The Cowshed At Brendon Hill

Brendon Hill, Nr Watchet, Somerset, Countryside

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

Outside Description

There is a private garden area for the sole use of The Cowshed guests (not enclosed) a bistro table, 2 chairs and a kettle barbecue.

Tennis courts are available for your use.

Downstairs Description

The impressive oak door opens directly into the open-plan living area (the ladder staircase seen in the images leads to a galleried first floor area which is not the bedroom!)

The kitchenette area comprises a Belfast sink, toaster, electric kettle and microwave, please note there is no oven or hob in The Cowshed. Home-cooked microwavable meals are available to buy.

The shower room is downstairs and includes a large walk-in shower, toilet and hand basin.

First Floor Description

A traditional staircase leads up to the galleried bedroom area on the first floor, which overlooks the sitting room downstairs.

Other Notes

There is no oven or hob at this property. There is a microwave and a selection of frozen meals from Cook will be available in the freezer, with an honesty box for you to pay for meals that you have used. The nearest pub is 3 mins by car (or 30 mins by foot).

Dogs Welcome: 2 dogs welcome, for a supplement of £25 per dog.
Bring Your Horse: If you would like to bring your own horse there are seven fabulous boxes in a modern stable block which can be rented on a DIY basis, with straw and hay provided and grazing on request. Stables are charged at £15 per night.
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Tourist Attractions:
  • Tarr Steps: Explore the Tarr Steps woodland on Exmoor National Park in Somerset. Besides the UK's longest Medieval clapper bridge, a great area for bluebells in spring. 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
  • 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
Eating and Drinking:
  • Raleghs Cross Inn: Our bar/restaurant is extremely popular with locals and visitors alike and is very much a destination inn for people who enjoy quality local produce cooked well at affordable prices. Visit website
  • Lowtrow Cross, Upton: We serve local ales, ciders, fine wines, good home-cooked meals, including a traditional Sunday roast at lunchtime (come with a hearty appetite). In the summertime our beer garden is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing drink outdoors. Visit website
  • Rest And Be Thankful Inn, Wheddon Cross: 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:
  • Stuart Lowen Quality Butcher And Farm Shop, Minehead: Visit website
  • Tesco: Online ordering and delivery, located 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
  • Wimbleball Lake Watersports: Discover our nature paths by foot or bring the bike and explore our off-road cycle trails. A short distance from the main centre is the majestic Wimbleball Dam; watch water cascade down this megastructure and spark your children’s imagination for nature and engineering. Visit website
  • Brendon Manor Riding Stables: Why not see Exmoor from horseback? We can offer 1-3 hour treks, including lead rein and one-on-one treks in one of England's finest National Parks. Visit website