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The Oxenham Arms Hotel at South Zeal, Devon 

Welcome to The Oxenham Arms Hotel, our beautiful former 12th Century Benedictine monastery constructed around the famous prehistoric South Zeal Menhir Standing Stone and set in 5 acres of beautiful grounds in The Dartmoor National Park, Devon

Located only 5 minutes off the A30 to Cornwall in a stunningly beautiful Dartmoor village. Our grade II Star listed manor house inn, restaurant and hotel public bars are open every dayfrom 11AM to11PM. Restaurant food or bar meals are served 12-2.30PM then 6-9PM. We are children and family rooms and dogs are welcome on our bars and gardens.

Our Bar and restaurant areas have original log fires, flagstone floors oak beams . Our bar has been open now for 541 years. Pop in for a bite to eat, a drink or stay overnight in our lovely hotel rooms.

Luxury four poster, double and twin hotel rooms, many with stunning Dartmoor views are available see above and below for best rates and offers by booking direct with us.

We have a full function room and can cater for your wedding or events. Wedding services can be arranged in St Marys Church adjacent to our hotel or St Andrews Church just 1 mile away down a leafy lane !

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Lovely lunches, afternoon teas and evening dinners either telephone us on 01837840244 or click here to book a table online . We are the ideal venue for get togethers, parties and receptions.

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We serve superb bar food and AA Rosette Restaurant food in our 1477 Bar, ,Monastery Restaurant, Standing Stone Snug Bar or the lovely Oak Dining Function Room. Choose from over 100 wines, 100 whiskies or 50 gins and a great range of spirits, Devon real ales and ciders. We cater for groups, parties, receptions and events and have marquee available for up to 200 people.

We are child friendly. Well behaved dogs are welcomed on leads in our bar and gardens but dogs are not permitted in the dining areas, upstairs or in the hotel rooms.

Set in the heart of the beautiful Dartmoor medieval village of South Zeal. A fabulous village stores, cafe and Post Officea few metres away. We have stunning views of The Dartmoor National Park yet only 5 minutes off the A30 to Cornwall and only 20 minutes from Exeter.

Take a walk around each of The Oxenham Arms rooms, adorned with historical memoirs of the many owners and visitors here over the centuries including the Elizabethan pirate Captain John Oxenham who was born here, Sir Francis Drake, Admiral Lord Nelson, Charles Dickens and members of The Royal Family and celebrities over the centuries who have all stayed here and had a drink in our bar. Read the numerous books that have been written in and about The Oxenham Arms.

These fabulous rooms all in the main monastery building were the former Benedictine monastery rooms and manor house rooms of the Earls of Oxenham Family and today retain their grandeur and ambience along with every comfort to ensure your stay with us is one to remember forever.

Gift Vouchers may be purchased over the telephone and we provide a Gift Voucher postal service. Vouchers can cover Accomodation, Food and/or Drinks or all three.

National Trust properties such as Castle Drogo, Finch Foundry and Lydford Gorge are nearby , 12 - 15 minutes from Chagford, Moretonhampstead or Okehampton. 20 mins from Exeter .We are only 40 minutes drive from the Devon or Cornwall coastline and beaches.

Weddings. Small wedding services may be taken at St. Mary's Church adjacent to The Oxenham Arms. Large wedding services may be taken at St. Andrew's Church just 1 mile away in our parish of South Tawton. We can cater for wedding receptions up to 80 people ( seated ) anhd 120 people buffet. We have a wedding marquee for up to 200 people ( seated )

An experience not to be missed and service second to none, spend a few hours or a few days at one of Britains most stunning period properties and hotels The Oxenham Arms Hotel at South Zeal

Selection of Our Rooms


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Belstone Superking Four Poster with Breakfast

With fine views of Dartmoor, The Belstone Room has a large Superking English Oak Canopy Four Poster bed and comfy pocket sprung mattress. Free Breakfast, WIFI and Car Parking. En suite modern bathroom and mood lighting. Other views to Dartmoor farms. Hand made fabrics and period furniture. Fluffy towels and Egyptian cotton luxury bedding. Luxury vanity products and a well stocked hospitality tray.
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Chagford Superking Four Poster with Breakfast

The Chagford Superking Four Poster at The Oxenham Arms Hotel. A stunning period room with views up to Dartmoor's Cosdon Hilland also across South Zeal village. Free Breakfast, WIFI and Car Parking The largest guest room at The Oxenham Arms Hotel. Room centerpiece is the massive Bylaw Beds antique English Oak canopy four poster bed. Luxury bedding. Hand made and sewn fabrics. En-suite bath/shower
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Lydford Superking Four Poster with Breakfast

A massive English Oak Canopy Oak four poster forms the centrepiece of Lydford Room. The room has views over the village. Free Breakfast, WIFI and Car Parking. Period furniture and antiques adorn the room. Hand made hand sewn fabrics and a luxury pocket sprung mattress. Modern en suite bathroom/shower with luxury vanity products. Egyptian cotton bedding and fluffy towels plus hospitality tray.
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  • Blackout Curtains
  • Tea and Coffee Maker
  • Toiletries
  • Cots Available
  • Desk




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