We’re offering a warm welcome for Quantock Walking Fest walkers

The third annual Quantock Walking Festival takes place this summer (June and July, 2018) near us in Somerset and is hosted by the Stowey Walkers. The event, which includes organised guided walks, is based in Nether Stowey, a Walkers are Welcome village that’s not far from us and takes place on June 30 and July […]

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Three of our favourite gardens to explore on the Quantocks

Not far from us are the Quantocks, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and they are packed with wonderful walks for all abilities. We’ve popped together our top three garden walks on the Quantocks below. Hestercombe Gardens Hestercombe Gardens is very popular with visitors of all ages. It’s made up of three unique gardens, which […]

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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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