The Pack Horse - SC Apartments
House | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 14
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 2 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bristol 100 km, Nearest railway: Taunton 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|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, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or 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.
The West Country 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 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.
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27 Aug 2013
"FABULOUS!!! Our 4th Visit but not our last"
We spent three weeks at the Packhorse this year. Every year my girls want to spend longer and longer here & they choose this location over any other, UK or otherwise. The layout of the courtyard allow… More
31 Jan 2013
"WE DISCOVERED TRANQUILITY BASE"
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 stay… More
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