The Royal and Fortescue Hotel


Barnstaple is reputedly England s oldest borough and the hotel is situated in the town centre the Hotel offers all modern facilities while retaining its original charm and character.

All bedrooms have bathroom en-suite and the lift provides easy access to all floors. The relaxing lounges are waiter served throughout the day and are well renowned for their wonderful selection of afternoon teas patisserie and specialist coffees. Lord Fortescue s the Hotel Restaurant enjoys a particularly fine reputation with extensive A La Carte and Table d Hote menus to choose from. Alternatively you could always eat at 62 The Bank Bar and Bistro.

With an amazing Tudor ceiling oak pannelled walls and a menu that s got it all it s no wonder The Bank s always buzzing. The highest standards of accommodation is a combination of both comfort and style. There is a lift to all floors. All bedrooms are beautifully furnished with private bathroom colour satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Naturally should you choose to dine in your room we offer a limited 24 hour room service. In addition we also have a number of ground floor rooms.

The North Devon coastline boasts some wonderful scenery and most of our beaches have Blue Flags so you can be sure safety and cleanliness are top priorities. Exmoor National park is a very special place. It combines stunning wild moorland with an awe inspiring coastline and is populated with red deer rare wild ponies and soaring birds of prey.

From centuries old local markets to the latest in modern retail North Devon and Exmoor provide great chances to buy locally produced goods. Leisure facilities are available at the barnstaple Hotel (The Royal and Fortescue s sister hotel also in Barnstaple) free of charge these consist of Sauna Fitness Centre Solarium Billiards Jacuzzi Biking Indoor Swimming Pool Outdoor Swimming Pool.

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  • 61 Boutport Street
  • Barnstaple
  • Devon
  • EX31 1HG