Key Holiday Home Information:Dog-Friendly, up to 3 dog(s) welcome by arrangement.
Nearest Airport and Railway Station: Minehead.
Nearest city or town: Minehead, approximately 15 miles away.
Type of holiday rental: Large self-catering farm house, North Devon Exmoor.
Short Breaks and weekend breaks: All Year Round
Swallows Rest is located in North Devon, close to the North Devon Coast, just a few miles from the Somerset border, sleeps 16 plus and is situated in the most glorious countryside on Exmoor.
The approach to the farm overlooks Exmoor, Lynton and the sea, and the South West Coastal path is just a stroll away, linked by a foot path which runs through part of the farm.
Set in 80 acres this Self Catering Cottage is found at the end of a single track lane and has its own separate entrance. There is ample parking for cars and the views of Exmoor from the cottage are stunning looking out across the fields and woods and down to the Lyn River. Wilsham House sleeps up to 16 guests in 6 bedrooms, 3 of which are en-suite, with 2 separate bathrooms.
Entertainment and/or Leisure Facilities on Offer: heated swimming pool (in the court yard)
Flexible changeover day: Yes
Recommended Attractions near Lynmouth: Enjoy a walk over the farm to join the coastal path with its spectacular cliffs and abundant Exmoor wildlife, or stroll down to the river and watch the otters in the valley and continue along the path to Watersmeet and Lynmouth. Instead you can take a short drive to enjoy the Somerset village of Porlock with it’s delightfully small harbour, or extend the trip to include some of the Devon coastal sites of Lynton, Lynmouth, Woolacombe, Croyde and the magnificent beach of Saunton Sands. Alternatively travel inland to take advantage of the wonders of the Exmoor National Park. Visit the sites of Tarr steps the well known clapper bridge over the river Barle, the historic town of Dunster and the castle, Dulverton, with its variety of individual shops, Exford, the centre of the moor, and closer to home Dunkery Beakon, the highest place on the moor, and the romantic Lorna Doone country, Oare, and Malmsmead.
Good places to visit near Lynmouth: Railways. From steam, narrow gauge, model or spectacular cliff Exmoor has it all! There is narrow gauge at Lynton, Barnstable and Woody Bay, the Cliff Railway at Lynton and Lynmouth and the steam railway along the coast from Minehead to Taunton at West Somerset Railway. The model railway is on the way out of Lynmouth – a good place for both the enthusiast and the visitor National Trust property at Arlington Court Gardens at RosemoorMore about the Location:
Annual Events: Too many to list each but a popular one is Food on Exmoor The Exmoor Food Festival takes place in October and is the show case for all that is good about food and drink on Exmoor. There are events staged all around the region www.exmoorfoodfestival.co.uk Water Sports. The North Devon Coast is a mecca for all water sports enthusiasts. Croyde, Woolacombe, Saunton and Putsborough being some of the most popular beaches. It is possible to check the daily conditions via www.eyeball-surfcheck.co.uk or www.surfsouthwest.com Wimberball lake for fresh water sailing and windsurfing. . The river Barle and Exe for canoeists if you are interested we can put you in touch with the local canoe club.
Good places to eat near Lynmouth: Rising Sun, Harbourside, .01598 753223 Blue Ball Inn, Countisbury, Lynton (Walk across the farm 01598 741263 ) Culbone Stables Inn Porlock The highest Inn on Exmoor. (01643 862259) Rockford Inn, Rockford, Brendon . You can walk across the farm to this Pub 01598 741222 Andrews on the Weir, Porlock Weir. In the top 10% of UK restaurants, 3 AA rosettes Top quality food (01643 863300)01643 863 300 The Poltimore Arms, Yarde Down. Good food and a real friendly atmosphere (01598 710381 The Royal Oak Withypool. A la cart or bar meals – good atmosphere and good food (01643831506) Exmoor Forest Hotel, Simonsbath. Good food (01643 831341) Black Venus, Challacombe Bar Meals (01598 763251)
Short Breaks: Yes, minimum 2 nights
|Price Banding Period||Weekly Price||Changeover day||Min Stay & Short Breaks Information||Short Break Nightly Rates From|
|17 Apr 2020 - 21 May 2020||1,500.00 GBP||Weekends and Mid Weeks||300 GBP||600 GBP|
|22 May 2020 - 28 May 2020||3,500.00 GBP||No short breaks||-||-|
|29 May 2020 - 28 Jun 2020||2,000.00 GBP||Weekends and Mid Weeks||400 GBP||600 GBP|
|29 Jun 2020 - 09 Jul 2020||3,100.00 GBP||Weekends and Mid Weeks||500 GBP||700 GBP|
|10 Jul 2020 - 27 Aug 2020||3,500.00 GBP||No short breaks||-||-|
|28 Aug 2020 - 24 Sep 2020||2,800.00 GBP||Weekends and Mid Weeks||400 GBP||700 GBP|
|25 Sep 2020 - 15 Oct 2020||2,800.00 GBP||Weekends and Mid Weeks||400 GBP||600 GBP|
|16 Oct 2020 - 29 Oct 2020||3,000.00 GBP||Weekends and Mid Weeks||400 GBP||500 GBP|
|30 Oct 2020 - 20 Dec 2020||1,000.00 GBP||Flexible (any time)||300 GBP||350 GBP|
|21 Dec 2020 - 04 Jan 2021||3,500.00 GBP||Weekends and Mid Weeks||500 GBP||700 GBP|
|06 Jan 2021 - 05 Feb 2021||600.00 GBP||Weekends and Mid Weeks||200 GBP||300 GBP|
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