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24 reviews
Garden in winter
The spacious yet cosy living room with woodburner
Light and airy kitchen
Twin room en-suite bathroom with over head shower
Garden in Spring
View overlooking valley nearby cottage
Beautiful Porlock Weir, just 4 miles from the cottage
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Minehead, Somerset, England

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CM093u4nl...
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fantastic stay, would visit again”
Reviewed 5 October 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We had a fantastic stay at Little Knapp- it was ideal for a long weekend away from London.
Tanzie couldn’t have been more helpful and the house is beautiful and full of rustic charm- but with all the mod cons- it’s cosy, clean and quiet. They really have thought of everything and the personal touches are really appreciated.

The house is in a rural setting with stunning views, but it is close enough to Minehead to travel in and use the local amenities- a taxi at night cost us about £10. We rented bikes one day in the town, and had dinner there that night. We spent our second day walking over moors.

We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the house, and the area, and hope to return again one day.

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Claire R
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Delightful cottage, fabulous scenery, definately one to go back to.”
Reviewed 27 July 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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Stayed at Little Knapp 25th - 29th May with my partner, two dogs and my parents from Mon - Fri. Booked through Trip Advisor and Tanzi (owner) was great from the beginning, even texting to wish us a safe journey on the way down! The setting is idyllic, fabulous for exploring and walking with the dogs (wish we had more time to do so). Great location as you get peace and tranquillity on the doorstep but Minehead, Porlock are within 3 miles or so for a busier/seasidy feel!.The cottage itself is lovely, really well done, modern but in keeping with the feel of the cottage. From the front door you head into the kitchen/dining area - good size and all you need. Took us a while to get used to recycling and what goes where but its all in the handbook and its only because its different to what we are used to. You then go into the living room with two cosy two seaters (slightly low for my mum who has arthritis) but not a huge issue. Fabulous wood burner with seemingly endless supply of logs (but don't use the decorative ones surrounding the burner - Richards artwork and very effective!). Sky, radio and wifi available with DVD's as well. Open staircase with a very handy stair gate at the bottom should you have little ones (human or furry variety) that may be tempted to go upstairs. The bedrooms are as well done as the rest of the property - comfortable and both en-suite. Double has shower cubicle and the twin has bath with shower over, nice to have both options, watch your head on the ceiling though when using the shower over the bath lol. Beds all a good height and adequate storage space. Utility room is very useful with space for dog stuff, muddy boots etc and all you need for doing any laundry should you wish to do so! The garden is gorgeous, not quite dog proof for our dogs but one is the dog version of Houdini so probably ok for most! We were well aware of the pond and how tempting this would be for our Houdini dog so were prepared. To be honest we were out most of the time so didn't spend that much time in the garden but it is lovely. Overall this is a fab place to stay and we would definitely recommend it. Richard and Tanzi are great, there but not in your face which is nice. They have clearly put a lot of work into the cottage but its the little touches that make the difference - dog towels, picnic blankets, cake on arrival. Even when the oven broke, which is not refection on them, they did their upmost to resolve the problem and did their best to make sure it did not affect our holiday. Huge thanks to them both and a big well done for what is a lovely lovely place to stay. Definitely one to try, my Mum only just said yesterday "I wouldn't mind going back to Somerset next year, shall we start planning it!".

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Not 100% dog proof for our dogs x
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Stridesli...
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Idyllic”
Reviewed 22 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Finally signed up to TripAdvisor specifically to give Little Knapp a 5* review. It exceeded all our expectations: historic but beautifully renovated; cosy but nicely proportioned; had everything you could possibly need plus fabulous views and scenery that the photos don't even do justice to and a lovely garden. Spotlessly clean and wonderfully private too. Rick was very helpful, and we loved the cake Tanzie made. This is a stunning part of the world with lots to do, especially if you like waking and wildlife. Will certainly be back and can highly recommend.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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GillC581
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
“Relaxing short break”
Reviewed 13 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

A lovely little cottage, very comfortable and relaxing, and the garden is a great place for a peaceful cuppa first thing in the morning. Very convenient spot, the cottage is only a few minutes from Minehead. Wish we could have stayed longer - we have no hesitation in recommending this property and would love to visit again. Many thanks to Tanzie and Rich for a lovely welcome and very enjoyable stay.

Travelling group: Extended Family
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rickiandh...
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Super peaceful and beautiful place”
Reviewed 3 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We spent Christmas and New Year at Little Knapp as we wanted to get out of the City and pretty much sit in front of a log fire and do as little as possible.

We did just that! Little Knapp is perfect and sits right on the edge of Exmoor National Park. It's a short drive away from the beaches of Minehead and steps away from miles and miles of country walks.

We have such an amazing time and wouldn't hesitate to recommend Little Knapp as a holiday retreat!. Our hosts were fantastic (and bake some of the best baked goods we've ever had - FACT!)

Get ready to relax and enjoy! Highly recommended.

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Liked best: Log Fire
Liked least: Leather sofa - somewhat uncomfy compared to other items in the cottage.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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