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 firstname.lastname@example.org
North East Dartmoor is a rich archaeological landscape. Explore the Shoveldown Bronze Age settlement and ritual complex including several stone rows, 4-fold cairn circle, standing stone, and possible stone circle; debate why the granite ‘cow bridge’ doesn’t appear to go anywhere; and what the meaning might be of a mystery inscription on Kestor nearby the largest rock basin on Dartmoor.
Enjoy tea & coffee in the drawing room before joining local guide and expert, Emma Cunis of Dartmoor's Daughter for a fascinating guided walk as she explains the history of Dartmoor's Bronge Age. Later, return to Gidleigh for a three-course lunch with a glass of wine, followed by coffee and petit fours.
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 superb three-course lunch with a glass of wine followed by coffee and petits fours.
A walk around the grounds of Gidleigh Park with our storyteller 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
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.
Under the instruction of Gidleigh's expert pastry chef, construct your own gorgeous gingerbread house and decorate with royal icing, sweets and candy canes. Perfect as a Christmas gift or for your own Christmas table centrepiece or decoration.
After morning coffee the fun of the masterclass begins followed by a full afternoon tea and mulled wine.
Join Katherine Miles, associate member of Devon Guild of Crafts to make your very own willow deer. Your day will begin with morning coffee and instruction before you begin to craft your new garden addition, then after a well-earned two-course lunch the final stages of your creation will take place. All ready for Christmas!
At Gidleigh Park, we promise an idyllic setting for your wedding celebrations. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of English sparkling wine and nibbles as we open the doors to showcase our beautiful wedding options.
See the conservatory set up for a wedding ceremony, take a look at our magnificent dining room prepared for a wedding breakfast, explore the property and meet with members of our team as you plan your perfect wedding day.
A professional close harmony trio, The Hummingbirds, will sing Christmas carols with their vintage glamour & flair that is tailored to the 1920's - 1950's. Relax in our drawing room with a full afternoon tea whilst the festive singers keep you entertained.