Barn Owl Cottage At Wheddon Cross

Wheddon Cross , Minehead, Somerset, Countryside

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

The garden stretches all around the property, and includes a charming little wooded area, as well as a patio with garden furniture. 1 dog is welcome, however we ask that they should be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country).

Downstairs Description

Up the short path through the front lawns to the front door there is a well-equipped kitchen, with a large dining table. Also on the ground floor is a spacious sitting room, perfect for relaxing, with leather sofas, a woodburner and a TV with Freeview and DVD player functions. A complimentary large bag of logs for the wood burner are provided.

First Floor Description

Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one king and one twin room, and a large bathroom with a toilet, basin and bath with shower attachment.

Dogs Welcome: 1 dog is welcome, however we ask that they should be kept on a lead at all times (sheep country).
Child Friendly
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Tourist Attractions:
  • Tropiquaria Zoo: Tropiquaria Animal & Adventure Park, a great day out for adults and children of all ages. Hold a snake or creepie-crawly in the Tropical Hall, visit the amazing puppet show and the aquarium. Outside play for hours on the full-size pirate ships or in the Indoor Play Castle. Visit website
  • Dunster Castle: An ancient castle and comfortable country home with dramatic vistas and subtropical gardens. Dramatically sited on a wooded hill, a castle has existed here since at least Norman times, with an impressive medieval gatehouse and ruined tower giving a reminder of its turbulent history. Visit website
  • West Somerset Railway: It is Britain’s longest “Heritage” Railway running from Bishops Lydeard to the coast at Minehead. There are nine restored stations en route serving a variety of destinations. The railway runs special themed trains throughout the year and large-scale events. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • Exmoor House: At Exmoor House we love good, real food, and the meals we cook for our guests are the kind of thing we like to eat ourselves. In our daily-changing menu we combine good quality ingredients with expert cooking that's imaginative but not too way out. Visit website
  • The Rest & Be Thankful Inn: Our restaurant has firmly established itself as the place to eat when visiting the moor, or to pop in for a light snack when out for a ramble. We take pride in our traditional home-cooked pub meals in the heart of Exmoor, using local produce in and around Wheddon Cross Exmoor whenever possible. Visit website
Food Stores:
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Minehead & West Somerset GC: Minehead and West Somerset Golf Club is a great classic links course set against the rugged backdrop of the Brendon Hills with captivating sea views. If you're seeking a great round of golf, in a superb location, this is the place. Visit website
  • Burrowhayes Farm Riding: We organise escorted rides of mixed abilities in the glorious Horner Valley and on the open moorland. Everyone can enjoy to the full the beauty of Exmoor with the added thrill of being on horseback. Small children's ponies are available for parents to walk and lead. Visit website