The Lamb Inn

The Square, Sandford, CREDITON, Devon, EX17 4LW

Tel: 01363 773676

Front of The Lamb Inn


The Lamb Inn is a 16th century former posting house, close to Exeter and Crediton with open fires and lovely gardens, offering rooms that are the height of contemporary luxury including underfloor heating, power showers and flat screen TV. Our sumptuous rooms are of a style more often found in five star hotels, larger than average with new orthopaedic beds, small luxury bathrooms and original artwork. Our suite has a working wood burner and a slate surrounded platform bath so that you can bathe while watching television and sipping your aperitif after a hard day's walking.

The public bar and dining areas are traditional, comfortable and warm with log fires, sofas and great art on the walls; there is a fabulous courtyard garden and a second more open garden with views of the surrounding countryside. Food is high quality, mainly local and fairly priced with a team led by French head chef Franck Gautherot aiming to provide modern pub food that still retains some classics. Prices from £7 – £13 per main course. We pride ourselves on being a real pub that serves excellent food and drink and not a restaurant masquerading as a pub, thus only some of our tables can be reserved, we are recommended by Camra and we always offer a minimum of three good real ales. Our wine list is sufficiently long to cover all the bases but short enough to be sensible and to keep prices cheaper than average.

We can offer any breakfast you like. Rates are per room and range from £69 - £95 per night but there are potential discounts for last minute rooms and bookings that do not require breakfast. Dog friendly and dog free rooms available.

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Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double (En-Suite)from £68.00 to £75.00 per room (breakfast included)
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Single (En-Suite)from £59.00 to £69.00 per room (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.





  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Facilities for the Disabled


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Room service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • 24 hr return laundry service
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Pets accepted
  • Public telephone
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Film or TV location
  • In countryside
  • Inn
  • Non smoking establishment

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Cycle hire
  • Fishing
  • Games Room

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • CD Player in all bedrooms
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Free View TV
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Modem point in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers
  • Special provisions for walkers

Opening Times

The Lamb Inn (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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