The b & b is in a beautiful location down a super quiet lane in the village.
The accommodation consists of 2 bedrooms. The main bedroom is fairly small, however because there is a second bedroom, it's no problem leaving suitcases and any other bags there.
There is a little dining table already set for breakfast which Sue delivers at whatever time suits the guests. There was a bar fridge in the dining area for guest use. Bathroom was a good size with a bath which had a shower over it and there was a plentiful supply of toiletries.
The location is A1 and the Lazy Toad Inn, a 5 minute walk from the b & b, serves good food and saves a drive into Exeter for an evening meal.
There is easy access to walking tracks along the Exe River behind the b & b.
Sue was a very friendly and attentive host; we'd have loved to spend an extra night however had week-long accommodation already booked further north.
If you love the peace and serenity of an English village and the privacy of a cozy b & b run by a most accommodating host, then look no further than Exe Valley.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The bed and breakfast suite overlooks the River Exe at Barnhill Cottage, Brampford Speke and boasts of wonderful views of the Exe Valley and river walks along the Exe Valley Way. Brampford Speke is just 5 miles (a 15 minute drive) from the exciting and vibrant city of Exeter and Exeter University, and is a picturesque Devon village with thatched cottages and in walking distance of an award winning Free House called "The Lazy Toad". The single story Bed and Breakfast suite offers guests a comfortable double bedroom, sitting room/single bedroom, a private bathroom with a deep relaxing bath and dining area where breakfast is served. The dining area has well-stocked tea and coffee making facilities, a small fridge and toaster. The bedroom and sitting room have flat screened TVs and there is a small music centre, books, magazines and board games to provide additional entertainment. ... more less