Tag Archives: Exmoor

Valentine’s offer celebrating 150th anniversary of Lorna Doone

Fancy taking your Valentine to Exmoor to enjoy its rugged beauty this February? Book a trip to us and marvel at the same breath-taking scenery that inspired the writer Richard Doddridge Blackmore 150 years ago to create his famous lovers Lorna Doone and John Ridd. We’re offering a two-night post Valentine’s Day weekend package from […]

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Things to do on Exmoor in January and February

Although we’re not open this month, there are still lots of things to do here on Exmoor. So, if you’re in the area, then how about visiting one of these events below or waiting until February and booking in for a break with us? Discover Exmoor’s Trees in Winter Something for those who love the […]

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Come to Exmoor and relax

Being stressed out can have a negative effect on your body as it produces adrenaline, which can upset the balance of your hormones and impact on your health. This can cause spots, make dry skin even drier and flakier, as well as leading to under-eye bags, fine lines and the greying and thinning hair, plus […]

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Best farmers’ and local food markets in area

We’re big on supporting the area’s producers, farmers and growers. We use as many ingredients from Exmoor and Somerset as possible in our kitchen. By shopping nearby we’re saving on the food miles and supporting our community by putting money back into the area and those that farm it and look after it. If you’re […]

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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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