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Puffins Holiday Apartment

The dining area features a large table and handmade cupboards.
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22 reviews
The dining area features a large table and handmade cupboards.
Large bathroom with double ended bath, large separate shower and heated towel rail.
The shower with soap and shampoo dispensers
Bedroom 2 featuring 'The Emperor' painting by Melody
Clothes hooks in bedroom 2
Bedroom 2 features a King size bed and Art Deco furniture.
The front entrance leads to a boot and coat lobby with further double doors to the main areas.
This is a shared courtyard area with seating available.
The main bed is a super king that can be split into two large singles, please request when booking.
The lampshades in the main and 2nd bedroom
Main bedroom with Harrison super King bed
2nd settee featuring 'Welcome', another painting by Melody
A new feature for the lounge
Early morning view towards Porlock Weir
A common site on Exmoor are the Red Deer and Stag, these are the largest wild animals in Britain
A few of the extras.
Main bedroom with super king bed, this can be split into two large singles.
We hope you enjoy your stay
A few reviews from our first guests
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Porlock, Exmoor National Park, England
As a young person living in Brighton, my trips home were vital to my well being. Walking everyday on Exmoor, come rain or shine, is amazingly refreshing. With this in mind my intention was to create a comfortable, creative space where this refreshment can be found. Having worked in hospitality, the experience of creative excellence has inspired me to make my guests' stay special.

There are cosy slippers and gowns, lovely linen, a double ended bath and a large separate shower. We also have high quality king size beds in both bedrooms, one of which can be split into two singles, thus ensuring peace and quiet for a good night's sleep after a stunning a country walk. Heating is via the latest Dimplex electric radiators with extra heating in the lounge and bathroom.

Puffins is a ground floor apartment in the centre of Porlock, just...
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Listing #HL6894190
About the Owner
David H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Our intention with Puffins has always been to provide the type of place that we would love to stay, to that end we are always looking at the service and facility we provide to continue to improve or maintain the quality. In addition we are happy to provide local knowledge of the area, suggestions of places to visit and guide to eating out. We will, as time permits, produce a booklet of the area with photos and map references but in the meantime guests are free to ask, below are a few places to consider. Porlock Bay and marsh Bossington village & walk to Hurlstone Dunkery Beacon Selworthy Beacon Walks above Polock Porlock Weir Lynmouth Valley of Rocks Tarr Steps, Withypool, Landachre close together along river Barle
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Puffins, situated in the pretty village of Porlock, is a perfect holiday apartment! David and Melody, the owners, have provided everything to make our stay an absolute pleasure! Puffins is spotless with luxurious beds and sofas as well as lovely soft robes and even slippers!...More

Thank sandradorrell6
Management response:Responded 10 June 2018

Dear Sandra, thank you so much for your kind and lovely review. We look forward to providing a haven to recharge in the not too distant future. Kind regards David & Melody

Reviewed 1 June 2018

We have visited Porlock many times before but this is our first time staying at Puffins. We absolutely loved it and will definitely be back again. Everything is perfect, from the amazingly comfortable beds to the fantastic power shower and deep luxurious bath. There are...More

Thank ingriddixon
Management response:Responded 4 June 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review, we certainly look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Thank you for leaving Puffins so clean and tidy. Kind regards David & Melody

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Lovely location and surrounding village. Plenty of walks around Exmoor from the door, didn't need the car. Fantastic cottage with loads of space. Lovely extra touches with robes, slippers, chocolates and even Christmas trimmings. Four of us stayed and agreed we will definitely stay again.

Thank KJT245
Management response:Responded 10 January 2018

Thanks Kez, just received your lovely review. We will look forward to seeing you again. David & Melody

  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    1 Queen
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 3 nights
GBP 70
1 Jul 2018 -
27 Sep 2018
3 nights
GBP 95
28 Sep 2018 -
25 Oct 2018
3 nights
GBP 80
26 Oct 2018 -
20 Dec 2018
3 nights
GBP 60
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About the neighbourhood
Puffins is situated in the centre of Porlock, only 100m from shops, pubs and restaurants. Puffins is part of an old tannery building that was converted to residential apartments some years ago, it is set off the road and is a very quiet spot, the only traffic being to the parking for three of the apartments. The local visitor centre is at the end of the village only 150m, they have lots of information about the local area and local events the most notable being the summer fair and carnival. The area offers facilities for walkers, horse riding, bike hire and safari tours with Discovery Safaris of Porlock.
Car advised
How to get there
I recommend leaving the M5 at junction 25 and following the main road (A358 / A39) to Minehead, do not be tempted by your satnav to turn off into the countryside. Once at Minehead follow signs for Porlock (A39). On arrival in Porlock you will drop down a short steep hill and find yourself in the High Street with shops on either side of the road, follow the road for 100m until you will find a church directly in front of you before following the road around to the right and seeing an old fashioned petrol station on your right. Just 20m from here and directly opposite the Castle Hotel is a small private drive, turn down here and follow the drive to the right, about 30m until you find Puffins. Please ask us for a map of this last section.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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