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“A hidden gem”
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The Rockford Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Brendon B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Brecon, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A hidden gem”
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Great room, great food, great location. What more could you ask? The two ladies who run this establishment really have "hospitality" down to a fine art. Terrific walking right from the door. The Rockford Inn really is a hidden gem. This was our second visit - there will definitely be more!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

We stayed at The Rockford Inn in late July for 3 nights. Great location and the proprietors were very helpful and attentive throughout our stay. We were there for a short walking and sight seeing visit. Maps and the best walk information were readily supplied. The room, food and beer were very good. Could not complain about anything. Recommended.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Visited for lunch on Sunday 15/08/2014 with 3 friends from Luxborough on Exmoor.Had the steak pie with chips & peas it was delicious,an excellent pie big pieces of meat,lovely gravy and pastry that melted in the mouth.This was an excellent pie,& as i a from the pie capital of the world (WIGAN) i should know.
Alan H.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with friends
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

We really wanted to stay here but they were fully booked. The location of the pub is in a tranquil and really beautiful location. The pub is traditional and well maintained inside with lots of interesting bits of bric a brac to look at. Our lunch was sensibly priced, delicious and plentiful! The staff were attentive and friendly ... could not fault the service, location, the food .. all perfect.
Well done for having such a great pub!

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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014

The inn is set in a wonderful valley amongst peaceful and tranquil setting. The staff at the in were friendly and welcoming. The facilities were really good value for money and the meals were freshly cooked and delicious with lots of choice.
Would recommend this inn to anyone and would stay again.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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Corby, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

Stayed at the Rockford for three nights, wish it was longer! The setting is beautiful, very quiet and sits beside a river. The room was very clean and modern, we had a room to the side of the inn, so couldn't see the river. Breakfast in the morning was freshly cooked and plentiful, Catherine is very attentive and offers more tea, coffee and toast. We ate here in the evening, delicious food, very large portions! My husband had the steak and stilton pie one night and declares it was the best pie he had eaten! I tried for 2 nights to have desert and only achieving it on the last night, having the apple and rhubarb crumble with custard, again delicious! Sarah is an excellent chef. Enjoyed our stay and if we visit that area again we would defiantly return to the Rockford Inn.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

My sister and I enjoyed another wonderful weekend stay at the Rockford Inn. Sarah and Catherine were super hosts and we could not have asked for more. As usual the food was excellent, I would definitely recommend the Fish Pie, well actually I would recommend everything on the menu. It was such a good time I have booked another weekend to bring my friends down to enjoy this wonderful place.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about The Rockford Inn

Property: The Rockford Inn
Address: Lynton & Lynmouth, Brendon, Exmoor National Park EX35 6PT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Brendon
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Brendon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Rockford Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Traditional 17th-century country inn set in the picturesque Brendon Valley deep in the heart of Exmoor National Park in Devon. Popular with farmers and ramblers alike, this riverside pub overlooks waterfalls and wooded gorges in a remote and isolated spot. We provide simple accommodation, good food, real ales served direct from the cask, log fires and permits to fish for salmon & trout in the East Lyn River. ... more   less 
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