History of The Hare and Hounds

The Hare & Hounds (previously known as Hunters Lodge) has an exciting and lurid past. In the 17th Century, due to its isolated position it was a popular haunt for poachers and smugglers. Rumour has it that more than one murder was committed here.

The large stone situated at the front of the main building is part of Devonshire folklore. Legend says that it dances at night when it hears the bells of Sidbury church, also that it rolls down the valley to drink at the River Sid - some say to wash away the bloodstains!, Click here to read more about this legend.

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