The New Inn, Sampford Courtenay is our excellent village pub, just a short walk from Weirford House. It has a very warm and friendly atmosphere with a log fire and is extremely popular. The landlord is a first class chef. The meals are all home cooked using fresh ingredients and are varied, of excellent quality and reasonably priced.There are always at least two real ales available, served direct from the barrel, together with a good selection of wines and drinks. The garden is very popular in the summer. The New inn is open seven days per week during the summer, but in winter is closed for food Sunday evening and Monday.Our guests are always delighted by the New Inn and its excellent food.Booking is essential at busy times. Book direct (01837 82247) or we will be happy to book for you. www.newinnsampfordcourtenay.co.uk
The Railway, North Tawton is a very popular traditional Devon pub with a fantastic atmosphere and excellent real ales. Good pub food every day except Thursdays. The pub is next door to the old North Tawton railway station and is easy to find. The many old photographs of local railway scenes are a delight to an enthusiast.The Railway is two miles from Weirford House and worth the trip, if only for a drink. There is no food on Thursdays.www.therailwaynorthtawton.co.uk.
Shopping and other places to eat.North Tawton, our nearest shops, two miles from here.Graylings fish and chips, in the high street. Very good quality at reasonable prices from the takeaway or eat in their excellent restaurant.The Spar, in the high street. A good selection of basic foods together with many local items. There is a good Butchers and Chemist near the square and a Burger bar. We have never tried it, but it seems popular.Okehampton, five miles from here.There is a Weatherspoons, two Indian restaurants, fish and chips and several pubs together with a large range of shops. There is a large Waitrose, as well as Cooperative and Lidl supermarkets.