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The Rockford Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Longhope, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit and as others have said the warm welcome from Carolyn and Sarah the great food, homely pub and lovely room makes for a relaxing break. Walking by the river up onto the moor or into Lynmouth can all be done from the door. The Rockford Inn shall now be one of our regular visits. Yes it does...

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Mark H, Owner at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Terry C, it was a pleasure to host you. On your next visit remember to book direct with us via our own website or by telephone to make sure you avail of the best rates which are not available to the online travel agents.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great location, love the river walk into Lynmouth and back. A warm welcome as always, room very clean and comfy with thoughtful extras and excellent food. Booked direct for a good rate. Will be back....

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Always a lovely welcome by Cathryn and Sarah ,brilliant place to stay,very good food,spotless accommodation,fantastic walks.everything you need for a lovely break . From Colin and Diane who visit every year.

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Mark H, Owner at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Colin & Diane for your appreciative comments. Remember to book direct with us by telephone of via our website to get the best B&B rates. we look forward to seeing you both again soon

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Came here earlier on this week for a little get away and we were amazed by the beautiful location, even on a grey day. A free car park to use overlooking the river with a view of the paths leading into the trees. The inn was great, welcomed warmly and we had amazing food, I had the best steak and...

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Mark_Hanrahan, Owner at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Trina, we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We love reading your appreciative description. If you do intend to come again remember to book direct with us, best way is via our website which will save you money.

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped in several times when walking in the area, lovely country pub with big fires going. Great lunch time food and good selection of Beers and wines. Best thing is this is a dog friendly pub where the dog can curl up in front of the fire. Will keep going back!

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Mark_Hanrahan, Owner at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Poshpaul1. It is so nice to have such appreciative guests such as you.

Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

What a find! This was our first visit and it won't be our last; we received a warm welcome and our room was smart and clean and very comfortable - with an outlook over the East Lyn river not more than 20 yards away. This is a true English pub with a cozy fire and exceptional food - we stayed...

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Sarah_Ward76, Manager at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Paul W for your 5* review! It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Why not next time stay a little longer and don't forget book direct to guarantee the best rates available.

UK
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very friendly country inn, with a warm welcome, good food along and a cosy fire. Our room was spotless and the bed very comfortable. The vegetarian main course was slightly disappointing but everything else could not be faulted. All very reasonably priced and in a location if you enjoy walking that could not be better.

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Sarah_Ward76, Manager at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Steve046 for your review. I am happy to hear how much you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Don't forget if you plan another visit book with us direct for the best rate available online.

Devon
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived mid afternoon and quickly checked in and shown to our room. The initial impressions were good. A lovely country pub feel, old world charm, beams, cosy areas and wood burning fire. The pub itself is located in an isolated area but is a favourite venue for walkers. After settling into our room we headed down to the bar for...

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Mark_Hanrahan, Owner at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you PoshinDevon great to see you enjoyed yourself and the company of our other nice guests. Whatever the weather Rockford is a great place to chill. Even in Inclement weather (wind, rain, fog or snow) Exmoor is an exceptionally wild but beautiful place. Only the hardy brave it, but they are well rewarded for their exertions. Returning to a...

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Rockford Inn in the Exmoor area:This is our sixth trip back to our favorite Inn in the UK. On this particular visit we stayed for 12 days and walked about 100 miles. In all of our 6 visits we estimated that we walked over 1000 miles in the Exmoor area alone. And with the many trails (coastal, river, moors, forests,...

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Sarah_Ward76, Manager at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Hoadsters for your kind review. What can I say to that other than it is a total pleasure to have your company each and every time you stay. The fact that you travel over 3500 miles to get to us is truly humbling and we are so much looking forward to your return in March.

London
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This place tends to get under your skin.. We've been three times, and my partner is someone who never visits the same place more than once ("There's so much else to see!") Which rather says it all. Cathryn (sp?) and Sarah are people who have clearly found exactly their niches. The welcome is always warm and genuine, which is a...

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Sarah_Ward76, Manager at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Annith for your kind review. I am so pleased to hear that your return was as enjoyable as as previous visits. We feel truly grateful to have such lovely guests who choose to stay again and again, believe me it makes our job a pleasure to do! Thank you for finding us "addictive" and we hope to see...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional 17th-century country inn set in the picturesque Brendon Valley deep in the heart of Exmoor National Park in Devon. Popular with farmers and ramblers alike, this riverside pub overlooks waterfalls and wooded gorges in a remote and isolated spot. We provide simple accommodation, good food, real ales served direct from the cask, log fires and permits to fish for salmon & trout in the East Lyn River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rockford Inn

Address: Lynton & Lynmouth, Brendon, Exmoor National Park EX35 6PT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Brendon
Price Range: $122 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Rockford Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 1 was very nice”
Steve046, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good, but #1 is a bit special. #5 (twin) doesn't face the river, so there's less sound from it... Good or bad?”
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