The Pack Horse - SC Apartments
About the home
Enjoy Exmoor from our delightful Riverside Apartments & Courtyard Cottage, idyllically situated in the National Trust village of Allerford alongside a shallow river over looking the Pack Horse bridge. From our doorstep discover the stunning countryside, coastline, moor, sea and pretty villages.
The accommodation we offer is warm, cosy, centrally heated, tastefully decorated and well appointed. We have 1 large suite sleeping up to 6 people, 1 ground floor apartment sleeping 3 people, 2 further apartments sleeping 2 people & 1 Cottage sleeping up to 5 people.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Bossington, 2km|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
Nearest amenities: 1km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||7 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms and 2 en suites|
|Furniture:||Single beds (5), Double beds (4), Cots (2)|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Bridge View , Stable cottage & Wisteria Apt can all be hired together, allowing families and larger groups to holiday together but have there own personal space when required, Bridge View has a large Kitchen diner so eating together is possible and sitting socialsing in the very comfortable lounge with its balcony overlooking the Packhorse Bridge, is great for evening get together's ,watching the sun going down over the river and village.
The pretty courtyard also offers a great venue for your get togethers , with plenty of outside table and chairs along with a portable BBQ
The large grass garden lends itself for games, or chilling on relaxer chairs.
Further details outdoors:
The village nestles under the Aller woods and is surrounded by countryside, with it’s famous Pack Horse bridge, chocolate box cottages the village also offers a post office/general stores, licensed club, thatched school museum and a childrens play area.
Paths and bridleways lead to the sea at our neighbouring village of Bossington and picturesque Selworthy which boasts stunning views from its hillside location. The larger village of Porlock is 2 miles away where you will find pubs, restaurants and a variety of shops offering everything from local produce to books and antiques.
Within 5 miles is the seaside resort of Minehead, the home of the West Somerset steam railway and the medieval village of Dunster with it’s Castle and Yarn Market. Lynton and Lynmouth is a stunning 12 mile drive across the coastland edge of the moor allowing you to experience the diverse landscape, dramatic coastline and wealth of wildlife including red deer, Exmoor ponies and a great variety of birds.
The Pack Horse is ideally located for everyone to explore and experience all there is to offer on Exmoor or just to relax in a piece of Englands unspoilt countryside.
Smokers are welcome to smoke on the balcony and outdoor area's not inside the Apartments or Cottage.
Pets are welcome one small pet in our small apartments and two allowed in Stable Cottage & Bridge View
Pets need to be keep on leads in the outside areas.
Christmas & New Year we offer 5 night breaks. Christmas trees provided.
Deposit is due on booking and balance is due on arrival or 6 weeks in advance for quests outside UK
The West Country / Somerset region
Allerford is situated within the Exmoor National Park which is an area renouned for it’s outstanding natural beauty. The area is protected and maintained by the Parks authority and National Trust allowing visitors to experience this scenic countryside, moor and coastline.
Weather you wish to explore by road, foot or horseback there are an abundance of paths, lanes, trails and bridleways to enable you to do so.
Having countryside, coast and moor on our doorstep the choice of activities on offer include fishing in one of the local lakes, rivers or sea, walking many of the well signposted footpaths, including part of the coastal path or experiencing the local landscape in an off road safari or on horseback.
The Exmoor / Porlock area
The area is also home of the West Somerset Steam Railway so you can take a step back in time and experience the age of steam, you can travel back even further by enjoying a trip into Dunster where the medieval castle sits majestically above the village steeped in history, owned and run my the National Trust along with 2 other local large National Trust properties which have been restored along with there grounds and gardens for the visitor to view.
Being on the coast days on the beach are another holiday choice and how you get there could include the local open topped bus or the Exmoor explorer a days ticket allows you to hop on and off in the various villages and coastal stops along the route. The surrounding oldie worlde villages can satisfy your retail therapy mood offering everything from locally grown produce, crafts, gifts to antiques and collectables.
Our local golf course offers a unique oppotunity to tee off adjacent to the sea and enjoy the panoramic views around the 18 holes.
Thoughout the year the area offers local events which include country fairs, folk & food festivals, sports, walking and cycling events along with Christmas Markets, Dunster by candelight and Christmas late shopping.
How to get there
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Fly to Bristol airport, The Pack Horse is about 70 miles from airport and should take about 2 hours.
Directions will be sent upon confirmation of booking if required
Car hire available at www.bristolairport-carhire.co.uk
Activities near Exmoor
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
31 Jan 2013
Time to be looking forward to our holidays this year and what better than a return to this delightful self catering accommodation in this delightful little village right on the edge of Exmoor. We... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 14|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|January - March||14 Jan 12||31 Mar 12||£ 1820||-||-||3 Nights|
|March - June||31 Mar 12||30 Jun 12||£ 1980||-||-||1 Week|
|July||30 Jun 12||21 Jul 12||£ 2235||-||-||1 Week|
|July - August||21 Jul 12||1 Sep 12||£ 2275||-||-||1 Week|
|September||1 Sep 12||29 Sep 12||£ 2235||-||-||1 Week|
|October - November||29 Sep 12||1 Dec 12||£ 1980||-||-||1 Week|
|December||1 Dec 12||22 Dec 12||£ 1820||-||-||Flexible|
|Christmas||22 Dec 12||29 Dec 12||£ 2275||-||-||5 Nights|
|New Year||29 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 2275||-||-||5 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Christmas & New Year 5 night breaks £2275, extra nights will be charged on a pro-rata basis
We can accommodate 17 people in the 5 Apartments/Cottage all of which have Christmas tree and tastefully decorated.
Our preferred payment method is DEBIT card, CREDIT cards will incur a 3% charge.Enquire now
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