What is

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Public House |  Restaurant | Coffee House

The Hound of the Baskervilles invites you and your family to come and experience a completely unique literary experience of Dartmoor history.

Relive the Tale that is ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ and sink your teeth into one of our infamous Baskerville Burgers or just enjoy our holmesy décor with a pot of Sherlock Tea.

With rooms adorned in original Sherlock & Baskervilles history, The Hound of the Baskervilles is a truly British experience to be investigated further, offering Food & Drink for all types of palettes and welcoming all types of Hounds.

Dog Friendly | Families Welcome

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What is

The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England’s West Country and tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound of supernatural origin. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson investigate the case. This was the first appearance of Holmes since his apparent death in “The Final Problem”, and the success of The Hound of the Baskervilles led to the character’s eventual revival.

In 2003, the book was listed as number 128 of 200 on the BBC’s The Big Read poll of the UK’s “best-loved novel.” In 1999, it was listed as the top Holmes novel, with a perfect rating from Sherlockian scholars of 100.

 

 

 

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