- Pubs -
The Olde Plough Inn at Bere Ferrers is our most local pub and serves up local ales, home cooked meals and regular live music. About a 10 minute drive or an hours walk from the cottage, it has a warm, friendly atmosphere and happily welcomes dogs.
The Peter Tavy Inn is a 13th century pub on the edge of Dartmoor known for their fantastic menu made using seasonal, local ingredients. A popular pub, it’s best to book in advance particularly at busy times.
The Elephant's Nest at Horndon is an inn dating back to the 16th century with a beautiful cottage garden for summer afternoons and cosy open fires to warm up by in winter. It’s a great place to retreat to after a day exploring Dartmoor.
- Restaurants -
The Horn of Plenty opens daily for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner served in the manor house's restaurant with beautiful views across the Tamar Valley. With 2 AA rosettes for fine dining, it's a wonderful place to enjoy a special meal.
Hotel Endsleigh is a Grade I listed country house a 20 minute drive from the Count House. Afternoon tea is served in the library, or you can enjoy lunch or dinner in the restaurant and wander through the 100 acres of grounds.
- Cafes -
Lishe is a beautiful cafe in the riverside village of Calstock. A short walk from Cotehele, they offer delicious homemade cakes and lunches with many free-from options as well.
The Dartmoor Bakery in Yelverton has a wonderful selection of homemade breads, savouries, cakes and biscuits to take away or eat in. Minutes from Dartmoor and also on the cycle network, it's a great place to stop for breakfast before a day out in the fresh air.