Join us throughout the year for a unique calendar of events.
For more information or to book onto any of our events, please call our events team on 01647 432 367 or email email@example.com
The Estate Team at Gidleigh park are rightly very proud of the Kitchen Garden and Executive Chef, Chris Eden, is very passionate about using all of the produce he can. The day will start at 10.30am with morning coffee on arrival before the team take you around the Kitchen Garden. Then sit down to a glass of wine and a vegetarian three-course lunch using vegetables and herbs from the garden, followed by coffee & petits fours.
The grounds at Gidleigh Park are host to resident honeybees, producing honey for hotel guests from the plentiful Dartmoor flowers. Join our local beekeepers to learn more, visit the hives in our grounds and savour an outstanding three-course lunch accompanied with a glass of wine.
Arrive from 10.30am for morning coffee followed by an inciteful talk about bees, honey and how to protect the ever-shrinking biodiversity that bees and other pollinating insects depend upon. Then head out in full beekeeping equipment to visit the hives before returning to a delicious three-course lunch with a glass of wine, followed by coffee & petits fours.
Inside every seemingly strange story of witches, black dogs, and ghostly happenings on Dartmoor is a small kernel of truth. What are the real stories behind the devil scooping up a young tin miner at Widecombe church, the Hairy Hands, Faithless Wives of Chagford, Hound of the Baskervilles, Bowerman’s Nose, Hound Tor and more?
Join local Dartmoor expert, Emma Cunis, as she tries to unravel these mysteries with tales of the moor, followed by full afternoon tea.
Enter into the world of fungi with Dartmoor’s Daughter, Emma Cunis, Dr Christian Taylor, Mycologist and Daniel Thompson Mills of Steward Community Woodland. Arrive to tea & coffee in the drawing room then walk through the woods learning how to identify edible and other fungi and find out all about this marvellous kingdom of nature. Return to the restaurant for a three-course lunch with a glass of wine, followed by coffee & petit fours.
A walk around the grounds of Gidleigh Park with our storyteller, Clive Pig, who will entertain with tales of ghosts and ghouls for the whole family. Then return to the hotel for a full afternoon tea in the cosy drawing room.
Price is for a family of up to 2 adults & 2 children
Dartmoor and the National Park are spectacular throughout the year however when the season changes, the hotel grounds and surrounding moorlands are truly breathtaking. Our Estate Manager will be your guide through these unique grounds, showing you a wealth of deciduous woodland and the flora and fauna found on the 107 acres surrounding Gidleigh Park.
Arrive from 10.30am for morning coffee before heading out at 11.00am for your walk. Return to a delicious three-course lunch with a glass of wine, followed by coffee & petits fours.
Inside every seemingly strange story of witches, black dogs, and ghostly happenings there is often a small kernel of truth. What are the real stories behind the Devil at Widecombe church; Hairy Hands; Faithless Wives of Chagford; Hound of the Baskervilles; Bowerman’s Nose; Nine Maidens; Lady Howard and her ghostly coach of bones; Jay’s Grave and more...?
Join our storyteller for an illustrated journey through some of the extraordinary myths and legends across Dartmoor as we try to trace the origins or inspirations behind the mystery and magic. Later, savour a full afternoon tea in the cosy drawing room in front of a roaring log fire.
There are less than 300 Master Sommeliers in the world. Edouard Oger became a Master Sommelier in 2011 and was Head Sommelier at Gidleigh Park until 2015. He now spends part of his year travelling the world advising and coaching aspiring sommeliers to help them through the exams but for one night only, he is re-visiting Gidleigh Park to host a special wine dinner.
Enjoy a sparkling wine & canapé reception with an introduction to English sparkling wine and Nyetimber provided by Edouard. File through to the restaurant for a four-course tasting menu with matched wines, specially selected and presented throughout the meal. The evening is complete with an overnight stay and breakfast the following morning.
Master Sommelier Wine Dinner overnight package includes:
This offer is available on Thursday 17th November 2022, subject to availability and is non-refundable and non-cancellable. Full pre-payment is required on booking to secure this package. This package cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.
*Price is per person, based on two adults sharing a Classic Room.