The Church House Inn

Main Road, Stokenham, Devon, TQ7 2SZ

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Situated in the pretty South Hams village of Stokenham just 6 miles from Kingsbridge and 10 miles from Dartmouth is the recently renovated Church House Inn.

Boasting four plush new bedrooms with bespoke hand-crafted King size beds, walk-in rainfall showers and luxury furnishings this countryside pub offers the ideal base to explore the beauty of South Devon. Combine this with the pubs brand-new bar, sliding doors to the terrace, oak flooring, refurbished restaurant and a large beer garden and you have the perfect ingredients for a relaxing break in Devon.

The Church House menu incorporates local produce from across the region and focusses on classic pub food cooked to a high standard. Here you’ll find traditional pub grub such as homemade pie of the day, beer-battered fish and chunky chips through to monkfish scampi, Josper-grilled chops, ribs, steaks and vegetarian specials.

The bar stocks a wide selection of fine wines, local ales, draught ciders and an abundance of gin. In the warmer months the large beer garden offers a peaceful place for an alfresco lunch and as the weather sets in you can enjoy your beverage in the light, airy bar with large folding doors overlooking the countryside.

The Church House is just a 20-minute stroll from Torcross which is home to the stunning Slapton Sands and Slapton Ley, with walks to Dartmouth or Beesands (home to sister pub, The Cricket Inn) directly on the South West Coast Path. The harbour-side town of Dartmouth is just a short drive away and there are numerous nearby attractions to be enjoyed, including Agatha Christie’s Greenway, Dartmouth Castle, Woodlands Leisure Park and many beautiful beaches right on the doorstep.

Guide Prices

Rooms from £120 bed and breakfast.

Special room rates available throughout winter season, check our website for latest offers.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Check in from 3pm, check out is 10.30am

Closed Christmas Day



Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the A379 from Kingsbridge for 6 miles until you reach the village of Stokenham. Follow the main road around the village green and you’ll see the Church House from the road, opposite the Church. The Church House can also be accessed from Dartmouth along the A379, after the village of Torcross.



Public Transport Directions

On the main bus route from Kingsbridge to Dartmouth

14 miles from Totnes train station





TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • EJDLondon
    Stoke Fleming, United Kingdom
    Excellent food, great service!
    5 of 5 stars
    31st Dec 2019
    Our first time back to the Church House Inn since its refurbishment and it did not disappoint. Welcoming staff, lovely interior and fabulous food. We all went straight to main course as it was Boxing... Read full review
  • Rick_The_Diner
    3 of 5 stars
    6th Jan 2020
    It’s several years since we visited the Church House Inn and on this occasion we noticed a major change to the interior decor. The Inn has been acquired by the owners of The Cricket Inn at Beesands... Read full review
  • Ricardo277
    Redruth, United Kingdom
    4 of 5 stars
    18th Jan 2020
    Three of us booked for lunch including my 101 year old mother in law. The reception was good, seating and ambience good, staff attentive of our needs striking the right balance. Lunch was very good... Read full review

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