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“Excellent short break with 3 dogs”
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Front view of Mountain Ash
Kitchen diner
Kitchen diner
Stairwell viewed from 1st floor
Bathroom with toilet, bath and shower over.
Lounge
Lounge
Lounge showing woodburner
Bedroom 1 - double with washbasin & tv
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2 - twin with washbasin
Bedroom 2
Enclosed rear garden
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Exford, Exmoor National Park, England

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anthony d
1 review
“Excellent short break with 3 dogs”
Reviewed 20 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Perfect location with plenty of walks from the door step. Very well equipped cottage and very cosy at night with the log burner. Great fenced garden for the dogs. Easy access to the village pubs and a morning paper. Next time our horses will come for a holiday.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
21 Feb 2016
Thanks for this great review. We look forward to welcoming you back in April with the horses. Dave & Michele
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Camplj
Bristol, England
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fantastic Cottages”
Reviewed 8 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Booked all three cottages for a family break in early January. The cottages were perfect and the most well equipped I have ever stayed in. The kitchens in Rowan and Mountain Ash were ideal for the entire family to congregate for a family meal and the dishwasher came in very handy! The lounges had plenty of comfy seating and the wood burners were an added bonus.

Upstairs was just as impressive with large rooms and new carpets, the shower was hot and powerful and the beds were very extremely comfortable. The area is so quiet it affords a great nights sleep and we even got used to the cockeral after the first couple of nights.

The cottages are ideally situated to explore the National Park and Exford itself is a delightful village with two dog and children friendly pubs and a very well equipped play park. The children were very excited one night when we took a torchlit walk to the pub which is only a 10 minutes along the river.

The garden (which we didn't use due to the weather) was huge and would be a lovely setting in warmer months.

The owners were very friendly and on hand for any needs from offering to top up the wood pile to dog sitting so we could take the children to the zoo.

Exmoor National Park is stunning with plenty to do for all ages, even in January our two three olds had a wonderful time, as did we all.

We will definitely be back soon and would recommend these cottages to everyone whether booking individually or as a family group.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
9 Feb 2016
Thank you Louise for such a comprehensive review and we are glad you all enjoyed your stay. We can reiterate your point about the gardens which are secure for dogs and ideal for summer barbecues. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Dave & Michele Binks
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Reed6460
San Francisco
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful weekend at Mountain Ash cottage”
Reviewed 31 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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Beautiful, authentic cottage on the outskirts of Exford Village in the heart of Exmoor National Park.Centrally placed for exploring the Park and local beauty spots.
David was a fantastic host and nothing was too much trouble.The DVD player was not working on arrival and David had a replacement within minutes. Complete Rest & Relaxation in a large, well equipped, and clean cottage.
10 minute walk to the village centre that has 2 pubs/hotel/restaurant catering for all needs. . Fantastic walks for the dog who loved her stay too. Will definitely return next time we are in the area. Many Thanks.

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Liked best: Peace & Quiet
Liked least: Rain !! Nothing detrimental about our stay
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
1 Feb 2016
Thank you Nigel & Tracey for this lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you again and hopefully the weather will be a little better. Hopefully there won't be a problem with the DVD next time.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
22 Sep 2015
Thank you for the lovely review Liz & Howard. A good point made about the torch - vital for late night walks from Autumn to Spring. Have had to use the mobile phone trick ourselves!
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

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