The Old Inn - Exmoor, Sleeps 5
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The Old Inn - Wheddon Cross, Minehead, Somerset, Exmoor, England - Sleeps 5

The Old Inn

The Old Inn is a traditional Exmoor cottage right in the heart of the National Park, sleeping four to five guests in two double bedrooms plus a small single. With traditional furnishings throughout, the cottage retains much old-world charm and provides an ideal base for exploring the areas many attractions be it by foot, bike or car.

With a lovely log fire in the sitting room and range in the kitchen/diner, accommodation is dog-friendly, cosy and welcoming at any time of the year. It is also well priced to provide affordable self-catering for families, walkers and also couples who like a little extra space around them.

Quaint and full of character, The Old Inn is located close to Wheddon Cross in the peaceful little hamlet of Luckwell Bridge, alongside the B3224 near the Somerset and Devon border. Perfect for walkers, the surrounding countryside offers a lovely mix of farmland, moorland and wooded areas to explore. Cycling and horse riding are popular pursuits in the area, as is fishing. Well known for its close location to Snowdrop Valley which is stunning when in full bloom in February, Wheddon Cross has a pub for those wanting a meal out and also a village store for stocking up on provisions.

The Old Inn is within easy driving distance of the areas many attractions including Dunster with its magnificent castle and sandy beach, the seaside resort of Minehead, Lynton and Lynmouth (connected by the cliff top railway - dog-friendly!). Tarr Steps, Cleeve Abbey, Arlington Court and the West Somerset Railway are amongst other popular attractions.

Exmoor National Park is a pleasure to visit at any time of the year. It offers a calendar packed full of festivals and events, welcoming traditional pubs serving the finest of local produce, Blue Flag beaches on its stunning coastline, pretty villages and a vast outdoor playground for a host of outdoor activities.

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  • The Old Inn Cottage at Luckwell Bridge on Exmoor
  • The Old Inn Cottage at Luckwell Bridge on Exmoor
  • The country lane next to the cottage
  • View up the country lane that leads to Dunkery Beacon
  • The master bedroom with a king size bed
  • Main bedroom
  • Main bedroom
  • Main bedroom
  • The double bedroom
  • The double bedroom
  • The single bedrooom
  • The Old Inn
  • The Old Inn
  • The Old Inn
  • The sitting room with wood burner
  • The sitting room
  • The sitting room
  • The Old Inn
  • The kitchen
  • The kitchen
  • Within easy driving distance of the coast
  • Cattle on the moor
  • Snowdrop Valley
  • Dunkery Beacon
  • Lynmouth
  • Tarr Steps
  • Malmsmead - Lorna Doone country


  • Internet Access
  • Log Burner
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Kingsize Bed
  • Horse Riding Nearby

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Accommodation comprises:

  • Kitchen with dining table seating six, range cooker plus conventional electric cooker, fridge with freezer, washer/dryer and wooden cupboards for storage.
  • Cosy sitting room with large fireplace housing a wood burning stove, comfy seating and a Freesat television.
  • Two double bedrooms which are both traditional and charming in equal measures.
  • Cosy single bedroom with bed in the alcove and window above.
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, WC and wash basin.

Additional information: Dogs are welcome and there is a kennel which you are welcome to use next to the house. Beds are made up ready for your arrival with fresh linen - please just bring your own towels. Electricity and heating included in the price. Wi-Fi internet access. The cottage sleeps four guests in comfort but can accommodate five with the use of the single bedroom.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £350
Mid Season from £375
High Season from £450
Peak Season £650

Key details:
Pets: Yes, 2 dogs allowed
Smoking: No
Children: Yes
Changeover Day: Saturday
Payment options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 5 people in 3 bedrooms (2 Doubles & 1 Single)

Owner's details:
Owner: Cynthia Stevens (manager), click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

The Old Inn joined Independent Cottages in April 2016

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Calendar last updated: 23rd September 2017

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