Tag Archives: Exmoor

We’re backing second Dark Skies Festival

We’re backing Exmoor’s second Dark Skies Festival from October 20 until November 4 (2018) with a Pie at Night Stargazing evening on November 1. During the event expert astronomer, Seb Jay will be on hand with his telescopes to guide guests through the night sky. Those who don’t have a telescope can have one-to-one sessions […]

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Take a foodie foray into Exmoor

Exmoor is not often described as foodie heaven, but it is somewhere away from the hungry hoards that’s ripe for exploring. Holidaymakers flock to Devon and Cornwall and express their delight at the fresh fish, the dairy products and the rare breed meats they can find there, but here in Somerset there are lots of […]

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Trees for bees – 15 tried and tested trees that provide food for bees

We’re all for gardening here and attracting wildlife to our garden too. We grow lots of fruit and vegetables in our kitchen garden to use in the restaurant but having healthy crops relies on encouraging pollinators to our plot. We also use Exmoor honey in our kitchen and guests who stay with us can even […]

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The call of the wild is coming from Somerset

If you’ve recently enjoyed the BBC’s Springwatch programme and like to get out and about watching wildlife, then we’d like to lure you to Somerset to get close to some of the county’s flora and fauna favourites, as well as enjoying some hearty, award-winning fare too. We’re offering a cosy but luxury base for those […]

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Enjoy adventures and make memories in Somerset

If you’re looking for a luxury base to try some country pursuits, then head our way this summer (2018). We’re a boutique hotel in the heart of Exmoor where there are so many wonderful outdoor activities to enjoy and a few gentler, indoor pursuits to sample too. Our country hotel is the ideal location for […]

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Discover Romantic Movement’s birthplace

This part of Somerset is very closely linked to the Romantic Movement, particularly the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who we named our award-winning restaurant after. Coleridge lived in a pretty, pink cottage in the village of Nether Stowey with his wife Sarah between 1797 and 1800. It was here that he penned his best-known works […]

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Exmoor – explore a royal forest & an extinct volcano or go on a guided walk

Walkers who take a trip to Somerset this summer (2018) can participate in a 725-year-old perambulation, stroll over an extinct volcano or enjoy a guided walk with experts. We’re inviting ramblers of all abilities to explore the area on foot before relaxing in one of our luxury rooms. Our part of the world is a […]

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Walk in Wordsworth and Coleridge’s footsteps

If you and your beloved are keen walkers or even strollers, then why not have a break here on Exmoor and have a ramble where the romantic poets strode. Wordsworth and Coleridge lived in the area in the late 1790s and the pair spent most of their time walking together with Wordsworth’s sister Dorothy. Travelling […]

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Time to explore Coleridge country

The Coleridge Way near us in Somerset is named after the romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and we in turn have named our restaurant after the talented wordsmith. The route is a must for any keen walkers and we’re perfectly placed to act as your base while you explore the breathtaking views that abound in […]

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