EXCLUSIVE TENNIS BREAKS
Looking for a tennis holiday with a difference? Look no further than the exquisite setting in the grounds of the historic, eleventh century, Bickleigh Castle in the heart of Devon. The picturesque tennis court at Bickleigh Castle is surrounded by manicured gardens, tall trees and sheltered from the distractions of the outside World.
Enjoy a tennis experience away from the stresses of the city and leave behind the hustle bustle of everyday life in this secluded, unique setting. Maybe try an evening game of croquet on the beautiful castle grounds, take a tour of the castle itself or explore the delights of the Devon countryside. This really is the perfect venue to enjoy a tennis break with a difference while, at the same time, experiencing the charm of a historic English Castle.
We are very conveniently located just 20 minutes from the M5 between Tiverton and Crediton. We are easily reached from Tiverton Parkway and Exeter St Davids Railway Stations, and Exeter Airport.
Resident tennis professional Rohun Beven is a former Wimbledon and International player who has more than 30 years teaching experience. Rohun has taught beginners, youngsters, club players, county players and tour professionals at some of the UK’s most prestigious tennis clubs. His infectious enthusiasm and passion for teaching has been recognised by the many tennis lovers he has taught over the years. He looks forward to welcoming tennis groups, of all abilities, to Bickleigh and will personally conduct all lessons.
Your exclusive tennis break will be tailored specifically to suit your requirements whether it is a detailed breakdown and analysis of technique, improving consistency, tactics and positional play. For those keen on conditioning he will ensure you are given a great physical workout.
You will be welcomed by Rohun in person and enjoy a Pimms or Champagne drink with canapés in the Castle grounds. Rohun will be your host both on the court and off it to ensure your tennis break is served up to the highest standards.
You will stay in the exquisite private cottages on the grounds of this historic Castle and enjoy a private guided tour that takes you back in time. Breakfast and lunch at the Castle and dinner will be either in the Castle or at one of the local pubs or restaurants. Your tennis holiday will be the perfect getaway offered to the highest standards with a warm welcome.
TYPICAL TWO-DAY TENNIS BREAK SCHEDULE
Your tennis break will include video analysis and a personalised report. The following daily schedule can be adjusted to suit your groups requirements.
Arrival Day – Arrivals can be from 2pm onwards on the day prior to your tennis break. Welcome drinks and canopies at 5pm in the Castle.
Day One - 9.30am – 12.00pm Tennis, 12.00pm – 1.30pm Lunch, 1.30pm – 4.30pm Tennis, 5.00pm - Apres Tennis Drinks
Day Two - 9.30am – 12.00pm Tennis, 12.00pm – 1.30pm Lunch and Video Analysis, 1.30pm – 4.30pm Tennis, 4.30pm - Awards and Presentations, 5.00pm - Apres Tennis Drinks, Depart
NOTE: Additional days can be arranged if requested.
From £450pp for a Group of 4
From £450pp for a group of 4 people, for a two-day tennis break, you will enjoy the beautiful cottage accommodation, breakfast, lunch at the Castle, champagne/Pimms welcome drinks reception and apres tennis drink each day.
The tennis breaks can be tailored specifically to your requirements and Rohun will personally go through the details with you before you make a booking. If you have any special requests, we will ensure your tennis break is perfectly planned.
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Some of Our Testimonials
- Have just come back from a wonderful weekend visit at Bickleigh Castle. All the staff are friendly and welcoming. The property is amazing on beautiful grounds. Our room was a great room, clean and lovely and all you could want. There was a great choice at breakfast and loved the guided tour we were given of the castle. I can’t recommend this property enough. Thanks for a great weekend! - lcastle87
- Just got back from our 2nd visit to the wonderful Bickleigh Castle. It is such a beautiful place and we have enjoyed every moment spent there.We were made really welcome by Sarah Robbie and John and all of the staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was outstanding and the rooms were spacious and comfortable. - Ken & Lyn Colmer
- We booked the castle as we had it recommended to us. We were thrilled with the thatched cottage that we stayed in. The room was lovely with 2 queen sized beds. We noticed straight away that the bedding was luxurious. Warm fluffy towels in the bathroom. The view was amazing. The family that run it were warm and welcoming and were happy to chat and make us feel at ease. - Helen H