LOCATION

The impressive B​est Western Lord Haldon Hotel, is set amidst rolling hills and is close to the cathedral city of Exeter. The hotel offers stunning views of the garden and the Devon countryside.

It is a marvellous base from which to explore the many historic places of interest in the area. All bedrooms are individually and tastefully decorated and most enjoy picturesque views. There are family rooms and four-poster rooms available, or you might like to enjoy the luxury of our new executive room. Guests can enjoy a superb dinner in the Courtyard Restaurant or Tower Bar.

Just over a mile away is Haldon Forest, and the rugged moorland of Dartmoor and the South Devon Coast are only a short drive away.

If travelling by Satnav enter the postcode for the Hotel, EX6 7YF, then go to ‘via’. Enter Ide as a via route.

FROM THE M5

Leave the M5 at Junction 31 signposted to Okehampton A30.

Approximately 2 miles along that dual carriageway, the first turning on the left is a slip road, signposted to Moretonhampstead and Exeter, take that road, dropping down to an island, keep in the left hand lane, signposted to Ide and Dunchideock. After 0.7 of a mile turn left into the Village of Ide following this road through the Village of Ide up the hill into the country. After approx 2.5 miles you will see a Telephone Box on the left hand side. Take the next turning left opposite a Thatched Cottage. Follow this road for 0.5 of a mile and immediately after going under a low Stone Bridge, turn left into the entrance drive of the Hotel.

(The total journey is approx 6 miles from the M5)

FROM THE CENTRE OF EXETER

Follow the A30 signs to:

Okehampton/Plymouth, taking the road over the River Exe. Following the signs for Marsh Barton TradingEstate/Okehampton/ Plymouth, proceed along this road through sets of traffic lights. When you pass Sainsbury’s on your left, move over into the middle lane, which becomes the right hand lane at the next set of traffic lights. At the major roundabout go straight across, following signs to Ide.

Follow this road through the village and up the hill into the country. After approx 2.5 miles you will see a Telephone Box on the left hand side. Take the next turning left opposite a Thatched Cottage. Follow this road for 0.5 of a mile and immediately after going under a low Stone Bridge, turn left into the entrance drive of the Hotel.

(The total journey is approx 5 miles from the centre of Exeter)

FROM THE A38

(coming from Cornwall and South Devon) On the A38 from Plymouth, when the Devon and Exeter Race Course is on your right, with a Petrol Station on your left, you will see a large sign to Dunchideock on your left. Turn left at the ‘T’ junction, and follow the road through the forest for approx 3 miles, going straight over any crossroads and passing Belvedere Tower on your right. After passing the village signs, turn right opposite a Thatched Cottage with pillars supporting the roof. Follow this road for 0.5 of a mile and immediately after going under a low Stone Bridge, turn left into the entrance drive of the Hotel.

(The hotel is approx 10 minutes from the A38)