Not quite sure how I stumbled upon reviews for The Old Rectory Hotel when researching for our 2 weeks drive around England - but gee I'm glad I did!! It was exactly as described and everything from...
Thu, 14 Nov 2013
Idyllically situated within Exmoor National Park, The Old Rectory is surrounded by National Trust land. We are only 500 yards from the coastal path with majestric views of the highest hog-backed cliffs in Britain and across the Bristol Channel towards Wales.
There are many delightful walks to local beauty spots including Woody Bay and Heddon's Mouth. You can also visit the Valley of the Rocks, Watersmeet and the unique cliff railway from Lynton to Lynmouth, with its picturesque harbour. Bird watching, fishing and horse riding can all be enjoyed in the vicinity.
There are a number of routes to get to us - the coastal A39 from Minehead has fabulous scenery but is a very slow road and will add at least 45 minutes to your journey. The fastest (although not most direct route) is as follows: