This private and beautifully furnished retreat is in the perfect location for exploring Exmoor, the Quantocks, and the North Somerset and North Devon Coasts. Outstanding National Trust properties Knighthayes and Dunster Castle are within an easy car ride and worth visiting. Other places we enjoyed were The West Somerset Railway; The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway (worth the cost of the 1st Class supplement to have a luxurious red leather lined compartment to ourselves), the coastal towns of Watchet, Porlock/Porlock Wharf, Lynmouth and Minehead and various towns and villages within Exmoor. We also managed to see a lot of Exmoor ponies this year (quite different from our local New Forest ones); and lots and lots of entertaining lambs. Good walking country, even in the mist/drizzel we had for a couple of days.
We ate in a couple of evenings at Langtry House with Susan producing delicious and visually stunning food. Well worth booking the odd meal. The complimentary "home... more