The Horn Of Plenty

Horn of Plenty, Gulworthy, Tavistock PL19 8JD

Key Information

01822 832528
01822 834390
Open all year: Yes
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly

Our Awards

  • AA 4 Silver Star Hotel, with 2 Rosettes for culinary excellence – 2020
  • Best Hotel in the South West – Finalist – Taste of the West  2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016
  • Devon’s Best Fine Dining Restaurant –  Silver Award 2016/17,  Food & Drink Devon
  • Taste of the West – Gold Award for Food 2019,  2018,  2017, 2016
  • UK Small Hotel of the Year – Runner Up – Visit England Awards for Excellence 2015
  • Devon Small Hotel of the Year –  Winner – Devon Tourism Awards 2014/15
  • The Times Top 40 Places to Stay in Britain

Special Offers

Gourmet Break

Luxury Gourmet 3 Night Break at The Horn of Plenty
Indulge in a fabulous foodie getaway at this independently owned 4* hotel with 2 AA rosettes, located on the Devon/Cornwall border. Stay in a deluxe room on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis, and enjoy some extra special treats with our compliments:

A Devon cream tea with Prosecco (or Tarquin’s Gin & Tonic) on arrival

3 course table d’hote on your first night

5 course signature tasting menu on your second night

Lobster and/or steak on your third night (or table d’hote if you prefer)

Stay in January/February for £570  per couple per 3 night stay.
Stay in March for £630.
Stay April/May for £750.
Stay June – September for £850.

Spring Escape

Available now – 8th May 2020

Our Spring Escape  offers fantastic value for money from just £189 per room, per night for Dinner Bed and Breakfast.

So take some time out and enjoy a relaxing break. Our beautiful country house offers the perfect place to put your feet up, enjoy some exceptional fine dining, away from the hubbub of everyday life.

This offer is based on two people sharing a Cosy room.  Room upgrades available on request



The Horn of Plenty offers breath-taking views over the beautiful Tamar Valley, and is a great place to relax, enjoy fine dining and escape the rush of everyday life when you visit Devon and Dartmoor. An independently owned Country House Hotel with one of the region’s best restaurants.

The Horn of Plenty provides outstanding food, accommodation and service in a stunning location.

Located just off the western edge of Dartmoor on the border between Devon and Cornwall, the hotel overlooks an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It also provides an excellent choice for tourers, walkers and food lovers alike.

There is loads to explore here! For heritage lovers and history buffs, Cotehele, Morwellham Quay, The Garden House and Buckland Abbey are all within an easy 20 minute drive. The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Lanhydrock and the Eden project are a little further, but well worth the drive. Both North and South coasts are easily reached within an hour.

Outdoor enthusiasts will be equally happy, with thousands of walking and cycling trails on offer in the Tamar Valley and on Dartmoor. There’s also canoeing, horse-riding, golf and so much more! The hotel’s team will be more than happy to help you plan your perfect day.

The hotel’s 16 bedrooms are luxurious and well equipped. Rooms in the Main House are large and traditionally furnished. Original Coach House rooms are country in style and boast stunning valley views. New Coach House rooms (built in 2014) are large and contemporary. Most rooms have balconies overlooking the gardens and the stunning Tamar Valley. Most are also dog friendly.

Food features highly on the menu here; the restaurant has been well renouned for over 50 years and uses only the very best seasonal produce, sourced from local growers. The dinner menu might include a starter of St Ives mackerel with handpicked Brixham crab and cucumber, followed by a loin of Devon lamb with wild garlic, spring onions and a morel jus. Signature dessert dishes include a Valrhona chocolate and cherry assiette, or a rhubarb & custard tart with gingerbread ice cream.

Open daily for lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and accommodation, The Horn of Plenty is located 5 minutes drive from Tavistock, 40 minutes from Plymouth and 45 minutes from Exeter.

Key Facilities

Family Rooms

Free WiFi

Swimming Pool


Dog Friendly



Room Service



Additional Facilities

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Broadband Internet Access
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Night porter
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted - Charges may apply
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Public telephone
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wedding Venue

What's Nearby

The Dartmoor Artisan Trail

Artisan Trail - Across Dartmoor

The Garden House

Gardens - Buckland Monachorum

Tamar Trails

Outdoor activities - Gulworthy

Lydford Gorge

National Trust Venue - Lydford