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About Us


Hi, we're John and Sarah Gibson, the proud owners of Lydgate House Hotel and Cottage, a hidden gem in the heart of Dartmoor.
Our cottage is nestled in the grounds of the hotel and offers three bedrooms, sleeping up to six.
Kelly, our dedicated Front of House Manager, also works alongside us here in the hotel and cottage. She will ensure that every aspect of your needs is impeccably attended to.
Whether you choose to stay in our hotel or the cottage, we take great pride in offering our guests a unique blend of sophistication and personal services in a very special setting.

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Directions to Lydgate House

Lydgate House is located in the heart of Dartmoor, but we're very easy to find! There are good road links from Plymouth, Exeter (and beyond), and Cornwall - and rail and air connections if you're coming from further afield.


Free car parking for hotel guests and customers.


From Plymouth

Take the A386 signed towards Tavistock. At Yelverton, take the B3212 signed towards Princetown. Pass through Yelverton, remaining on the B3212. At a T-junction with the B3357, turn right, continue straight and the take the next left turning- continue through to Postbridge and then turn right just after the Clapper Bridge, follow the track down to the end and Welcome to Lydgate House Hotel.


From Exeter and the M5

If you are coming from the Exeter direction, take the A38 signed towards Plymouth. Leave the A38 at Ashburton, and join the B3352 and then the B3357 . This picturesque route will take you through the Dartmoor villages of Poundsgate and Dartmeet. Stay on the B3357, and approximately 4 miles after passing through Dartmeet you will cross two bridges, continue straight and the take the right turning through to Postbridge and then turn right just after the Clapper Bridge, follow the track down to the end and Welcome to Lydgate House Hotel.


From Cornwall and the A30

Leave the A30 at the Whiddon Down junction (midway between Okehampton and Exeter), signed for the A382 and Moretonhampstead. Join the A382, and upon reaching Moretonhampstead join the B3212 signed Princetown. This scenic route will take you through the pretty Dartmoor village of Postbridge, just before the Clapper bridge turn left following the sign post and continue straight down the track.


By Rail

Our nearest rail station is Plymouth, which is a 50-minute cab ride away. There are frequent trains to Plymouth from London Paddington (3 hours), Bristol, South Wales, The Midlands and the North of England.


Please take a look at the 'Train Line' for more rail links around Dartmoor.

By Air

Exeter Airport is around an hour away and offers fast and frequent flights from cities in the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and mainland Europe.



If you need a taxi when you are staying with us, we’d be delighted to arrange this on your behalf- Please just speak to a member of the team.


Guests can now use the Go Compare fuel price calculator and guidance to help plan ahead for any journey and cut down on fuel - please click the link below-

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