Food and Drink
Afternoon tea on arrival
Tea will be set out for your arrival. Let us know if you would like us to unpack your shopping delivery for you.
If you would rather not do all your own cooking, we would be happy to cook your breakfasts. Local cooks can be contacted ahead if you would like time off self-catering or have special celebration in mind.
There are plenty of great pubs nearby with excellent food and atmosphere.
- The Castle at Lydford
- The Elephants Nest, Horndon
- The Peter Tavy Inn, Peter Tavy
- The Dartmoor Inn, Lydford
- The Arundell Arms Lifton
- The Springer Spaniel, Treburley
There is plenty for foodies locally, especially in Tavistock and around the famous Pannier Market. There are three excellent butchers, a fishmonger, specialist olive shop, and an amazing cheese shop specialising in West Country cheese. There is a regular Friday Country Market selling home grown produce, cakes in savouries; and a twice monthly farmers market.
The useful and crucial basics (bread, milk, eggs etc) can be found in the Post Office in Lewdown, there is farm shop nearby in Lydford, with particularly excellent meat; great pasties in the Post Offices in Lifton and in Mary Tavy (pick some up on route to walk or beach), and a large farm shop/pick-your-own in Lifton (including a good gluten free selection). Waitrose is in Okehampton and they deliver to the house. Tesco Direct also deliver to the house.