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Pub of the Week: The Rugglestone Inn

Posted by Mike C in May 2018


Take to the open roads of Dartmoor on a glorious Summer day, and the chances are you will soon discover the perfect moorland village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. 

You’ll want to take time to explore the village for sure and marvel at the 120 foot tower which marks the 14th Century parish church – known as the “Cathedral of the Moor”.  But when you’ve finished exploring, take a stroll down a leafy lane from the village square and you’ll discover the glorious Rugglestone Inn.

This unique and unspoilt Dartmoor hostelry – now Grade II listed - started life as a cottage, and was converted to...

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Pub of the Week: The Thatched House

Posted by Mike C in May 2018

Introducing our Pub of the Week - the excellent Thatched House in Exeter.

The Thatched House has all the hallmarks of a traditional country pub (including a thatched roof, rather obviously!), but is just a stone's throw from the heart of Exeter.  The Thatched House is a destination in itself, but also makes a good refreshment stop if you're having a walk along the River Exe (you could always park close to Exeter's historic quayside district, then have a pleasant 20 minute stroll upriver towards Exwick, where you'll find the Thatched House).

Real ales, real food, and real fires are at the heart of...

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Pub of the Week: The Rock Inn

Posted by Mike C in May 2018

Introducing our Pub of the Week - the excellent Rock Inn, Yelverton.

The Rock Inn is a very welcoming hostelry where you'll find a choice of comfortable and characterful bars, a lovely big beer garden to the front, and very well kept Jail Ale and Legend from Dartmoor Brewery. There's a wide ranging menu, available lunchtimes and evenings, with a focus on hearty dishes prepared using great local ingredients, at very reasonable prices. The steak and Jail Ale pie is mighty fine!

Since 2008 the Rock Inn has been home to the excellent annual RockFest, which brings together a line-up of top...

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