For the best in good local food
For well kept local real ales
For a great atmosphere in a traditional local inn
Plus occasional Guest Ales
On now is Pride of Dartmoor 4.0% from Black Tor Brewery at Christow in Devon.
And for many moor reasons . . .
. . . you must pay a visit to
The Royal Oak Inn, Meavy, Devon
The Royal Oak Inn, Meavy, Devon PL20 6PJ
Telephone: 01822 852944
Your hosts: Stephen and Julie Earp
Use the menu on the left to find out more about this lovely inn
How to find us: Take the B3212 from Yelverton to Princetown and turn right at Dousland (by the Burrator Inn). Continue straight on through Dousland and on into Meavy. Follow the road round to the right past Meavy Primary School, along the narrow lane past the cottages and emerge at the village green. Here you will find the Royal Oak on the north side of the green, next to the parish church. Opening times.
View Google street view and map showing the location of The Royal Oak Inn.
Meavy Oak Fair
Sunday 21st June 2015
What a great day yesterday at Meavy Oak Fair! Here are a few photos.
Dartmoor Firkin Challenge
Monday 8th June 2015
Photos from the event.
Left, the race briefing before the start. Right, Maddy Horton and Lucy Allan out on the course
1st Male Team, Jay Horton and Gary Andrews with Stephen Earp from The Royal Oak Inn
1st Female Team, Maddy Horton & Lucy Allan with Stephen Earp from The Royal Oak Inn
The first team home broke the course record. 2015 results ~ 1st Male team ~ Jay Horton & Gary Andrews ~ 37:00 mins. The previous course record was set last year by James Best & Will Johnson ~ 37:58 mins
The Royal Oak wins two CAMRA awards
Thursday 14th May 2015
Plymouth CAMRA awards 2015: The Royal Oak Inn has been awarded Plymouth CAMRA Country pub of the year, and Cider and Perry Pub of the year runner-up in this years Plymouth CAMRA awards.
Stephen Earp the landlord of the Royal Oak Inn would like to thank all the CAMRA members who voted for us. At the Royal oak inn we are passionate about real ale, scrumpy cider and Perry. We always have four ales and six scrumpy ciders on offer. Ales including a monthly guest are local and cask-conditioned; we even have our own Meavy Oak Ale, brewed by Dartmoor brewery in Princetown with water from the river Meavy.
The full list of Plymouth CAMRA award winners:
The Fortescue was the City Pub winner and runner-up was the Barbican's Dolphin Hotel.
This year's Country Pub award went to the Royal Oak, at Meavy, with the Foxhound Inn, Brixton, runner up.
The Club of the Year was the Fawn Members Club, in Greenbank, ahead of the Plympton Conservative Club.
The Fortescue was The Cider and Perry pub of the year and runner up in this section was again the Royal Oak Inn, Meavy
Current weather data from a local weather station situated in Dousland, about 1.4km north of the Royal Oak Inn.
The Royal Oak Inn is ‘Home’ to the Dartmoor Border Morris, who sing play in the pub each Wednesday over the winter.
The Royal Oak Inn is also ‘Home’ to Meavy Amateur Dramatics, who rehearse every Thursday in Meavy Parish Hall.
Ask Stephen for details.
DAG - Devon Association of Governors - The Devon Association of Governors (DAG) is the representative body for school governors in Devon.