West Lodge is a recently refurbished former Gate Lodge, situated in a rural location between the villages of Dunster and Wootton Courtenay, set within the Exmoor National Park. Exmoor, where the moor meets the sea, offers spectacular moorland scenery, wooded valleys, pretty villages and miles of rugged coastline to explore. The moor is a haven for wildlife and it is not unusual to see Exmoor Ponies, Pheasants and Red Deer roaming free on your travels.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Dunster 5 km|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 80 km, Nearest railway: Taunton 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
West Lodge is well placed for both walkers and cyclists with Grabbist Coppice and Timberscombe Woods both within easy reach from the property. The nearby National Trust owned Holnicote Estate also provides excellent walking and cycling ground with Dunkery Beacon, Webbers Post, Horner Woods and Selworth Beacon being popular with tourists.
The picturesque medieval village of Dunster is just 2 miles away and has a range of cafes, pubs, shops and the National Trust owned Dunster Castle. The village of Timberscombe is a 2 minute drive and has a real ales pub which also serves good food. Other popular villages and towns to explore include: Dulverton, Porlock, Bossington, Horner, Selworthy, Minehead, Lynton and Lynmouth and Exford.
Horse riding nearby at Wootton Courtenay (for the more experienced) and Luccombe for all abilities.