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Strete Barton House


Strete Barton House is a 16th century manor house, home to an award-winning AA 5 star rated luxury coastal guest house, set in extensive grounds in the picturesque village of Strete, near Dartmouth in the South Hams area of Devon. Listed as "Four of the Best West Country seaside B&Bs” by Francesca Syz of the Daily Telegraph Travel Magazine.

What makes a stay at Strete Barton House unique?

Strete Barton House is renowned for its service and style and has a number of awards including being listed as "Four of the Best West Country seaside B&Bs” by Francesca Syz of the Daily Telegraph Travel Magazine.

The rooms are exquisitely decorated with pocket-spring mattresses to ensure a good night's sleep.

There is a large garden with a terrace and outdoor seating with stunning views overlooking Start Bay.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Strete Barton House?

There are five guest rooms in the main house and a cottage suite with private entrance attached to the side of the house. Five of the rooms have en-suite bathrooms and one room has a private shower room. All rooms have a contemporary feel, with Graham & Brown wallpaper, Farrow & Ball paint, paintings or wall sculptures and silk cushions and bed-runners. All mattresses have pocket springs, so guests can be assured of a good night's sleep. Each room has a flatscreen TV and DVD player, as well as tea and coffee making facilities.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Dartmouth area?

Strete Barton House is ideally situated to explore the South Hams. It's only one mile from the award-winning beaches of Slapton and Blackpool Sands, and Slapton Ley Nature Reserve and lake. The South West Coast Path is a mere 30 metres away. Only 5 miles away is the stunning river town of Dartmouth, home to the Britannia Royal Naval College. The sailing village of Salcombe is 15 miles away, whilst Kingsbridge, the principal town in the South Hams, is only 12 miles to the west. There are three National Trust properties to explore: Greenacre, Coleton Fishacre and Overbecks.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

The King's Arms Pub serves excellent pub food and is a mere 1 minute's walk away. Within a 10 minute drive, there are numerous pubs and restaurants that Strete Barton House can recommend.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking


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Strete Barton House

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My husband and I stayed in this beautiful guest house for two nights (15 - 17 February) and can't praise it highly enough. The warm welcome (afternoon tea with delicious home made cake) on arrival and served in the beautiful guests' living room was delightful. The house itself is just stunning -...

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Facilities & information


16th century buildings

Breakfast included

Parking (free)

Public parking nearby (free)

No smoking

Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


5 Star Official Rating

Historic property


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Bars, Cafes & Other

Bathroom & Laundry

Four Poster Beds


DVD library

CD player

Whirlpool Spa Bath in Rooms

Whirlpool Spa Baths, Hot Tubs

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Room Service & Food/Drink

Spa Offsite

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers

DVD player

Central heating

Open log fire

Bicycle storage



Rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rowing, punting

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Water sports

Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Beach (walking distance)

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (walking distance)


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (a short drive)

Theatre (a short drive)

Extra info

Nearest Airport: Exeter International

Nearest Airport Time: 1 hours 0 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 44

Nearest Train Station: Totnes

Nearest Railway Time: 23 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 12

Room Prices From: £105.00

Room Prices To: £175.00

Single occupancy prices from: £105.00

Single Occupany Prices To: £175.00

Star Rating: 5

Vendor Accreditation: AA 5 Star Award

Amex: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 6

Single room price from: £105.00

Single room price to: £155.00

Double twin room price from: £105.00

Double twin room price to: £155.00

Suite room price from: £155.00

Suite room price to: £175.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: Totnes Road, Strete, Dartmouth, Devon, DartmouthTQ6 0RU, United Kingdom

BY ROAD: On the A38 Plymouth Expressway from Exeter, follow all signs for Plymouth. Then take the A384 signposted for Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Salcombe. On reaching Totnes, you will pass under a metal walkway bridge, get into the right hand lane and turn right at the traffic lights onto A381 signposted for Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. Follow the Kingsbridge signs until you reach Halwell, where you turn left signposted to Dartmouth. 200yds after reaching Dartmouth Golf and Country Club you will find a right hand turn, sign posted Strete, Slapton and Torcross. Proceed along this road until you reach the village of Strete. The Church, and the ‘Laughing Monk Restaurant' are both on your left, and then Strete Barton House will be found on the corner of the next junction. The entrance being through the five barred gate. NEAREST RAILWAY STATION: Totnes (3 hour journey from London Paddington). Taxi from Totnes to Strete Barton House; 20 minutes.

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