxurious guest rooms feature balconies from which to enjoy stunning countryside views, peace and quiet, and birdsong. Four rooms are in the main house (built in 1866), six are in the original coach house and six more are in the new coach house (built in 2014). Rooms vary in size from "Classic" and "Cosy" through "Deluxe", and are topped out by the luxury "Best" rooms. All the bedrooms are individually designed and offer a mini bar, TV, free wifi, coffee & tea making facilities, bottled water, fresh milk, en-suite bathroom and luxury bathrobes.
Bedrooms in the main house have original features reflecting the hotel's architectural history with high ceilings, large windows and exposed fireplaces. The décor is country chic with contemporary flourishes. Meanwhile bedrooms in the original coach house all have west-facing balconies overlooking the walled garden and the Tamar Valley. They come in different shapes and sizes, and are decorated in a modern country style. finally the new coach house features rooms that are large, contemporary and luxurious, featuring Harlequin fabrics, Neptune furniture, lovely big baths and Matki walk-in showers. Most rooms have big bi-fold doors leading to a balcony. The coach house rooms are dog friendly.
There is a wealth of historical and natural eauty to be explored around the Horn of Plenty. Set between Dartmoor and the Tamar valley, there is easy access to such delights as Morwellham Quay, Postbridge, Princetown, Brentor and Lydford Gorge. Or pop down to Plymouth for the day and then retire back to the peaceful solitude of Gulworthy.