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Bristol
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heron House is located in Bampton, a village to the southeast of Exmoor and a good base from which to explore that part of the moor. We were there for a short break to do some walking, so found the hearty breakfasts a most suitable way to start the day. These comprised well selected local produce where possible, including bread... More 

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FionaClifford, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

Hello BristolElephants! Thank you very much for giving Heron House 5 stars with your review, I think you timed your walking break perfectly, good weather, not too cold, children all safely in school and lots of Exmoor ponies to be seen. I really hope you will visit us again next year for another Exmoor challenge. Enjoy Christmas and Happy New... More 

Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hostess Fiona made us feel very welcome and our stay there was excellent. A cosy sitting room to relax in, our bedroom was perfect and the bathroom had a large bath to wallow in. All this topped up by a delicious breakfast, combining healthy eating with a cooked English.

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FionaClifford, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

Dear Moore243 Thank you very much for your kind review of your stay here at Heron House while you travelled around the area to get a feel of the place should you decide to relocate to the West Country. As Churchill once said 'time on reconnaissance is seldom wasted' I hope to welcome you to Heron House again soon. Best... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in this lovely B & B. A beautiful house with a lovely calm feel. Everything was fresh and clean and Fiona was very welcoming. Nice touches such as torches next to the bed, a small tin of biscuits, fresh milk and proper coffee in the rooms. Breakfast was superb - a huge selection of delicious homemade jams,... More 

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FionaClifford, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

Dear Alicefos26 Thank you so much for your review of your stay with us in Bampton, I am delighted everything here at Heron House was to your liking and the weather was fantastic, you were so lucky. The colour on the trees all over Exmoor is ravishing this year and so far this autumn not too much rain, it will... More 

Wye Valley of Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great location, lots to do in the area, very comfortable,lovely food , very relaxing we visited two nation trust properties, Knightshayes, and Arlington Court . We also travelled to Lynmouth & Lynton , learned about the disaster in 1952 . Also good walks on Exmoor.

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Fiona C, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

Hello I am delighted you enjoyed your stay at Heron House and found your few days in the West Country to be really relaxing. Knightshayes and Arlington Court are two fabulous National Trust properties, I have not had any guest say otherwise. I enrolled on a Christmas Wreath making workshop at Arlington a couple of years ago, so good and... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

When we arrived at Bampton we were a little disappointed with the exterior of the B&B. It could do with a face-lift! We could not check in the room till 5 p.m, which is rather late in the day. But we were then greeted by the lovely lady owner Fiona, who could not have been more friendly. The room was... More 

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Fiona C, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

So glad you liked our Breakfasts and comfy bed. There is only one Sunday in the month when the Swan does not serve food, and this is Quiz night, huge fun and well worth taking part. There are other restaurants and pubs in the area, notably in Dulverton and Waterrow, all serving excellent food, so no one will go hungry!... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Having frequented several Premier Inns this year, it was a very pleasant change to stay in a B&B with character. The house is lovely and our room was very comfortable. I particularly liked the inclusion of a cafetiere, fresh milk and a tin of biscuits! We had the room with the bathroom across the corridor, which was no problem, and... More 

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Fiona C, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

Dear KatyHS I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay here at Heron House, it was lovely to meet you both and I am very glad my cooking came up to scratch. The Tarr Steps to Withypool walk is so beautiful and very do-able. I hope you will come and stay again next year to try another Exmoor walk, or... More 

Sydney Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Very quite - central location - comfortable and hospitable and bets breakfast I ahve had anywhere in the world in both selection and quality.- If Satruday night bettter to book for dinner in advance if you wish to dine locally.

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Fiona C, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

Goodness, the best breakfast in the world!!! No pressure there then, thank you so much. I am delighted you enjoyed your brief stay at Heron House and thank goodness The Swan was able to find you a corner at the last minute, but you are quite right, it is always best to book a table in advance, any day of... More 

Portland, Maine USA
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed here for 5 nights in August 2016. My husband and I shared one room and our 20 year old son enjoyed his own. The B&B was quiet, though located on the main street of Bampton and had a sweet garden behind. Both rooms were very comfortably and pleasantly furnished and had their own clean attractive bathrooms where everything... More 

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Fiona C, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

Dear Chansonette So really kind of you to give such a glowing review of your families 5 day stay here at Heron House in Bampton Devon. I am so pleased you all enjoyed your stay and our Breakfasts, the Pinapples have really been exceptional this year and although not locally grown are locally sourced and are still good now. I... More 

London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed here whilst we were attending a wedding at nearby Huntsham Court. It is situated in a pretty small town. The house is beautifully decorated with antique furniture and has a lovely garden. We stayed in the bedroom with a four poster bed, which has a large well equipped modern bathroom. Fiona Clifford was a charming and welcoming host,... More 

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Fiona C, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

Dear David P Wow 5 stars, thank you very much indeed. Having spent years myself driving down to Devon on Friday nights it was always a joy to be greeted with a delicious glass of something on arrival to pep us up again. Thank you so much for recommending Heron House as a relaxing place to stay when attending a... More 

Banbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Great breakfast and location. The host Fiona was very nice and accommodating our room was ok if not missing a hanging wardrobe. Bathroom is great lots of room and a bath with a power shower and big towels Will definitely stay again if in that area

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Fiona C, Owner at Heron House B&B, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your short break here at Heron House, I hope the weather was kind to you for your onward journey to Cornwall. Many thanks Fiona More 

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Address: Brook Street, Bampton EX16 9LY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Bampton
Price Range: £78 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Make sure you get down for the fabulous breakfast!”
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“Back rooms are quite and have views of the outstanding garden. Back bedroom has an onsuite”
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“2 rooms have garden views and one high street activity”
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“Safe parking opposite ( we left dog in car overnight) and village quiet.”
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