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The New Inn Coleford. Nr Exeter

Great Westcountry Food, Award Winning Cask Ales, a 4 star B&B near Exeter…. and a Parrot called ‘Captain’

In a picturesque, secluded Devon valley near Exeter between Dartmoor and Exmoor you will find the New Inn Coleford, a romantic  thatched West Country freehouse and restaurant with tasteful 4 star award bed and breakfast accommodation close to Exeter.

The beautiful Devon country inn near Exeter with olde worlde beams is a hidden gem of a bed and breakfast. Specialising in real country cooking and warm hospitality, the New Inn offers exceptional value. You’ll taste some of the best local food in the area together with award winning local cask ales from Stag ale to Betty Stogs and new world wines together with some of the finest mellow, malt whiskies from the highlands, including Islay. The restaurant is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.

The New Inn Coleford, near Crediton with 4 star AA rated bed and breakfast accommodation is steeped in local history. Back in the 15th century, Coleford was on the main highway from Cornwall to Devon and tradition relates that the New Inn provided respite for travelling Cistercian monks.

Nowadays you’ll be welcomed by ‘Captain’ our real talking Amazon blue parrot who has greeted guests from Exeter and beyond for over 27 years. He loves to chat and can’t wait for opening time to greet his customers and B&B guests. Nobody is spared his cheeky comments and he just can’t keep a secret!

This highly rated Devon country dining pub, The New Inn, Coleford near Crediton, with its bed and breakfast rooms is only around 8 miles from Exeter. It nestles in a peaceful conservation village and provides a winning combination with carefully prepared superb local food. Try the Clannaborough red ruby beef or Creedy Carver duck. Seafood specialities include tasty mussels from the Teign and Exe estuaries and crab from Brixham.

Fine wines, real Cask Marque ales and delightful country bed and breakfast accommodation await you.

The luxury 4 star en-suite B&B rooms are spacious with comfortable king-size beds, flat screen DVD televisions and large fluffy white towels. Isn’t it time to treat yourselves to a countryside experience near Exeter with a great meal, overnight accommodation with a superb home cooked breakfast?

Whether your B&B stay is for a romantic short-break, a business trip or world famous rugby at 'Sandy Park' Exeter, you’ll find a welcoming ambience and real customer care at The New Inn, Coleford with top quality service to ensure you’ll want to return time and again.

Captain can’t wait to meet you!


The New Inn, Coleford, Crediton, Exeter Devon provides bed and breakfast accommodation 8 miles from Exeter. The Devon B&B accommodation is close to Dartmoor and Exmoor, ideal for Devon business trip accommodation near to Exeter. Late availability holiday breaks available. The New Inn makes an ideal stop in Devon en route to Cornwall for a late getaway. Try this excellent Country restaurant and gastro dining pub near Exeter. Ideal for business and holiday B&B accommodation and lunches near to Exeter, Devon. Child friendly family restaurant. Dogs welcome in the bar area only.

Places of interest nearby, Clovelly, Crediton, Dartmoor, Dartmouth, Drewsteignton, Exeter, Exmoor, Great Torrington, Lydford, Okehampton, Salcombe,Yelverton