Bowness In Porlock

Porlock, Somerset, Country village

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

Outside Description

The spacious courtyard/patio are behind the cottage is private and enclosed.

Downstairs Description

A door on the High Street opens into a passageway leading through to a hidden, tranquil courtyard and the stable door entrance to the house. The ground floor mainly comprises of the large kitchen-dining room, complete with comfortable seating area. There is also a small utility/storage room plus shower room with toilet and hand basin, also on the ground floor.

First Floor Description

The stairs from the hallway lead up to the first floor where the sitting room with TV is located, also the master bedroom with king-sized double bed, and the bathroom with shower unit, bath and hand basin, the toilet is separate but also on this fl

Second Floor Description

A narrow staircase up to the second floor to the other two bedrooms, one king size bed and one twin, both with plenty of room for your clothes and bags.

Windows Views Description

The windows overlook the courtyard to the rear of the property, and over the rooftops of the village.

Other Notes

There is no allocated parking available but it's possible to stop in the temporary parking bays by the door on the High Street to unload your bags, parking here is limited to 30 minutes. For longer stay there is an element of free parking around the village, however we would recommend Porlock central car park which is £5 a day or £25 for a week (via Phone and Pay). This car park is just a few minutes walk down the High Street from the property.

Dogs Welcome: 2 max for £15 supplement per dog.
Child Friendly: Plastics plates, bowls, beakers and cutlery are available for children.
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:
  • 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