Travel Trade / Group Travel

The Railway Ramblers’ Rest welcomes partnerships with the travel trade.  Located in Princetown right across the road from the National Park Visitor Centre.  There are plenty of walking opportunities and safe, well marked, paths, as well as more adventurous routes for those with navigation skills.

Princetown also boasts a range of meeting rooms/conference halls in several buildings, including a community centre with an outstanding glass fronted outlook and great facilities suitable for sports and events.

  • Dartmoor Prison Museum: (0.5mi)
  • Buckland Abbey: (17mins, 8.5mi)
  • Cotehele House: (35mins, 16.3mi)
  • Plymouth Boat Trips: (32mins, 18.2mi)
  • The Box, Plymouth: (27mins, 14.8mi)
  • National Marine Aquarium: (31mins, 17.3mi)
  • Eden Project: (1hr5mins, 46.8mi)
  • Tintagel: (1hr 2mins, 40.4mi)
  • Castle Drogo: (35mins, 17.9mi)
  • Tavistock: Stannary & Market Town: (14 mins, 7.5mi)
  • Powdermills Pottery: pottery & cream teas (7mins, 3.5mi)
  • Dartmoor Zoo: (30mins, 14.9mi)
  • South Devon Railway (Buckfastleigh):  Steam trains / butterfly farm / otter sanctuary.
    (30mins, 15mi) The train route stops at Totnes with Totnes Rare Breeds Farm


Main Facilities

  • Can sleep up to 33 people
  • Hot spa pool (seats 8 people comfortably)
  • Superior comfort beds
  • Flexible accommodation: king / superking / twin / triple / group rooms (up to 6 people)
  • Simple self-catering: fridge, microwave, kettle, coffee machine, toaster
  • Ultrafast WIFI
  • Outdoor sheltered kitchen
  • BBQs
  • Pizza ovens
  • Drying room


Within Princetown (minutes from the door, all welcome groups and are happy to work with the travel trade)

  • The Plume of Feathers – Public House, dining pub, (next door)
  • The Prince of Wales – Public House, dining pub, (2 mins walk) 
  • The Police Station Café – Café and Fish & Chip Shop, (open 9am-5pm every day)
  • The Fox Tor Café – Café (open most days 9am-5pm – will negotiate, located next door)
  • Ramblers’ Rest Ice Cream Kiosk (14 flavours of locally sourced Devon ice-cream)
  • Dewerstone coffee shop (smaller, a nice option for your clients)



We are happy to negotiate rates for advance bookings and willing to commit to contract for an allocation for the next 3 years.  

Our current base rates are:

 King sized room / slim twin

Superking / twin

Quadruple (king & twin / 4 x single)

Large group room (superking & 4 singles or 6 singles)






Other room types are available but these are the main options .