Devon

The Rugglestone Inn, Dartmoor

The Rugglestone Inn is a gorgeous rustic cottage hidden away from the world in the rural and beautiful Dartmoor National Park. Serving home favourites in its wonderfully chilled-out atmosphere, this is an ideal pit stop for anyone exploring and trekking through the moor. 

Originally a Grade II listed cottage, this pretty building was converted into an inn in 1832 and is nowadays an ideal spot for a deliciously hot meal, a pint of your favourite real ale and for a breath-taking view over Dartmoor. Just a stroll from Widecome-in-the-Moor and situated next to a pretty, bubbling stream, this is an idyllic location and cottage to relax in, whether inside by the roaring fire or outside enjoying the breeze in the garden.

The Inn is made up of a cosy bar area with a toasty log-burner, a warm and welcoming lounge and the restaurant with an open fire place which was once the old bar. Serving both lunch and dinner and using the tastiest locally sourced produce around, you can enjoy a delicious made-to-order pub classic. Peruse the menu and take your pick of a variety of traditional country pies, pasta dishes like cannelloni and lasagne as well as various fish and vegetarian options. For lighter bites you can enjoy a jacket potato with a generous heaped topping, a filled-to-the-brim baguette or a piping hot steak pasty. The bar is well stocked with a great range of real ales straight from the pump, farm ciders and an eclectic selection of wines. Enjoy tasty ales such as Teignworthy’s ‘Rugglestone Moor Beer’ and Dartmoor Brewery’s ‘Legends’, or if cider is more your thing there is nice selection of ciders made at Sandford Orchard.

The Rugglestone Inn welcomes everyone, including children and dogs, so this is an ideal pub to enjoy a meal with the whole family. Plus, the little ones can enjoy the adorable farm animals outside such as the pigs, chickens, ducks and goat as well as the inn’s very own cat and dog! Take a break from exploring the moor and kick back and relax at this gorgeous and traditional Inn.

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The Rugglestone Inn, Widecome-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 7TF | 01364 621327 | www.rugglestoneinn.co.uk

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