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7 Nights See prices

  • £660  to  £1750

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Short Breaks From

  • £150 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

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£995 Sun, 10 Jul 2022
6 nights

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    3+ Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Exmoor Holidays

Exmoor Holidays (a four bedroom cottage with plenty of space) is located in picturesque Porlock, at the very heart of Exmoor’s stunning national park. Offering peace and tranquility, with spectacular sea views, Exmoor Holidays offers everything you need for a truly memorable dog or family friendly holiday, perfect for relaxing and reconnecting with loved ones.

The picturesque traditional Exmoor village of Porlock is very friendly with a strong community spirit and hosts many events to suit all ages throughout the year. There is an excellent selection of pubs, cafes and restaurants locally, and independent boutique shops, many of which are dog friendly. Exmoor Holidays is located in a peaceful lane just a short walk from the welcoming Ship Inn and Porlock village centre.

The point where the moors meet the sea, Porlock is a lovely village with a friendly vibe. For those who enjoy outdoor adventure, the area offers endless opportunities whether you want to be on dry land mountain biking and walking, or on water surfing, paddling or coasteering. Book yourself on an Exmoor Landrover Safari, spend the day fishing or try your hand at country sports. With numerous beach, woodland, and moorland walks directly from the doorstep including the South West Coast Path and 51 mile Coleridge Way, Exmoor Holidays offers the perfect base for walking and active family vacations. One of the owners favourite walks is through the woods, along the beach to the harbour at picturesque Porlock Weir (approx 1.5 miles).

Close to the sea yet surrounded by family attractions you will soon see why many of our guests return year after year. Words cannot describe how beautiful the scenery is when driving to Lynton and Lynmouth where you can enjoy a ride on its Victorian Cliff Railway and visit the nearby Valley of the Rocks with its wild goats perched on the rugged rocks, enjoy wild swimming in the pools near Watersmeet or in the sea at Woody Bay. Enjoy a stroll around medieval Dunster with its Norman castle, and 18th century watermill. The landscape and wildlife on Exmoor is popular with artists and photographers so don’t forget your camera to capture the beautiful Exmoor ponies or in case you are lucky enough to see Exmoor’s famous red deer.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Jacquie Haylett joined Independent Cottages in August 2010

Enquire online:


Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Piano
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Exmoor)

This spacious 4 bedroom cottage comfortably accommodates eight guests + travel cot in four bedrooms. The large secure garden is private and has comfortable patio furnishings, making it perfect for dogs, as well as family barbecues. Enjoy cosy winter evenings relaxing in comfort in front of the wood burning stove and SMART TV in the large lounge/dining room with comfy leather seating and dining table which extends to comfortably seat up to eight guests. Enjoy a sing-a-long around the piano. Fully equipped kitchen and utility with electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble drier.

Accommodation Comprises:

  • Bedroom 1: Super-king size bed and space for a travel cot. This room enjoys garden views.
  • Bedroom 2: Double four poster bed dressed in Laura Ashley bed linen with complimentary curtains, plus an en-suite with WC and sea views to wake up to.
  • Bedroom 3: Two single beds , plus a TV/DVD player.
  • Bedroom 4: Located on the ground floor of the property with a separate kitchen and ground floor lounge/dining room.
  • The property has the benefit of two bathrooms with shower over the bath, one upstairs and one on the ground floor and two additional WCs.
  • Free off-road car parking for 2 cars. Free Wifi.

This welcoming fully equipped holiday home is perfect for multi-generational families as well as groups of friends who wish to retain some privacy (older children or grandparents often enjoy their independence using the ground floor accommodation with its separate lounge/diner and kitchen). The layout of our cottage means that it can be separated into two individual self catering properties, each with a private entrance. This listing is for the house rented as one large four bedroom property with the inter-connecting door unlocked (listed separately elsewhere as Maxwelton and Bracken).

Outside: There is parking immediately outside the house, conveniently close to the front door. The private garden is enclosed, with a sunny terrace and outdoor furniture for summer barbecues.

Additional Information: All utilities, sheets and bath towels are provided. A high chair, travel cot and stair gate can be provided if required - please let the owner know when booking. Short breaks (minimum three nights) are possible outside of peak season, depending on availability. Up to three small or two large well-behaved dogs welcome with prior agreement. Smoking or vaping is not permitted (permitted outside and away from any windows and doors).

Star Rating: 4 Star

Exmoor Holidays Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sat, 2nd Jul 2022 - Fri, 8th Jul 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 9th Jul 2022 - Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 3rd Sep 2022 - Fri, 30th Sep 2022
Changeover: Saturday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Sat, 1st Oct 2022 - Sat, 29th Oct 2022
Changeover: Sunday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Wed, 2nd Nov 2022 - Fri, 16th Dec 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £450 | 4 nights: £600 | 5 nights: £750 | 6 nights: £775

7 Nights

3 Nights

Sat, 17th Dec 2022 - Fri, 6th Jan 2023
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 4
Short break prices:
4 nights: £840 | 5 nights: £1,050 | 6 nights: £1,260

7 Nights

4 Nights

Sat, 7th Jan 2023 - Fri, 27th Jan 2023
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £405 | 4 nights: £540 | 5 nights: £660 | 6 nights: £660

7 Nights

3 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms (1 x Superking (garden view), 2 x double bedrooms, 1 x twin (with zip and)
3 or more dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7974 026231 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Jacquie Haylett
Member Since August 2010

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Exmoor Holidays Noticeboard

This listing is for our 4 bedroom house which accommodates 1-8 guests plus travel cot. The connecting door for the self-contained ground floor apartment is unlocked so the property becomes one large house.

The property is listed elsewhere as Maxwelton (3 bed house) and Bracken (1 bed apartment).

Last Minute Offers

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 for 6 nights, £995
Sat, 27 Aug 2022 for 5 nights, £1100
Sun, 4 Sep 2022 for 6 nights, £1150
Sat, 17 Sep 2022 for 7 nights, £1220
Sat, 1 Oct 2022 for 7 nights, £1035

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Exmoor Holidays 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 6th July 2022
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