Bourne View

Porlock, Somerset, Country village

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

Outside Description

There is a small courtyard to the rear of the property with outside table and chairs and there is a bench at the front of the cottage. The property is accessed via a footpath which runs along the front of the cottage and is shared with the other cottages in the row.

Downstairs Description

The entrance door opens into a hallway with the sitting room at the front of the property, the dining room and kitchen to the rear. The back kitchen door opens onto a small courtyard with outside table and chairs. The stairs from the hallway lead upstairs to the bedrooms and bathroom.

First Floor Description

Upstairs there is one large double bedroom (with king-size bed), one smaller double bedroom (standard double bed) with a hand basin, and a spacious family bathroom, comprising shower over the bath, toilet and hand basin.

Other Notes

It is not possible to park or pull up outside the cottage as it is only accessible via the footpath. It is about 100 metres on foot from the road to the cottage. There is no allocated parking for Bourne View Cottage, but there is free street parking available in the village. Sorry, no dogs. Travel cot available on request.

Child Friendly
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Enclosed Garden/Patio
Romantic Hideaway: This cottage is tucked away in the village, ideal for a romantic getaway yet easy walking distance to restaurants.
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:
  • The Bottom Ship: Homemade food using local, fresh produce is served in our bar area daily. Local Real ales and Ciders are served in our bar. Pets are most welcome inside and outside. Visit website
  • Piggy In The Middle: Our restaurant has been established for over 18 years and has been responsible for providing outstanding quality food ever since. Our speciality is in the area of fresh local game, meats and seafood and our regular customers particularly value the friendly ambience. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Cost Cutter: Located in Porlock Visit website
  • Tesco: Online ordering and delivery, located 6 miles away in Minehead. Visit website
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