Burrow Farm is home to a delightful thatched cottage that sits in the east wing of the owners Grade II listed farm house in the Exmoor National Park close to the sea. Six night breaks are available between the months of April to October inclusive, arriving on a Saturday and departing on a Friday. Short mid-week four night breaks (Monday to Friday) are also available out of peak season.
Self-contained with its own entrance, the cottage provides plenty of space for up to five guests and is a 'home from home' providing a warm welcome to families and dog owners.
Offering a taste of country living, Burrow Farm is an excellent base for exploring the national parks many attractions and whilst no longer a working farm, it still offers the chance to live amongst the farmland with plenty of animals too see including horses, two adorable donkeys, ducks, goats and sheep peacefully grazing.
With a warm and cosy atmosphere, the cottage provides everything for a relaxing self-catering break. The patio allows you to sit outside amongst the beautiful scenery during the warmer months, and the log burner brightens up the chilliest of days. There are two bedrooms; one with a king-size bed and the other with three singles, plus an en-suite and family bathroom, as well as WiFi with good connectivity for those who need to keep in touch with the outside world.
Exmoor offers some of the South West's most beautiful dramatic scenery with a lovely diverse mix of heathclad moorland, deep wooded valleys and a magnificent coastline - a stunning habitat for a host of wildlife including the famous Exmoor ponies, red deer and an abundance of birdlife. It offers fantastic beaches for surfing, pretty hidden coves, miles and miles of wonderful walks (including the South West Coastal Path), golf courses where you can enjoy a game by the sea, superb horse riding (one of the best ways to get off the beaten track and discover the areas beauty) and fishing on both rivers and coast.
For day trips out you are spoilt for choice. Visit Lundy Island by boat to see the puffins; drive around the national park and discover the pretty Exmoor villages with welcoming country inns enroute for a leisurely lunch; treat the children to some traditional seaside fun at Minehead or adventure at the surfing beaches of Woolacombe, Saunton Sands or Croyde; take a Land Rover Safari or a more leisurely trip on the West Somerset Railway; visit Exmoor zoo or the Wildlife and Dinosaur Park at Combe Martin; or visit the castles at Dunster and Watermouth (which is also home to a theme park) - the choices are endless with something to keep all ages happy whatever the weather.
Please note that the cottage is only available between the months of April to October inclusive for six night bookings starting on a Saturday. During this time, short breaks may be available - please enquire with the owner.
Maggie Robertson joined Independent Cottages in January 2017
Outside: Guests have their own private patio and lawn area accessible from the sitting room providing a lovely place to relax when the sun shines. From the patio garden there is access to an orchard where dogs can be exercised.
Additional information: Bed linen and towels provided. Electricity is included and oil central heating is charged at cost. Cot and high chair available by prior arrangement. No smoking in the cottage. Well behaved dogs are most welcome to come away and enjoy the holiday with you (two are normally accepted but please enquire about more). WiFi internet access available.
Prices: Please note the prices listed below are for six nights and not seven as stated.
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