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Bridge Cottage

A romantic cosy cottage situated beside the beautiful River Barle
11 reviews
A romantic cosy cottage situated beside the beautiful River Barle
The view of Bridge Cottage garden from your bedroom window
The Classic 1950's Petrol station in the heart of Withypool
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
Withypool, Exmoor National Park, England
Ideally situated for exploring the beautiful heartland of Exmoor. This romantic cosy cottage boasts rare and extensive river frontage in delightful gardens.
The cottage offers both space and character with exposed beams throughout. Living room with huge inglenook fireplace, an extremely well appointed large farmhouse kitchen, utility room and downstairs W.C. An exquisite sunroom (third bedroom if required) with double patio doors leading directly onto the riverside gardens. Upstairs are two large bedrooms, one double with antique brass bed and a further well furnished twin, with one double and one single bed. A pretty central bath/shower room with W.C. All rooms enjoying views of the river and gardens.
About the Owner, Antony H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Mar 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
On your arrival, we will greet you from the local Village Shop which is 50 yards from Bridge Cottage. We are always at hand to help you for information, any problems with your stay, the forgotten grocery item or even just a friendly chat.
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Excellent - based on 11 reviews
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Brighton England
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

This was our second stay at Bridge Cottage and it was as wonderful as last year. The location is amazing, with the river at the bottom of the garden and great views of the moors. Tarr Steps and Landacre Bridge are both within walking distance. The village shop has all the essential supplies you'll need, as well as delicious locally...

A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 9 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Bridge Cottage is very characterful with a picture-perfect location on the banks of the River Barle. While old and rather quirky, the cottage has a friendly, cosy atmosphere. It was lovely to light the log burning fire in the evenings and to eat breakfast in the homely, well-equipped country kitchen. There are loads of walks right from your doorstep, but...

Brighton England
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Fabulous old cottage on the river, with a lovely garden and great views. Very cosy, good beds, and a terrific log fire. Also the sky is amazing at night and it's worth bringing your telescope and star chart. The owners, Tony and Anita, also run the village store and post office, where you can buy all the essentials as well...

  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We do not usually allow bookings under the age of 21. Please contact us if this is the case when making your booking. Children may not be left unsupervised either in the cottage...
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Dates Min stay Per week
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2 Sep 2017 -
29 Sep 2017
7 nights
30 Sep 2017 -
3 Nov 2017
7 nights
4 Nov 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Oil, Electricity and Gas are all included in the rental price of the Cottage.
We Also supply the Bed linen, but we do request that you bring your own towels.
Children are welcome at Bridge Cottage, but there is not a fence between the river and the garden.
Pets are charged at £15 per week per pet.
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About the neighbourhood
Withypool is a quiet unspoilt village situated in a shallow part of the Barle valley in the heart of the Exmoor National Park.The village has a remote, upland character and is surrounded by open moorland, much of which is common land. Most of the village lies on the north side of the river and follows the narrow roads along the valley contours.The traditional buildings in the settlement generally consist of lime washed rendered stonewalls with slate roofs. It is these buildings and their setting that help contribute to Withypools character.Along the banks of the River Barle grow the withies or willow trees that give Withypool its name and, crossing the river is the characteristic six arched Withypool Bridge. This was built around a hundred years ago to replace an old packhorse bridge that... more
Getting around
Being a very remote village, Withypool does not have any public transport. But you are in the heart of Exmoor, so there are lots of walks right on your door step.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 70.0 km
Railway: Tiverton Parkway: 47.0 km
Ferry: Ilfracombe Harbour: 45.0 km
Coming from the M5 direction:Come off at junction 25 on the M5; precede though Taunton heading for Minehead. Eventually you will pick up the A358 for Minehead. Proceed along this road until you come to a junction on your left sign posted for Raleghs Cross, Wheddon Cross and Exford. Turn left here under the railway bridge. Stay on this road (B3224) eventually passing by Raleghs Cross inn on your left. Turn right about half a mile pass the inn signposted for Wheddon Cross. At Wheddon Cross, cross over the cross roads, heading for Exford. Turning left after the bridge at Exford (sign posted Withypool). At the very top of this road you want to turn left at the cross roads (Chibbet Post) Proceed along this road for a mile and then turn right at Comers Cross sign posted for Withypool. Proceed do... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 25.0 km.
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