Special stargazing supper for Dark Skies Festival

Exmoor Astronomer Seb Jay is helping us host a Stargazing Supper evening in November. The event on Thursday, November 2 includes a special menu, the chance to view the stars with expert advice and assistance, and the opportunity to stay over too. For the Stargazing Supper evening, Seb will be bringing along his telescopes and […]

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Exmoor Dark Skies Festival Chilli Supper & Stargazing Evening – Thursday 2nd November – **NOW FULLY BOOKED**

To tie in with the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival, we are running a special Stargazing evening on Thursday 2nd November. The evening will start from 7pm where we will welcome guests to our restaurant and dining room for drinks and a hearty chilli con carne supper will then be served from 7.30pm. A little later […]

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Grow your own figs

At this time of year, the figs in our garden are starting to come into their own and in September, if not sooner, we’ll be using them for all sorts of dishes in the restaurant. Our John isn’t just a talented chef he also knows a thing or two about gardening and here he gives […]

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Some of the events being organised during Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

If you’re planning a trip here for Exmoor’s first Dark Skies Festival from October 19 to 29 this year (2017), then here are some of the starry activities you could join in with: Saturday, October 21 – Depart Exford 5.30pm Dusk Safari by Barle Valley Safaris Sunday, October 22 – 5.15pm – 8.30pm –  Webbers Post Meteors over […]

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We’re backing the first Dark Skies Festival

We’re supporting Exmoor’s first Dark Skies Festival from October 19 to 29 this year (2017) and will be offering guests a free guide to the area’s star attractions. Anyone wishing to stay to do some star-gazing during the event, who doesn’t have their own telescope, will be able to have some one-to-one sessions with our […]

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TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence

We’ve received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for 6th time

Good news! This summer (2017) we’ve received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for the sixth time under John and Jane’s ownership. We’ve won the accolade for consistently receiving outstanding traveller reviews on the well-known, travel information website. We’re delighted to have achieved this award once again. We’re very proud of all we have done here […]

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Dunkery Beacon House Hotel shortlisted for SW Hidden Gem Award

We’re celebrating again after being shortlisted for the South West region in the eviivo Hidden Gem Awards. If we’re selected as the regional winner, we’ll go forward to the national awards night taking place in October in London. The whole team here are extremely proud of our shortlisting. It’s a wonderful achievement to have been recognised […]

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