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Church Road Hennock, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9QB England
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#4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Bovey Tracey
This place is closed for the winter The Palk Arms is a sixteenth century free house, situated 2 miles from Bovey Tracey within Dartmoor National. The relaxed pub has locally brewed real ales and great wines, its dining area with 8 miles of views across the Teign valley to haldon hill makes a great spot to enjoy a meal from its extensive home cooked menu. The rooms all have a flat screen TV, Tea and coffee making facilities and are en-suite. For SAT NAV Please use TQ13 9PW, when you reach the destination carry on for 2 miles up the hill A few minutes from Bovey and Teign Valley Golf courses, Haldon Forest Park and lovely walks around Trenchford, Tottiford and Kennick (one of Britains top Fly Fishing destinations) reserviors. Hennock, with easy access to Dartmoor is a quite relaxing village nestled on the side of the valley a 5 minute drive from the A38 and only 20 mins from Exeter. Breakfast is a help yourself to tea, toast ,cereals, fruit, yogurt etc
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Jelibori wrote a review Sep. 2019
Maidenhead, United Kingdom135 contributions22 helpful votes
We stopped for lunch on way to our holiday cottage. Menu is what I would call proper pub food, nothing fancy but good price and was very nice. Views from restaurant are amazing and the building is quite quirky as parts very old. Quite a few steps so if mobility is limited may not be able to cater, check first. Toilet I think had a couple of steps. Friendly welcome for humans and dogs. Would recommend if in the area.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
HeatherMD1 wrote a review Jul. 2019
Nice, France9 contributions3 helpful votes
Seven family members for lunch today at the Palk Arms. It was delicious! Two of us had the lamb and mint burgers, really good and absolutely the freshest buns, hot crispy chips, homemade coleslaw, two people had the ploughmans - gorgeous fresh bread, LOADS of cheese and ham, pickles, salad etc beautifully presented, another bangers and mash (Great!) , one Hunters Chicken with bacon, and one crab cakes. Everything was so good! Thank you, Chef, for one of the best meals we could imagine - lots of it, piping hot, beautifully presented and just plain delicious! Amazing views while we ate, gazing across the valley, and great hospitality from the team who looked after us. If only more country pubs could do this - it was perfect.
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Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: This is not a hotel, just a really good country pub with the best food.
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Lisa F wrote a review Apr. 2019
Leeds, United Kingdom146 contributions49 helpful votes
Stayed at finlakes for a week, decided to go for lunch at Palm Arms, having looked at website and states it’s open Wednesday from 12 noon, my husband, myself and my two small boys walked all the way from finlakes for a nice walk then to have lunch at Palk Arms. We arrived only to find it closed, what a disgrace, my little boys were tired and hungry. If you can’t be bothered to update your website accordingly don’t bother running a business. We will never try to come to this establishment again, we researched the website to make sure it was open before setting off only to find it closed and doesn’t open til 4.30pm Didn’t say this on website Badly run Don’t bother going Lisa
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
neil386 wrote a review Sep. 2018
Hastings, United Kingdom2 contributions
Me and my partner went in to this pub on the spur of the moment, we were staying at the campsite over the road and fancied a hot meal. the service was just very very good, in fact i would go so far as to call it perfect. the waitress (bar maid?) was very attentive without being too in your face, and it genuinely felt like they were happy we were there, a rarity nowadays. the menu choice was good for a pub and the quality of the food was good even for a restaurant. The beer was good too! some of the reviews i read before going in there i can only assume were written either about somewhere else or the some people are just impossible to please. i would happily go back and i would recommend the Palk Arms to everyone
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Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Becci A wrote a review Jul. 2018
3 contributions1 helpful vote
I think maybe the Palk has recently changed hands as the quality of the food has really gone downhill. £10 for a thai green chicken curry that was no better than a lidl one. Kids chicken nuggets are now frozen shop type ones, not fresh chicken breast. Such a shame.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Palk Arms
Which popular attractions are close to The Palk Arms?
Nearby attractions include Virtual Jet Centre (3.8 km), Crackshot (4.6 km), and Canonteign Falls (1.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Palk Arms?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Palk Arms?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Palk Arms?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Palk Arms?
Conveniently located restaurants include Primrose Tea Rooms, The Manor Inn, and The Bridford Inn.
Are there any historical sites close to The Palk Arms?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle) (6.9 km), Stover Canal (7.9 km), and Whiteway House (5.0 km).