Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly

Nestled at the very heart of Exmoor National Park is 'The Old Forge', a traditional and beautifully presented 2 bedroom cottage available for holiday lets all year round.

This newly renovated picture postcard cottage is situated in the quaint village of Exford. It is well-equiped and cosy with one master bedroom and a twin room along with a spacious living area and kitchen.

To the rear of the cottage is a private patio overlooking the stream leading onto the river exe, as well as a beautiful countryside view. The patio is fully equipped with wooden furniture and a small BBQ, so entertaining in this private haven is second to none.

The Old Forge is situated opposite one local pub and a short walk from another, both of which serve an extensive menu. Additionally, the village store is across from the property and the Post Office a few doors away.
Within a short drive you can see the stags or Exmoor Ponies on the moors. You can even take an Exmoor Safari from the local pub! Or just relax along the scenic North Devon and Somerset cost line, with the nearest beach being only a 20 minute drive away.

Whatever the occasion for your holiday, Exford is the perfect location and staying in this beautiful cottage in the heart of it all, will ensure you have the perfect holiday!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Minehead Beach 15 km
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 72 km, Nearest railway: Minehead 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Single Beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The England region

You're on Exmoor here - and that means the choice of activities and places of interest is endless. Our guests love how central we are to all the local amenities. Exmoor offers spectacular places to walk, ride, drive or just spread out a picnic.
Explore miles of coastline, venture out on horseback or visit the charming villages nearby. Also in you venture further afield, all Devon's scenic beauty, rich history and attractions are waiting to be discovered.


In the very heart of Exmoor, Exford is an idyllic village, based on the River Exe in the centre of Exmoor National Park.

It has excellent access to the moors for those interested in outdoor sports and activities such as hunting, riding and shooting, and close to near by seaside towns for those wanting to visit the coast and perhaps even doing a little surfing. Well known for its superb hunting, fishing and walking, (the Devon & Somerset Staghounds have been based there since 1875) and with stable yards for equestrian visitors, Exford is a popular choice for all types of tourists throughout the year.

The picturesque, large Village Green is the central point of the village, with houses and local amenities surrounding it. It has an excellent children's play area, which is the result of local parents fundraising efforts. The village has a post office, newsagents/grocery store and two small hotels, The White Horse Inn that sits on the River Exe and The Crown that overlooks the green. Both offer visitors the chance to eat & drink in a traditional friendly Exmoor atmosphere with true Westcountry style.