The Pack Horse

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Self-Catering Cottages and Apartments situated in the Exmoor National Trust village of Allerford

Situated in Exmoor National Park, our cottages/ apartments have excellent connections to local walks, including the South West Coast Path and Dunkery Beacon – the highest point on Exmoor. A village atmosphere at heart but close to local amenities with pubs, shops and restaurants in close proximity in Porlock, Minehead, Dunster and Lynton and Lynmouth. With Minehead beach only 10-minute drive away, this makes for a great seaside base too.

Our small and quiet village is home to a restaurant, social club with a licensed bar, pool table, snooker table, dart board and skittle alley. There is also a working forge with shop, a post-office, old school museum, village hall, recreation ground and playground for children.

The Pack Horse offers a selection of quality 4-star accommodation all with flat screen tv’s (smart TV’s in Bridge View and Stable Cottage), DVD & high speed WIFI, they are tastefully furnished and well equipped for a comfortable stay. Three of our riverside apartments sleep 2-3 people and our Bridge View suite and detached courtyard cottage sleeps up to 5. We welcome dogs in all our apartments.

Our outside space is perfect for relaxing or alfresco dining and listening to the River Aller meandering its way to the sea. In our adjacent courtyard we have a large lawn to enjoy at your leisure as well as onsite parking in our and safe storage for any outdoor pursuit equipment should you wish to bring.

Although nestled in the heart of the countryside, situated just off the A39, there is a regular bus service to Minehead/Porlock, where you can have a ride on the West Somerset Railway   to the Medieval Castle in Dunster or have dinner watching the sunset at Porlock Weir. The perfect location to explore all Exmoor has to offer.

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Key Facilities

  • VB - Walkers and Cyclists welcome
  • Private parking
  • Shop/pub nearby
  • Bicycle storage
  • Children welcome
  • Drying facilities
  • Wifi
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Credit Cards accepted
  • Online Booking available