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The Rockford Inn

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02/07/2017 03/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked a room last minute at the Rockford after looking at the reviews. So glad we decided to give it a go. Stayed with my sister for one night as a base for hiking around exmoor. It was the perfect cosy retreat after a long day outside. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming. The food was tasty and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanting to stay traditional but practical I chose to stay at the Rockford Inn the night before my wedding. The location is amazing and so was my stay. Staff are v helpful, great menu and drinks variety, especially local gin and all reasonably priced. Room was also very reasonable with every possible extra thrown in, which may not sound much...

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Westbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden away in a beautiful wooded valley between Brendon and Lynmouth, the Rockford inn is well worth seeking out. My wife and I have just returned from a midweek break here and we absolutely loved it. Great food, real ales, friendly staff, log fires, immaculate rooms and most importantly, comfy beds.we really couldn't ask for more. A great Base for...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on a Sunday evening after a long walk at Doone Valley. The pub itself is charming and comfortable. The welcome was friendly and the menu was a good selection. My husband had a local cider followed by a locally brewed real ale he said both were very good. Our meals were delicious and we had a pudding...

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Longhope, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Our first visit and as others have said the warm welcome from Carolyn and Sarah the great food, homely pub and lovely room makes for a relaxing break. Walking by the river up onto the moor or into Lynmouth can all be done from the door. The Rockford Inn shall now be one of our regular visits. Yes it does...

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Mark H, Owner at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Terry C, it was a pleasure to host you. On your next visit remember to book direct with us via our own website or by telephone to make sure you avail of the best rates which are not available to the online travel agents.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great location, love the river walk into Lynmouth and back. A warm welcome as always, room very clean and comfy with thoughtful extras and excellent food. Booked direct for a good rate. Will be back....

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Always a lovely welcome by Cathryn and Sarah ,brilliant place to stay,very good food,spotless accommodation,fantastic walks.everything you need for a lovely break . From Colin and Diane who visit every year.

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Mark H, Owner at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Colin & Diane for your appreciative comments. Remember to book direct with us by telephone of via our website to get the best B&B rates. we look forward to seeing you both again soon

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Came here earlier on this week for a little get away and we were amazed by the beautiful location, even on a grey day. A free car park to use overlooking the river with a view of the paths leading into the trees. The inn was great, welcomed warmly and we had amazing food, I had the best steak and...

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Mark_Hanrahan, Owner at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Trina, we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We love reading your appreciative description. If you do intend to come again remember to book direct with us, best way is via our website which will save you money.

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped in several times when walking in the area, lovely country pub with big fires going. Great lunch time food and good selection of Beers and wines. Best thing is this is a dog friendly pub where the dog can curl up in front of the fire. Will keep going back!

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Mark_Hanrahan, Owner at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Poshpaul1. It is so nice to have such appreciative guests such as you.

Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

What a find! This was our first visit and it won't be our last; we received a warm welcome and our room was smart and clean and very comfortable - with an outlook over the East Lyn river not more than 20 yards away. This is a true English pub with a cozy fire and exceptional food - we stayed...

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Sarah_Ward76, Manager at The Rockford Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Paul W for your 5* review! It's great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Why not next time stay a little longer and don't forget book direct to guarantee the best rates available.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional 17th-century country inn set in the picturesque Brendon Valley deep in the heart of Exmoor National Park in Devon. Popular with farmers and ramblers alike, this riverside pub overlooks waterfalls and wooded gorges in a remote and isolated spot. We provide simple accommodation, good food, real ales served direct from the cask, log fires and permits to fish for salmon & trout in the East Lyn River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rockford Inn

Address: Lynton & Lynmouth, Brendon, Exmoor National Park EX35 6PT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Brendon
Price Range: $121 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Rockford Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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