Set amidst 3 acres of gardens surrounded by National Trust land, high up on the cliffs of Exmoor National Park, this charming Boutique Country House Retreat is a real gem. Originally a Georgian Rectory, the house has been beautifully and sympathetically refurbished while offering all modern comforts and fabulous decor. Each of the 8 individually decorated bedrooms has delightful views, and come filled with thoughtful touches such as White Company toiletries. Dinner at The Old Rectory is fabulous - with fresh local fish & meat and vegetables from the Kitchen complemented by wines from the eclectic cellar. The garden offers a wonderful tranquil setting with access to the Coastal Path, boasting some of the most spectacular scenery in England. Sit and relax under the 200 year old grape vine in the vinery and watch the local wildlife, take a stroll along the grounds babbling brook and its small waterfalls, or venture into the small Victorian maze.
The Old Rectory Hotel is part of the following Editors' Picks:
"You needn’t forgo luxuries on your walk. After traversing the terrain of Exmoor National Park, The Old Rectory – a Georgian rectory turned prestigious country pile – is easily found on the coastal path. Exhausted souls can retreat to one of eight flash bedrooms; indulge in White Company beauty bits in the bathroom or slump under the 200-year-old grape vine in the vinery. Treat your palate to local flavours in the hotel’s restaurant washed down with fine wines from the well-stocked cellar. Ease stiff legs with a gentle stroll around the hotel’s three-acre grounds, taking in the babbling brook and small Victorian maze along the way."
"Standing high along the coastal cliffs of Exmoor national park, the Old Rectory is a Georgian gem it is a boutique haven set between the drama of the sweeping moor and the vertiginous beauty of the North Devon coast. The ten individually themed rooms offer period grandeur alongside en-suite bathrooms and modern luxury. Mouthwatering cuisine is prepared using doorstep fresh ingredients from the sea below and the moor beyond."
Information on The Old Rectory Hotel , Martinhoe , Exmoor National Park , Barnstaple
|No. of bedrooms:||
Types of room: 7 Double/Twin, 3 Suites
|Room rates guide:||
Double/Twin from: £215.00
Room with Breakfast & Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted: Delta, Mastercard, Maestro/Switch, Visa
When Closed: Open all year
Child Friendly: Children over 14 welcome
Dog Friendly: No
Romantic Details: Absolute peace, stunning coastal scenery, Honeymoon suite
Smoking Permitted: No
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Accreditation: Michelin 1 Red Pavillion
DAB radio, LCD TV, Complimentary wifi internet access, Hairdryer, Selection of luxury teas & coffees, The White Company luxury toiletries
3 acres of Victorian gardens, 2 lounges, vinery, library, Wireless broadband internet access throughout the hotel, Car park
Golf, Surfing, Cycling, Exmoor National Park safaris, Walking, coasteering
|Local directions:||Leave M5 at Junction 27 and take A361 towards Barnstaple. Just past South Molton exit, turn right onto A399. At Blackmore Gate turn right onto A39. Turn north off A39 at Woody Bay Station to Martinhoe. At coastal viewpoint (Old Rectory National Trust sign) turn left to Martinhoe and The Old Rectory is the first building on the right next to the church.|
Nearest major airport:
Bristol , Exeter
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