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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Stayed here for two nights whilst visiting family. Our double room was comfortable but in need of a facelift. Despite being close to the main road noise was not a problem. Only the whistle of the steam train to Dartmouth! Lovely.Lots of hot water, tea and coffee hot towel-rail, tv. Breakfast finished at 9.30 which we think is too early...

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear KerryEastAnglia, First can I thank you for a great four stars - and also say we do agree regarding some of the rooms needing a bit of a refurb - chairs are being recovered two at a time as I type! and we have a plan for the new year when occupancy quietens down for other works! Now to...

Lorient, France
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We made a late booking via the Internet at The Weary Ploughman as we were visiting Cornwall and Devon from France. We received a very friendly and efficient welcome by Kris and a very comfortable room which was bright, modern and spotlessly clean. Dinner was fabulous, excellent quality as was breakfast but Kris made our stay with his warm personality....

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear gailwindy, Well I am of course very gratified by your wonderful review! Kris is indeed a very valued member of our staff and I am so pleased you recognised his warm dedication. I think what really delights me most is that you were able to award us a fantastic five stars for your stay when coming from France with...

Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A quality establishment, with friendly and helpful staff, and comfortable, clean and well appointed, hot, rooms. The bar was comfortable, and the food was excellent. A large car park. On a busy road, although noise was not really an issue.

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear Greg S, I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to post this really positive review and giving us a great five stars it really is very much appreciated not just me as the owner but by the team who put in all the hard work to make a review like this possible. Warm regards James

Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

A quality establishment, with friendly and helpful staff, and comfortable, clean and well appointed, hot, rooms. The bar was comfortable, and the food was excellent. A large car park. On a busy road, although noise was not really an issue. Although next to 'Dart Valley Railway' station,and only a short drive from Brixham, it was in other respects rather isolated....

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear Greg S, Great Five Stars review - thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to post it. From the perspective of noise we are lucky that the majority of our bed rooms are on the opposite side to the main road, which is indeed very busy, as it is the main road into Brixham/Dartmouth, with easy...

Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was our third visit to the Weary Inn, Where we received warm welcome, We had a very nice spacious room with a comfortable bed, and an excellent shower. We enjoyed a lovely meal in the restaurant, the menu was good with lots of choice. The Breakfasts were also very good, and served by friendly pleasant staff. The Inn is...

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jo H, Thank you for your great review, I'm really pleased that we continue to meet your expectations and you enjoy staying with us. It's a pleasure to have you both as a guests and we hope that you will return soon! Warm regards James

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a great location. Room was good size and with decent lighting. The bathroom had been recently updated, including a great shower. The bar and dining room were comfortable with a good choice for dinner which was well prepared and presented. Breakfast deserves a special mention as it was superb - a good choice, freshly cooked. The staff were...

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear grahamb304, A lovely review, I certainly will never weary of reading comments like yours - superb, thank you!! will pass on to all the staff!! Warm Regards James

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had a pleasant stay at the Weary Ploughman Inn but did experience a couple of things which is why we didn't feel able to give more than 4 stars. The first reason being that our ceiling fan wasn't working on the first night and we didn't sleep well as the room was very hot even with the window open...

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear SenneleySue, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to post such a comprehensive review. All your comments have been taken on board and have also helped us decide what to do regarding the ceiling fans as they are sadly coming to end of their life and the one in the room you were in now cannot be repaired....we...

Essex
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Basically nice room, large and well furnished. Bathroom everything worked but needed bit re-furb, Well situated to explore the area and quite quiet despite being on main road. Handy for the steam train to Kingswear. Good service in restaurant and OK food at reasonable prices.

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear Essexman_B Thanks for your kind comments, we completely agree about the bathroom and have a refit planned for the new year when its a little quieter! Kind Regards James

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Very enjoyable stay with all the family,excellent friendly staff,superb full English breakfast,food in restaurant in the evening enjoyable until the arrival at the next table of couple with a large dog.Never been in a restaurant where dogs were accepted,surely you do not seat guests at tables then sit people with a dog on the next table to you.enjoyed our stay...

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear Victormeldrew16, Really appreciate the four star review - thank you! The dog issue is an interesting one, we are the owners of three great Danes (two rescue ones!) though they don't come to the Weary except late at night to walk me home with the wife! We believe they are far too big to take into a public dining...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We walked into the bar where there were several empty tables. A waitress asked if there was anything she could do for us but in the sort of voice that suggested we shouldn't even be there. We asked if there was a table for 2 available in the bar. Without a word she walked away from us so, assuming she...

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ThePloughman, Owner at The Weary Ploughman Inn, responded to this review

Dear 220Jan_D Thank you for taking the time to review us – though obviously I am not entirely happy with your comments. That being said psychologists do say that that the greatest amount of unhappiness comes from expectation not being fulfilled. If you expect life to be awful, you aren’t that unhappy when you’re proved to be right. This from...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Weary Ploughman was extensively refurbished to a very high standard over the last few years. Every room has been tasefully decorated and the ensuite bathrooms have been renewed, or in the case of room 3 - a shower room. All the furnishings are of a good quality and the beds renewed in July 2012. Each room has a 26" Sony flat-sceen Freeview television, hair-dryer and a large ceiling fan, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. All bedrooms are on the first floor and we do not have a lift. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Weary Ploughman Inn

Address: Dartmouth Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham TQ5 0LL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Brixham > Churston Ferrers
Price Range: $110 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Weary Ploughman Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 2 although the road is visible we did not hear the traffic.”
sue595, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 quiet and roomy. Access to bed rooms poor for a Disabled person.”
, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't book Room 1 if you want to use the ceiling fan unless you check beforehand that it has been fixed.”
SenneleySue, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for the king size bedded room!”
173kathm, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms three and four, hotel not suitable for disabled clients at present, however restaurant caters well for wheelchair users”
E19RQannh, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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