Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay — British Bed & Breakfasts 2022

Awarded runner-up for  Alastair Sawday's Readers' Awards 2010 Favourite British B&B.”

Review: “Contemporary, friendly, exotic and exquisite…”

Trip Advisor 2022

Trip Advisor

Listed on Trip Advisor and awarded Certificate of Excellence for twelve consecutive years.


AA 5 Star Gold Award 2022

Review: This delightful 16th-century former farmhouse blends stylish accommodation with its original character.

AA Breakfast Award 2022

A very special breakfast, with an emphasis on freshly prepared local ingredients.

The Good Hotel Guide 2022

Review: Strete Barton House is decorated in a contemporary style with an eastern flavour; bedrooms have silks, Buddha carvings, bold prints. Breakfast, served in a dining room overlooking the garden. From the terrace, there are panoramic views across Start Bay from Start Point lighthouse to the mouth of the River Dart.

The Michelin Red Guide 2022

Review: Attractive, part-16C manor house in quiet village, with partial views over the rooftops to the sea. Contemporary interior with a personal style; bedrooms have bold feature walls and modern facilities. Homemade cake is served on arrival.

Cool Places Guide South Hams 2022

Review: Strete Barton House is featured as a “Cool Pick”; “It’s a comfortable boutique gem, and they’ve got the balance just right.”

Britain’s Finest B&B’s website 2022

Review: “All the guest rooms have a contemporary feel and are fitted with luxurious French sleigh beds or four-poster.”

AA Britain’s Best B&B 2022

Review: “The contemporary interior offers spacious double bedrooms with king-size beds (one with a super-king, four poster) and twin– bedded rooms.     All bedrooms feature luxurious pocket-sprung mattresses, Egyptian cotton sheets…”

The Telegraph Newspaper May 2014

Review: “Four of the Best West Country seaside B&Bs” by Francesca Syz of the Daily Telegraph Travel Magazine – 17 May 2014. “There is an un-B&B-like decadence about 16th-century Strete Barton in the seaside village of Strete…

The S.W. England Tourism Excellence Awards 2012 - 2013

We are delighted that Strete Barton House has been nominated as a finalist in the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2012 - 2013

Herald Express Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2012

We are thrilled to have been awarded runner-up in the Bed and Breakfast, Guest House & Inn of the year 2012

BBC Olive Magazine June 2010

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Review: “Strete Barton House perched above stunning Blackpool Sands…”

The Telegraph Newspaper July 2010

Recommendation and suggestions for best accommodation.

Review: “Strete Barton House is a real find. Buddha carvings, delicate silks and bold prints give its six rooms and suites—some of which have views over the garden towards the sea—a contemporary feel with an Eastern flavour.”

Daily Mail Newspaper - September 2009

Best Beaches and Where to Stay.

Review: “Six rooms in stunning 16th-century four-star [now five-star] guest house.”