Barnstaple is reputedly Englands oldest borough, and has gained consistent recognition in the annual Britain in Bloom Competition, culminating as winner of the World in Bloom title - an outstanding achievement! Situated in the town centre, the Hotel offers all modern facilities while retaining its original charm and character. All bedrooms have bathroom en-suite and the lift provides easy access to all floors. The relaxing lounges are waiter served throughout the day and are well renowned for their wonderful selection of afternoon teas, patisserie and specialist coffees.
Lord Fortescues, the Hotel Restaurant, enjoys a particularly fine reputation with extensive A La Carte and Table dHote menus to choose from.The highest standards of accommodation is a combination of both comfort and style. There is a lift to all floors. All bedrooms are beautifully furnished with private bathroom, colour satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities.
Naturally should you choose to dine in your room we offer a limited 24 hour room service. In addition we also have a number of ground floor rooms. The North Devon coastline boasts some wonderful scenery and most of our beaches have Blue Flags so you can be sure safety and cleanliness are top priorities.
Exmoor National park is a very special place. It combines stunning wild moorland with an awe inspiring coastline and is populated with red deer, rare wild ponies, and soaring birds of prey. From centuries old local markets to the latest in modern retail, North Devon and Exmoor provide great chances to buy locally produced goods.
Leisure facilities are available at the barnstaple Hotel (The Royal and Fortescues sister hotel, also in Barnstaple) free of charge, these consist of Sauna, Fitness Centre, Solarium, Billiards, Jacuzzi, Biking, Indoor Swimming Pool, Outdoor Swimming Pool.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Barnstaple area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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