Just over 20 minutes away from Buckland Tout-Saints is the beautiful holiday town of Salcombe. Home to picturesque villages, spectacular beaches and stunning coastal scenery, there is plenty to enjoy in this delightful part of Devon.
The jewel in a special corner of Devon, just one of the descriptions given to Buckland Tout-Saints.
Perhaps more accurately described as ‘a secret escape’, for its location, hidden down quiet Devon country lanes. This country house is just waiting to be discovered. A hidden gem.
Once found, the many delights of the Devonshire retreat unfold. Designed in a traditional William and Mary style with expertly chosen furniture, fixtures and soft furnishings to complete the picture of period perfection.
The delightfully secluded location of this hotel means the focus of any stay is on relaxation. It’s a fact well known that sea air makes for a ravenous appetite. Indulge in Devonshire cream teas and 2 AA Rosette winning local food.
End the day by the fire before climbing the stairs to one of 16 individually designed rooms.
Need to Know
Check-in at 3.00pm.
Check-out at 11.00am.
Also Worth Knowing
A traditional Devonshire cream tea is a thing of beauty and Buckland Tout-Saints knows how to put on a spread. Relax on the terrace and take in the incredible views over the valley, or curl up in front of the fire in the lounge whilst sampling scones, clotted cream and jam, finger sandwiches, cakes and fancies accompanied by a selection of fine teas or a glass of Champagne.
Dining in the elegant Russian pine-panelled Queen Anne Restaurant is an experience to be savoured. Meat, fish, fruits and vegetables are delivered daily from local farms and fishing boats straight to the kitchens to inspire exciting daily European menus with a modern twist. The hotels has a ‘fork to fork’ ethos, growing food in their own grounds and sourcing local, organic and seasonal produce wherever possible.
Buckland offers al fresco terrace dining with incredible views over the valleys and the beautifully manicured gardens and fountain – perfect for a long lazy summer lunch and a glass of something cold and sparkling.
Queen Anne Restaurant. Head Chef Ted Ruewell’s enthusiasm and hunger for perfection comes across in his menus. Under his influence the kitchen team at Buckland have adopted his long-established ethos of using the freshest, locally sourced ingredients to create inventive, mouth-watering dishes. Or in the Blue Room, share the delightful cuisine in a private dining setting away from the hustle and bustle of the main restaurant.
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Max Capacity: 32
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Buckland Tout Saints offers the opportunity to have exclusive use of this stunningly beautiful country manor house as your own country residence for your special event, celebration or wedding. Bespoke exclusive use packages are available for one or more days.
Exclusive use includes:
Exclusive use of the country house, grounds, gardens and terrace
Use of the lounge, Carfax bar, Blue room, Queen Anne restaurant and Kestrel suite
Complimentary suite for the organiser or honeymooners
15 beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms (double occupancy including bed and breakfast)
Meeting space for up to 60 guests
Seated meal for up to 120
Receptions up to 200
Gardens and terrace ideal for team building events
Guide price: Double room for two persons per night including full English breakfast and VAT from £99.
For best available rates call 0800 089 3929
What the Experts Say
“Set in a smart 17th-century building, along a country lane, the manor house brims with traditional charm. Tea can be taken in the wood-panelled drawing room, while framed portraits peer over you in the refined dining room.”
Offers & Packages
Keep calm and pretend its not Monday
2 course dinner with breakfast the following morning
Late check out at 1pm
Valid Sundays only
Based on a classic room at £139
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Paws & Relax
Take time out with your four legged friend and enjoy gorgeous countryside and coastal walks on our doorstep. Then relax back at the hotel with cream tea and fine food!
- Bed and breakfast in a ‘Classic’ room
- Cream tea on arrival
- 2 course dinner in the ‘Blue Room’ (dog friendly)
- Welcome pack for your dog
- Sausage for your dog at breakfast
Sunday to Thursday £149.00 per room, per night
Friday & Saturday £169.00 per room, per night
(based on 2 people sharing & 1 dog. Additional dogs charged at £15.00 per dog, per night)
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Buckland’s popular romantic escape includes two nights in a Master Suite or luxurious Superior Room with a bottle of Champagne and chocolates in your room on arrival and a two course dinner in our Queen Anne restaurant on both evenings.
- £479.00 Master Suite (mid-week)
- £399.00 Superior Room (mid-week)
- £499.00 Master Suite (weekend)
- £419.00 Superior Room (weekend)
Prices are per break based on two people sharing. Offer subject to availability.
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Last Minute Getaways
Enjoy a Fish & Chip supper and a bottle of house wine along with a full English breakfast the following morning
From £159 per room based on double occupancy in a Classic Room (only valid on a Friday)
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Take the A381 to Kingsbridge; the hotel is situated 2 miles north of Kingsbridge. After Halwell and The Mounts, turn left at the hotel sign.
Exeter airport is 40 miles away.
Helipad co-ordinates: N50 degrees 17' 65" - W003 degrees 44' 25"
Attractions Near Buckland Tout-Saints
The town of Dartmouth is host to plenty of fun activities for everyone all year round. Explore the shops, restaurants and cafes of the winding Elizabethan streets, take a boat out for some sailing or fishing, or simply relax on one of the many unspoilt beaches.
Just a short drive from the coast visitors often spent a day or two out at local beaches, namely South Sands, Dawlish Warren, Bantham and Teignmouth. During the summer months the Devon beaches emulate a Mediterranean climate and also have lifeguards on hand to keep beach safety secure.
‘The loveliest place in the world’ is what author Agatha Christie said about Greenway House, a treasured holiday home to her and her family for many years. Now a part of the National Trust, the the house and gardens are open to visitors year round and you can explore the collections five generations of her family accumulated.
This 1920s retreat, less than an hour’s drive from Buckland Tout-Saints, is a great day out for all ages. Explore the National Trust property, from reliving the Jazz Age through music and dressing up in the main house, to discovering nature in the beautiful gardens. Coleton Fishacre has events on throughout the year.
A short drive off the A30 and you will arrive at Okehampton Castle nestled in the foothills of Dartmoor. The castle is one of the largest in the county and dates back to the Norman Conquest with its striking motte and bailey features. The castle provides visitors with audio tours to bring its history to life, and the rumoured ghost stories are shared with all that dare to listen. Maximum price for admission costs £3.90 (adult ticket).
Less than an hour from the hotel is Plymouth, one of Britain’s most vibrant waterfront cities. The cobbled streets are home to quaint cafés, independent shops, galleries, and brilliant bars and restaurants. The Barbican and Sutton Harbour is one of Plymouth’s most popular destinations for locals and tourists alike, the variety of bars and restaurants overlooking the harbour give the place a bustling metropolitan feel.
Just a 27 minute drive to Overbeck’s, the seaside home of inventor and scientist Otto Overbeck. His gardens and house are perched high on the cliffs above Salcombe, with glorious views over the estuary and coast. Walking through the garden is like taking a trip around the world. With palm trees, banana plants, citrus and olive trees, you could easily forget for a moment where you are and expect to see a parrot flying up above.
The house too is full of surprises. A magical polyphon (A disc playing music box) still plays, and cabinets of butterflies and bugs sit happily with collections of dolls, toys and model boats. Take lunch or tea in the old billard room, a favourite of the convalescing First World War soldiers or eat alfresco on the warm, sheltered terrace.
Located in Devon, Paignton Zoo is one of the South West’s most exciting visitor attractions. It’s a place to roam, discover and get in touch with your inner animal.
Get up close to some of the animal wonders of the world across our specially designed habitats – from the savannah to the wetlands and the tropical forest. Run wild in our play areas or hop aboard our unique Jungle Express train to get even closer to the action.
A hidden treasure set high up on a dramatic Devon headland with breath-taking views of the epic landscape and glittering sea: another world awaits at Gara Rock
Located about a mile from the village of East Portlemouth, close to the ever popular Salcombe and far from the bustling crowds, you’ll be spoilt for choice with picturesque coastal walks, secluded beaches and relaxing by the exclusive outdoor and indoor pools.
Cookworthy Museum was opened in 1972 in the old Kingsbridge Grammar School building to collect and record the social history of the area. The Museum was named after William Cookworthy, who was born in Kingsbridge, and who developed the first true hard-paste porcelain (“china”).
The Museum facilities now include: displays of artefacts from the early history of Kingsbridge through to the present day, a gallery of agricultural machinery and tools, a collection of photographs dating from the 1870’s through to the present day and costumes from the 19th and 20th centuries
Once you walk through the door of The Haven Spa, you will enter an oasis of peace, calm and tranquillity. Whether you are escaping the pressures of everyday life or heightening the relaxing experience of a holiday break, you will enter a world where time stands still and relaxation pervades.
Kents Cavern is one of the most important Stone Age sites in Europe and one of Britain’s best showcaves. On your visit you’ll go back to a time when the cave was home to ancient humans, sheltering from extreme weather, making fires, shaping tools and hunting Ice Age animals. As you walk through the extensive labyrinth of caverns, you’ll be surrounded by 400 million year old rocks and spectacular stalagmites and stalactites
Weddings at Buckland Tout-Saints
Buckland Tout-Saints is a fairy-tale wedding venue that will capture your heart, tucked amidst green fields and winding lanes in the glorious Devonshire countryside.
The hotel, with its traditional 17th Century architecture, is the picture of gentle English charm and character and provides an idyllic setting for a dream wedding day, shared with family and friends. The hotel’s individual and unique beauty is apparent from the moment you step inside to see the grand, sweeping staircase (perfect for your big entrance!) and luxuriously decorated lounge, complete with wood burning fire.
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Need to know
Facilities & Features
Buckland Tout-Saints only cater for one wedding at any one time, ensuring that the couple and their guests have the undivided attention of the dedicated wedding coordinator and the entire hotel team. There is also the option to take the hotel, which caters for weddings from 2 to 200, for exclusive use, ensuring that your wedding party has this beautiful country manor estate all to themselves!
Blue Room – max 30 guests.
A truly romantic room overlooking the gardens, terrace and rolling Devon hills – perfect for an intimate wedding ceremony. This light and airy south facing ceremony room is designed in neoclassical ‘Adam Style’ with high ceilings and beautiful features
Queen Anne – max 50 guests.
Russian pine panelling and original art work lend an opulent feel to this stunning ceremony room. Overlooking the picturesque front lawn, the Queen Anne, with its 17th century fireplace, adds a real sense of occasion to your wedding ceremony
Drawing Room – max 100 guests.
The Drawing Room is a classic pine panelled room with a luxury country house feel. Boasting a beautifully ornate fireplace, grand windows and warm lighting, The Drawing Room is perfect for your wedding photographs
Kestrel Suite – max 120 guests.
The largest of our ceremony rooms, this elegant pastel coloured suite is highly versatile and perfect for a grand wedding ceremony. The Kestrel Suite opens on to our south-facing terrace and is the perfect setting for your guests to enjoy a glass of bubbly
Talented Head Chef Ted Ruewell heads up the award-winning kitchen team. Our kitchens will create an individual menu to suit your wedding requirements. We can provide catering for canapés, wedding breakfast, hot/cold buffet, hog roasts, BBQs and much more.
Bespoke Packages are available for your wedding at Buckland Tout Saints so please feel free to contact us for further details.
Buckland Tout Saints is licensed for civil ceremonies.
Planning services are available.
Meetings at Buckland Tout-Saints
Day delegate rate: from £32.50
24-hour delegate rate: from £145
Max no. of delegates:
26 (boardroom style)
100 (theatre style)