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Travellers Rest Holiday Cottage on Exmoor


Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The Travellers Rest is very well equipped, quite spacious, very cosy and comfortable - a real home from home.

It comfortably sleeps 5 with a double bedroom, small double and a bed settee if required. Bathroom and shower room. Private offroad parking, enclosed garden and patio.

We provide freshly laundered linen (not towels) and the electricity and heating are included in the tariff. The lounge is upstairs with excellent views across rural Exmoor. There is also one double bedroom upstairs and a bathroom. Downstairs is a kitchen/diner which is well equipped with dishwasher etc and doors leading to the garden and patio area. There is a second double bedroom downstairs and a shower room and utility room.

It is close to the friendly village of Wheddon Cross with its popular pub - The Rest and Be Thankful Inn where you can sometimes find evening entertainment and of course always get lunch or an evening meal. The village also has an excellent mini supermarket - ideal for all your bit and pieces of shopping during your stay.

We are pet friendly with plenty of nearby walks including Snowdrop Valley, Dunkery Beacon, Winsford, Tarr Steps and many more.

Delicious homemade cake ready for your arrival.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Minehead
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The West Country region

Exmoor National Park has moorland, beautiful scenery, rugged coastline, little bays tucked away for you to find, many tourist attractions including Dunster Castle, West Somerset Steam Railway, thatched cottages and much much more.

It is a place where you can relax and enjoy the ever changing scenery. Discover the wildlife in particular the red deer and Exmoor ponies grazing on the open moorland.

In the spring visit Snowdrop Valley with its white carpet of snowdrops. In the summer enjoy the blue skies and purple heather and in the autumn as well as all the changing colours listen for the stags roaring at rutting time.

There are lots of activities to do including walking, biking, horse riding and trekking, bird watching, fishing etc

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Review 1-5 of 5

20 Sep 2014


"A lovely relaxing holiday with stunning views"

Staying at the travellers rest gives you a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside. We found it very peaceful and relaxing, yet you are ideally situated to travel to many seaside resorts in ever… More

Thank you for your kind review re your stays at the Travellers Rest. It is always good to have returning guests to the Travellers Rest and Exmoor. We look forward to your next visit next year.

4 Aug 2014



We have visited EXMOOR over many years, staying in various self catering cottages. This is the best! Beautiful position, extremely clean and comfortable, excellent facilities. My husband is disable… More

Thank you very much for your kind comments re your holiday with us this year and I am glad the facilities we offer proved to make life easier during your holiday. We look forward to seeing you both and your 4 legged friend next year.

22 Jul 2014


"Well equipped cottage with lovely garden"

Excellent stay at Traveller's Rest in Wheddon Cross. Lovely cottage consists of a large kitchen/diner & upstairs lounge to appreciate the views. Two bathrooms were an added advantage. Plenty of… More

It was great that you were able to stay with us this year and be close to the rest of your family who were staying nearby. Your kind works are much appreciated as we try to provide everything we think you will need during your stay. Hopefully if the dates are okay you will be able to stay again another year.

22 Jul 2014


"Exmoor at its best: stay at Travellers Rest"

We (two Dutch couples) were very happy we could stay for a couple of days at Travellers Rest. We were very much surprised that the house was so complete and provived with any equipment we could think … More

Thank you for your kind comments and for taking the trouble to write a review about your stay on Exmoor at The Travellers Rest. Also thank you for sending me the photo of the house - it must have been a surprise to see it when you were driving around. There are plenty more walks for you to do on your next visit to Exmoor!

6 Jul 2014


"We felt at home as soon as we walked in"

If you want a good location for walking and great views this house is it. There are no end of lovely walks from the doorstep, its one of the highest points on Exmoor though so be prepared for the hill… More

Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review about your stay at The Travellers Rest on Exmoor. So glad that you enjoyed your second stay with us. Hopefully we will see you next year. Cynthia

Review 1-5 of 5

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Calendar last updated:20 Nov 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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