The Old School House

Guest accommodation


Whitchurch Rd, Horrabridge YelvertonSee nearby area


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Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor space
    • Terrace
    • Garden
  • Bar
    • Available
  • Guest services
    • Room service
  • Restaurant/CafĂ©
    • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Recreation
    • Cycling
  • Parking
    • Free parking

Description provided by property

The Old School offers luxurious and comfortable surroundings with many of the services of a small hotel or country house. Built in 1875, many of the building's historic features such as the exposed beams and bell tower have been retained.

All rooms at The Old School House are large and benefit from central heating, king-size beds and designer Egyptian cotton bed linen. The walls are decorated with original art works. There is free Wi-Fi throughout and free private parking on site.

Breakfast is served every morning, and includes homemade bread, freshly baked each day, and a selection of homemade conserves and marmalade. Guests can also enjoy evening dinner. This must be booked in advance.

The Old School House is on Dartmoor National Park and only a few minutes’ drive from the ancient stannery town of Tavistock, the naval city of Plymouth, Yelverton and Derriford.

This historical old building was built in 1875, then converted to provide luxury accommodation when the school closed in 1992. It is run and managed by Maxine and Chris, whose aim is to offer a warm welcome and attentive but discreet service throughout your stay. On arrival, you will be offered complimentary tea or coffee with cake or biscuits, served in the guest lounge or on the terrace.

If your dietary needs are specific please advise when booking; most requirements are catered for. For special occasions, flowers, champagne, theatre, restaurant and taxi bookings can be arranged. Plenty of activities are available, and The Old School House can make bookings for sporting and musical events, golf, fishing and much more.

Travel information

By Car - From the M5 South, continue along onto the A38 Expressway (same motorway, different name). - Take the A386 for Tavistock. Stay on this road until you come to Horrabridge. - Turn right into the village centre, then go over the stone bridge and turn left. - The Leaping Salmon pub will be on your right. Continue along this road for less than 300 metres and take the 1st right, where the white chapel is on the corner. - The Old School Guesthouse is less than 50 metres up on the left-hand side. - Alternatively, turn off the M5 for Okehampton and proceed along the A30 until you come to the Tavistock (A386) sign. - Follow the A386 all the way into Tavistock. - Turn left at the 1st mini-roundabout, and go straight across the 2nd mini-roundabout. You will now be on the Whitchurch Road. - This leads all the way into Horrabridge. On going through the traffic-calming measures on the outskirts of the village, take the next immediate left turn (by the white chapel house). - The Old School House is 50 metres away on the left.

Important information

Please inform the hotel whether evening meals are required. Please inform The Old School House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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