Welcome to Holmdale
A beautiful country stay in the heart of the Exmoor National Park
Bed & Breakfast / Room Only Accommodation in Exmoor
Holmdale B&B is perfectly located to discover all that Exmoor has to offer, stunning scenery, gentle rolling hills, combes, open moorland, rivers, streams, woods and roaming herds of wild red deer and wild Exmoor ponies. Fantastic for walkers, hikers, cyclists and anyone desiring to explore or relax amongst the lovely scenery and wildlife. Pretty villages and coast to discover in the surrounding area.
Holmdale itself is tucked away in a peaceful and secluded position within its own attractive gardens with seating areas, and enjoying sweeping south facing views across the wooded river valley.
After your day’s exploration, you are invited to take a five minute stroll from Holmdale into the picturesque village of Exford, to dine in the restaurant or take a bar snack in either of the two country Inns serving good food and ale, in a lovely setting by the river Exe.
At A Glance
Holmdale offers quality Exmoor accommodation.
Two en-suite bedrooms, one with king size bed, and one with super-king or twin beds. They are equipped with colour TV's, hospitality trays, silent mini fridges, maps and local information on walks, rides, good eating haunts and local places of interest. With our personal knowledge of the moors and surrounding area, we can help you plan your walking, mountain biking or riding routes across the most beautiful parts of the moor.
Enjoy your Exmoor holiday with your dog/s as we are a pet friendly place to stay.
At Holmdale you will receive a warm welcome.
King or Twin En-suite rooms
.... Room only....
£68.00 per couple per night for stays of 3 nights or more
A full English breakfast is available at Exford tea rooms between 8.00 am and 12 pm. (Large full English, including tea, coffee & toast. £9.95 per person) and other delights available such as blueberry pancakes! 5 minute walk
Clean,well brushed dogs welcome - small dogs £3.00 per night. Larger. £5.00 p.n.
We are now taking bookings for minimum 3 nights.
About The Area
The landscape on Exmoor is stunning and with centrally located Exford being of no exception to this, you can leave your car securely parked in our private driveway and start exploring Exmoor from our doorstep, with many circular routes starting from here including Dunkery beacon which is the highest point on Exmoor with its magnificent views across the Bristol Channel to Wales and south to Dartmoor.
Land Rover guided safari tours can be taken from the village. There is horse riding available at local stables for some of the most scenic rides in the British Isles. Whatever way you choose to explore Exmoor, you will not be far from the roaming herds of wild red deer and the ancient breed of wild Exmoor ponies.
Exmoor is the ideal place to have a holiday, there really is so much to see and do whatever your age or interests, or just relax amidst the lovely scenery.
Visit the ancient stone "Tarr Steps" on the river Barle, just ten minutes drive from here and take a lovely circular walk up the wooded river valley before an excellent cream tea at Tarr Farm Inn.
There are many picturesque and interesting villages, some with galleries and gift shops to explore not far from here. Dulverton with its medieval bridge, Porlock and the quaint harbour of Porlock Weir, the thatched cottages of Selworthy, Allerford and Bossington, the medieval village of Dunster with it's 11 th century yarn market, it's watermill and of course the famous Dunster Castle, to name but a few, each with their own unique features.
Visit the national trust houses and gardens such as Arlington Court in North Devon and Knighthayes Court.
Take a ride on the historic West Somerset Steam railway from Minehead.
Being just six miles from the Devon border, North Devon and its wealth of attractions is not far from here either, like the renowned RHS gardens at Rosemoor and the surfing beaches of Woolacombe and Croyde, not to mention Lynton, Lynmouth, the enchanting "Valley of the Rocks" and "Lorna Doone" country, based on the novel by R.D. Blackmoor.
Buzzards, kestrels, sparrow hawks, kingfishers, winchats and a host of other wild life can be seen on your Exmoor holiday be you a keen bird watcher, nature lover, rambler or walker.
Fly fishing for wild brown trout, grayling and salmon is available on the local rivers and tuition is offered on the river Exe, here at Exford. There are sea fishing boat trips available from Minehead harbour and boat trips down the coast on the Waverley.
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