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A lovely day here today!

01/04/2016

This is the roof of our new swimming pool building which will soon be finished. It will have a seating area to enjoy the lovely sunshine.

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The New Swimming Pool Building

31/03/2016

The inside of our new swimming pool building.

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Special Discounts at Local Attractions for Guests Staying with us This Half Term Week!

08/10/2015

We have managed to secure discounts at some of the local attractions for guests staying with us over October half term week.

Combe Martin Wldlife and Dinosaur Park

Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park

1 free child place with every full paying adult

Watermouth Castle 1

Watermouth Castle

20% off the normal admission price

All guests wishing to visit either of these attractions please enquire at reception...

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The Cove July Special Facebook Competition!

01/07/2015

To celebrate the start of July and the blistering temperatures we're running another great competition!

Like our page & share this post for a chance to win a fantastic 2 course a la carte meal for two people at 'The Cove' - our award winning 2 AA Rosette restaurant.

The competition closes at midnight on Sunday 12th July 2015 & the winner will be announced on the Monday - so...

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We have just been awarded an Two AA Rosettes for our food!

12/06/2015

We are delighted to announce that our restaurant 'The Cove' has been awarded Two AA Rosettes for Culinary Excellence! Congratulations to our Head Chef Neil and his wonderful team!

Sandy Cove Hotel's photo.
Sandy Cove Hotel's photo.

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Best Coastal Swimming Spot

09/06/2015

We've featured in the National press again this week, this time in The Guardian's '10 of the best coastal swimming spots in Devon and Cornwall'.


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Secret Beach Very Close To Us!

04/06/2015

This Secret Beach is very close to Sandy Cove. Is was featured today in The Telegraph - we are number 3! - click here to check out the feature

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Job Opportunities With Us!

27/03/2015

Full & Part Time Waiting Positions Available.

Chef de Partie & Sous Chef Available

For more information please contact us on 01271 882243 and speak to Dawn

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Late Availability Weddings

27/03/2015

We still have a few dates available for weddings this year, offering amazing discounts.
Check out our Late Availability page for more information.

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Have you booked your Easter Break yet?

26/03/2015

We still have some availability for Easter!

Easter is the time to celebrate the arrival of warmer weather and longer days. Devon is especially beautiful at this time of year. You can walk along one of the many beaches, meander through the countryside, stroll by the river, spend time in the parks and gardens as well as visiting the many attractions.

4 Course Dinner, Bed &...

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Join us for our a la carte dinner.

25/03/2015

Locally caught fish, produce from nearby farms, succulent meats, all prepared and cooked beautifully. Sound good?

Our a la carte dinner menu is available 7 days a week, we welcome non-residents and are open daily from 6.30-8.45pm.

Call 01271 882243 to book a table.

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Special May Offer

24/03/2015

For Stays Between Sunday 3rd May - Thursday 7th May 2015

Book 2 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast & get a 3rd night half price!

Special rates start at £75 per person

Amazing value including 3 course a la carte fine dining menu!

Offer available to new bookings taken after 19th February 2015

Only available by telephoning the hotel direct on 01271 882243

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Chance to win a fantastic meal for 2!

23/03/2015

Like my Facebook page Neil Gilson Chef & share this post for a chance to #win a fantastic 2 course a la carte meal for two people at the stunning Sandy Cove Hotel.


The #competition closes at 4pm on Tuesday 31st March 2015 & the winner will be announced shortly after - so get liking & sharing! Good luck!

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Exclusive Use Weddings

14/03/2015

Our exclusive use weddings are getting very popular!! What a fantastic way to celebrate your big day over 2 days with all your family staying in the same place. Take a look at our exclusive use wedding page.

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Easter is approaching fast!

13/03/2015

Have you booked your Easter break away? Why not book today?

Take a look at our Easter Offers on the Offers Page.

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Enjoy A La Carte here at Sandy Cove.

12/03/2015

An exquisite four-course dinner in our AA rosette restaurant including locally caught fish and produce from nearby farms prepared and cooked beautifully.

We are open 7 days a week and welcome non-residents 6.30-8.45pm. Call 01271 882243 to book a table.

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Job Opportunities At Sandy Cove!

10/03/2015

Imagine breath-taking sea views everyday you're at work... well, due to the success of our new menus and an increasingly busy restaurant, we are looking to expand our team!

We have some exciting opportunities at the Sandy Cove for a Chef de Partie and Kitchen Porters which could lead to an apprenticeship.

Call 01271 882243 and speak to Neil to find out more.

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​Sandy Cove Cheese Platter, a tasty snack or a perfect way to finish a meal...

08/03/2015

Sandy Cove Cheese Platter, a tasty snack or a perfect way to finish a meal...

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Come & see Sandy Cove as a possible venue for your wedding!

07/03/2015

We have had lots of bookings & enquiries this week for wedding in 2016! Don't leave it too late to secure you wedding date.

It doesn't matter how big or small your wedding is we can cater for all your needs.

Book an appointment to view the venue and discuss your options

Email: [email protected] or Telephone 01271 882243

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Check out our Facebook Competition!

05/03/2015

To enter go to our Facebook Page - www.facebook.com/hotelsandycove

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Late Availability Wedding!

04/03/2015

Very special late availability prices for this year.

Saturday 16th May 2015!

All inclusive wedding package for 70 people £2,500

Includes ceremony, daytime wedding breakfast (bronze package) & evening reception (6 item snack buffet)

Please contact the hotel for details 01271 882243

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Job Opportunities With Us!

03/03/2015

Imagine breath-taking sea views everyday you're at work... well, due to the success of our new menus and an increasingly busy restaurant, we are looking to expand our team!

We have some exciting opportunities at the Sandy Cove for a Chef de Partie & Kitchen Porters.

01271 882243 and speak to Neil to find out more.

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Mother's Day Lunch

02/03/2015

*Mothers Day special*


We are offering a delicious 3 Course Sunday Carvery for Mothering Sunday for ONLY £15 per person! The perfect way to celebrate a special day with the family.
Call 01271 882243 to book your table.

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One of our desserts on the menu at the moment!

01/03/2015

Sharp Lemon tart with raspberry

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Kids Go FREE All Year at Sandy Cove

28/02/2015

Children under 5 are completely FREE
Children under 14 FREE accommodation when sharing with adults and only charged 50% meals.

Book now to secure your preferred room type!

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On our current menu!

27/02/2015

Oak smoked duck with white onion & basil confit with rosemary crisp bread.

Photo: Welcome to Food Friday. Welcome to Oak smoked duck with white onion & basil confit with rosemary crisp bread.

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Special May Offer

26/02/2015

We have a very special offer for May.

Book 2 nights and get a 3rd night half price. Click here to find out more.

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Amazing Last Minute Offer

23/02/2015

Check out the amazing value last minute offer just added to the offers page!

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As half term comes to an end why not book your next break with your children?

21/02/2015

EASTER EXCELLENCE. Book a relaxing break to the beautiful Sandy Cove during the Easter holidays...http://www.sandycove-hotel.co.uk/offer-page/48/easter-excellence.html

Children under 5 completely FREE

Children under 14 FREE accommodation when sharing with adults and charged 50% meals.

Photo: EASTER EXCELLENCE. Book a relaxing break to the beautiful Sandy Cove during the Easter holidays...http://www.sandycove-hotel.co.uk/offer-page/48/easter-excellence.html

Book online or telephone 01271 882243

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Cod with roasted carrots and salsa Verdi

20/02/2015

One of our current Main Courses!

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Dogs are welcome!

19/02/2015

We welcome dogs at Sandy Cove and with such wonderful walking on offer in the area, your dog will have a great time...


Dogs are allowed in all the standard rooms and the hotel grounds.

Book your stay today 01271 882243

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Winter Wedding

18/02/2015

Such a beautiful winter wonderland wedding

Visit our Wedding pages on this website where you can view all the options available to you for your special day. There is also a wedding brochure you can download which shows all our prices. If you are interested in booking a wedding and viewing the venue please do not hesitate to contact us and book an appointment on 01271 882243

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Lemon Parfait

17/02/2015

This is one of our desserts on the current menu.

Lemon Parfait with White Chocolate Mousse, Plum & Honey Whiskey Sauce.

Photo: This week we celebrate Food Friday with a delicious 'lemon parfait with white chocolate mousse, plum and a honey and whiskey sauce'.

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Explore the wonderful Exmoor on our doorstep

16/02/2015

Autumnal Walk through Exmoor.

Photo: Throwback Thursday. A lovely autumnal walk through Exmoor, such a beautiful place. Have you been?

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Play Golf at Discounted Rates!

15/02/2015

Ilfracombe Golf Club boasts one of the most spectacular locations in the UK for an exhilarating round of golf.

For guests staying with us you will receive a 10% discount on green fees at Ilfracombe Golf Club.

During the week £27 a round or £36 for the whole day.

Weekends & bank holidays when it is busy costs are:

Morning round £36 Afternoon round £32.40...

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Happy Valentines Day!

14/02/2015

We hope you all have a wonderful day.

Have you forgotten Valentines Day?! Give us a call we may be able to fit you in for a Valentines meal tonight!

Telephone 01271 882243

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Walnut and blue cheese soufflé with quince purée.

13/02/2015

This is one of the starters on our current menu!

Book a table today to come and taste our wonderful food.

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Textures of Chocolate

12/02/2015

This is one of the mouth watering desserts on our current menu!

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Our Chef Neil Gilson is now on Facebook!

11/02/2015

Follow our chef Neil Gilson on Facebook, see dishes that are being prepared for our hotel guests!

Click on the link to follow him: Neil Gilson Chef

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Still not booked your Valentines meal to treat a loved one? There is still time!!

10/02/2015

We still have a few tables available for Valentines day. Book your table today.

Price for the meal is £35 per person for a 3 course dinner plus coffee.

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February Half Term is Approaching why not come and stay with us?

09/02/2015

Stay with us this February Half Term. There are lots of things to do in the area. Enjoy walks along the many surrounding beaches or take the children out for the day to one of the family attractions close by.

Children under 5 are completely FREE and children under 14 sharing with adults get free accommodation and only pay 50% of the adult price for meals!!

Adult Prices...

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Why not treat your loved one to a romantic meal here at Sandy Cove?

05/02/2015

We still have availability for you to join us here at Sandy Cove for a fabulous Valentines Dinner. Take a look at our special Valentine's Menu...

Treat that special someone. Book your table today on 01271 882243.

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Competition Terms & Conditions

09/08/2014

Like & Share Facebook Competition.

A chance to win a fantastic 1 night stay for 2 people in September, including dinner bed and breakfast.

Terms and Conditions

  1. Entries close at 11am on Sunday 31st August 2014.
  2. The winner may redeem their complimentary stay in a sea view room between 1st September 2014 and 29th September 2014 inclusive, subject to room availability
  3. The...

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Amazing Weather Why Not Book A Last Minute Stay?!

24/07/2014

With fantastic weather forecast over for the next week why not come and stay with us. Prices from £70 per person per night. See our offer page for more information.

Check out the local weather forecast here!

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What's on in North Devon this Summer

09/07/2014

'Journeys Into Middle-Earth' Exhibition at RHS Garden Rosemoor

Saturday 24th May - Monday 25th August 2014 10:00 to 17:00

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RHS Garden Rosemoor, Rosemoor, Torrington, North Devon, EX38 8PH, Tel: 01805 626815 www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/rosemoor

An exhibition of original illustrations from J.R.R. Tolkien’s iconic books, including a collection of Tolkien...

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What's on in North Devon over Easter

15/04/2014

Easter Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt at The Big Sheep

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Join us for the BIGGEST Easter egg hunt in the South West. We will be choc-o-bloc with eggs for you to find and take home. Over 30,000 miniature chocolate eggs will be hidden throughout the site. Find 3 miniature eggs and claim a BIG egg.

www.thebigsheep.co.uk

10:00 to 18:00

Saturday 5th - Monday 21st...

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Special Mother's Day Lunch Menu - 30th March 2014

13/03/2014

Why not take your mum out to lunch this Mother's Day?

3 Courses

Special Mother's Day Lunch Menu

£16.95 per person

Book your table now: 01271 882243

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2 for 1 Sunday Carvery

17/02/2014

We are currently running 2 for 1 on a on 3 course Sunday Carvery

£14

To book telephone 01271 882243

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Come & see our newly refurbished restaurant!

14/02/2014

We are pleased to announce the refurbishment of our restaurant it now complete. We are really pleased with the new look!

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Have you sorted out Valentines Day yet?!

22/01/2014

Why not book a night away?

Prices from £45 per person per night including dinner, bed & breakfast.

Book online or telephone 01271 882243

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Discounted rates at Ilfracombe Golf Club if you are staying with us!

09/01/2014

Ilfracombe Golf Club boasts one of the most spectacular locations in the UK for an exhilarating round of golf.

For guests staying with us you will receive a 10% discount on green fees at Ilfracombe Golf Club.

During the week £27 a round or £36 for the whole day.

Weekends & bank holidays when it is busy costs are:

Morning round £36 Afternoon round £32.40...

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Christmas & New Year 2014 is now available to book!

07/01/2014

Book your Christmas or New Year break early to avoid disappointment.

In 2013 we booked up for Christmas & New Year very early on in the year so if you want a particular room book now to ensure you get what you want!

See the Christmas & New Year Page

To book telephone 01271 882243

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Amazing Waves!

06/01/2014

Even on a windy day like today the view is still amazing! It's wonderful watching the big waves crashing against Hangman Hill.

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Walk Out The Old Year at Arlington Court

23/12/2013

Tuesday 31st December 11am - 1pm

A view of the entrance to Arlington Court from the garden

Walk off your Christmas indulgences and enjoy a walk through the wintry estate with the outdoor manager.

For more information visit Arlington Courts Website

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Christmas Mulled Wine Cocktail

14/12/2013

The perfect party drink, as it can be made well ahead, then brought out of the fridge as guests arrive – or serve it hot for a traditional winter warmer

See how to make it here

Mulled wine cocktail

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Crafty Christmas Ideas!

13/12/2013

Leave the shopping behind and get crafty this Christmas!

Here are a few of our favourite craft ideas.

Bottle Cap Snowmen

Ever wondered what to do with all the bottle caps you have? Check out this idea: Snowmen

Bottle Cap Snowmen

Christmas Tree Napkin Fold

Thinking about how to fold your Napkins this year look at this idea: Christmas Tree Napkin

Collage

...

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Christmas Farmers' Market

12/12/2013

The South West's largest farmers' market is returning. Held at the Big Sheep (just of the A39 near Bideford). The market has over 50 stalls selling local produce from free-range turkey to fudge & everything in between. Locally grown Christmas trees & lots of things to give as gifts.

The Market is held at The Big Sheep indoors on Saturday 14th & 21st December.

See...

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20 Weird Christmas Facts!

12/12/2013

  • The Christmas meal in England used to be a pig's head and mustard – lovely!
  • In England and Wales the chances of a white Christmas are just 1 in 10 whereas it’s 1 in 6 for Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • The first Christmas celebrated in Britain is thought to have been in York in 521AD.
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was created in 1938 for a US firm's Christmas...

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Dave 'the' Dolphin is still in the bay!

11/12/2013

Throughout the summer "Dave the Dolphin" attracted many people to the area.

He spent most of his day performing for his audience, he was seen catching fish for kayakers!

You could even see him performing from the hotel.

People are still seeing him in the bay now!

He even has his own Facebook page with over 1000 followers! https://www.facebook.com/DavidtheDolphin

Photo

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Congratulations to Sophie and Chris

29/10/2013

Earlier this month, we were delighted to host the wedding reception of Sophie and Chris Coles.

From everyone at The Sandy Cove Hotel, we wish you all the very best for the future!

The above images are kindly provided by Beach Hut Booth. See more of this album here, or visit their Facebook page.

Are you interested in booking The Sandy Cove for your

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What's on in Winter

25/10/2013

A variety of events and festivities are held this Winter in the area surrounding Sandy Cove Hotel including:

-Ilfracombe Farmers Market:

Dates: This is held throughout the year: Every first Saturday in the month

Address: Market Arches, High Street, EX34 9ET. Contact: 01271 865824

Times: 10am-12.30pm

About: Local produce like jams and...

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Brand New Website Now Live

14/10/2013

Our website is now live. Please let us know what you think.

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