Medical Emergency

In the event of a severe medical emergency, please dial 999 and alert reception. For less critical medical conditions please dial 111. 

For night time emergencies, please call 07487 539237 to alert the onsite night manager.

Exeter and Barnstaple both have A&E departments and are approximately 40 minutes away.

There is a defibrillator on the premises, located outside on the north wall of the building, near the north cottages. Turn left out of reception, then left down the lane, after the wall, and the unit is on the wall of the hotel building, in a yellow box.


The nearest medical centre is Wallingbrook Health Centre in Chulmleigh. To make an appointment or see a doctor, you will need a temporary registration. Please call 01769 580295 and they will be happy to help with the registration and appointment process.

The have a dispensary which is open Monday to Friday 08:30 – 18:30.


Unfortunately most dentists in the area will not see new patients, however myDentist in Crediton is one of the few exceptions, and has helped a number of guests in the past. Subject to capacity, they may be able to do same day appointments. Please call 01363 772020 if you have a dental emergency. 


If your pet has any problems during your stay, most of the hotel employees use St Boniface Veterinary Clinic in Crediton. They are happy to see the pets of guests and you should call 01363 772860 to register and set up an appointment.

Closed for Private Function

Please note that the hotel and restaurant are closed today (Saturday 8 June) for a private function. 

We will be open to the public tomorrow as usual and apologise for any inconvenience. 

The Fox & Hounds Team

Thank you

Thank you for your enquiry.

A member of the Fox & Hounds team will get in touch with you shortly and will be happy to discuss your requirements and answer any question you may have. 

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Thank you for applying to join Friends of the Fox & Hounds. A member of the team will review your application and once complete, will issue you with a membership number that you can use to take advantage of special member-only offers.  In the meantime, detailed information about the program, including Terms & Conditions can be found here.