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Love is in the air at our award-winning wedding venue

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there’s definitely love in the air at Kitley House Hotel this February. We’re no strangers to romance here. After all, we were named Best Wedding Venue in the whole of the county at the Devon Tourism Awards in late...

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We’ve been Commended in the South West Tourism Awards

We’re starting 2020 on a roll here at Kitley House Hotel with a Commendation in the South West Tourism Awards as ‘Wedding Venue of the Year’. Recognition that we are one of the best places to get married in the whole of the South West region is praise indeed and comes...

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Thank you for coming to our ‘wedding’

Earlier this month, Kitley had the pleasure of welcoming over 70 guests to a special Wedding Showcase at which we tried out a brand-new format and introduced our new Wedding Coordinator, Nicole West.   We’re delighted to say that the afternoon, at which guests...

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Kitley named Hidden Gem 2019 in international LUX awards

Kitley House Hotel & Restaurant is delighted to have been awarded the accolade of Hidden Gem of the Year by LUX Life Magazine in this year’s prestigious Hotel & Spa Awards. We couldn’t have come up with a better title than ‘Hidden Gem’ ourselves - our new...

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Kitley House – a backdrop to the annual Yealmpton Show

White’s Devonshire Directory, written in 1850, describes Yealmpton as “a large and respectable village, with many good houses… pleasantly situated on a salubrious acclivity, overlooking the river Yealm, 7 miles E. by S. of Plymouth, and 5½ miles W. of Modbury…” ...

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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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Also at Kitley…


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


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.

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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