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If you have any questions or would like to
make a dinner reservation, please call
01643 841 241 or email

Welcome to Dunkery Beacon Country House near Dunster – a truly unique and special place to stay in the heart of Exmoor National Park.

ExmoorWe offer luxury accommodation and provide the perfect place to escape the rigours of day-to-day life and relax and unwind in a truly tranquil, rural location where breath-taking scenery abounds.

We continue to monitor Government guidance with regard to Covid-19.  Whilst restrictions have been lifted, we will continue with some precautions a little while longer to help keep you, other guests and our small team feeling safe.

  • We still have hand sanitisers located in key places throughout the hotel.
  • We will support any guests or staff who wish to continue to wear a mask, although no longer compulsory.
  • Our staff are encouraged to test twice a week and asked to stay at home if they show any symptoms.
  • We will continue to stagger dining times for both breakfast and dinner.
  • We will also continue to provide enhanced cleaning and sanitising of rooms and public areas.

The Coleridge Restaurant

Dining & Drinks

Relaxed, friendly and sophisticated award-winning dining with a seasonally changing menu and a focus on locally-sourced produce. Our wine list is supplied by West Country merchant Christopher Piper Wines, together with prestigious wine merchants Berry Bros. & Rudd and Liberty Wines.  Our small restaurant is open to resident and non-resident diners from Wednesday to Saturday evenings from April until the end of October. Advance bookings only. N.B. Please note that generally we can only take non-resident table bookings up to 72 hours in advance.

Exmoor Pony

Our location


Experience Exmoor in all its glory from our idyllic rural location, with spectacular views across the countryside and moor. There’s wild moorland, lush, deep, wooded, river valleys, pretty thatched cottages and acres of woodland. Sit back, relax…and let nature take over!

List of services

Desire to serve & please

  • Lovely gardens
  • Quiet location with stunning views
  • A la carte evening menu four evenings a week
  • Wine list supplied by Liberty Wines & Christopher Piper Wines
  • Bike washing facilities
  • Ground floor twin/superking room with own sitting room
  • Special dietary requirements catered for (please advise at booking)
  • Packed lunches by arrangement
  • Ample private parking
  • Children over 10 years welcome
  • Free WiFi
  • Two dog friendly bedrooms (£5 per dog per night)
  • Motorbike friendly – off-road parking

The atmosphere created here is welcoming, relaxing and refreshing with a superior level of comfort.

Please note that mobile networks are only covered by Vodafone, O2 and EE within the building and the village. If you need to make a quick UK call while you are staying with us, we are happy to let you use our landline.
Celebrate at Dunkery Beacon

Offers, Events & News

Summer on Exmoor

Escape the stress of modern day life and book a break with us in this beautiful tranquil corner of the country.  The sun is out and the moor, the wooded combes and coast are looking spectacular,  so what are you waiting for…..

Latest Accolade

We are very proud to have won Bronze in the Small Hotel of the Year category in the recent South West Tourism Awards held in Exeter on Thursday 7th April 2022.

Porlock Vale business to have ‘plastic free approved status’

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve become the first business in Porlock Vale to be awarded plastic free approved status.

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