SPACE FOR ALL

WELCOME TO WEST HOLLOWCOMBE FARM

Our self catering cottages are spacious and well appointed. Located in the glorious Exmoor National Park we offer absolute peace and quiet. However, with good luck and a following wind, we are only a three hour drive away from either London or Birmingham.

The Two Moors Way passes our gate and for the energetic numerous other walks can be explored. Dogs and horses are also welcome; the latter being accommodated on a DIY livery basis. Alternatively you may simply decide to chill out and enjoy the magnificent views and wildlife. A wide variety of moorland birds and mammals such as hares and rabbits to say nothing of red deer are regular visitors. Exmoor ponies are often to be seen grazing on adjoining common land.

If you wish to explore the area, we are within easy reach of the coastal towns of Porlock and Lynmouth and close to Lorna Doone country. The pretty town of Dulverton is only a short drive (or walk) away for shopping and browsing.

There is a adventure playground in front of the cottages as well as a selection of ride-on toys. We also have cots and highchairs available for your use. As a family business, we guarantee you a warm welcome in any one of our four cottages or in all four if you wish to bring your extended family too, perhaps for a special anniversary celebration. 

Check what the weather is like here for the next few days, courtesy of the BBC.

We are designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and you are welcome to explore all of our sixty acres of fields and woodlands. The land next to our river has not been cultivated for hundreds of years, making it an ideal spot for many rare plants and wildlife, especially the Heath Fritillary, one of the scarcest butterflies in the UK. The SSSI extends off into our woodlands which, with the help of Exmoor National Park, we are managing in a sympathetic manner to promote the flora and fauna that populate it. We have rare lichens on some of the older trees and the fallen trunks make great homes for all sorts of creatures.

Take a weekend break from the hustle and bustle or come and stay for a week or two; let Exmoor work its magic on you. Please look at our other pages for more photos and details of all we can offer.

FAMILY GATHERINGS

COUPLES GET AWAY

 Book more than one cottage for family, holidays or occasions. We can sleep over 18 people - plus more room for cots.  

Our idyllic and wild location is perfect for getting away from it all and spending quality time together.  

CORONAVIRUS

In accordance with Government guidance we remain closed. No cottage accommodation will be provided until we are permitted to do so.

 

All bookings up until 28/5 (date of the next Coronavirus review) have been cancelled. Everyone who has pre-booked and are due to stay after that date are currently most welcome to do so providing that no Coronavirus symptoms are apparent before arrival. That said the situation will be reviewed every three weeks in line with the dates when national guidance is revised and as things presently stand it seems unlikely that we will be able to host anyone until 18/6 at the very earliest.

 

Although it is currently uncertain when we will be able to welcome guests again bookings are still being taken in anticipation that we will be able to reopen at some future stage.

 

Any guests who make a booking but are subsequently unable to honour their commitment because of ongoing Coronavirus issues will have no financial obligation whatsoever. Additionally any deposit which may have been taken at the outset will be fully refunded.

 

We wish all past and future guests continued good health. For ourselves we are both still casting shadows at West Hollowcombe and hope you will have an opportunity to do likewise sooner rather than later

 

Keep safe - Irene & Peter 21 04 2020

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West Hollowcombe Farm

Broad Lane

Hawkridge

Exmoor National Park

TA22 9QL

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