Welcome to Elfordleigh

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A Relaxed Country House

Steeped in 120 acres of stunning park and woodland on the edge of Dartmoor, Elfordleigh is truly a hidden gem. It combines the peace, calm and tranquillity of an English Country House with the warmth, ease and charm of a privately owned hotel. It has the feel of an English Country House with its heritage and serenity, minus the frills and frippery. We are a dog-friendly hotel, your home-away-from-home, providing a restful base for families, couples, golfers, spa lovers and business guests. Take a step back from your everyday lives, relax, regain energy and go home refreshed. Elfordleigh is perfectly located to give you both a city break and a country escape all in one!

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Elfordleigh Hotel is a Travellers' Choice Awards Winner, we are among the top 10% of hotels worldwide on Tripadvisor.

WE HAVE IT ALL... stay - play - relax - celebrate

Package Rates at Elfordleigh Hotel

Take a look at our package rates available, we have something for everybody, from our Best Available Rates, Spa Breaks and Golf all offering one or two night stays, we have it all here at Elfordleigh.

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A wedding to remember… Elfordleigh's wedding venue offers a tranquil escape, a timeless backdrop and an attentive team, positioned in glorious grounds with heritage yet homely feel. Above all, we believe in the importance of family. Elfordleigh has always had good old-fashioned family values at our core, providing a place to honour your vows in the heart of the Devonshire countryside, with your closest family and friends, making our house your home. We will create your beautiful country wedding, set against the backdrop of our rural retreat, celebrating your romance in style.


At Elfordleigh we offer a retreat from everyday routine and guarantee you a stay you won’t forget. Our guests are our friends and returning guests and members are part of our family. Whether you are passing through on a business trip or taking a short romantic break, we have special hotel offers for everyone. We look forward to welcoming you to Elfordleigh in the near future and making you part of our family.

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Here at Elfordleigh, we invite you to relax and spoil yourself with a luxurious retreat. We boast the very finest in design, interior décor and modern facilities. Whether you would like to visit our leisure and spa facilities for a special day or join as a full-time member, we offer a wide variety of fitness programmes and packages. Immerse yourself in one of our 3 separate beauty treatment rooms, the Spa at Elfordleigh always has your wellness and wellbeing at heart. 

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Elfordleigh boasts 35 bedrooms and is a new generation country house hotel, keeping the style modern by using muted neutral tones, simple furniture and an uncomplicated approach. A variety of textures ensure the rooms feel cosy and timeless. The feel of an English Country House with its heritage and serenity, minus the frills and frippery.


Away from the stresses of modern life, our team of skilled therapists invite you to relax and revive at Elfordleigh Spa. Each of our carefully selected treatments uses Made for Life Organics and Dermalogica products to relax, revitalise and restore your body and spirit.


Not only does Elfordleigh offer superb accommodation and unparalleled scenery, but it also boasts an 18-hole golf course. It is fast becoming a popular destination for golf holidays in Plymouth. 


Here at Elfordleigh we take great pride in being able to cater for all of our guests, whatever their needs or tastes. Every ingredient we put into our menus are of the highest quality, super fresh and sourced locally wherever possible.


If your wedding is to be one of a kind in a truly unique setting, then Elfordleigh is the perfect hidden, magical and romantic setting. We’re here to help you plan the most beautiful of celebrations. Begin your wedding journey!


Our gallery showcases the beauty of Elfordleigh so you can get a feel of our hotel before your visit. The beautiful selection of images portray the beauty of a historical venue. 

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Perfect base to explore the breath-taking beauty of Plymouth.

Coming to Plymouth, take advantage of one of our special short break packages here in Elfordleigh. Our Hotel is located just over a mile north of Plympton, outside of Plymouth, a 15-minute drive to the city centre. Elfordleigh is a tranquil escape surrounded by beautiful countryside. We give guests the chance to fill their days with excitement and discovery with a range of activities, indoors and out. We offer on-site activities such as golf, leisure and spa. 

Elfordleigh is also the perfect base for your stay, with a wealth of attractions and activities locally; you will be spoiled for choice.  Whatever your interests and whatever your age, Plymouth’s top local attractions offer the best day outs. Let us help you start planning your Plymouth adventure.



Looking for the perfect gift for friends, family or colleagues, why not choose an Elfordleigh Gift Voucher - the perfect gift for all occasions. Purchase a Gift Voucher from our hotel reception.

Choose from monetary value, from £20 - £1,000 or go for a hotel package for something a little more special.