Highbullen Hotel nr Umberleigh, Devon & Cornwall
Luxury country hotel in North Devon with swimming poolsBook
Member since 2017
Highbullen Hotel Golf & Country Club is set in a 125 acre estate in the heart of North Devon. The hotel boasts enviable leisure facilities, including a 20m indoor pool, outdoor pool, as well as many other country pursuits. Highbullen is a destination in its own right, or also the perfect base to explore Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks.
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Classic Devon Break - Deluxe Estate
From £102.30 pppn for a 12 night stay, to £130 pppn for a 1 night stay
Stay in a Deluxe Estate Double room and receive:
- Complimentary Devon cream tea for two on arrival
- 3 course dinner on one evening in The Cellars restaurant (value £45pp)
- Full breakfast for two daily
- Full use of spa & leisure facilities during your stay
- Stay two nights or more and receive a 15% on pre booked spa treatments
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- 4 star rated luxury hotel
- Indoor and outdoor pools
- Award winning restaurant
- Stylish contemporary bedrooms
- 9 hole golf course
- Close to Exmoor and Dartmoor
- Easy access from M5
The hotel is set within it's own estate and therefore the rooms and facilities are spread across different buildings.
You can walk or drive to the different locations / buildings
How to find Highbullen Hotel
Good to know
Hotel check-in time:
Hotel check-out time:
Breakfast Mon -Friday 07.30am-10.00am / Sat and Sunday 08.00am-10.30am / Bank Holidays 08.00am-10.30am
Afternoon Tea - 12.30-3.00pm
Dinner - 6.30pm to 8.45pm
The restaurant requests smart - casual
Ample complimentary parking is available
Parking spaces are also located close to the rooms around the Estate.
1 ground floor Manor House room is appropriate for guests with limited mobility, plus 12 Estate Rooms are located on the ground floor (6 with walk in showers).
The hotel does not have a lift.
There are 6 family rooms available, please call to check availability.
Leisure Club Times
Mon -Friday 6.30am-9pm last admission at 8pm
Sat and Sunday 08.00am-6.00pm last admission at 5pm
Children are nor permitted to swim in the Adults Only Lane
You will need a £1 coin for the lockers
History of the hotel
It was in 1879 that William Moore, a prominent architect and builder from Exeter built the impressive mansion from stone quarried from within the estate.
Highbullen is a fine example of the architecture that emerged from the "Arts and Crafts" movement. It is easy to see the influence of Philip Webb, who is often referred to as the father of the "Arts and Crafts" architecture. The solid, well proportioned forms, steep roofs and deep porches of Highbullen are all typical of Webb's style and the intriguing marble fireplace in the drawing room is of particular note. Highbullen remained the Moore family's home for over 40 years.
Jumping forward to World War Two a new and exciting chapter opened in Highbullen's history. The substantial ground floor rooms became classrooms when a private school was evacuated there and during this time the grounds were maintained by German prisoners of war.
There are 9 dog friendly rooms, well behaved dogs are welcome in the Cellars Brasserie. Dog charges are applicable at £10 per dog per night. Dogs are welcome in certain areas of the restaurant so please do state on booking if you wish to dine with your dog.
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