‘Taste of the Moor’ fundraiser for moor conservation

We’re helping raise funds for invaluable conservation and access projects on the moor by holding a ‘Taste of the Moor’ evening here in March. As part of the new Exmoor Dining Club, our chef and co-owner, John will be supporting the National Park by hosting the event championing produce from the area. He explains: “We’re […]

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Stay with us and visit ‘Snowdrop Valley’ – special offer

There’s a truly magical place to visit on Exmoor from January 27 until February 25, 2018 and that’s the Avill Valley also known at this time of year as ‘Snowdrop Valley’. The area near Cutcombe, which is not far from us, is carpeted with these delightful, delicate symbols of hope, which also herald the arrival […]

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Fossils, brandy and intrigue on the Somerset coastline

The coastline of the Exmoor part of Somerset has an interesting history making it the perfect place for an intriguing weekend break this spring (2018). Here you can find fossils, hear about smugglers, poets and spies and visit the places where they frequented while making your own magical memories to take home. On Kilve beach […]

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10 things to do in the Quantock Hills

The wonderful thing about living where we do is that we’ve not only got Exmoor on our doorstep we’ve also got the Quantocks too. They celebrate their 62nd anniversary this year (2018) as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The Quantocks was made an AONB in 1956 but since then it seems to have […]

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Will you wassail?

Wassailing is an old English term for toasting someone’s health and it’s linked with carol singing and going from house to house, and celebrating during the festivities. The wassail is traditionally a spiced ale or mulled wine that one quaffs on Christmas Eve and Twelfth Night. Here’s our recipe for the perfect cup or two […]

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Three-day weddings are all the rage here!

Couples getting married are now going for extended weddings with celebrations here at our hotel lasting a few days. Newlyweds wishing to spread the fun are going for an extended party. It’s getting very popular for couples to want the event to go on, rather than just focus on one BIG day. Brides often say […]

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