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“Fantastic cottage. We had a great holiday.”
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park, England

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Nicola B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic cottage. We had a great holiday.”
Reviewed August 30, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Tha cottage is cosy, very clean and well equipped. The decoration, furniture and fittings are of a high standard and tastefully done. For those with pets the paddock gives them freedom and the owners comfort that they cannot inadvertently get lost. David and Nicky are both on hand to assist if needed. David understood our dogs might squeeze under the gate so put a piece of wire across the gate to solve the problem. Nicky was only too happy to show us around their private gardens, which you must see, they are fabulous. Lots to do in the area, stunning views across to Wales and flanked by Exmoor. A wonderful week enjoyed by both us and our three border terriers. We would most definitely recommend Coachman's Cottage as a base in this part of Somerset. Thank you David and Nicky for letting us live in your beautiful cottage. Hope to see you again soon.

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Liked best: Cottage and area were idyllic.
Liked least: Everything was great
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Superb cottage in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed August 27, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

A great place to base your holiday in Somerset. Loads of great walks (at every level) right on the door step. The vintage bus to Lynmouth followed by the return coastal walk is a memorable. STEEP (1:4) hills on some roads.

Just a couple of minutes on the bike from Porlock in one direction to Porlock Weir in the other. Numerous pubs, restaurants and take-aways within walking, Fine dining a short drive away.

The cottage is really cosy and well appointed. A welcome sight at the end of a hard day's hiking. Staircase to the bedroom is steep so could be tricky if you have restricted mobility. Loo and bathroom downstairs. Comfy beds. Spotlessly clean. Bottle of wine on arrival. Wi-fi. Everything you need, Genial hosts offering plenty of advice and the run of the paddock. Off-street parking. Highly recommended and we intend to return (with a dog next time!)

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Liked best: Hosts welcome; location
Liked least: downstairs loo
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Stella J
Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Relaxed in Porlock”
Reviewed August 19, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We were looking for a relaxed and peaceful holiday cottage that was dog friendly and dog secure, we have a small Yorkie cross and a loon of a Labradoodle, Coachmans cottage proved to be the right choice. Wonderful woodland or coastal footpaths to the weir or into Porlock, dog friendly pubs if you turn right or left out of the drive. Hosts were welcoming and friendly with the main house having beautifully planted gardens, with some more exotic species of plants mixed among the usual British herbaceous flower beds.
Sea fishing at Porlock Weir beach (to the left of the fisherman's cottages) was very productive and fun.
One word of caution for pet owners, Exmoor is Tick central during the summer months, please make sure your hounds are up to date with there tick treatment!
We will be looking to book the cottage again next year.

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Reviewed August 10, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 18, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

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Bourne End, Bucks. UK
Reviewed May 19, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing!
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jane S
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
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“The perfect weekend break: quiet, welcoming, woodburner, robin in the garden...”
Reviewed January 27, 2015 for a stay in January 2015
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Thoughtfully and comfortably furnished, Coachman's Cottage was a treat to stay in. Beautiful view over the marshes, and lots of walks from the front door. Incredibly efficient woodburning stove, and well equipped kitchen. I will return...!

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Liked best: The underfloor heating in the bathroom!
Liked least: I liked evrything.
Travelling group: Friends
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