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Cider House
Luxury Bed and Breakfast
Devon & Cornwall, UK
Langworthy - heavenly views of the Tamar ValleyLangworthy - heavenly views of the Tamar Valley
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Contemporary, stylish and luxuriousContemporary, stylish and luxurious
Woodbine Suite - heavenly views of the Tamar ValleyWoodbine Suite - heavenly views of the Tamar Valley

Cider House

Minutes from neighbouring Cornwall and nestled in the breathtaking and utterly secluded Tamar Valley on a 700 acre National Trust estate, oozing with history, sits a beautiful house, lavishingly restored with contemporary style and comfort. Cider House at Buckland Abbey is a perfect confection of history, beauty, style, luxury and comfort, the ultimate in boutique bed and breakfast. An enormous amount of love and care has been lavished on this historic home and you can feel it as you step through the door.  Here, even the honey is homemade. 

Your Hosts

Bertie and Bryony had very strict rules about renovating Cider House, they had to love everything they chose, and they clearly do! The warmth of their hospitality is palpable and the guest book confirms that relaxation and indulgence really does start from the moment guests arrive. The Cider House experience is "a piece of heaven" for guests and an idyllic home for their young family. 


Cider House
Buckland Abbey
PL20 6EU

Cider House is here: Devon & Cornwall, The West Country , UK

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Named after varieties of West Country cider apples, each of the deliciously appointed bedrooms at Cider House has been carefully curated – fabulous mattresses, fresh white linens, tranquil colour schemes and gorgeous bathrooms. Each bedroom has been individually styled and sympathetically enhance the character of this fabulous property. There are beautiful window seats which offer stunning views and perfect reading corners, with antique furniture and unique pieces to make each room feel like a home from home.

  • Spoil yourselves and choose Woodbine, the master suite and the epitome of luxury b and b; comprising a stylish dressing room, beautiful bedroom accommodating a super king size colonial four poster bed, elegant furnishings, large south facing windows, stunning views down the valley and a sumptuous ensuite with double ended roll top bath and separate shower
  • Lovely Langworthy is a classically beautiful room with king size bed, views of the gardens, linhay and valley beyond from the south facing granite mullioned bay window – perfect for reading in or just relaxing and enjoying the view. Langworthy has a luxurious ensuite shower room with powerful large rainfall shower
  • Situated in the oldest part of the house and part of the original cider barn, Northwood is a large high ceilinged room offering either super-king size or twin beds. This beautifully furnished double aspect room has views of the Abbey and spectacular Great Barn, as well as the Cider House gardens, a beautiful ensuite with luxurious double ended roll top bath and large powerful rainfall shower over
  • Precious Pippin offers charm and tranquillity in a boutique bed and breakfast. This cosy king size room is charmingly appointed with antique pieces and luxurious fabrics. The ensuite bathroom has a lovely double ended roll top bath and rainfall shower over – whilst soaking in the bath guests can enjoy views of the garden and beautiful valley beyond
  • Lovely soft bathrobes, homemade biscuits, Freeview tvs and delicious Ren bath products are just some of the little extras you will find in your bedroom at Cider House
  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in the sun filled living room with heavenly views down the valley and glimpses of the stunning Cider House garden
  • Take afternoon tea on the south facing terrace and indulge in a sliver of Cider House lemon drizzle cake
  • Take a turn around the breathtakingly beautiful gardens and drink in the views of the valley below or stride up the hill and glimpse the river as it flows out to sea
  • If you like to know where your food is coming from, take a peek at the beautiful walled kitchen garden where fruit and vegetables grow in seasonal abundance
  • Or, visit the flock of rare breed chickens who cheerfully produce your breakfast eggs. They share their field with the hives that produce your honey
  • If you are not too sentimental, ask if you might visit the Buckland Community pigs - they are the source of delicious bacon and sausages at breakfast

Food and Drink

Inhouse cuisine: Served in the light-filled living room with extravagant views of the gardens, breakfast at Cider House is a very home grown affair. The full Devon breakfast features bacon and sausages home reared from their own free range saddleback pigs, eggs from their rare breed chickens who live in the Abbey's Kitchen Garden and fruit and vegetables, where available, from the Kitchen Garden and from Tamar Valley Fruiterers.  Honey comes from the bees which are lovingly cared for in the field above the house. Packed lunches are available on request. 

Eating out: In addition to the Drake Manor in the village and The Who'd Have Thought It, both under a 5 minute drive, there is a plethora of choice for eating out. Bertie and Bryony are very happy to make recommendations and reservations for you.

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Buckland Monachorum

Set in 700 acres, the Buckland Abbey Estate is a breathtakingly beautiful National Trust property situated on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, only 7 miles south of Yelverton and 8 miles north of Plymouth. This is a truly magical place.

  • Visit Buckland Abbey, its magnificent Great Barn and recently discovered Rembrandt self-portrait.  Home to the Cistercian monks who built the Abbey and the incredible Great Barn and farmed the then huge estate in the 13th Century, breathe in 700 years of history including ownership by Sir Francis Drake and his family from 1581 to the middle of the 20th Century
  • Stroll down to The Garden House in the village and enjoy this 8 acre garden whose history is closely entwined with that of Buckland Abbey and the local church
  • Visit Cotehele, situated in a picturesque riverside location, a magnificent Medieval manor house and considered to be one of the least altered medieval houses in Britain
  • As you cross minutes away into neighbouring Cornwall, enjoy the splendid gardens at Antony House. Overlooking the Lynher River with landscaped gardens by Repton, Antony House stands on a peninsular formed by the confluence of two estuaries - the River Tamar to the east and the river Lynher to the north; the sea forming the southern edge
  • Enjoy a day out in Tavistock, an ancient stannary town, chartered in 1105, that is famed for its food and independent shops and its covered Pannier Market which opens daily Tuesdays to Saturdays
  • Enjoy the wild open spaces (and ponies) of Dartmoor National Park. With over 450 miles of public rights of way, there is no shortage of wonderful walks or bike rides in this spectacular National Park
  • Just over an hour's drive away in Cornwall, the Eden Project remains a must-see for new visitors to the West Country. It has the world's largest rainforest in captivity, inspirational architecture and educational facilities and stunning garden displays


On the map: Between Tavistock and Plymouth, moments from Dartmoor and tucked away in the glorious Tamar Valley, perfect for exploring South Devon and Cornwall
By car: A 4 hour drive from London, 2 and a quarter from Bristol but only an hour from Exeter
By train: 3-3 and a half hours from London Paddington to Plymouth, then rent a car
By air: To Exeter or Bristol International Airport, then a 1 to 2 hour drive respectively

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From £135.00 per room per night, double occupancy, and including homemade cake and tea on arrival and a full Devon breakfast


Bed and Breakfast

From £135.00 per room per night, double occupancy, and including breakfast. There is a £15.00 reduction for single occupancy. Rates vary according to the room as follows:









To confirm a booking, a deposit of 50% of the total value of the booking is required. In the event of cancellation less than 2 days prior to arrival, Cider House will charge 80% of the value of the total booking.

Arrival time: after 3pm
Departure time: by 10.30am

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Out and About near Cider House

  • A la Ronde
  • Antony House
  • Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum
  • Buckland Abbey
  • Caerhays Castle Gardens
  • Castle Drogo
  • Coleton Fishacre Garden
  • Compton Castle
  • Corfe Castle
  • Cotehele
  • Dartmouth
  • Dartmouth Castle
  • Devon Sailing
  • Eden Project
  • Falmouth
  • Glendurgan Garden
  • Godolphin
  • Godrevy
  • Greenway
  • Hartland Abbey
  • Killerton
  • Knightshayes Court
  • Lamorran Gardens
  • Lanhydrock
  • Lizard Lighthouse
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan
  • Lukesland Gardens
  • Marwood Hill Gardens
  • Mousehole
  • Mullion Cove
  • Newquay
  • Overbeck's Garden
  • Padstow
  • Pencarrow House & Gardens
  • Pentewan
  • Plymouth
  • Polperro
  • Port Gaverne
  • Porthleven
  • Portloe
  • Powderham Castle
  • Prideaux Place
  • RHS Garden Rosemoor
  • Saltram
  • St Ives
  • St Michaelīs Mount
  • The Minack Theatre
  • Tintagel Castle
  • Tintagel Old Post Office
  • Tiverton Castle Gardens
  • Trebah Garden
  • Trelissick Garden
  • Trengwainton Garden
  • Trerice
  • Trevarno Gardens

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