Welcome to Kitley House Hotel

A hidden gem of a country house hotel

Kitley House is a historic manor house on a privately-owned estate in Devon’s stunning South Hams, overlooking the tranquil Yealm estuary and its own lake.
600 acres of parkland and woodland are yours to enjoy – the perfect venue for year-round short breaks, holidays, weddings and all manner of special celebrations.

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Our food is prepared from locally-sourced ingredients, some from the estate itself. We serve all day from breakfast to dinner. Relax over a bar meal during the daytime, choose from our à la carte menu in the evenings, or settle down to a Sunday roast or afternoon tea for an indulgent weekend treat.

We’re in no doubt that Kitley’s relaxing ambience, outstanding food, friendly staff and beautiful natural surroundings will make your visit one to remember.

Rooms with a view

Our elegant first-floor State Rooms and Suites are light, spacious and airy, traditionally furnished to complement the architecture of the house. Our Classic rooms are cosily tucked under the eaves. Wherever you sleep, you’ll wake up to delightful views of the country estate and start your day with a wholesome breakfast.

Memorable food in memorable surroundings

Fresh food prepared by our chef and his team, using local ingredients, many from Kitley’s own estate. Try our new à la carte menu for dinner, a bar lunch or indulge in a cream tea on the terrace.

Inside or outside, the perfect place to say “I do”

Kitley House is an unforgettable setting for your special day and can be exclusively yours for the duration of your celebrations. Our friendly team will ensure your wedding is everything you’re dreaming of.

A place to mingle for business and pleasure

Whatever your business needs, let us make your event a success. Kitley House is the perfect choice for meetings, conferences and residential courses with flexible rooms catering for up to 100 people.

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Our events

Events to delight and entertain

Italian Supper Dining Event

5th July 2019 at 7pm
We are thrilled to be working with Stephen Barrett at Kitley House Hotel & Restaurant on Friday 5th July for an Italian Supper Dining Event!

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Murder Mystery Night

25th October 2019 at 7pm
If you are looking for a night out with a difference then our Murder Mystery evening is perfect for you! Life’s a beach, and then you die’!

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News & blog

All the latest from Kitley

Welcome to our new website

Over the past year, Kitley has been undergoing a huge transformation - outside, inside and, now, online. We are really pleased to reveal the result of months of hard work on the development of a bespoke new website, which showcases all of our recent changes at the...

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To the manor reborn

The last year has been a watershed one for Kitley House Hotel. The manor house started life some 500 years ago as the ancestral home of relatives of the Bastard family, who took over its management again in early summer 2018 after several decades during which the...

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We found Kitley House to be a gem hidden away within acres of woodland just waiting to be explored. The house is full of historic charm and the rooms and service were faultless. Worth the drive from London and will be returning.

Mark Bush, guest

The last time we stayed at Kitley House it was excellent. Service, food, entertainment - All First Class!


Kitley has a very different feel to it now. It is cosier and visibly more cared for now that it is a family run hotel. The staff are still as friendly as they have ever been but the place itself now appears to be being loved.


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