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Exmoor Holiday Cottage Rental

Gorse Cottage
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10 reviews
Gorse Cottage
The kitchen diner is light and spacious.
Sitting room with wood-burner.
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom
En-suite bathroom
En-suite bathroom
Second Bedroom - zip link beds providing flexibility for use as kingsize or twin
Second Bedroom
Twin bedroom.
Outside Patio Area
Enclosed garden.
View from the bridge up to Withypool Common.
Withypool Bridge
The River Barle at Withypool Bridge.  A great place to play!
Exmoor Ponies
Woolacombe Beach - accessible to dogs throughout the year.
Tarr Steps
Landacre Bridge - a Medieval 5 span bridge over the River Barle
Sunset over the River Barle at Withypool
Local residents!
Snow on the Moor
Withypool in Autumn
View to Landacre Bridge
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Withypool, Exmoor National Park, England
Gorse Cottage is superbly located in the beautiful village of Withypool in the heart of Exmoor National Park. The cottage is well equipped with a spacious sitting room with wood burning stove & a light and airy kitchen diner. French doors open from the kitchen onto the patio area at the back of the cottage where there is a patio table and chairs. There are three bedrooms. The king size master bedroom with ensuite is on the ground floor. The ensuite comprises a bath with shower. Upstairs there are two further bedrooms. One is a twin bedroom and the other bedroom has zip link beds giving the flexibility for another twin or a kingsize bed as required. These bedrooms share a family shower-room. There is also a separate downstairs WC. The property benefits from an enclosed garden.

There is parking for two cars outside the propert...
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Listing #HL6835952
About the Owner
Alison T
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Gorse Cottage was a perfect base for exploring Exmoor and surrounds. Most places no more than half an hour drive from the cottage including Lynton/Lynmouth and Minehead. Very clean, comfortable with everything we needed, Gorse cottage felt like a home away from home. Withypool itself...More

Thank michelleway09
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My partner and I and our 2 dogs stayed at this lovely cottage for Christmas 2017 and New Year. Had a wonderful stay. The cottage has everything you could ever need. It is clean and comfy with good decor. Bedrooms are a good size and...More

Thank AnnieOaklie
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This cottage is lovely. Clean, comfortable with a lovely big kitchen/diner perfect for a relaxing holiday. Withypool is well situated with a river running through which is great for paddling in the summer. There is easy access to Devon, Exmoor and all that that entails....More

Thank Jill H
Management response:Responded 15 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are pleased you had a good holiday and hope to see you again.

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
One well behaved dog is permitted by prior agreement for an additional fee of £25.
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
GBP 100
GBP 120
21 Jul 2018 -
24 Aug 2018
4 nights
GBP 120
GBP 880
25 Aug 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights -- --
GBP 800
1 Sep 2018 -
2 Sep 2018
3 nights
GBP 140
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
Places To Visit

There is much to see and do on Exmoor.

Tarr Steps is a beautiful spot and is home to the longest clapper bridge of its kind in Britain and is a lovely walk along the river from Withypool.

Dunkery Beacon is worth a visit. It is the highest point on Exmoor with views over the moor and the Bristol Channel.

Dulverton is about 15 minutes drive and is close to where the Rivers Exe and Barle meet.

Dunster is a medieval village dominated since the late 11th century by its castle and boasting over 200 listed buildings.

The seaside towns of Lynton & Lynmouth also make a great day out and are linked by the famous cliff railway. There are also some lovely coastal walks from here. A popular walk is to the Valley of the Rocks with great scenery and a flock of...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 70.0 km
Railway: Tiverton Parkway: 47.0 km
Directions: Leave the M5 at Junction 27 for Tiverton & Barnstaple on the A361. Then take the A396 to Dulverton. From Dulverton take the B3223 to Lynton & Minehead and follow this road for approximately 8 miles until you reach a crossroad signposted to Withypool on your left. Drive through the village past the pub, the church and the village stores all on your right. Follow the road over the bridge crossing the river and pass the carpark on your right and then take the first road on your right (signposted South Molton). Gorse Cottage is immediately on your left.
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Horse Riding Nearby.
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