Outdoor Facilities & Outdoor Pool

Elegant heated outdoor swimming pool, 34ft x 22ft, depth 3ft-6ft, with steps leading into it, and surrounding terrace in a sunny, sheltered spot. Open daily, subject to weather. Pool is gated and secured by hand carved wooden fencing. Rattan sun loungers for sun bathing and wooden benches for relaxing by the pool.  

Newly decked sun bathing terrace, outside indoor pool, with magnificent views over the grounds and to distant Dartmoor National Park. More bear chairs for lounging!

Hot tub, sunk into the decking, outside the indoor swimming pool, magical under a starlit sky and superb views to Dartmoor National Park on the horizon! Just take the cover off and get on in!

Tennis court, all weather, championship size, complimentary racquets and balls (surface resprayed 2014)

Basket ball net on tennis court (renewed for 2014)

Boules court (behind the indoor pool). Boules available in wooden store by court gates.

Traditional, wooden swings for infants, children and grown-ups!

Hand-carved children's adventure playground, with wooden pirate ship, train, tree house, throne and more to excite the creative imagination... (renewed 2014)

14 acres of gorgeous grounds and nature to picnic in or explore. Footpaths direct to surrounding countryside and pubs. Perfect for spotting snowdrops, bluebells, cowslips, foxgloves, hares, deer, badgers, buzzards, owls and, sometimes, cows, sheep and lambs in neighbouring fields.

Facilities at Gitcombe House are unsupervised, so do keep an eye on your little ones



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